Ajinomoto Foods North America

Maintenance Mechanic - ATFN

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/4/2021 8:24 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Field
Maintenance and Engineering
Targeted Job Start Date
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Second Shift


Ajinomoto Foods North America is a leading frozen foods company, committed to providing nutritious and delicious meals globally. With a rich history of diverse ethnic brands, our brands have become household favorites all across America.  We are dedicated to contributing to a healthier lifestyle through nutritious and balanced Umami foods. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, all our products are cooked with our customers in mind, providing healthy and delicious meals for all.


We are looking for a second shift Maintenance Mechanic to join our rapidly expanding Maintenance team in the Portland area. The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for performing maintenance procedures on plant equipment. This individual will have good working knowledge of operation and maintenance of shop equipment and will apply mechanical ability in all aspects of job while performing daily routine activities.  



Benefits starting on your first day include: Medical, Dental, Vision insurance! 


Starting in June 2021, all hourly employees will receive a $500 monthly bonus!


  • Perform proper preventive maintenance using approved, safe techniques.
  • Responsible for ensuring equipment is ready for production start-up.
  • Responsible for repairs on worn out or damaged equipment.
  • Perform needed equipment modification and fabrication.
  • Assist production, sanitation, and other support groups when needed.
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Sanitation Practices (GSP).
  • Follow all safety rules and practices.
  • Perform work techniques, speeds, and efficiencies at company standards.
  • Works with and understands the MP2 system program.
  • Develop and implement maintenance procedures for equipment.
  • Develop and implement innovations to improve efficiency, safety, up-time and reduce maintenance costs.
  • Will lubricate equipment with thorough understanding of requirements for a variety of devices and applications.
  • Perform all other work as required.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 6+ months of manufacturing maintenance experience required
  • 1+ year of maintenance experience required
  • Must be able to read and comprehends basic blue-prints and mechanical drawings
  • Must be able to read and understands test meters
  • Must possess basic understanding of maintenance and installation of facility plumbing system, boilers, air compressors and hydraulic system
  • Basic knowledge of basic math skills is required
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively
  • Basic understanding of HACCP and food safety concepts


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