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Maintenance Mechanic - 12 hour shifts/4 days on & 4 days off in Cleveland, TN at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

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Job Description:

12 HOUR SHIFTS - 4 days on/4 days off

Pay range $21.00/hour - $31.00/hour based on experience

Newly Weds Foods is a food manufacturer that specializes in batters, breading, and food coatings.


The mechanic will perform preventative maintenance & emergency repairs to all production machinery, striving to improve equipment reliability & glove quality, as part of the maintenance team.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform machine set up and repair assembly and packaging equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance routines on all production equipment.
  • Install, debug and stabilize plant equipment as required.
  • Assist in Production/Maintenance related assignments as needed.
  • Communicate regarding issues and problem solve with Production staff any quality and safety concerns.
  • Record maintenance data as directed by the Maintenance Manager to monitor equipment performance, i.e. work orders, time cards
  • Identify and report equipment concerns to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Participate in overtime assignments as required.
  • Provide “on call” coverage as needed.
  • Perform other various similar and related duties as required by the Manager.

Job Requirements


  • A minimum of five years of solid electrical background experience
  • Reading schematics, control systems, troubleshooting AC & DC drivers & ladder logic
  • Mechanical maintenance including Pneumatics, welding & fabrication
  • Pneumatic conveying systems,
  • PLC’s preferably Allen Bradley, Ovens, Mixers & low pressure process broilers
  • Knowledge of GMP’s, HACCP Programs
  • Experience and worked in the food industry or chemical industries
  • Associates Degree in Maintenance Technology field and or equivalent Education, Experience and Training.
  • 1-5 years manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Through knowledge of Maintenance jargon, Maintenance Best Practices Knowledge; OSHA, safety, etc.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment

Working knowledge of GMP, OSHA and Production needs.

Work Environment:

The job is performed in production areas where the person will be exposed to strong aromas, airborne dust particles emanating from ingredients being used, and will be in the presence of or otherwise operating machinery.

Pay is competitive based on experience with a strong preference for PLC and programming experience. Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision, paid vacation and holidays, and double time on Sundays.

Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Type: Full-time


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