Processing Plant Lead Maintenance Mechanic/Fabricator
We are seeking a Processing Plant Lead Maintenance
Mechanic/Fabricator to join our team. This
position is responsible for working under Maintenance Manager to
monitor and coordinate maintenance staff duties, perform skilled
fabrication of equipment or repair parts and perform repair and
maintenance on processing plant equipment with priority given to
maximizing efficiency during the harvest season.
Essential functions include:
Maintain and improve when possible metal fabrication
skills at a level necessary to produce high quality
machines and parts.
Assist in the execution of the preventative
maintenance program to maximize operational time for
each piece of equipment, including
Assist in the execution of work order system thereby
coordinating Maintenance crew in their daily tasks.
Understand and perform the requirements for daily
maintenance checks during the harvest season and
follow through with maintenance needs in a timely
Assist in establishing procedures to effectively and
efficiently maintain all equipment at peak
efficiency with minimal downtime during production
Follow through with the established procedures.
Develop and maintain the skills to operate all
required equipment and machinery and in turn, train
others to operate the equipment and machinery in a
safe and efficient manner independent of constant
Provide input in the development of post season
planning for machinery repair, overhaul or
Provide input for maintaining an inventory of parts
and supplies necessary for maintenance department
Monitor Maintenance Staff for proper adhesion to
safety guidelines and assist Maintenance Manager in
providing safety training and input to maintenance
Maintain plant order and cleanliness within assigned
work area to maximize efficiency of plant
Develop and maintain effective communications
between Corporate Management, other employees, and
Follow the Processing Plant Safety guidelines at all
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to operate various tools and equipment.
Ability to conduct major repairs on machinery with
minimal supervision or training.
Ability to maintain and follow the inventory
Ability to work independently using effective time
management and organizational skills.
Ability to make decisions under intense pressure,
specifically during periods of peak operations.
Ability to adapt to change and growth in overall
business operations and concepts.
high school diploma or GED and five (5) years experience in
equipment maintenance and repair, preferably in a similar
environment. Stainless Steel Tig Welding and Auto Cad desired. An
equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the
skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform the essential functions
of the position may be substituted.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
is performed primarily in the processing plant.
Physical requirements include working long hours
(seasonally); lifting, pushing, and pulling heavy equipment and
machinery; use of heavy tools; and driving forklifts.
cover letter, resume and employment
firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
HR Dept. Sakuma Bros. Farms, P.O. Box 427, Burlington, WA
Sakuma Bros. Farms Employment Application