Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Maintenance Ammonia Mechanic

    Job Locations US-MO-Carthage
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/30/2018 4:09 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Field
    Maintenance and Engineering
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Any Shift
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the ammonia refrigeration technician monitors the refrigeration system. Monitors and records system readings by documenting the operation of the equipment. Performs PMs and ensures the system is performing in a safe and functional manner at all times. Including monitoring and maintaining the ammonia system, refrigeration systems, electrical, boiler and compressor rooms in good repair.



    • Repairs and maintains water, hydraulic, ammonia and nitrogen leaks throughout the plant, including freezers.
    • Must be able to safely open system for repairs when required while maintaining minimal losses of refrigerant.
    • Maintain and perform preventative maintenance activities on ammonia refrigeration systems.
    • Complete accurate and timely documentation of maintenance records.
    • Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.
    • Is engaged in dismantling, assembling, and installing refrigeration equipment.
    • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information.
    • Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP’s.
    • Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory by reporting low supply levels to Supervisor.
    • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes. 
    • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
    • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
    • Follow all required work safe practices, including lockout-tagout requirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
    • Perform all other work as assigned.
    • Required to wear hairnet, smock, boots or overshoes, ear plugs, and gloves provided by the Company. Required to wear steel-toed boots (certain percentage paid by Company).



    • 3-5+ years experience as a Refrigeration Technician in an industrial environment.
    • Must have or be able to obtain a R.E.T.A. Certification.
    • Strong skills in “Process Safety Management”
    • Proficient in troubleshooting & repair of solid state motor starting components & Micro panels such as: Logix, Quantum, FES or others, including skills with automation controls
    • Must have a working knowledge of Windows based software, such as Microsoft Excel and Word, and computerized maintenance management system.

    Electrical skills including 480/230 v 3ph. & 120 v systems & under


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