Lumber Bridge, North Carolina

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position responsibilities include:
  • Perform preventive maintenance (PM) checks during the week. This includes temperature checks and visual inspections of all equipment in your area of responsibility that has been identified
  • Ensures optimum operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and processing machinery
  • Document findings of weekday inspections on the PM route sheet for equipment so work can be scheduled accordingly
  • Order parts for your equipment
  • Make sure that the parts room has the correct parts
  • Make a rebuild parts list for your equipment
  • You should know what type of motor, belt, etc. that your equipment needs in order to run efficiently
  • Before performing maintenance on machinery make sure that you have all required PPE, locks and correct parts needed
  • When removing parts from a piece of equipment, tag them or store them so they cant be lost and can be identified later for possible repair
  • Must be able to climb ladders
  • Adjust process equipment/support systems devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, lasers and straightedges
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance
  • Fabricate and repair parts by using general machine shop, welding equipment, instrumentation and equipment
  • Must be able to read a tape measure and be familiar with fine measurements including the use calipers, micrometers, and gauges
  • Efficient use of time, parts and assist labor in completing assignments
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
After maintenance is complete on machinery, perform an operational check on the piece of equipment and ensure lockouts have been removed before leaving work areas

Qualifications:
  • Three years of maintenance experience within the industrial mechanical field, and/or relevant technical educational training i.e. apprenticeship, Associates Degree and certifications will be considered.
  • Able to use manuals and measuring instruments to ensure optimum operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance procedures for conveying systems, and process equipment/systems; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation and listening for problem.
  • Able to remove defective parts by disassembling equipment; using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools.
  • Perform General Physical Activities requiring considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Problem Sensitivity with the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Must be able to lift in excess of 50lbs.
  • Need to be able to read/understand drawings i.e. exploded views, orthographic views and assembly drawings.


ABOUT US

Are you looking for more than just a job? The culture at Mountaire is one of our greatest strengths and most valued assets. We maintain the same core values and family-focused work environment that we've operated with since day one. You will find that your peers, supervisor and team members are genuinely committed to, not only your success, but also working together to provide high-quality products to our customers. We are a service to one another and to our customers, demonstrating operational excellence and outstanding performance.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Mountaire Overview

Mountaire Corporation and its two operating affiliates, Mountaire Farms Inc. and Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc. (collectively, "Mountaire Farms" or "Mountaire"), are agricultural food production and processing companies providing competitive jobs to almost 10,000 dedicated employees at facilities in Arkansas, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. Now the fourth largest chicken company in the United States, we are still family owned and fully committed to giving back to the communities where we do business. At Mountaire Farms, our culture is what defines us. It sets us apart from our competition and reinforces what we stand for. Supporting each other, uplifting each other, and helping each other succeed -- that's the Mountaire way! Our vision is to provide growth, stability, and opportunities for our people, our customers, and our communities by profitably delivering wholesome quality chicken.

Total Compensation

Mountaire also offers an amazing total compensation package! A few examples of our benefits that may be offered to you are: eight paid holidays, Medical Plans with free onsite Health and Wellness Centers, Dental and Vision Programs, Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, Retirement Planning with 401(k), Profit Sharing, Employee Discounted Chicken Sales, Employee Discounts with partners (Car Purchase, Phone Plans, & Shopping), Tuition Reimbursement at up to $6,000 annually, and many exciting career development programs!

Lumber Bridge, North Carolina

Mountaire Farms is the sixth largest chicken producer, serving markets in 46 states in the US and more than 80 countries around the world. With operations in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina and Arkansas, Mountaire Farms continues to adhere to the highest standards of quality control and operational excellence. As a fast growing company with almost 10,000 employees, we are also firmly committed to providing a stable, consistent work environment. At Mountaire, we recognize that consumers are more aware of where their food comes from than ever before. We continually strive to deliver high-quality products to our customers, and we have implemented science-based best practices throughout our vertically integrated process with this goal in mind. From the start of this process on our breeder farms, through the hatchery, growing and production operations – we are committed to the health and welfare of our birds and, ultimately, our consumers.

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