MAINTENANCE MECHANIC in Clinton, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 7/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

Location:  Turkey, NC                                                                                     Department:Turkey Feed Mill

Reports to:  Feed Mill Supervisor – Night and Day Shift                         Shift:     Day and Night

Hourly/Salaried:  Hourly                                                                               FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Job Summary

The primary responsibilities of this job are to perform routine and emergency repair work to equipment and machinery.  Assure operations meet production requirements and quality specifications.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform all duties in a safe manner consistent with company Policy and Procedures and safety training.
  • Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment
  • Maintain good housekeeping in assigned areas consistent with Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Perform general labor duties as assigned or needed by management.
  • Maintain accurate records, reports and documentation
  • Perform emergency repairs as needed.
  • Monitor and inspect equipment/machinery for mechanical soundness and make required and necessary repairs
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform all job functions consistent with Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard Operating Procedures and Quality Control Guidelines.
  • Must have a good understanding of computer control system throughout the mill.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.  Must attend scheduled safety meetings and other training meetings.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be task oriented and a self-starter with the ability to follow detailed instructions.
  • Must be able to operate material handling equipment.
  • Experience in metal fabrication, feed equipment mechanics, electrical wiring and motors.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as required and be on call.

Education & Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent.  Good reading, writing, math and communication skills required.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift heavy equipment
  • Ability to work at heights and climb ladders
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to work in any weather environment

Work Environment

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet, humid and dusty conditions and moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, extreme cold and heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. 

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