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Maintenance Mechanic III

Company: AAK USA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Maintenance Mechanic IIIOur story goes back more than 150 years, to the chilly southern coast of Scandinavia. From our early success in Sweden and Denmark, we've grown into the world's leading specialist producer of plant-based oils, employing more than 4,000 people all across the globe.We work with our customers to make the products you love even better. The oils we produce go into making your chocolate extra-creamy or putting the crunch into your croissant. And it's not just food - we work across industries to make products that are higher quality, healthier and better for the planet.Everything we do is about Making Better Happen---.Richmond, CA USA About the role The maintenance mechanic is involved in the successful daily completion of assigned work either on a priority basis or continuing basis as assigned by the Maintenance and Reliability Manager. There are no formal reports for this position with the exception of work documentation as required to document material and equipment requests as pertinent to the job.Responsibilities A. Perform various mechanical maintenance functions to include but is not limited to:i)Insulationii)Repair rotating equipment including centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, agitators, cooling fans and gear boxesiii)Heat exchangers including the over pressure protection.iv)Installing and repairing pipe work, both screwed and welded, in stainless and carbon steel.v)Repairs to all types of valves and pneumatic distribution equipment and condensate collection.vii)Basic Weldingviii)Knowledge of plant utilities such as boilers, cooling towers, compressors and waste water treatment.ix)Basic electrical ability. Wiring 3-phase motor, change fuses, ability to use a multi-meter.B. Execute work in a safe and expedient manner according to the following priorities: Safety, Quality then Production.About you --- High School Diploma or GED Equivalent---Strong problem solving and math skills---Strong equipment troubleshooting skills---Excellent communication (verbal and written), time management and organizational skills---1-3 years in related maintenance experience in oil, chemical, pharmaceutical or process manufacturing facility, or a related technical degree.---Skilled in the use of hand and power tools.---Ability to take apart machines, equipment, or devices to remove and replace defective parts.---Ability to read and understand repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary.---Experience performing routine maintenance.---Strong organizational and follow up skills.---Professional presentation and attitude.---Ability to maintain focus while working individually.---Strong time management skills.---Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.Working conditionsThe job is performed in a manufacturing plant. Exposure to loud noises, dust, dirt, heat, sparks, oil, and smoke may occur. Protective safety equipment is required including appropriate clothing, shoes, gloves, hardhat, and goggles as needed. Activities include extended periods of standing and extensive work with various devices and heavy machinery.Physical requirementsAbility to frequently climb ladders up to 15 feetAbility to frequently walk, stand, crouch, stoop, and bendAbility to perform duties wearing weight restricted safety equipment is requiredHearing and vision within normal ranges for conversations and to receive ordinary informationHeavy lifting of up to 50 lbs.Good manual dexterity to operate machinery, use hand tools and measuring tools, and operate office equipment and keyboardsAbility to apply good reasoning skills and apply general mathematical calculationsIn return AAK offers$33.34 - $43.64 per hour depending upon experience.On the job training that helps you to grow in knowledge and skills, progressing your future careerComprehensive low-cost health insurance (medical, dental and vision) starting 90 days after hireFree life insurance, union sponsored pension and 401K plansDiscounts on travel, amusement parks, concerts, movies, and moreCelebrations, events, and activities on site and supporting our communitiesAmazon AwardCo recognition incentives for service and peer to peer recognition.About AAKEverything AAK does is about Making Better Happen---. We specialize in plant-based oils that are the value-adding ingredients in many of the products people love to consume. We make these products better tasting, healthier, and more sustainable. At the heart of AAK's offer is Customer Co-Development, combining our desire to understand what better means for each customer, with the unique flexibility of our production assets, and a deep knowledge of many products and industries, including Chocolate & Confectionery, Bakery, Dairy, Plant-based Foods, Special Nutrition, Foodservice and Personal Care. Our 4,000 employees support our close collaboration with customers through 25 regional sales offices, 15 dedicated Customer Innovation Centers, and with the support of more than 20 production facilities. Listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and with our headquarters in Malm, Sweden, AAK has been Making Better Happen--- for more than 150 years.AAK prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.

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