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Maintenance Mechanic
Ref No.: 18-41421
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Position Type:Right to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 18.80 - 19.55 /Hour
Skill Type
Skill Type:Light Industrial
Nesco Resource is hiring for a 3rd Shift Maintenance Mechanic for one of the best food companies in the Valley!

Repair, install, and perform preventive maintenance on all production equipment or as assigned to ensure that such equipment is in good operable condition at all times. Practices 5s and world class manufacturing principles.

Essential Functions
  • Trains less experienced employees as required.
  • Complies and adheres to the preventive maintenance program and continuously improves program using 5s as a guide, which includes the following activities:
  1. Assist in the installation of programs and troubleshoots on the Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  2. Assist in the installation, operates, maintains, checks and troubleshoots all types of AC and DC electrical along with the mechanical equipment.
  3. Assist in the installation and repairs of electrical conduit, cables, piping and tubing, including all necessary connections, controls and grounding as directed.
  4. Conducts disassembling, repairing and reassembling of gear boxes, fans conveyors, blowers, compressors, pumps, valves, furnaces, drives and all allied mechanical equipment as directed.
  5. Conducts work on oven combustion setup and safety devices by troubleshooting.
  6. Conducts work on hydraulic, compressed air systems and reading complex diagrams by troubleshooting on these systems.
  7. Uses workshop tools such as:
  • MIG/TIG welding equipment
  • Arc welding equipment
  • Gas and Plasma cutting equipment
  • Power tools such as drill presses, but off saws, lathes mills and portable power hand tools
  • Electrical test equipment such as voltmeter, megger, ammeter, diode and SCR tester
  1. Prepares for 5s audits on a daily basis: reviewing tool boxes, company provided tools, spare parts room, and assigned areas in the maintenance shop. All tools should be ready for use at all times.
  • Performs PM using MMS assigned equipment list.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs food processing and industrial machinery.
  • Operates mobile lift truck and hoisting equipment in the performance of maintenance work.
  • Cleans and paints all repaired equipment as directed.
  • Use MMS to maintain parts inventory for plant by checking or returning parts from the spare parts room.
  • Uses MMS for ordering parts or services.
  • Assists in keeping all maintenance equipment and tools clean and orderly.
  • Performs all PM and repair working accordance with AIB and GMP principals.
  • Possesses some knowledge of lubricants for all types of machines and performs necessary lubrication of production machinery as directed.
  • Follows all 5s practices by cleaning personal and company tools, clean assigned work areas after each use or prior to the end of shift.
  • Completes safety checklist and individualized safety cross prior to start of the shift.
  • Uses MMS to initiate and/or complete work orders.
  • Performs preventive maintenance, inspections, adjustments and repairs as indicated on MMS program.
  • Keeps work area clean. Perform cleaning of area assigned.
  • Assists in the training of new personnel.
  • Provides suggestions to improve process, procedures and department in support of company goals
  • Follows Company, GMP and Safety policies to ensure compliance with the HACCP program and AIB gold standard.
  • Follows all food safety principles and legal requirements
  • Maintains a positive and constructive work environment within the department as well as with other departments and promotes teamwork.
  • Works in a safe manner, observing all safety requirements.
  • Participates in monthly departmental meetings.
  • Must work various shifts and hours including holidays and weekends.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
Education: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent preferred
Experience:
4 years of industrial maintenance/electrical experience required. Food/beverage processing or packaging environment preferred.

Equivalency:
Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.

Knowledge/Skills:
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal electric codes preferred.
  • Certified for Allen Bradley PLC programming or equivalent preferred.
  • Installs and repairs electrical conduit, cables, piping, and tubing, including all necessary connections, controls and grounding as directed
  • Disassembles, repairs and reassembles gear boxes, fans conveyors, blowers, compressors, pumps, valves, furnaces, drives and all allied mechanical equipment when directed related to electrical troubleshooting
  • Oven combustion setup and safety devices troubleshooting and repairs
  • Possesses working knowledge of hydraulic, compressed air systems and be able to read complex diagrams and troubleshoot these systems
  • Installs and repairs pneumatic conduit, cables, piping, and tubing, including all necessary connections, controls and grounding as directed
  • MIG/TIG welding equipment
  • Arc welding equipment
  • Gas and Plasma cutting equipment
  • Power tools such as drill presses, cut off saws, lathes, mills and portable power hand tools.
  • Electrical test equipment such as voltmeter, megger, ammeter, diode and SCR tester.
  • Operates mobile lift trucks and hoisting equipment (fork lifts, scissor lifts)