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Maintenance Technician

Company: Bolthouse Farms
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

-THE ROLE: - -

  • This position will report to the: Maintenance Manager
  • Location: Bakersfield, CA
  • FLSA Status: Hourly
  • Shift: 3rd Shift
  • Employment Category: Non-Exempt
  • Pay Range: $23.00 to $28.50 -INGENUITY GROWS GOOD.Guided by its purpose - Ingenuity Grows Good -- -Bolthouse Farms is recognized as a leader in growing, manufacturing, and distributing high quality, nutrient dense branded products. Employing more than 2,200 people and headquartered in Bakersfield, California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, Bolthouse Farms is one of the largest carrot growers and distributors in the U.S. and manufactures the No. 1 premium refrigerated branded beverage in U.S. retail. Bolthouse Farms is made up of farm and food fanatics who work every day to serve Our Land, Our People, and All People. Visit or follow us on, and to learn more. -WHAT YOU'LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR IN THIS ROLE - -JOB DUTIESThe Maintenance Technician will be responsible for performing technical maintenance, repairs, troubleshooting malfunctions, following diagrams, sketches, equipment manuals, and manufacturing instructions, and installations with various plants. Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for following all food safety, quality practices, and all work safety guidelines.
    • Locate source of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems, and using precision measuring and testing instruments
    • Help verify spare parts inventories for plant equipment
    • Troubleshoot major and minor malfunctions in plant equipment
    • Prepare mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
    • Communicate with production management all equipment readiness
    • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations
    • Help develop preventive and predictive plans to increase overall equipment effectiveness
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of assigned responsibilities
    • Exercise good judgment by performing work safely and in conformance with regulatory agencies as well as company standards
    • Perform manual labor in the execution of repairs and preventive maintenance
    • Other duties as assignedWHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR -Minimum Qualifications: -
      • Must have 2+ years of mechanical experience, heavy emphasis on safety
      • Basic electrical experience is preferred -
      • Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic control systems, industrial mechanical areas
      • Ability to read and understand equipment and technical manuals
      • Communicate clearly and concisely
      • Ability to use hand tools and trades type toolsAdditional Required Qualifications: -
        • Minimum high school diploma or GED
        • Basic Aseptic operations and preventive maintenance on all plant equipment (i.e. Krones, Packaging, Palletizers and Blow Molders -
        • Motors, pumps, conveyors, pneumatic tools, heat exchangers, fluid systems, steam systems, refrigeration, decanters, and evaporators
        • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices/precautions
        • Food Quality and Safety program details and responsibilities
        • Read and understand equipment and technical manuals
        • Communicate clearly and concisely -PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Trade or technical school is highly desired
          • 3 years of related experience preferredPHYSICAL DEMANDS:
            • Ability to climb, bend and stretch
            • Exposure to noise, dust, fumes, gases, inclement weather, cold storage temperatures
            • Must be able to lift 50 lbsHours & Workdays:
              • 3rd Shift (10:00pm-6:30am), when business requires, overtime and weekends will be mandatory - -WHAT WE OFFER -Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families. - -
                • Medical -
                • Dental -
                • Vision -
                • Group Life and AD&D - -
                • Voluntary Life and AD&D - -
                • Group Short-Term Disability -
                • Group Long-Term Disability -
                • Flexible Spending Accounts -
                • Employee Assistance Program -
                • 401(k) -
                • Paid Time Off - - -EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - -We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions. -REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS -Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Bolthouse Farms and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance. -RECRUITMENT AGENCIES: - - - -Bolthouse Farms does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Bolthouse Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. - 3rd Shift (10:00PM - 6:30AM)

Keywords: Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Bakersfield, California

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