Boiler and Refrigeration Mechanic

McCain Foods
Job Description
Statement of Job
  1. Operates, maintains and modifies the boiler and refrigeration systems under slight supervision.
Major Duties
  • Knowledge of tools and instruments to operate, repair, install, and adjust boiler, refrigeration, oil and air systems.
  • Conducts tests on systems as needed.
  • Ensures shops and repaired equipment areas are clean to prevent product contamination or damage.
  • Understands lubrication procedures on area equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies to ensure employee safety.
  • Interact and communicate with B&R Supervisor and Planner to coordinate daily tasks.
  • Assist with developing procedures
  • Follow GMP and safety rules/policies for shop and plant.
  • Maintain personal skill level consistent with changes within the company.
  • 5S mechanics work are as needed to ensure it is clean and safe.
  • Oversee compliance of audits as requested.
  • Interact and communicate with other departments within the company as requested.
  • Interact and communicate with contractors as requested.
  • Provide training and guidance to other B&R Operators or other maintenance departments
  • Assist new hires - familiarize them with current operations and regulations required in working in this area.
  • Perform and train tasks associated with SAP and its processes.
  • Familiar with PSM and assist with training modules and updates
  • Perform job duties to meet requirements and regulations such as PSM and FM.
  • Maintain good working relationship with mechanics and all other departments.
  • Investigate and coordinate repair of equipment malfunctions to minimize downtime.
  • Emphasize good safety practices.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • All mechanics are required to wear fire rated uniforms/garments at all time and proper Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate clearly; interacting with all employees.
  • Ability to carry out instructions in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to analyze data, draw logical conclusions with minimal guidance, and deal with problems in standardized situations.
  • Personal experience with boiler and refrigeration functions, understanding of regulations working in this area, and familiar with daily safety needs.
  • Working knowledge of computers and software such as SAP, FactoryTalk SE, required daily reports
  • Must obtain a valid forklift license.
Special Requirements
  1. Requires a high degree of mental skill, a considerable to high degree of manual skill, and a considerable degree of initiative and independence.
  2. Requires constant care to avoid moderate damage to equipment and considerable care to avoid moderate damage of product and serious injury of self.
  3. Uses own tools.
  4. Periodically requires great physical and mental effort.
  5. Involves working in extreme temperatures, possible exposure to hazardous chemicals and gases, and considerable exposure to very intense noise.
  6. Required to wear a respirator and pass required associated testing.
  7. Must obtain a valid forklift license.

Scope of Authority

  1. All employees have the right to question or refuse a work related directive that is unsafe.
  2. All employees are expected to take appropriate measures regarding employee, product or equipment safety.
    This job description covers the basic functions of the job and is not intended to provide a complete listing of daily tasks. Flexibility and improvement of job skills are essential to all positions at McCain Foods USA Inc.
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