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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016


Van Nuys, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Describe the overall purpose of the job and the contribution that is expected.

Provides technical trouble shooting skills regarding maintenance, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic engineering. With direction from the Maintenance Planner and the Maintenance Supervisor, ensures that the maintenance schedules are adhered to. Fabricates and assembles structural metal products such as framework or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, and other machines with stainless steel for the food industry by layout and plans sequence of operations according to mechanical drawings and written and verbal instructions. Skilled within Mig and Tig welding. Maintain the plant's equipment, buildings and facilities

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Describe the key responsibilities expected of your job, in priority order.


Working from engineering drawings.


Tig welding, and Mig/Mag welding.


Fabricating - Cutting and shaping large stainless steel parts.


Able to discern correct welding applications.


Learn production process.


Ability to read and interpret shop/engineering drawings.


Be active in preventative maintenance program, daily plant fundamentals and all safety procedures.


Keeps abreast of latest manufacturing technologies and systems and engineering concepts.


Performs other related responsibilities, as needed, to support La Brea s Corporate business objectives.


Works to maintain and improve on the quality, legality and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture. Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.

Required Skills


Education: HS degree or GED

Experience: 3 years experience in a food manufacturing environment requiring knowledge of Tig welding, and Mig/Mag welding.

Work Environment: Other skills and experiences could be refrigeration, plumbing, industrial electrical and mechanical systems and maintenance, and automated food manufacturing process controls and equipment.

Working knowledge of FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), sanitation processes/procedures HACCP and sanitary design. Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield). Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Demonstrated mechanical and spatial aptitude, including the ability to disassemble and reassemble equipment. Demonstrated ability to formulate and understand complex mathematical equations. Proficient using Excel or other spreadsheet software. Demonstrated ability to use CMMS.

Physical Requirements: Will be required to perform tasks such as lifting up to 50 pounds, walking, standing, climbing, reaching, stooping, pulling, pushing, grasping, and balancing as part of production activities out on the floor. Will be required to see and hear well enough to understand Associates questions and respond to their concerns. Will be required to work in freezers, near noisy machinery, near confined spaces as part of daily production activities

License/Certification: N/A

Required Experience

Typical Work Schedule: 2:00pm - 10:30pm Sunday thru Saturday (days off will vary)

Job Location

Van Nuys, California, United States

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