Maintenance Mechanic

Perdue Farms | Binghamton, NY

***Criminal Background Friendly Employer***

Posted Date 7/01/2021
Description

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.

Summary

Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has an immediate full-time job opening for our Maintenance Mechanic position in Binghamton, NY. This position is responsible to perform assigned maintenance duties within scope of classification to include equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, emergency breakdown, and equipment failures within the Blending plant. This position reports to the Blending Plant Manager.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment
  • Diagnose failures to mechanical equipment and make repairs.
  • Rebuild mechanical equipment.
  • Fabricate sheet metal.
  • Compile and complete paperwork relative to repairs to include but not limited to work orders, time cards, and job cards
  • Respond to calls after hours and on weekends to repair mechanical equipment failures

Minimum Education

  • High School Graduate or GED preferred
  • Advanced electrical training preferred

Experience Preferred

  • 0 - 2 years of hands on experience
  • Experience with other jobs comparable to any dry goods receiving/handling facility would be a plus
  • Great math (calculator provided), computer, and communication skills
  • Ability to learn company programs
  • Legible writing skills
  • Detail oriented

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Physical job. Ability to lift 55 lb bags. Able to move freely throughout the facility to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), exposure to outside temperatures & humidity. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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