Maintenance Mechanic

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Company Name Taylor Farms
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted June 6, 2019
Job Type Freelance


Purpose of Role:

Under the direction of the Engineering Manager, the role of the Maintenance Mechanic will be to both maintain and repair the factory machinery and fabric ensuring minimal down time is occurred by Manufacturing. A certain degree of responsibility and autonomous working is to be expected and required as part of the role.

Role Requirements:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair as well as safe and efficient operations of the facilities, machinery and fabric of the Plant.
  • You will be required to safely perform routine maintenance on plant equipment.
  • You must possess the ability to work effectively with teams and other stakeholders and to keep the team informed of any issues encountered.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform and maintain preventative maintenance of all process plant and utility plant equipment as directed by Engineering Manager.
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on plant systems as directed.
  • Enforces OSHA work standards.
  • Responsible for supporting continuous improvement of food safety and quality.
  • Follow all GMP and PPE procedures per Taylor Farms requirements.
  • Repair and maintain machinery and equipment including but not limited to: pumps, pipes, electric components, tanks and vessels and pipe welding, heat exchangers, building and grounds, and other various equipment/items.
  • Use preventative maintenance software programs as needed.
  • Maintain plant facilities by practicing effective housekeeping procedures.
  • Maintain a team environment with all other employees and departments while providing a high level of customer service and a friendly atmosphere.
  • Adhere to all applicable government work standards.
  • Follow all policies and procedures set forth to promote quality and food safety and report any food safety and quality concerns.
  • Responsible for following all policies and procedures established to implement, maintain and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 system.
  • Follow all GMP and PPE procedures per Taylor Farms requirements.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations per Taylor Farms requirements.
  • Follow all additional duties or responsibilities assigned by Engineering Manager.
  • Ensures a clear and robust handover at shift change of inherited and current issues.

 Work Experience and Qualifications Expected:

  • High school diploma and/or GED Certificate
  • At least four years’ experience in the skilled trades
  • Self-motivation to follow through on daily assignments
  • Basic mathematical knowledge is required

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