Jobs Department: Maintenance

Backup Boiler Room Operator

November 8th, 2022 |

Purpose:

Our Boiler Room Operators are in charge of operating and monitoring on-site boilers to ensure they function safely and efficiently. Their daily responsibilities often include starting and/or shutting down boilers (as necessary), conducting safety and maintenance inspections, tracking water levels, tracking gauges (pressure, steam, etc.), checking fuel supplies, and recording the daily readings. They may also be tasked with performing basic repairs and/or adjustments, controlling the pressure/steam to the rest of the facility, controlling the chemical levels (Ammonia and/or Chlorine), inspecting the fluids used each day, and producing regular progress reports for the Supervisor. They must follow all protocols and regulations to ensure safe operations of the boilers. Additionally, they will be responsible for performing basic assigned tasks during times they are working, but not assigned to operate the boilers (depending on daily requirements, this may compose the majority of their duties).

 

Duties:

  • Boiler room maintenance and shift coverage as needed with the use of Automated Controls and PLC equipment and computer assisted equipment.
  • Ensures compliance with established standards and Legislation.
  • Ability to work or fill-in for continuous shift operations without lateness or absenteeism is important.
  • Able to design and make changes to existing Plant Systems.
  • Able to maintain troubleshoot and perform repairs to auxiliary equipment.
  • On call availability is expected – must be willing, and able, to perform unscheduled and emergency repairs as necessary.

 

Requirements:

  • Must have intermediate knowledge of mechanical, and electrical, trades.
    • Accustomed to performing all aspects of maintenance in a powerhouse setting.
    • Able to read, and understand, detailed blueprints and/or schematics.
  • Must have knowledge and experience with the following:
    • Automated Controls.
    • PLC equipment.
    • Computer assisted equipment.
  • 3rd Class Stationary Engineering License Required.
    • HVAC experience is considered an asset.
    • Ozone Depleting Substance permit is considered an asset.
  • Able to work independently, assume responsibility and have demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Must maintain open communications and teamwork with plant personnel while achieving critical maintenance objectives.
  • Prioritize the needs of the Production Group with frequent communication.
  • Team player with strong technical, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills – Required
  • Must be able to work the scheduled, assigned times and required overtime for the position; 8 hours minimum upwards to 12 hours maximum depending on requirements.
    • Shift work is required.
      • Schedule of 2 days, 2 nights, followed by 4 days off.
    • Occasional shift duration of above 12 hours may occur, however it is very
    • On call availability is expected for unscheduled, or emergency, repairs as needed.
  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada.

 

Working Conditions and Physical Capacities:

This position can be physically demanding with a combination of standing, walking, bending, crouching, squatting, and stooping on cement floors in addition to climbing/maneuvering over equipment. Applicants must be physically capable of lifting upwards of 50lb frequently during the duration of the shift. Applicants must be able to work in a variety of hot and cold environments depending on shift needs. Applicants must also be capable of reading in English to understand chemical labels, as well as writing and speaking English to maintain communication with co-workers/supervisor.

 

Company Benefits:

  • Shift work (2 days, 2 nights, 4 off).
  • Company Sponsored Pension.
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (Available upon Completion of Probationary Period).

Engineering Manager

August 11th, 2022 |

Bumble Bee Seafoods is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager who will oversee the maintenance and engineering department.  The Engineering Manager is an experienced engineer with extensive knowledge in controls, electrical engineering, reliability systems and predictive and preventative maintenance in today’s fast past manufacturing environments.  They will also have significant experience in managing maintenance spend and leading capital projects to successful completion.

Essential Duties

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.

