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Hatchery Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Perdue Farms
Location: Lynden
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.SummaryMaintains, services, and performs repairs on equipment in order to ensure proper operation of production equipment and electrical systems. Must not have exposure to poultry or birds outside of work.This position has a target wage of $22.00 - $27.00 per hour and is eligible for comprehensive benefits.Schedule: 7:00AM - 4:00PM Monday - Thursday with occasional FridaysBenefitsPerdue offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, optional group life insurance, short and long-term disability protection, and flexible spending accounts. Perdue also offers a 401(k) savings plan with company match.Principal and Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesRead, interpret,and understandmanufacturers' equipment manuals, preventative (PM) task sheets, and safety policiesPerformequipment adjustments and repairs, preventative maintenance,and emergency breakdown repairsPerformspecific duties during both production and non-production hours in a timely mannerMonitorperformance of equipment and informmaintenance and production supervisors of potential issuesMaintainlog books by applying math skills through the equipment PM stages in order to calibrate machinery to performance standardsAdhere to all safety rules including PPE, preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout procedures and Process Safety Management related mattersMust not have exposure to poultry or birds outside of workMinimum EducationHigh School or equivalentExperience Requirements1-3 yearsexperience in maintenanceReading, writing and analytical skills are requiredGood mechanical abilityKnowledge of 1 phase and3phase 120, 208-230 and 480v systemsEnvironmental Factors and Physical RequirementsPosition is active with routine on the floor activities such as troubleshooting and re-design of existing systems are routine.May need to move equipment occasionally.May need to access files, supplies, and equipment.Exposure to temperatures ranging from 60 - 105 degreesHumidity up to 100%Work in wet, damp, dusty (chicken down) environmentExposureto chemicals and vaccines used in a Hatchery ProcessMust wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by companyPerdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Perdue Farms, Bellingham , Hatchery Maintenance Mechanic, Engineering , Lynden, Washington

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