Maintenance Mechanic - Military veterans preferred

Wayne Sanderson Farms


  full-time   contract

St. Pauls
North Carolina
United States

Perform preventive maintenance inspections and service on machines, including cleaning, oiling, lubricating, changing belts machinery as necessary to ensure machines are in optimal working condition
Identify root cause of unexpected breakdowns of machines; repair quickly and efficiently to decrease downtime for machine
Record and report damaged, worn, or broken parts, ordering and installing replacement parts for machines as needed
Prepare reports documenting work performed.
Clean, organize, inventory, stock, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies as needed
Coordinate with managers to schedule regular maintenance on machines.
Collaborate with department heads regarding new products being added and modifications that will be required
Make necessary modifications and implements tests runs; confers with product manager regarding test results and makes additional alterations to machinery as required
Identify opportunities for improvement, present to appropriate leader, and implement, lead or participate in solution implementation
Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in all areas where mandatory helping to promote a zero-accident culture
Perform additional relevant duties as assigned

None. This is an individual contributor role with required competencies: Functional/Technical Skills, Action Oriented, Problem Solving, Learning on the Fly, and Interpersonal Savvy

High School diploma or equivalent
Vocational certificate in appropriate field (i.e. welding, maintenance, electrical, etc.) preferred
Ability to take and pass internal required testing

Mechanically inclined with relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
Ability to read and understand schematics, blueprints, etc. to diagnose problems with manufacturing equipment
Good computer literacy with ability to enter work records in appropriate program
Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization in a timely and professional manner; multi-lingual strongly preferred
Ability to handle and resolve most issues in an efficient and effective manner
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize projects, planning skills, and a high attention to detail
Must possess a strong customer-centric attitude, high energy level and a strong sense of urgency

Follow departmental and company safety policies and programs
Wear required protective equipment in all areas where mandatory

Ability to work extended shifts (holiday, weekend and/or extended) as business need requires
Ability to work in cold/ humid or hot/ dusty environments as needed
Prolonged periods of standing, walking, crawling, stooping, kneeling, etc. with ability to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery
Must be able to visually inspect machines
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds]]>