  • Manage the maintenance spend against budget and implement cost saving where appropriate
  • Identify areas of improvement in the operation based on data information
  • Drive overall cost reduction in plant spend through reliability improvements
  • Implement and maintain preventative/ predictive maintenance systems to improve reliability
  • Oversee parts supply and develop strategies to maintain appropriate levels
  • Balance workload with contractors and ensure overall spend in on or under budget
  • Stays up to date with industry trends in reliability systems for manufacturing
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/ Experience/ Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical or controls is preferred)
  • Master’s in engineering or related field preferred
  • 5+ years in leading engineering teams or maintenance departments in manufacturing
  • Excellent controls knowledge with the ability to troubleshoot (preferred Allen Brady)
  • Strong electrical troubleshooting experience (preferred)
  • Time management skills and the ability to work towards meeting multiple deadlines simultaneously
  • In-depth knowledge of Power BI, Excel, and SAP (Focus on the maintenance PM management portion)
  • Demonstrated success in managing maintenance and capital budgets
  • Delivered OEE improvements in high-speed manufacturing environment
  • Ability or analyze, interpret and organize large amounts of data
  • Excellent time management and people leadership skills

Electromechanic

July 20th, 2022 |

DUTIES 

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. These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position. 

  • 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. 
  • Maintain and document all non-Edison electrical distribution panels, MCC panels, and all pushbutton stations in clean and working order. 
  • Utilize the retort log to document, maintain and calibrate the retort instrumentation. 
  • Promptly attends to breakdowns and/or malfunctions. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Design and fabricate electrical panels. 
  • Install new equipment to current electrical system. 
  • Bend and install conduit and run conductors. 
  • Utilize Programmable Logic Controllers, computer, drawings, schematics and layouts to perform duties. 
  • Maintain the control and instrumentation systems, troubleshoots and repairs all related control issues. 
  • Perform preventive maintenance of critical plant and support equipment on a regular basis and properly document for maintenance records. 
  • Provide support to technicians with other areas of expertise to troubleshoot simple and complex equipment problems. 
  • Responsible for selecting and utilizing the proper tools, and for planning and performing job tasks in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • Will be required to collaborate and work with other team members easily and effectively with maintaining good rapport with exceptional interpersonal skills. 
  • Will be required to have excellent oral and written communication skills; must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with various levels of the business in non-technical terms. 
  • Will be expected to take initiative, drive results and have a customer focus mind-set. 

Other Duties 

  • Assist with electrical conservation efforts. 
  • Troubleshoots and identifies ways to increase equipment performance and production speeds for improvement of efficiency. 
  • Assist with repair of forklifts as needed. 
  • Assist with fillers disassembly or assembly for sanitation department in a timely manner.   
  • Specify and order electrical parts as required.
  • Ensure the Preventative Maintenance Program in SAP is followed. 
  • Complete Work Order activities in the SAP program.  
  • Operate production equipment, forklift, scissor lift, and boom lift/other industrial lifts as needed. 
  • Handle mechanical work as required. 
  • Efficiently complete all required reports. 
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, quarterly plant-wide employee meetings, and training sessions (including safety training). 
  • Maintain the work area clean and organized.  Ensures tools, equipment parts, oil/grease barrels, etc.  are orderly and stored in the right locations. 
  • Works closely with the Central Parts Clerk to ensure all critical parts for the equipment are available.  
  • Ensures all parts obtained from the storage room are properly documented in order to avoid discrepancies during cycle counts.  
  • Works from manufacturer’s manuals and specifications to keep equipment and machinery in proper working condition. 
  • Perform other activities/duties assigned by the lead or supervisor. 
  • Maintains a good working relationship with other areas and within the entire maintenance team. 
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including PPE, safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices. 

REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) 

Bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, eye protection, gloves, slip resistant shoes, uniform or smock, back support belt. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS  

(All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.) 

Climbing:  Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion. 

Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium. 

Stooping: Bending body downward and forward bending spine at the waist.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles. 

Kneeling:  Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.  

Crouching:  Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. 

Crawling:  Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. 

Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.  

Standing:  Particularly for sustained periods of time. 

Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances. 

Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. 

Pulling:  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. 

Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. 

Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole arm as in handling. 

Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. 

Feeling:  Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. 

Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.  Includes those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly. 

Hearing: Ability to hear verbal communication in a noisy environment. 

Vision:  Attention to the surroundings when operating a forklift. 

Repetitive motions:  Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. 

Degree of physical exertion required for the position.  

Sedentary Work:  Exerting up to 10 lbs of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary Work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. 

Light Work:  Exerting up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work. 

Medium Work:  Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. 

Heavy Work:  Exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. 

