Are you a maintenance professional that would enjoy developing and implementing unique repair solutions on specialized industrial equipment? Take advantage of this career with an established, essential manufacturer that will provide you with a greater sense of accomplishment, great pay and benefits, and room to advance. We are looking for a Plant Maintenance Mechanic to join our 1 st shift Amarillo, TX team. This is a critical 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.
As a member of the team, you can expect:
Competitive pay - Average weekly pay is $900-$1,200
Great Benefits - medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
$500-$1000 annual contribution towards your healthcare savings account
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.
If you have the following, we want to hear from you:
Two-year college program, degree in relevant engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, chemical or food processing), Industrial Management or other technical certification preferred, or 2+ years of experience working in a mechanical role in a manufacturing environment focused on process improvement.
Experience in screw conveyor operation and repair, gear box and motor operation and repair, and general industrial troubleshooting
Welding experience (certification preferred)
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good computer application skills in a network environment
Able to read blueprints.
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.
About the Company: Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.