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Diesel Mechanic

Company: Frito-Lay North America Careers
Location: Joplin
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

We Offer Industry leading benefits
*$7500 sign-on bonus. $3750 at 90 days / $3750 at 180 days*
Medical, vision, dental, Mental Health, life, RX, Short-term & Long-term disability
Financial Well-Being: Healthy Money Counselors / Retirement Counselors
Full benefits first day of full-time employment
401K and pension
Work / Life Benefits: Maternity & Paternity leave
Career advancement opportunities
Company-sponsored technical training (ASE/OEM)
Child & Elder Care Assistance
Tool & boot allowance
Uniforms provided
11 paid holidays
Paid vacation after one full year
Company stock purchase plan
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Tuition reimbursement
Company discounts: Auto & Home / Identity Theft / Mortgage / Group Legal / Services on various consumer goods
Matching charitable donations
Family Planning- Adoption / Fertility assistance
Monday-Friday schedule/hours may flex due to business needs
Day-to-Day Activities:
Schedule & Prioritize work
Preventative Maintenance Inspections
Proactive / Follow up repairs
Demand work (VCRs & Failures)
Examples of daily follow-up/demand work:
U- Joints / Bearings
Steering / Suspension
Starting / Charging
Emissions / Drivability diagnosis
Light Engine repair; Water pumps, Injectors, Fuel Pumps
What We Maintain:
Ford E350 Step Vans & Cutaway Box Trucks
5. 4L Propane and Gasoline, 5R110 Transmission
Sprinter Vans & Cutaway Box Trucks
3. 0L V6 & 2.1L I-4, NAG 5 & 7 Speed Transmissions
Ford Transit
3.2L I-5 / 3.5 V6 Eco-boost, 6R80 Torque Shift
Hino 238
J08 / I-6, Allison 2000 Transmissions
Peterbilt M220 / Freightliner M2
6.7 Cummins ISB, Allison 2000
Volvo VN
Class 7 8 Heavy duty
D13 / IShift
Frito-Lay Fleet Technicians are essential to our team because they work on our fleet vehicles and keep our drivers safe. Are you looking for a job at a company that rewards the mechanically gifted? Although you will start out working for Frito-Lay, this job can open the door to career opportunities with our parent company, PepsiCo.
We are proud to offer you a generous starting salary which ramps up quickly for top performers. We also offer unbeatable benefits including health insurance, dental and vision, retirement savings benefits including 401(k) with company contribution, vacation days, and much more.
You may already be familiar with what this position entails. You will help us maintain and repair our vehicles, diagnose mechanical issues, manage parts inventory, and charge parts and labor to work orders. We asked our Fleet Technicians what else we should let you know about working here, and this is what the team had to say about frequent tasks you can expect to perform:
You will use your extensive knowledge to assist entry-level mechanics with difficult repairs.
You will build relationships with vendors when getting estimates for parts or labor.
You will interact with a variety of Frito-Lay drivers, from professional truck drivers to salespeople.
This physical job often involves working in tight spaces under vehicles.
This is an experienced position. Here are our minimum requirements for you to consider before filling out our application:
You are at least 21 years of age or older
Your driver's license has not been suspended or revoked in connection with a moving violation within the past three (3) years
You can 50 lift pounds or more with or without a reasonable accommodation
You can climb, bend, reach, stoop, kneel, and stretch for extended periods with or without a reasonable accommodation
You can work in tight spaces for extended periods with or without a reasonable accommodation
You will be required to work on/under trucks for an entire shift (8 to 12 hours) with or without a reasonable accommodation
Given the fact that we offer high wages and phenomenal benefits, you might be wondering what will give you an edge when you apply to Frito-Lay. Here is an idea of the characteristics our managers look for:
Safety-Focused: Drivers are counting on your focus on safety which means doing the job correctly and not taking shortcuts.
Flexibility: Like all Frito-Lay team members, your work helps us maintain our industry dominance. We place a high premium on teamwork.
Attention to Detail: We want to avoid breakdowns and stranded drivers. Your approach to preventative maintenance should be diligent, even meticulous when it comes to maintaining our fleet.
Initiative: You are out in the field by yourself much of the time. Our best people would put it this way: we need folks who can show up and work until the job is done.
Leadership: You will manage situations that might involve providing instructions to coworkers in the spirit of safety, efficiency, and cooperation. Frito-Lay leaders will trust you to make good decisions.
Tech Savvy: Technology will enable you to quickly diagnose mechanical problems, and you will also draw upon your computer skills when installing electronic logging devices such as tablets and dashboard computers.
Teamwork: It s important that you work well with others because you will regularly interact with our Regional Drivers, vendors, and other team members.
Does this sound like you?
We hope that you are now envisioning yourself as the newest addition to our diverse team. There is nothing sweeter than a thankful driver who is back out on the road delivering quality snacks to our customers as a direct result of your expertise and work ethic.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity
Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy.
Please view our Pay Transparency Statement.

Keywords: Frito-Lay North America Careers, Joplin , Diesel Mechanic, Engineering , Joplin, Missouri

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