CAREERS

AT KETTLE CUISINE

Imagine a company full of people that care deeply about making and delivering delicious food that they've made careers out of that passion. That's us. And it could be you!

2nd Shift Maintenance Mechanic

Location:  Morgan Hill, CA

Department:  Maintenance

Position Type:  Full-time

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Performs basic preventative maintenance on manufacturing support equipment and facilities
  • Performs simple assembly tasks
  • Works with outside contractors as needed
  • Identifies replacement/spare parts as needed
  • Responsible for properly lubricating equipment
  • Must have complete working knowledge of complex equipment, and plant machinery
  • Must having working knowledge of PLC's, Electrical and Mechanical systems.
  • Installs and rearranges complex equipment
  • Dismantles, repairs and reassembles complex equipment
  • Performs work in mechanical skills area such as fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting and pipefitting
  • Performs electrical work such as removing and replacing motors, fuses, cables and installing conduit
  • Completes routine paperwork such as filling out pm work orders, recording inspection results, logging emergency work orders in the CMMS, recording parts used from inventory stores and recording necessary readings in CMMS
  • Complete work orders in a timely manner
  • Works from drawings, verbal instructions or sketches
  • Maintain plant GMP's in area of responsibility
  • Must be committed to company safety goals and work in a safe and professional manner.
  • Must ensure compliance with all company and FDA, USDA and SQF requirements.
  • Cleans and maintains a clean work area both in shop and floor
  • Operates production equipment to check work as required
  • Keep skills current through training and education
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Occasional Forklift and man lift use
  • Ability to use lock-out tag-out
  • Special projects as assigned

Qualifications and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1-3 years production manufacturing equipment maintenance experience required.
  • Must be flexible to accomplish the necessary tasks.
  • Work additional time on a daily or weekly basis if necessary.
  • Scheduled work days and hours may be altered depending on job demands.
  • Able to perform in a fast paced and team oriented environment.
  • Ability to adapt in a changing work environment.
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability

Required Attributes

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Computer knowledge
  • Food safety knowledge
  • Welding skills
  • Pneumatic systems skills.
  • Hydraulic system skills.
  • Plumbing skills.
  • Basic Refrigeration knowledge.
  • Basic Boiler operation and controls knowledge.
  • Ability to work with powered shop and hand tools safely.
  • Ability to perform complex assembly instruction
  • Can follow and retain instruction

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Deliciously Complex Flavors,
Not Fillers

We hand blend our spices in-house, so each batch of soup receives the naturally full flavor of each individual spice.