Maintenance Mechanic--PDX in Portland OR

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Danone North America
Maintenance Mechanic--PDX
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Portland OR
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Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor

Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Danone North America is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic 1 in Portland, OR.

Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Our core values foster individual professional growth. We reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. There truly is something very special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our people, our products and our culture. If you like what you have learned, we encourage you to apply and learn more.

In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Maintenance Mechanics are responsible for the timely repair and preventative maintenance of plant equipment. Plant equipment includes filling machines, metal detectors, carton erectors, case packers, palletizers, pasteurizers, homogenizers, motors and pumps, and conveying equipment. Qualified applicants must possess tangible experience in troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns in manufacturing production equipment. Maintenance Mechanics must follow and improve all established personal safety, food safety, and environmental standards, and all established maintenance processes to adhere and uphold all plant technical standards and ensure company compliance with all federal, state, local and company regulations.

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • A High School diploma or GED.
  • 2-4 years of maintenance experience in a food production/manufacturing environment, repairing and troubleshooting mechanical issues on packaging and/or filling equipment, and other food processing equipment.
  • Experience with high speed production equipment, RaPak or Evergreen packaging equipment is a plus. Previous dairy, food and beverage industry maintenance experience strongly desired.
  • Previous experience in a combination of the following areas: PLC, instrumentation, pumps, mechanical, pneumatic, motors, electrical, hydraulic, lubrication, HVAC, refrigeration, freezers, compressors, utilities, boilers and ammonia based systems.
  • Sharp and tenacious troubleshooting skills- the ability to rapidly assess, analyze, and resolve complicated problems with little initial information or direction and with varying degrees of ambiguity.
  • Established self-management skills. Must bring interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills required to interact with various levels of plant personnel.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, innovative, and possess ability to multi-task and shift priorities quickly, while maintaining control, focus and professionalism in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • The ability to serve as a change agent who is able to "make it happen" while building positive relationships on a foundation of trust and mutual respect.
  • Energy, resilience, determination and strong analytical skills needed to challenge the status quo.
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • The willingness to work flexible schedules as needed. Work schedules could include nights, weekend or holiday shifts.

Nice to have:

  • An Associates or Bachelors degree in an applicable technical program (i.e. mechanical, electrical, etc).
  • Ability to read electrical drawings and schematics and have knowledge to operate general power tools and maintenance shop equipment.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and schematics of hydraulic/pneumatic systems and blueprints.

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices inWhite Plains, NYandBroomfield, CO.For more information, please visit .

Danone North Americais an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Mechanic, Hydraulics, Electrical, Food Safety, HVAC, Operations, Engineering, Quality


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