Maintenance Mechanic $1,000 Sign On Bonus

  • Portland
  • Darigold, Inc.

Darigold is seeking a skilled and motivated Maintenance Mechanic to be a part of Darigold’s Portland Plant team. The Maintenance Mechanic must possess the desire and ability to maintain and repair all plant equipment. The Maintenance Mechanic’s role is to ensure successful maintenance and repair of plant machinery and supporting special projects within the plant. This role is represented by a bargaining agreement, which will require union membership. We offer our employees a team oriented work environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefit package.$1,000 Sign On BonusWhat you will do:Install, assemble and test new and existing production machinery and equipment; understand and comply with workplace safety regulations.Monitor, identify and respond promptly to signs of malfunction in machinery such as changes in performance, temperature fluctuations, sounds, smells or atypical energy usage; perform troubleshooting for production machineryPerform emergency repairs on various types of machinery, including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic; identify and replace worn or damaged parts in a timely manner.Understanding and experience in preventive maintenance.Maintain machinery and the adjacent workplace in a state of appropriate cleanliness; create and maintain a schedule for inspection, service and testing of machinery.Usage of a CMMS to schedule and perform routine preventative maintenance and service for each piece of equipment.Read and comply with work orders concerning service, modification or installation of machinery.Ability to read and interpret blueprints, electrical schematics and equipment manualsAble to lift 50 lbs. routinely / frequently and be able to sit, stand or climb or walk for 8 hoursDemonstrated ability to plan, organize and maintain equipment and recordsStrong team/verbal/written skills are required. Demonstrated ability to be a Team PlayerAble to work in a loud environmentMust be available to work any shiftWhat you will need:Familiarity with MS Office suite and applications, ability to utilize electronic communication effectivelyExperience troubleshooting: PLC’s, controls instrumentation (limited)Strong mechanical and manufacturing experience preferredFormal education in a related field – prefer Associates degree in mechanical, electrical or engineering a plusBenefits of Working at DarigoldWe understand that as an employee, benefits that support you and your family in and out of work are important. We’re proud to offer eligible positions a competitive total rewards package – that includes:Specific contract per location:Health and Wellness benefitsPaid vacation, sick and holidaysPension contributionCommunity giving through matching donationsEmployee Assistance ProgramAccess to great dairy products & participation in our employee butter purchase programHourly compensation rate is $34.67Premium pay for off shifts (night, swing) and vacation relief (where applicable)field1Note:*****Our vision at Darigold is to Lead Dairy Forward – achieving that vision requires cultivating and supporting a team with varying backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace based on mutual respect where all employees feel included and can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result & confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify - please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)%152594% %%install%%