Night Shift Maintenance Mechanic $17.32

Olam International aka OFI   Las Cruces , NM   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on May 25, 2023
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Job Description

We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real.

 Position Summary

Responsible to insure safe execution of predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance. Candidate must have maintenance mechanic/technician experience in a manufacturing and/or food processing plant.

The ideal candidate will have the following education and experience:

  • 2 years previous maintenance experience
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Basic math knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and multitask
  • Reading and understanding of MSDS
  • Teamwork skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work in a changing environment
  • Ability to handle high levels of stress to keep the plant and field equipment running

Position Responsibilities

  • Lay out equipment and build to specifications
  • Ability to perform standard mechanical functions, including changing oil, bearings, etc. on all types of equipment
  • Perform department sanitation duties
  • Paperwork necessary for department 

Position Requirements

  • Flexible for all shifts; understand and follow instructions
  • Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Manufacturing and/or food and beverage industry experience a requirement
  • Electrical experience (AC/DC; 480v; 240V; 120V (required))
  • PLC programming (Allen Bradley) experience a plus
  • PLC troubleshooting experience (required)
  • Ability to weld and use welding equipment safely (required)
  • Ability to cut with a torch (required)
  • Familiar with OSHA safety regulations (required)
  • Experience with a plasma cutter (required)
  • Experience with power tools (required)
  • Some pipefitting experience (required)
  • Lubrication
  • Visual inspections
  • 2 years maintenance experience
  • Bilingual (conversational)
  • Ability to read mechanical/electrical schematics
  • Any special task as required by supervisor
  • Able to lift 50 lbs consistently throughout the day
  • General electrical, gas control and basic mechanical experience needed
  • Must be able to pass the standard Forklift Driver written & driving exams


Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


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