Very Heavy Work:  Heavy Work:  Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. 

Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position. 

Inside environmental conditions:  Protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. 

Outside environmental conditions:  No effective protection from weather. 

Both environmental conditions:  Activities occur inside and outside. 

Extreme cold:  Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. 

Extreme heat:  Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. 

Noise:  There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level. 

Vibration:  Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or the whole body. 

Hazard:  Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. 

Atmospheric conditions:  One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin:  Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation. 

Oils:  There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids. 

Humidity: Exposure to humid conditions ranging from 70% to 92%. 

Respirator:  Use is required. 

None:  No substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).   

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED 

Individual must have a proven background in an Electrical and Controls role.  Experience troubleshooting and correcting Controls, PLC’s, and electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic issues on process and facilities equipment.  Must be able to read electrical schematics and work with little or no direct Supervision. Experience in fabrication, knowledge of metals and welding is desirable.  Knowledge of analog and digital instrumentation. 

  • High School graduate or equivalent; trade/technical school preferred. 
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a plant electrician. 
  • Working knowledge of NEC codes, NEMA classifications, grounding, servo drives,frequency drives, AC and DC motors, circuit breakers, fuses, transformers, pushbuttons, selector switches, contact blocks, relays, timers, solenoid valves, limit switches, proximity sensors, magnetic sensors and photoelectric sensors. 
  • Proficient in PLC programming. 
  • Ability to draw, read and understand blueprints, equipment manuals, electrical schematics and ladder logic.
  • Ability to use amp/volt/watt meter, megohmeters, electrical hand tools and wire; ability to solder wire. Ability to rewire and/or repair control systems, sensors, relays, starters, timers, level  controllers, RTD’s, etc.
  • Ability to use various other hand tools and machine shop tools such as presses, saws and bench grinder. 
  • Ability to MIG and heliarc weld preferred. 
  • Proficient at troubleshooting equipment and making proper mechanical adjustments. 
  • Knowledgeable about metric and standard fasteners, bearings, gears, gearboxes, sprockets, chain, tabletop chain and rail spacing. 
  • Able to read, write and communicate in English. 
  • Must be computer literate in programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook. 
  • Experience with Preventive Maintenance databases/software desirable; SAP experience a plus. 
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures. Ability to write reports. 
  • Forklift certification may be required  (Bumble Bee will train and certify, if necessary). 

Maintenance Mechanic 2

May 16th, 2022 |

Purpose:

To repair and maintain all plant equipment and facilities and assist in plant improvement projects.

Duties:

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.

Essential Duties

  • These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position.
  • Responsible for planning and performing job tasks in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Responsible for selecting and utilizing the proper tools.
  • Utilize drawings and layouts to perform duties.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of production equipment.
  • Rebuild pumps, valves, gearboxes, etc.
  • Replace sprockets, gears, cams, conveyors, etc.
  • Repair and or fabricate guards, fixtures, platforms, stairs, etc.
  • Perform pipe fitting and welding.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of facility to include plumbing, doors, walls, floors, etc.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of forklifts as required.
  • Disassemble and assemble fillers for sanitation in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge and operational skills of all seamers, fillers, capper, depalletizers, massager, homogenizer (all in old kit & new kit)
  • Knowledge and operational skills of all Krones, palletizers Zambelli’s, heat tunnels, diagraphs, Burt labeler, Lantech & Wolf tech, case packer, tray makers (all in mezz area)

Other Duties

  • Ensure maintenance shop is clean and orderly and assist with any clean up needed.
  • Operate forklifts, scissor lift, boom lift and other industrial trucks/lifts as necessary.
  • Assist with painting of facility as required.
  • Handle basic electrical work as required.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned.

Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, eye protection, gloves, slip resistant, steel toe shoes, uniform, face shield if welding, back support belt, COVID-19 protection.

Physical Requirements:

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Hand and finger work, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Vision, Repetitive motions:

Degree of physical exertion required for the position.

Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up-to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up-to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects

Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position.

