Plant Maintenance Mechanic

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • 9300 Johnson Road, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871, USA
  • 02/17/2021
Full time Electrical Installation-Maint-Repair Manufacturing Mechanic Skilled Labor

Job Description

Are you a skilled maintenance professional that would benefit from consistent hours, great pay and exceptional benefits? Take advantage of this opportunity with an essential manufacturer where you will advance your skills working with unique production equipment you won’t find anywhere else.

We are looking for an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic to join our team in Strawberry Plains, TN. 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 $700-$900
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards a 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:

  • 2+ years of experience working in a mechanical role in a manufacturing environment focused on process improvement.
  • Two-year college program, degree in relevant engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, chemical or food processing), Industrial Management or other technical certification is preferred.
  • Strong electrical skills.
  • Ability to read blueprints.

Key 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

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.