This position is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and replacing food processing and packaging equipment and associated components.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
All duties described in the Maintenance helper job description
Troubleshoots and repairs electrical, processing and packaging equipment.
Diagnoses and repairs conveyors, motors, gearboxes, pumps, and hydraulic and pneumatic devices.
Accurately reads and interprets schematics and blueprints.
Initiates purchase request for replacement parts.
Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, welders, and other metal working devices.
All of the above duties and responsibilities will be performed in a safe, efficient and professional manner while practicing all GMP's and working with limited supervision.
Inherent in each position is a general duty to maintain each respective work area in a safe and sanitary condition. The employee may be required to perform other such duties within the scope of their employment as may be assigned. Regular, predictable, full-time attendance is required as an essential function of this position. Wages, hours, and working conditions are outlined in a Collective Bargaining Agreement between Jelly Belly Candy Company and Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grainmillers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local #125. Overtime as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement is mandatory. An essential function of this job is a requirement to work all hours scheduled.
No supervisory responsibilities exist in this position.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
One year certificate from college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Three (3) to five (5) years paid work experience at the Journeyman Mechanic level. Must weld, trouble shoot, be familiar with common shop equipment and tools, have basic electrical knowledge, be able to use measuring devices, have basic computer skills. Electrical, Repair Facility, Field Service, Sheetmetal shop, and/or installation experience preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.