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Maintenance Intern

Department: Maintenance
Location: Los Banos, CA



Perform troubleshooting & repair of electrical, controls and mechanical systems. Assist maintenance with preventive maintenance and repairs. Be involve in all aspects of maintenance tasks. Learn and use the maintenance CMMS program (MVP). Always seeking continuous self improvement and the improvement of equipment and the work environment


Support the review, understanding and compliance of all programs, policies and procedures contained in the Food Safety and Quality Management System.




                              % OF

ITEM                    TIME        JOB FUNCTIONS


1.                           80%           Maintain production equipment running status.

                                                Support maintenance PM program through work orders. Troubleshoot equipment problems, repairs and overhauls equipment. Work with purchaser and parts clerk to maintain parts inventory control of parts room. Participate with development of corrective actions for resolutions to equipment breakdowns.

2.                           10%           Supports non-routine maintenance activities including the installation of new equipment. Sets up clearances on filler.


3.                           5%             Installs electrical for new equipment, orders parts, lubricants, and supplies pertinent to maintaining equipment. Maintains accurate records. Keeps oil storage area clean and organized at all times. Keep maintenance shop clean and free of clutter.

4.                           5%             Performs other duties as needed or assigned by supervisor


            TOTAL   100%




Internal Contacts:

            Director of Operations, production manager, maintenance supervisor, sauce supervisor, team leaders, equipment operators.

External Contacts:



Education Level and Focus:

            High school diploma or equivalent with some Electrical and Mechanical vocational training or a combination of education and experience.


Years and Type of Related Experience Required:

            Certification in related field. Experience with PC based programs.




Interpersonal and Communication:

            Ability to function with minimal supervision


Technical and Analytical:

            Basic math skills, mechanical/electrical aptitude, ability to learn how to drive a forklift. Fundamentals of PLC based equipment.


Administrative and Operations:

            Aptitude for accurate documentation of the maintenance and inspections performed, including parts and supplies used.


Physical Demands:

            Standing for long periods of time, reaching, bending, lift 50+ lbs, climbing stairs, pushing pulling. May be required to work overtime on weekends and/or shift work


Work Environment:

            Food plant, high noise levels, frequent interruptions, cold hot and humid conditions, wet floors, forklift and pedestrian traffic.


Special Equipment Used:

            Various hand tools, machining tools, forklift, welding equipment and electrical test equipment. Personal hand tools required

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