Valley Proteins, Inc. Harrisonburg, VA 22802, USA
cImagine leveraging your maintenance expertise to develop and implement unique repair solutions on specialized industrial equipment. Take advantage of this career with an established, essential manufacturer that supports the food industry. Feel good knowing that you won’t need to be concerned about job stability or miss a paycheck. We are looking for a Plant Maintenance Mechanic / Welder to join our Linville, VA team . 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. As a member of the team, you can expect: Competitive pay – Average weekly pay is $800-$1000 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. 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 experience working in a mechanical role in a manufacturing environment focused on process improvement. Welding experience necessary; certification preferred. 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. Essential Functions 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 the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.