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Maintenance Mechanic Weekend Shift

Company: Central Garden & Pet
Location: Chilton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Kaytee is growing and we are currently looking to add a 2nd Shift -Weekend Maintenance Mechanic to our team. - -You would mainly be responsible for project work such as installation of equipment, fabrication, and preventative maintenance. At Kaytee, you have the opportunity to work with products for birds, hamsters, rabbits and other small animals. - We offer a clean work environment with free uniforms, onsite fitness center and an onsite Health & Wellness -clinic for employees and their families. Other benefits include full medical, dental and vision coverage, free life and disability insurance and a full 3% match on your 401k contributions, along with a yearly profit-sharing bonus. If you find your skills match the qualifications we are seeking below, we invite you to apply for this position! MEASURES OF SUCCESS

  • Examines machinery or mechanical equipment; identifies reasons for malfunction and completes repairs and/or maintenance.
  • Uses hand tools, power tools, and testing instruments to repair and maintain production equipment and ancillary equipment.
  • Cleans plant facilities, equipment, and work areas as required.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Follows established safety and environmental policies and procedures and promotes continuous improvement of safety and environmental performance in the workplace.
  • Performs special program tasks, such as annual and semi-annual PM's.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for reporting any Food Safety issues to authorized personnel for correction, once trained. IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES
    • 2-4 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment and/or Mechanical/Millwright Journeyman.
    • Experience working with packaging equipment is preferred, but not required.
    • Ability to interpret technical manuals.
    • Ability to perform preventive maintenance according to published guidelines.
    • Ability to repair mechanical equipment.
    • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
    • Knowledge of maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment and systems.
    • Ability to test systems and/or operations in compliance with published standards.
    • Ability to accurately use rules, calipers, micrometers, and other related measuring tools.
    • Knowledge of inspecting and cleaning utility plant equipment.
    • Ability to work in elevated locations (elevator legs) -
    • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade. WORKING CONDITIONS
      • Work involves regular exposure to unusual elements, such as -temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises. -
      • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous situations that require following extensive safety precautions and will include the use of protective equipment. - Frequent physical activity. -
      • Requires -physical work; lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds, and as needed the ability to lift and/or move 50-100 pounds (with assistance). -
      • This job also requires the ability to regularly climb, lift, bend, stand, walk, twist, turn, and reach with arms and hands. -
      • Hours of work will be on the weekends where you will work 3-12s-Friday, Saturday, Sunday. When you work your 36 hours, we will give you 4 for FREE every week! At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries---one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at to learn more. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LI-TS1

Keywords: Central Garden & Pet, Green Bay , Maintenance Mechanic Weekend Shift, Engineering , Chilton, Wisconsin

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