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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Ajinomoto Foods North America
Location: Joplin
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Maintenance Mechanic
FULL-TIME $24/hr The Floor Mechanic will monitor, repair and maintain the plants' production equipment as well as perform maintenance on the facility and its utilities. Including, performing preventative maintenance tasks on assigned equipment, setting up and testing equipment for startup, and inspecting, lubricating and making necessary repairs to equipment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Duties, responsibilities and activities are listed in no particular order and may be changed or updated at any time with or without notice.) Troubleshoot, repair and maintain processing equipment both mechanical and electrical

Inspect, recognize potential problems, and take appropriate action to prevent component failure

Monitor machinery to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate solve problems in a timely manner, and identify opportunities for improvement

Collaborate within the Maintenance Planner to schedule and develop routine and preventative maintenance schedules

Assist Team Leaders and Machine Operators in efficient line start up and equipment adjustments

Perform building maintenance and repairs as needed to include carpentry, plumbing, and painting

Adhere to all company policies, procedures, GMPs, and SOPs

Work safely and promote a safe work environment

Weld and fabricate machinery when necessary

Perform other duties as assigned Temperatures throughout plant average 50 degrees. Temperatures in the cooking area can exceed 80 degrees. Required to wear hairnet, smock, boots or overshoes, ear plugs, gloves, plastic sleeves, and aprons provided by the Company. Need to comply with Food Safety: GMP's, SSOP, SOP, HACCP, SQF and Quality requirements. Employee Safety Responsibilities:

Report all injuries, unsafe conditions, unsafe acts and horseplay

Use proper lifting techniques

Use mechanical assistance (handjack, forklift, manlift)

Use personal assistance (buddy)

Use handrails

Use and wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) REM-04 WS-04 WS-TC
Shift start: 6:00PM
Shift length: 12 hours
Pitman 6P-6A

  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan
    • Must pass drug screen (cannabis included)
    • Must pass background check
    • Can lift 100 lbs
    • Must be at least 18+ years old High school diploma or GED required. Some college coursework preferred.
      Knowledge of mechanical systems and components including chains, sprockets, gears, bushings, bearings, gear boxes and other moving parts
      Previous Refrigeration experience a plus
      Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with coworkers, supervisors and department managers required

      The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Regularly required to reach, bend, kneel, stooping, crouching/squatting, crawling, climbing stairs/ladders.
      Lifting and/or carrying up to 100 pounds for a distance of 20ft.
      Will be exposed to loud industrial type environments commonly found at plants.
      Varied temperatures from hot and humid to very cold.
      About Ajinomoto Foods North America
      At Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc., it is our main priority to cook delicious food that not only tastes great but feels great. We are dedicated to sharing the joy and creating memorable experiences through our passion for food. As a leading brand in the frozen food industry, we offer a wide range of cultural cuisines that creates unique and memorable dining experiences for all consumers. Ajinomoto Windsor delivers exciting flavors from all corners of the world to the comfort of your own home.

Keywords: Ajinomoto Foods North America, Joplin , Maintenance Mechanic, Professions , Joplin, Missouri

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