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Electro-Mechanic Technician


Sante Fe Springs, CA



Responsible for maintaining all production and facilities equipment, electric, electronic and controls systems, instruments operating according to Bumble Bee’s specifications and support any equipment and facilities general maintenance activity as needed. Take a role in instituting profitable new electric technologies in a safe manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties of this position are those described below. This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

1. Essential Duties. These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position.)

a. Work with supervisor and/or department manager in prioritizing activities and projects. Follows the instructions to complete required work and assignments (scheduled or non-scheduled) in a safe, timely, and efficient manner. Keeps Supervisor informed of activities status on a daily basis.

b. Maintain and document all non-Edison electrical distribution panels, MCC panels, and all pushbutton stations in clean and working order.

c. Utilize the retort log to document, maintain and calibrate the retort instrumentation.

d. Promptly attends to breakdowns and/or malfunctions.

e. Troubleshoot and repair motors (480VAC to 24VDC), control systems, sensors, relays, starters, timers, level controllers, RTD’s etc. add this: Trouble shoot and program servo-drives.

f. Provide diagnostics, calibrations and repair of equipment and equipment components which includes but is not limited to: heating, ventilation, air conditioning equipment, manufacturing equipment, pumps, piping, retorts, busse systems, vessels, plumbing components and facility equipment and building and grounds. Also includes, but is not limited to, tasks such as:

1. Properly lubricate equipment, bearings, and gearboxes.

2. Check belts, rollers, gears, sprockets, chains etc. for wear and replace/repair prior to failure.

3. Rebuild pumps, valves, gearboxes as needed.

4. Perform pipe fitting and welding for various metals and materials.

5. Repair and/or fabrication of guards, guides, rails, etc. as required.

6. Perform general facility repairs such as plumbing, doors, walls, floors, roof, ceilings, etc.

g. Design and fabricate electrical panels.

h. Install new equipment to current electrical system.

i. Bend and install conduit and run conductors.

j. Utilize Programmable Logic Controllers, computer, drawings, schematics and layouts to perform duties.

k. Maintain the control and instrumentation systems, troubleshoots and repairs all related control issues.

l. Perform preventive maintenance of critical plant and support equipment on a regular basis and properly document for maintenance records.

m. Provide support to technicians with other areas of expertise to troubleshoot simple and complex equipment problems.

n. Responsible for selecting and utilizing the proper tools, and for planning and performing job tasks in a safe and efficient manner.


Minimum 3 years as a plant electrician preferred.
Proficient in PLC programming.
Ability to draw read and understand blueprints.
Some college desired
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k match of up to 6% and 10 days of vacation to start.

Key Competencies

  • High degree of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient with Excel and Microsoft Outlook
  • Experience with SAP and integrated trade management software preferred
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Excellent problem solving and good communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team player

About Bumble Bee Seafoods

Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, headquartered in San Diego, is North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood company, offering a full line of canned and pouched tuna, salmon, sardine and specialty protein products marketed in the U.S. under leading brands including Bumble Bee®, Brunswick®, Snow’s®, Wild Selections® and Beach Cliff®, and in Canada under the Clover Leaf® brand.

Bumble Bee’s mission is to provide healthy and nutritious products and meal solutions that are sourced sustainably. The company actively promotes the responsible stewardship of global fisheries resources and is a founder of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) — a global partnership of scientists, tuna processors and WWF, the global conservation organization.

Bumble Bee Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.