Inside & Outside environmental conditions, Extreme cold, Extreme heat, Noise, Vibration, Hazard, Atmospheric conditions (Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation), Oils, Humidity, Respirator (required)

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Technical School preferred.
  • Working knowledge of metric and standard fasteners, gears, sprockets, bearings, seals, pumps, valves, hydraulic cylinders, electrical and propane forklift motors.
  • Proficient with MIG and halyard welding, and ability to weld sanitary tubing and pipe.
  • Proficient with rebuilding pumps, gearboxes, and cylinders.
  • Proficient at troubleshooting a mechanical problem.
  • Ability to replace gears, sprockets, bearings, seals, pumps, and valves; sweat copper tubing, repair concrete, and sharpen drill bits.
  • Ability to use a variety of standard machine shop and hand tools.
  • Operate vehicles such as pick-up trucks and forklifts.
  • Ability to read/write, speak and comprehend English and/or Spanish
  • Forklift certification.

Packaging Equipment Mechanic

April 27th, 2022 |

PURPOSE 

To repair and maintain all Label & Tray equipment to efficiently meet quality standards and production requirements. 

DUTIES 

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. These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position. 

  • Responsible for planning and performing job tasks in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • Lubricate equipment, bearings and gearboxes. 
  • Responsible for selecting and utilizing the proper tools. 
  • Check belts, rollers, gears, sprockets, chain etc. for wear to replace/repair prior to failure
  • Maintain all conveyors in clean condition, and mechanical order.
  • Set and adjust equipment to meet quality standards.
  • Set and adjust equipment to optimize production output. 
  • Changeover equipment for different configurations. 
  • Maintain other Label & Tray equipment in clean condition, and mechanical order. 
  • Assist with repair and maintenance outside of Label and Tray areas. 
  • Assist electricians in repair and maintenance of equipment. 
  • Will be required to collaborate and work with other team members easily and effectively with maintaining good rapport with exceptional interpersonal skills. 
  • Will be required to have excellent oral and written communication skills; must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with various levels of the business in non-technical terms.
  • Will be expected to take initiative, drive results and have a customer focus mind-set. 

Other Duties 

  • Assist with repair and maintenance outside of Label and Tray areas. 
  • Assist electricians in repair and maintenance of equipment. 
  • Remove guards and parts for proper equipment cleaning by the sanitation personnel. 
  • Operate Label and Tray Equipment as required. 
  • Draw and utilize drawings, sketches and layouts to perform duties. 
  • Repair and/or fabrication of guards, guides, rails, etc. as required. 
  • Clean up and wash down with chemicals as required. 
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices. 

REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) 

Bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, eye protection, gloves, slip resistant shoes, uniform or smock, back support belt. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS  

(All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.) 

Climbing:  Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion. 

Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium. 

Stooping: Bending body downward and forward bending spine at the waist.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles. 

Kneeling:  Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.  

Crouching:  Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. 

Crawling:  Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. 

Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.  

Standing:  Particularly for sustained periods of time. 

Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances. 

Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. 

Pulling:  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. 

Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. 

Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole arm as in handling. 

Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. 

Feeling:  Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. 

Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.  Includes those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly. 

Hearing: Ability to hear verbal communication in a noisy environment. 

Vision:  Attention to the surroundings when operating a forklift. 

Repetitive motions:  Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. 

Degree of physical exertion required for the position.  

Sedentary Work:  Exerting up to 10 lbs of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary Work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. 

Light Work:  Exerting up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work. 

Medium Work:  Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. 

Heavy Work:  Exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. 

Very Heavy Work:  Heavy Work:  Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. 

Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position. 

Inside environmental conditions:  Protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. 

Outside environmental conditions:  No effective protection from weather. 

Both environmental conditions:  Activities occur inside and outside. 

Extreme cold:  Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. 

Extreme heat:  Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. 

Noise:  There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level. 

Vibration:  Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or the whole body. 

Hazard:  Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. 

Atmospheric conditions:  One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin:  Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation. 

Oils:  There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids. 

Humidity: Exposure to humid conditions ranging from 70% to 92%. 

Respirator:  Use is required. 

None:  No substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).   

