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Perdue Farms, Inc. Maint Sr Mechanic in Lewiston, North Carolina

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.

Summary

To oversee and or repair, install, maintain, adjust, the operation of all equipment, machinery and buildings. This position will train all lower level maintenance position associates. This position will fill in, in the absence of the Maintenance Superintendent. This position will be scheduled in a rotation for on call maintenance issues after hours on locations.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Perform the duties of overseeing and or maintaining all equipment in the production areas. maintain all tools and equipment rquired for the position. Responsible for maintaining inventory of all parts and equipment neded to proficiently carry out the duties of the position. Effectively communicate with managers any issues in which the position may be involved in on any given complex. Reposnible for the cleaning or overseeing of cleaning upon completion of any maintenance event. Work with the superintendent in setting up maintenance repairs and P.M. schedules for all locations. Train all maintenance associates in the areas necessary to maintain a strong maintenance group. Train managers and hourly associates on power tools and or equipment that may be used. Provide coverage during off duty hours for emergency calls of maintenance brekdowns. Perform any other reasonable request by management.

Minimum Education

Reading, writing, and math skills and a high school diploma is required. Vocational/Technical school training or five years of practical experience in each of five areas of specialization as described in the Sr. Maintenance Mechanic Summary.

Experience Requirements

4 plus years. Reading, writing and analytical skills are required.Must have all personal tools at all times and be able to use and operate hand tools and industrial shop equipment.Requires knowledge of math that relates to performing maintenance activities. Able to make correct calculations when completing mechanical, electrical or electronic maintenance repairs. Able to verify dimensions and diagrams for assembly, disassembly and troubleshooting purposes. Able to determine clearance of parts to ensure conformance to specification using precision measuring instruments.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  1. Position is active. On the plant floor activities such as troubleshooting and re-design of existing systems are routine. 2. May need to move equipment occasionally. 3. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. 4. Position requires an associate to have the ability to move throughout the complex and all facilities. .5. When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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