FirstFruits Farms LLC is accepting applications for the following two positions: Maintenance Lead
Qualified candidates must have 5+ years of experience in the mechanical trade with previous manufacturing or processing facility experience preferred, and/or 2 year technical trade degree in lieu of years of experience. Be able to work versatile hours including weekends, have dependable work ethic, be self-motivated, work independently, excellent organizational skills and working knowledge of basic personal protective equipment requirements. Fully capable of reading and communicating in English. Bilingual a plus but not required.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: bearings, conveyor belts, chains, calibration of equipment, troubleshooting, resolving new and/or different technical problems regarding production equipment. Direct maintenance staff on day to day operations with focus on uptime. Be able to train maintenance as needed to fulfill expectations. Prioritize repairs according to needs of production. This is a working lead position.
Education Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent is required, 2 year technical trade degree, or currently enrolled in an applicable technical degree program.
Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge: Preferred, must have knowledge of electrical codes and is familiar with AC voltage (120v-480v) three phase and single phase plus 24 VDC. must be able to assume responsibility, prioritize and respond to multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions.
Possess a strong commitment to personal and job safety. Must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude and dexterity in the use of tools and equipment. Good verbal and written communication skills, decision making skills and strong work ethic. Above average interpersonal written/oral communication skills required.
This is a full time position with competitive wages and benefits after probationary period.
Wage: $20/hour DOE.