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Maintenance Mechanic (Ontario) 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Category Maintenance  
Location Ontario, CA Plant  
Req Number MAI-17-00041  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Second  
About the Organization Ventura Foods is a leading national manufacturer and marketer of branded and custom made shortenings, oils, dressings, sauces, margarines, culinary bases and pan coatings for the foodservice and retail industries. From East to West, Ventura keeps pace with the dynamic food marketplace by delivering high quality products at competitive prices. In fact, our company's growth is fueled by long-lasting profitable partnerships that benefit all parties. We do this by meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world by applying the strengths of our commercial resources, the talents of our employees and the opportunities created by new technologies. Throughout our rich history, one thing hasn't changed: the dedication to our customers and the consumers we are proud to serve.


Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains the plants production and facilities equipments mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems. Safely carries out work while following electrical code, equipment manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications as required. Uses hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment to complete daily tasks. Supports Continuous Improvement activities to aid in increasing the Plants SIS efficiency.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:Provides emergency / unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled preventive maintenance machine servicing when not working on emergency or corrective maintenance activities. Use a range of skills including but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic. Recognize mechanical defects in equipment using touch, sight and sound and repair equipment in accordance with established GMP and safety procedures, and conforming with requirements of local building and safety codes. Competently utilize a complete set of standard mechanics tools. Proficiently use calipers, feeler gauges and micrometers. Completes and passes all mandatory Safety, GMP and SQF training classes required. Completes daily mechanic time sheets. Signs off Work Order and Preventive Maintenance sheets when completed and returns paperwork to planner scheduler. Maintains radio contact with planner scheduler, foremen and maintenance department supervisors using supplied walkie talkie radios. Answers radio calls as required. Maintains radio etiquette at all times. Operate shop tools and equipment such as a lathe, drill press, etc. to make repairs and/or fabricate simple parts. Participate in Kaizen, Focused Improvement and other Continuous Improvement activities as required to support raising the SIS of the facility. Perform other duties as assigned.

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