Darling Ingredients is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic / Welder to join our team at our plant located in Strawberry Plains, TN . This is a pivotal role where you will be responsible for maintaining, repairing, and installing plant equipment and machinery, in order to ensure safe, timely and efficient operation of all plant machinery and equipment.
This will be a 3 rd shift position scheduled to work from 11:00pm-7:30am.
As a member of the team, you can expect:
Competitive pay - Average weekly pay is $1,000-$1,100
Great Benefits - medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
$500-$1000 annual contribution towards healthcare
3% guaranteed contribution to your 401(k) account
Advancement opportunities - We are always looking for key players motivated to move up into higher level roles.
Under supervision, maintains, repairs, and installs plant equipment and machinery, in order to ensure safe, timely and efficient operation of all plant machinery and equipment. Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
- Maintain all plant equipment to ensure safe, continual and efficient operation.
- Ensures that periodic and preventive maintenance are accomplished according to the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager's direction.
- Comply with all safety and good Manufacturing practices.
- Repairs or replaces defective parts.
- Expected to perform other duties as assigned.
- 2+ years of experience working in a mechanical role in a manufacturing environment focused on process improvement.
- Welding experience necessary
- Analytical thinking skills, problem solving ability required.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Good computer application skills in a network environment.
- Able to read blueprints.
- Experience in screw conveyor operation and repair, gear box and motor operation and repair, and general industrial troubleshooting.
- Strong mechanical and electrical skills.
- Welding certification preferred.
- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
- Must be able to climb stairs, stand for extended periods of time.
- Must be able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for extended periods of time.
- Hot and wet industrial plant environment.
- Must be able to deal with strong odors.
Darling Ingredients is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or, protected veteran status. Know Your Rights: If you would like more information, please click on the link or paste into your browser: https://www.eeoc.gov/know-your-rights-workplace-discrimination-illegal-poster To Contact This Location: Knoxville, TN - Tel: (865) 933-3481 Ext: 23102 9300 Johnson Road, Strawberry Plains, Tennessee 37871, USA
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