Jobs Locations: Sante Fe Springs, CA

Maintenance Electrician

February 15th, 2024 |
  1. PURPOSE

 

The Maintenance Electrician will be 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. This position will work during the 2nd shift hours with a 3:30 PM start time, Monday through Friday, and occasional weekends as needed.

 

 

  1. 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. Essential Duties: 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:
  •   Properly lubricate equipment, bearings, and gearboxes.
  •   Check belts, rollers, gears, sprockets, chains etc. for wear and
  • replace/repair prior to failure.
  •   Rebuild pumps, valves, gearboxes as needed.
  •   Perform pipe fitting and welding for various metals and materials.
  •   Repair and/or fabrication of guards, guides, rails, etc. as required.
  •   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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.

 

 

 

  1. Safety and Compliance:
  • Champion a culture of safety within the maintenance team, strictly adhering to all safety protocols and promoting safe work practices.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to food safety regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and company policies, and actively engage in safety training programs.

 

 

  1. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; technical school preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a plant electrician.
  • Must be available to work 2nd shift hours and weekends as needed.
  • 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, megohmmeter, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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/write, speak and comprehend English. Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.
  • Ability to recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in own work area; evaluates and selects solutions.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and capable of working independently as well as in a team.
  • Alignment with the company’s core values of humble, hungry, and smart.

 

 

  1. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (all requirements are subject to possible modification to

reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability):

 

  • Full-time, on-site position located at our manufacturing facility.
  • Exposure to production machinery and manufacturing environment.
  • 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 and ability to see in order to operate and repair machinery.
  • Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

 

  1. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

 

The health, satisfaction and security of our team members and their families are important to us and an important part of reaching our organization’s goals. We offer a total rewards package that includes valuable and competitive compensation and benefit plans.

  • The salary range for this role is $34.00 to $39.00/hour *Compensation commensurate with level of knowledge, education, skills, and experience applicable to the position.

Our current benefits package, which is available to all full-time team members and their eligible dependents, includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, medical savings accounts, life and disability coverage, and other voluntary benefits.

 

Lead Mechanic – Seamer Machine

August 4th, 2023 |

PURPOSE

To provide adequate maintenance to keep equipment uptime and efficiency at desired levels for fillers, seamers, oiler conveyors, can washers, conveyor belts and other packing related equipment to efficiently meet quality standards and production daily 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.

 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 for self and direct reports.
  • Maintains and repairs fillers, seamers, oiler conveyors, can washers, conveyor belts and other packing related equipment.
  • Properly lubricates equipment, bearings and gearboxes.
  • Checks belts, rollers, gears, sprockets, chain, etc. for wear to replace/repair prior to failure.
  • Change filler formats when needed.
  • Remove and replace filler parts for sanitation activities.
  • Set and adjust seamer rolls and chucks to achieve proper seams.
  • Promptly attends a breakdown or malfunction.
  • Responsible for maintaining ink bottles, equipment parts, tools, oil/grease barrels clean, orderly and kept in the right place.
  • Responsible for training new seamer mechanic employees.
  • Installs new equipment as required.
  • Works from manufacturer’s manuals and specifications to keep equipment and machinery in proper working condition.
  • Must be familiar with State and Federal Regulations and Laws about food safety processing.
  • Works closely with the Central Parts Clerk to assure all critical and spare parts for the equipment are readily available.
  • Ensure that all parts obtained from the storage room are properly documented in order to avoid discrepancies during cycle counts.
  • Ensures the preventive maintenance (PM) program is followed and tasks are completed as scheduled.
  • Ensures all preventive and corrective maintenance activities are properly documented.
  • Ensures that a good working relationship with other areas and the entire maintenance team is maintained.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Seamer Mechanics, as directed by department Supervisor.
  • Provide support to department Supervisor regarding employment practices such as employee recommendations, hiring, disciplinary actions, and terminations for direct reports.
  • Enforce the Company’s safety, GMP, PPE, attendance and any other policies with direct reports. Notify the department Supervisor if disciplinary action for non-compliance is needed. Promptly consult with applicable supervisors and/or department managers when you encounter policy infractions by employees from other departments.
  • Supports the completion of all direct report’s annual performance evaluations by due date in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Reports the status of activities in a written and verbal manner to the department Supervisor on a daily basis.

