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Fabrication Technician 

About the Organization American Nutrition Inc is a manufacturer of 3 product lines of pet food - dry kibble, baked treats and canned wet. Based out of Ogden, Utah American Nutrition has 4 plants across the US. Ogden, Utah is 30 minutes north of Salt Lake City. The area is in the heart of snow skiing, hiking and other outdoor recreational activity while being near a major city.

Making the business of pet food better for brands and retailers by supporting all levels of product development from idealization to finished product ready to ship--and everything in between.  
Category Fabrication Shop  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location American Nutrition  

JOB DESCRIPTION: The primary role of this position is building, repairs, and modifications of one-of-a-kind equipment and parts as opposed to repeatedly making the same part. The fabricator’s responsibilities include operating metal machining tools such as press brake, shear, grinders, iron worker, drills, band saw and other machines. This position would be based at ANI’s Ogden, Utah headquarters and support operations at 3 plants across the US. 10 to 20% Travel to other plants as needed.

Position Requirements


Required -

  • Five years’ formal fabrication vocational training or 4+ years of applicable experience directly related to fabrication
  • Proficient at operating press brake, shear, grinders, iron worker, drills, band saw and other machines.
  • Very proficient at wire feed and stick welding on both mild and stainless steel
  • Proficient at layout and assemble
  • Must be able to convert drawing, sketches, and ideas into a finished product
  • Must be able to understand and follow work instructions in English

Desirable -

  • Experience making / repairing parts and equipment used in food manufacturing – packaging equipment (baggers, scales, palletizer, conveyors) – processing equipment (extruders, driers, grinders, scales, pneumatic conveying, pumps)
  • Experience rebuilding mechanical components - pumps, gear boxes, shafts, conveyors
  • Must have a sense of urgency and good work ethic


  • Support a schedule driven 24 hours per day environment with a customer service orientation to plant operations
  • Pre-employment background, drug, and skills testing required
  • Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices, including appropriate safety equipment apply
  • The position may require prolonged periods of time of sitting, standing, climbing stairs, climbing ladders and walking plant floors that could exceed one mile of travel per day
  • The employee must have a full range of body movements including use of hands for handling objects, computer equipment and peripherals, and bending, reaching, and crouching
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds with regularity
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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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