Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Locations US-MS-Oakland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/20/2018 12:40 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Field
    Maintenance and Engineering
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Any Shift
  • Overview

    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.


    • 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.


    • 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 Ammonia Refrigeration experience or equivalent education preferred
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with coworkers, supervisors and department managers required


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