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Cannery Mechanic Class A

Company: The Neil Jones Food Company
Location: Hollister
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Neil Jones Food Company is looking for an Cannery Mechanic Class A at our San Benito Foods facility in Hollister, CA. The Neil Jones Food Company processes superior quality, fresh packed, vine-ripened California tomatoes and Pacific Northwest fruit. With headquarters in Vancouver, Washington, NJFC has been providing our nation's discerning foodservice, retail, industrial and institutional customers the finest quality canned and pouched products for over 35 years. NJFC operates three production facilities: Northwest Packing in Vancouver, WA.; San Benito Foods, in Hollister, CA; and Toma-Tek in Firebaugh, CA. Summary: Maintains and repairs industrial production equipment in all areas of tomato cannery, requiring extensive knowledge of monitoring, maintaining, repairing and replacing cannery equipment used for food manufacturing to ensure a consistent and reliable production process. Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs preventative and predictive maintenance, calibration and testing of industrial tomato cannery equipment.
  • Independently troubleshoots and diagnoses problems, and performs major and minor repairs to equipment.
  • Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques.
  • Disassembles, reassembles, repairs, constructs, overhauls, maintains, and installs all types of new and existing cannery equipment and conveying, hydraulic and air systems.
  • Performs installation, start up and shut down of equipment in accordance with company safety procedures. Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree or vocational certification as industrial mechanical engineering or related field preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, certification, and training that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the position.
    • 3 years' experience as journey level industrial mechanical engineering technician, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.
    • 2 years' welding experience; fabrication skills preferred.
    • Demonstrated oral and written English communication skills; bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
    • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test, work extended hours, weekends, and any assigned shifts during the canning packing season (typically July to early November). Benefits:
      • Medical, Dental, & Vision coverage
      • 401(k) with a company match
      • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Numerous other voluntary products available Applicants have rights under Federal Employment LawsFamily and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) The Neil Jones Food Company participates in E-VerifyE-Verify ParticipationIf You Have the Right to Work, Don't Let Anyone Take It Away We are an Equal Opportunity and Fair Chance Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, citizenship status, genetic information, military or veteran status, and other protected status under applicable law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: The Neil Jones Food Company, Salinas , Cannery Mechanic Class A, Engineering , Hollister, California

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