Other Duties

  • Operate industrial forklifts, pallet jacks, pickup trucks, and other company vehicles, if required.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Attend and ensure that all direct reports also attend all plant-wide employee meetings.
  • If necessary, provides assistance/support to other mechanics in repair and maintenance of conveyors, pumps, elevators, and lowerators. May also assist electricians in repair and maintenance of equipment.
  • Identifies areas for improvement of efficiency.
  • Complies with, and ensures direct reports adhere to all company policies and procedures including safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Individual must have a proven background in a Maintenance Mechanic role, in a manufacturing environment, with 5-8 years previous experience as a Seamer Mechanic preferred.
  • High School graduate or equivalent; technical school preferred.
  • Ability to read/write speak and comprehend English required. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.
  • Ability to use computers and various software programs. Experience with Preventative Maintenance Databases and Software (i.e. SAP) is preferred.
  • Experience troubleshooting and correcting mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and small electrical issues on process and facilities equipment.
  • Able to identify and correct various seamer or filler problems.
  • Experience in fabrication, knowledge of metals and welding is desirable. Ability to MIG and heliarc weld preferred.
  • Familiarity with PLC’s is preferred.
  • Must be able to read electrical schematics, blue prints and equipment manuals; and work with little or no direct Supervision.
  • Some knowledge of analog and digital instrumentation and control systems is preferred.
  • Knowledgeable about metric and standard fasteners, bearings, gears, gearboxes, etc.
  • Knowledgeable about sprockets, chain, tabletop chain and rail spacing.
  • Knowledgeable about the relationship between equipment and conveyor speeds and production output.
  • Proficient in tool selection for each job and proficient at measuring with tape measure and calipers.
  • Ability to use drill, saw, taps, dies, and use hand tools.
  • Ability to use drill press, hydraulic press, horizontal saw, vertical saw and bench grinder.
  • Ability to operate mill and lathe preferred.
  • Ability to thread and bend pipe preferred.
  • Ability to thread and bend pipe preferred.
  • New candidates for this role must take Bumble Bee written Basic Maintenance test, and a practical exam.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

The health, satisfaction and security of our team members and their families are important to us and an important part of reaching our organization’s goals. We offer a total rewards package that includes valuable and competitive compensation and benefit plans. These programs reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining top talent. The compensation for this role includes base salary and eligibility for an annual bonus based on company performance. All incentive plans are subject to change.

The salary range for this role is $30/hr-$42/hr *Compensation to commensurate with level of knowledge, education, skills, and experience applicable to the position.

We understand that each team member’s situation is unique, and so it is our intent to offer an overall benefits package that can be shaped and molded by each team member to fit their family’s needs. Our current benefits package, which is available to all full-time team members and their eligible dependents, includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, medical savings accounts, life and disability coverage, and other voluntary benefits. We also offer time off benefits including vacation pay, flexible vacation for exempt positions with sick leave. Please note, however, that The Bumble Bee Seafood Company, in its sole discretion, may modify the above benefits package.

Seamer Mechanic

June 3rd, 2021 |

PURPOSE

To provide adequate maintenance to keep equipment uptime and efficiency at 85% as a minimum of fillers, seamers, oiler conveyors, can washers, conveyor belts and other packing related equipment to efficiently meet quality standards and production daily 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.

  • Responsible for planning and performing job tasks in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Follows assignments and priorities as directed by area Lead, Supervisor or Department Manager.
  • Maintains and repairs fillers, seamers, oiler conveyors, can washers, conveyor belts and other packing related equipment.
  • Change filler formats when needed.
  • Able to setup and adjust seamers to achieve proper seams, according to specifications.
  • Properly lubricates equipment, bearings and gearboxes.
  • Checks belts, rollers, gears, sprockets, chain, etc. for wear to replace/repair prior to failure.
  • Remove and replace filler parts for sanitation activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment, parts, tools, racks, materials, etc. clean, orderly and properly stored.
  • Works from manufacturer’s manuals and specifications to keep equipment and machinery in proper working condition.
  • Works closely with the Central Parts Clerk to assure all critical and spare parts for the equipment are readily available. Ensures all parts obtained from the parts room are properly documented in order to avoid discrepancies during cycle counts.
  • Ensures the preventive maintenance (PM) program is followed and tasks are completed as scheduled and documented.
  • Ensures all preventive and/or corrective maintenance activities are properly documented.
  • Ensures a good working relationship with other areas and the entire maintenance team is maintained.
  • Reports the status of activities in a written and verbal manner to the supervisor on a daily basis.
  • 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 and drive results.
  • Will have a customer focus mind-set.

General Maintenance and Other Duties

  • Complies with, and ensures direct reports adhere to all company policies and procedures including safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Installs new equipment as required.
  • Assist other mechanics in repair and maintenance of general production, utilities and facility equipment.
  • May assist with training of new seamer/filler mechanic employees.
  • May be required to operate industrial forklifts, pallet jacks and other company vehicles; and only after successfully passing Bumble Bee training and certification process.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Provides support to other areas when required.

Education, Experience, and Skills required

  • Individual must have a proven background in an industrial maintenance mechanic role with minimum two (2) years previous experience working with canning equipment including seamers and fillers. Experience with Luthi fillers is a plus.
  • Ability to read/write speak and comprehend English preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
  • High School graduate or equivalent; technical school preferred.
  • Ability to read electrical schematics, blueprints, and equipment manuals, and work with little or no direct supervision.
  • Knowledgeable about metric and standard fasteners, bearings, gears, gearboxes, sprockets, seals, pumps, valves, chain, tabletop chain and rail spacing, etc.
  • Knowledgeable about the relationship between equipment and conveyor speeds and production output
  • Proficient in troubleshooting and resolving mechanical problems.
  • Proficient in tool selection for each job, and measuring with tape measure and calipers.
  • Ability to use drill, saw, taps, dies, and use hand tools.
  • Familiarity with drill press, hydraulic press, horizontal saw, vertical saw and bench grinder.
  • Ability to use computers for programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. Experience with Preventative Maintenance Databases and Software (i.e. SAP) is preferred.

REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

Bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, chemical resistant gloves, slip resistant safety shoes with toe protection, uniform or smock, freezer suit, and safety goggles with face shield, as required.