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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

USA - Cakes & Pies - Kent, WA
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Job Description

Position:          Mechanic A


Location:          Plush Pippin Plant – Kent, WA


Reports to:       Maintenance Manager


Posted 1/12/2018


Salary: Up to $33.50, depending on experience, skills, and certifications

Essential Responsibilities


  • Electrical troubleshooting
  • Specialist in Electrical, Mechanical, PLC or Refrigeration.
  • Hands on practical test of Electrical, Mechanical, PLC or Refrigeration.
  • Follow and adhere to all safety policies and procedures, such as Lock out/Tag out, Confined Space, Hot Works and Arc Flash at all times
  • Answer radio calls
  • Assist at all times with keeping the plant running as smooth as possible while working on PM and maintenance projects
  • Preventative Maintenance on equipment scheduled through PMC.
  • Must ensure adherence to safe work practices


Physical Requirements


  • Able to tolerate dusty and wet conditions and occasional exposure to Zero degree temperatures
  • 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.


Start Date:              Immediately

Skills & Requirements

Training and Experience

  • Two or more years of technical training or equivalent
  • Two years of industrial maintenance experience preferred


Position Qualifications:

  • Able to weld steel, stainless steel and sanitary weld helpful. MIG, TIG
  • Knowledge of basic tools used in bakery production environment
  • Knowledge of drive chains, sprockets, conveyor belt splicing
  • Able to read and interpret manuals and technical drawings
  • Forklift certification, Sit down, standup, aerial, and pallet jack.
  • Observance and verbal testing of General Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Good attendance, no written disciplinary actions in past six months
  • Able to pass level A Maintenance Mechanic skills test