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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Culver City, California, United States
December 07, 2016

My client is looking for a Industrial Maintenance Mechanic for their location in Visalia, CA. This is a Permanent Position. Local candidates to area only.


This position is responsible for the general repair and maintenance of plant equipment. The ideal candidate will have expertise in extruders, dryers, hammer mills, pneumatic airflow systems, instrumentation, troubleshooting, and developing effective preventative maintenance programs. A strict compliance with the facility Food Safety and Quality Management System Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions is required.


• Performs maintenance in all areas of the plant on a scheduled or emergency basis as directed by work orders and/or direction from supervisor and Shift Lead:

• Mechanical repairs on extruders, dryers, and pneumatic systems

• Electrical repairs on motors, motor starters

• General building repairs and cleaning

• Respond to unscheduled/emergency work orders in an expedient and urgent manor

• Conduct root cause of equipment failure and develop with Shift Lead, equipment operator, supervisor and/or maintenance manager course of action to prevent future failures

• Take direction from Maintenance Lead, Supervisor and/or Maintenance Manager

• Complete assigned work by Maintenance Lead, Supervisor and/or Maintenance Manager

• Inspects equipment to determine location and nature of malfunction such as leaks, breakages and faulty equipment

• Determines and executes repair and maintenance of equipment

• Maintains the required parts inventory, tools inventory and maintenance logs as required by management

• Communicates directly with productions to coordinate maintenance and repair work

• Monitors all equipment to verify safe and efficient operating conditions

• Helps develop and implement the plant preventative maintenance program

• Works with contractors and assists with new installations and other projects, as needed

• Knows and understands city, county, state and federal regulations relating to maintenance and plant equipment, and works in a manner to ensure that these regulations are met at all times

• Participates in safety, health and environmental programs

• Housekeeping duties as necessary to include sweeping, cleaning and sanitizing both work areas throughout the plant and maintenance shop area

• Report any food safety issue observed to Manager or Supervisor

• Report any security breaches, attempts at product tampering or contamination, or other suspicious behavior observed to Manager or Supervisor

• Provide back-up support for other roles as required

• Other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager


• A high school diploma is required

• A minimum of five years industrial maintenance experience required

• Experience with industrial dryers, hammer mills, extruders and bucket elevators desired

• Working knowledge of boilers, PLC programming, and electrical systems required

• Understanding of plant operational processes and procedures, including routine and emergency start-up and shutdown practices

Please complete the following skills-matrix and send back with your updated resume

Full Name:

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Total experience with industrial dryers :

Total experience with hammer mills:

Total experience with extruders:

Total experience with bucket elevators:

Total experience with boilers:

Total experience with PLC programming:

Total experience with electrical system (a plus):

Total experience with plant operational processes:

Total experience with routine and emergency start-up and shutdown practices:

Expected Salary:

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