Maintenance Mechanic- Junior

Wilcox Farms Roy , WA 98580

Posted 2 months ago

Wilcox Family Farms was founded in 1909, and today is a fourth generation, family-run business headquartered in Roy, WA that serves customers with incredibly fresh, local eggs across the Western United State with operations in Washington, Oregon, and Montana. Wilcox Farms is the first company to earn Food Alliance certification for egg production and processing, and was recently recognized by the Seattle Business Magazine with the Seattle Green Washington Award for Agriculture for being innovators and working hard on continuing improvement in sustainable green business practices.

Wilcox Farms is currently seeking exceptional candidates for a Junior Maintenance Mechanic at its Roy, WA, location. This position would involve assisting the maintenance department with preventative maintenance as well as light corrective maintenance on egg processing equipment- breaker machines, conveyor systems, pasteurizers, motors, gear boxes, etc.

Bi-lingual Spanish Speaking a Plus.

Essential Duties and Functions:
1.Maintains the plant by keeping up with preventative maintenance- greasing, oiling, etc.
2.Provides corrective maintenance-including overhauls and rebuilds- on the equipment: replacing wiring, valves, relays, replacing gears and working with gear boxes and motors, etc.
3.May assist with day to day operations of the egg processing plant- loading, packaging, and palletizing eggs, and cleaning the plant.
4.Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Requires the ability to operate a personal computer, telephone, calculator, facsimile, and photocopier.

  • Requires the ability to read, write, communicate, and interpret information accurately in English.

  • Requires the ability to concentrate and consistently produce accurate work.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and fine manipulate; bend or stoop; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Use a forklift and pallet jack

Please note, in order to be considered for a position, you may not own, live with or have frequent contact with Poultry of any kind. This is for bio-security and disease prevention reasons.

Wilcox Farms provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wilcox Farms complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Requirements Mechanical maintenance experience (working with motors, gear boxes, conveyor or auger systems)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, and Spanish (desired).

  • Strong interpersonal, planning, organizational, and problem solving skills.

  • The ability to handle multiple priorities and effectively prioritize tasks and projects.

  • Solid PC skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and proven Internet experience.

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