Maintenance Mechanics follow the Engineering Team Leader’s direction and fully embrace Capistrano’s Bakery Prime Directives and the Statement of Values; coupled with the adherence to company policies, procedures, and guidelines. They are expected to perform duties as listed below and may include additional responsibilities as assigned.

Key Responsibilities And Tasks

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment as needed and perform scheduled maintenance repairs
  • Perform mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repairs of packaging and production equipment
  • Maintain a safe, clean shop and working environment by complying with Food Safety, Work and Personal Safety, OSHA, FSMA and all related internal and external policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, work orders and MSDS sheets to perform required maintenance and service
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using manual and power tools
  • Must be able to disassemble and reassemble equipment maintaining an organized and clean working area
  • Fabricate repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment
  • Conserve maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish desired job results
  • Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work
  • Respect fellow co-workers and their work areas by verifying that all debris and tools have been properly cleared upon completion of a job
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Detail oriented and meticulous work ethics

Physical Requirements & Exposures

  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 100 lbs and have prior proper lifting techniques training
  • Ability to operate cutting, grinding and welding tools, and utilize corresponding approved safety devices while in operation
  • Trained in safe operation of common maintenance equipment in a maintenance shop
  • Exposure to oil, dust and ingredients that are known allergens
  • Exposure to extreme weather temperatures and smoke
  • Will be exposed to sharp objects, altitudes and electrical hazards

Qualifications & Skills

  • Three to five years prior mechanical maintenance experience in production and packaging machinery; preferably in a food service environment
  • Possess equipment maintenance knowledge and technical understanding
  • Must be able to read blue prints
  • Good decision making skills
  • Work in a fast pace environment
  • Well organized and self-directed
  • Team player and contributor
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, plus technical/vocational training
  • Must have own tools
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must speak English; bilingual a plus
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