 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED 

Individual must have a proven background in an Electrical and Controls role.  Experience troubleshooting and correcting Controls, PLC’s, and electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic issues on process and facilities equipment.  Must be able to read electrical schematics and work with little or no direct Supervision. Experience in fabrication, knowledge of metals and welding is desirable.  Knowledge of analog and digital instrumentation. 

  • High School diploma or equivalent; Technical School preferred. 
  • Minimum 2 years prior experience as an industrial maintenance mechanic in a manufacturing facility with packaging equipment.   
  • Must pass Bumble Bee Basic Maintenance test 
  • Knowledgeable about metric and standard fasteners, bearings, gears, gearboxes, etc. 
  • Knowledgeable about sprockets and chain, tabletop chain and rail spacing. 
  • Knowledgeable about the relationship between equipment and conveyor speeds and  
  • production output. 
  • Proficient at troubleshooting equipment and making proper mechanical adjustments. 
  • Proficient in tool selection for each job. 
  • Proficient at measuring with tape measure and calipers. 
  • Proficient at reading blueprints and equipment manuals. 
  • Ability to use computers 
  • Ability to use drill, saw, and other hand tools, and taps and dies 
  • Ability to use drill press, hydraulic press, horizontal saw, vertical saw and bench grinder. 
  • Ability to MIG and heliarc weld preferred. 
  • Ability to thread and bend pipe preferred. May operate company vehicles including pick-up truck (requires valid driver license)and  forklift. 

 

 

Maintenance Supervisor

March 10th, 2022 |

PURPOSE

Provide the leadership and supervision required to accomplish all plant maintenance including facilities, utilities and operations, to reduce downtime and assure peak plant efficiency on assigned shift.  Direct all maintenance planning, design and project completions.

DUTIES

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. Supervise Operating Maintenance Department
  • Establish priorities and provide guidance and leadership to maintenance personnel.
  • Review work in progress of maintenance personnel.
  • Assure on-going training and education of maintenance crew.
  • Maintain self-improvement through conferences, technical books, magazines or educational courses.
  1. Technical Competencies
  • Having knowledge and skills in Mechanical functions of production equipment including Conveyors, Packaging equipment, Pump and Hydraulic/Pnuematic cylinders.
  • Experienced in Electrical, Motor Controls of production equipment stated above.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair the production equipment stated above
  1. Comply with Environment Regulations
  • Supervise proper operations of water treatment and discharge systems, with complete understanding of chemical and water process flows related to food product wastewater.
  • Oversee boiler’s air emissions within permit limitation.
  • Work with Safety Supervisor to ensure compliance with all operational permits.
  • Be acquainted with and up-to-date on environmental regulations.
  1. Utilities
    • Responsible for water, power, gas systems maintenance and usage efficiencies.
  1. Safety Activities
  • Participate in, and support all safety program elements, directed towards meeting the plant’s TIR (Total Incident Rate) goal established each year by Corporate. This includes safety training, inspections/audits, incident investigations, incentive programs, and any other safety-related activities.
  • Maintain plant  PSM  and  PHA program  relating to  Ammonia  usage  within the facility.

6.     Quality Activities

  • Participate in and support all quality compliance.
  1. Other Duties
  • Operate company vehicle(s) when required
  • Work with chemicals when demonstrating the correct use to department personnel.
  • Understand the operation of all equipment and machinery within the department.
  • Regularly use CAD and MS Office computer programs.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures including safety rules and Good Manufacturing practices.
  • Will be required to collaborate and work with other team members easily and effectively with maintaining good rapport with exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Will be required to have excellent oral and written communication skills; must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with various levels of the business in non-technical terms.
  • Will be expected to take initiative, drive results and manage execution.
  • Responsible for attracting, developing and retaining talent
  • Will have a customer focus mind-set.

REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

Bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, eye protection, gloves, slip resistant shoes, uniform or smock, back support belt.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

(All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.)

☒     Climbing:  Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.

☒    Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.

☒    Stooping: Bending body downward and forward bending spine at the waist.  This factor is important    if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

☒    Kneeling:  Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

☒    Crouching:  Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

☒    Crawling:  Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

☒    Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

☒    Standing:  Particularly for sustained periods of time.

☒    Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.

☒    Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

☒    Pulling:  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

☒    Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

☒    Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole arm as in handling.

