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Junior Industrial Mechanic Position

Company: Advanced Food Systems
Location: Somerset
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Junior Industrial Mechanic PositionThis is a--Full-Time--positionLocation:--Somerset, NJJob Schedule:--Monday- Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PMStarting Pay: Based on experiencePosition is immediately availablePosition Summary:Junior Mechanic is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and repairs of all commercial equipment and machinery within the facility. The primary objective is to keep operations running efficiently and effectively, with a minimum amount of down time in. We are looking for reliable, hardworking team members.Responsibilities:Will manage daily maintenance needs and routine preventive maintenance work to ensure the proper upkeep of the machinery, equipment, fixtures, and the facility. These responsibilities may also include, but are not limited to:--General facility maintenance, assembly and maintenance on fixtures, office equipment and furniture repair.--Maintain and repair a variety of kitchen equipment including ovens, fryers, mixers, racking, conveyor, and heat seal machines.Ability to read schematics, diagrams, service manuals and blueprints.Troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs machinery and equipment within the designated facility. This may include, but is not limited to, conveyors, PLC, VFD, packaging equipment, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics', instrumentation, refrigeration, water, sewer, treatment, etc. This may require reading service manuals, schematics, diagrams, blueprints, or as-builds.Perform basic plumbing, carpentry, masonry, painting, and refrigeration repairsAssemble, maintain, and repair office area and equipment as neededAssists with maintaining and sourcing tools, parts, and supplies.Perform regular (daily/weekly/monthly/annual) property and equipment inspections.Controls and tracks downtime associated with maintenance and repair work. Documents what corrective actions were taken.Ensure that all maintenance tools are in good working condition and stored neatly and securely. Maintain tool inventory.Perform other tasks as needed (including lifting 50 pounds, cleaning units, maintain and secure tools, etc.)--Follows all required safe work practices. This includes lockout tag-out requirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work environmentMay assist team members with related tasks when needed.Performs other duties, as needed.Qualifications:3+ years' experience in a similar Maintenance Technician or Junior Mechanic position performing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and carpentry related tasks.--A solid mechanical and electrical background is required.Apprenticeship, related training and/or education is helpful.Experience working in a food environment that supports the ability to work in an independent capacity.Basic computer literacy (Microsoft Office) and the ability to update facility maintenance systems.Knowledge of common food handling safety requirementsRequired Knowledge, Skills and Ability:Must have a good mechanical aptitude and ability to read schematics, diagrams, service manuals and blueprints.--The ability to multi-task and work a flexible schedule.Ability to diagnose and repair faulty equipment and problem-solve, while working under compressed timelines.Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools.--Knowledge of common food handling safety requirements is preferred.Good problem-solving skills.Able to work well with others and participate as part of a team using good verbal communication skills.Ability to operate fork trucks (will be licensed at facility).Physical Requirements Include, but are not Limited to:Ability to stand frequently.Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs.Ability to bend, twist, and perform hand and arm motions.Ability to climb ladders and not afraid of heights.----

Keywords: Advanced Food Systems, New Brunswick , Junior Industrial Mechanic Position, Professions , Somerset, New Jersey

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