Industrial Maintenance Mechanic in Owensboro KY

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Mizkan America
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Job ID: 
Owensboro KY
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Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor


FLSA: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Shift: Any

Summary: The Mechanic, Maintenance will work for Mizkan America, Inc. at the Owensboro, Kentucky (Ragu) sauce plant. The plant is a high speed processing and packaging facility which produces sauces for both the Ragu and Bertolli pasta sauce brands. This position reports to the shift supervisor.


  • Safely perform Preventive Maintenance (PM) through machinery and equipment inspection
  • Perform follow-up corrective and/or improvement repair
  • Application of lubrication techniques
  • Support and respond to daily operational issues
  • Projects involving diagnosis of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, basic power distribution and basic control circuitry hardware malfunctions and make necessary repairs
  • Set up and operate machine tools
  • Fit and align bearings, spindles, shafts, and adjust feed mechanisms
  • Perform machine set up, adjustments, and equipment rebuild for all lines
  • Initiate equipment improvements and work with various plant support groups in the identification and resolution of manufacturing related problems
  • Must participate in and provide leadership in the advancement of Continuous Improvement (TPM) throughout the manufacturing area
  • Support pre-shift meetings for assigned work area
  • Assume an active role in overall plant and facilities related work
  • May also be assigned responsibilities in the areas of plumbing, pipefitting, metal working, carpentry, mechanics, electricity, facility/grounds maintenance, ammonia system, water recover, boilers, and fire protection system
  • Works in a cooperative and engaged manner with team members, leadership, and other departments
  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to vocational or high school education supplemented by five years of applicable industrial maintenance experience to acquire a fundamental knowledge of one or more of the traditional maintenance trades. Should be able to read blueprints, have knowledge of shop mathematics, and use of measuring tools. Must provide verifiable documentation to support vocational and technical training. Willingness to participate in and ability to learn from Company sponsored training programs and self-study, to supplement on-the-job experience toward the development of required skills.

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