☒    Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

☒    Feeling:  Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

☒    Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.  Includes those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.

☒    Hearing: Ability to hear verbal communication in a noisy environment.

☒    Vision:  Attention to the surroundings when operating a forklift.

☐    Repetitive motions:  Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

Degree of physical exertion required for the position.

☐   Sedentary Work:  Exerting up to 10 lbs of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary Work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

☒   Light Work:  Exerting up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

☐   Medium Work:  Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

☐   Heavy Work:  Exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

☐   Very Heavy Work:  Heavy Work:  Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position.

☒    Inside environmental conditions:  Protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.

☒    Outside environmental conditions:  No effective protection from weather.

☒    Both environmental conditions:  Activities occur inside and outside.

☒    Extreme cold:  Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

☒    Extreme heat:  Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

☒    Noise:  There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

☒    Vibration:  Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or the whole body.

☒    Hazard:  Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

☒    Atmospheric conditions:  One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin:  Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

☒    Oils:  There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

☒    Humidity: Exposure to humid conditions ranging from 70% to 92%.

☒    Respirator:  Use is required.

☐    None:  No substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or related technical field preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in food plant maintenance.
  • Basic accounting knowledge.
  • Complete understanding of PLC and logic controls for high speed operating equipment.
  • Ability to read/write speak and comprehend English preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
  • Basic computer experience (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc) required.
  • Experience with Preventative Maintenance Databases and Software (i.e. SAP) is preferred

 

 

Maintenance Mechanic

August 11th, 2020 |

Purpose:

To repair and maintain all plant equipment and facilities and assist in plant improvement projects.

 

Duties:

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.

 

Essential Duties

These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position.

 

  • Responsible for planning and performing job tasks in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Responsible for selecting and utilizing the proper tools.
  • Utilize drawings and layouts to perform duties.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of production equipment.
  • Rebuild pumps, valves, gearboxes, etc.
  • Replace sprockets, gears, cams, conveyors, etc.
  • Repair and or fabricate guards, fixtures, platforms, stairs, etc.
  • Perform pipe fitting and welding.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of facility to include plumbing, doors, walls, floors, etc.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of forklifts as required.
  • Disassemble and assemble fillers for sanitation in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge and operational skills of all seamers, fillers, capper, depalletizers, massager, homogenizer (all in old kit & new kit)
  • Knowledge and operational skills of all Krones, palletizers Zambelli’s, heat tunnels, diagraphs, Burt labeler, Lantech & Wolf tech, case packer, tray makers (all in mezz area)

 

Other Duties

  • Ensure maintenance shop is clean and orderly and assist with any clean up needed.
  • Operate forklifts, scissor lift, boom lift and other industrial trucks/lifts as necessary.
  • Assist with painting of facility as required.
  • Handle basic electrical work as required.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned.

 

Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  •  Bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, eye protection, gloves, slip resistant, steel toe shoes, uniform, face shield if welding, back support belt, COVID-19 protection.

 

Physical Requirements:

 All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

  • Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Hand and finger work, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Vision, Repetitive motions:

 

Degree of physical exertion required for the position. 

  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects

 

Environmental conditions the employee will be subject to in this position. 

  • Inside & Outside environmental conditions, Extreme cold, Extreme heat, Noise, Vibration, Hazard, Atmospheric conditions (Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation), Oils, Humidity, Respirator (required)

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Technical School preferred.
  • Working knowledge of metric and standard fasteners, gears, sprockets, bearings, seals, pumps, valves, hydraulic cylinders, electrical and propane forklift motors.
  • Proficient with MIG and halyard welding, and ability to weld sanitary tubing and pipe.
  • Proficient with rebuilding pumps, gearboxes, cylinders.
  • Proficient at trouble shooting a mechanical problem.
  • Ability to replace gears, sprockets, bearings, seals, pumps and valves; sweat copper tubing, repair concrete, and sharpen drill bits.
  • Ability to use a variety of standard machine shop and hand tools.
  • Operate vehicles such as pick-up truck and forklift.
  • Ability to read/write, speak and comprehend English and/or Spanish
  • Forklift certification.