Maintenance Mechanic

Central Garden And Pet Cressona , PA 17929

Posted 4 days ago

Come join the team at Kaytee in Cressona PA, where you have the opportunity to work with products for wild birds. We offer uniform reimbursements, safety shoe reimbursments, fitness incentives, and perscription safety glasses. Other benefits include full medical, dental and vision coverage, free life and disability insurance and a full 3% match on your 401k contributions, along with a yearly profit sharing bonus. We are currently in need of a 2nd shift Maintenance Mechanic . Training will be condutced on 1st shift and can take up to 6 months. This position is responsible for performing maintenance functions.

Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT), is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet, lawn and garden supplies markets.

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  • Works closely with Maintenance Manager, Shift Supervisors and personnel.

  • Dismantles, moves, installs, or repairs machinery and mechanical equipment.

  • Examines machinery or mechanical equipment; identifies reasons for malfunction and completes repairs and/or maintenance.

  • Uses hand tools, power tools, and testing instruments to repair and maintain production equipment and ancillary equipment.

  • Cleans plant facilities, equipment, and work areas as required.

  • Assist with installing new equipment and systems. Repairs and maintains current equipment and systems as needed.

  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.

  • Follows established safety and environmental policies and procedures and promotes continuous improvement of safety and environmental performance in the workplace.

  • Performs special program tasks, such as annual and semi-annual PM's.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for reporting any Food Safety issues to authorized personnel for correction.


Minimum 2 year experiance in industrial maintenance.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work independently in a safe, efficient, and accurate manner

  • Ability to interpret technical manuals.

  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance according to published guidelines.

  • Ability to repair, dismantle, install or move machinery and mechanical equipment.

  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

  • Knowledge of maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment and systems.

  • Ability to test systems and/or operations in compliance with published standards.

  • Ability to accurately use rules, calipers, micrometers, and other related measuring tools.

  • Knowledge of inspecting and cleaning utility plant equipment.

  • Ability to work in elevated locations (elevator legs)

  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.


Work involves regular exposure to unusual elements, such as temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises. Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous situations that require following extensive safety precautions and will include the use of protective equipment. Frequent physical activity. Requires physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds, and as needed the ability to lift and/or move 50-100 pounds (with assistance). This job also requires the ability to regularly climb, lift, bend, stand, walk, twist, turn, and reach with arms and hands.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Maintenance Mechanic

Central Garden And Pet