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Maintenance Apprentice in Fort Worth, TX at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 8/1/2022

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The Maintenance Apprentice is intended to develop and learn maintenance skills to become a Maintenance Mechanic to ensure effective equipment functioning. Once graduating from program, he becomes proficient at performing equipment inspections, identifying defective parts and components, providing preventive maintenance as well as troubleshooting bakery equipment to execute maintenance/mechanical repair:

•     The Maintenance Apprentice will focus on completing all required coursework to attain minimum requirements of Maintenance skillsets within a specified amount of time. (Much of the course work is “On-Line”)

•     They will work with Qualified Maintenance Mechanics to attain OJT and develop practical skills within a specified amount of time.

•     The Maintenance Apprentice will work towards milestones set forth by Maintenance Leadership.

•     This will be the first step to grow as a Maintenance Mechanic towards higher levels within the progression path.

Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA

 

•     Great starting pay: $24.00/hr!

•     Excellent benefits package

•     Growing organization & increased demand for products

Principle Accountabilities:

•       Support the Preventative Maintenance (PM) program with a goal of continually reducing unscheduled downtime.

•       Analyze problems and interpret technical information necessary to make required repairs (troubleshooting of equipment issues).

•       Perform mechanical and electrical maintenance and repairs on production machinery and facility support equipment.

•       Inspect, operate and test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction and validate work performed.  

•       Ensure safety by following all company policies including safety rules, procedures and Lock-out / Tag-out procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), personal safety standards, food safety standards as well as OSHA standards.

•       Troubleshoot equipment as well as plant electrical/mechanical systems and develop sustainable solutions accordingly.

•       Complete all assigned work orders within the time allotted. Maintain complete records of work performed using software, work orders, detailed logs and have good communication skills across all groups/departments.

•       Assist with equipment change overs and line startups, troubleshooting issues as needed. 

•       Identify required parts, maintain current inventories and parts reorder lists.

•       Assure that all products are manufactured to the highest standard of quality.

•       Participates in Continuous Improvement, also provides suggestions to improve processes and participates on team projects.

•       Continue to grow maintenance and leadership skillsets through assigned training.

Job Requirements

Education and Work History:

•       HS Diploma/GED preferred.

Position Requirements:

Required

•       Fluent in English oral & written.

•       Pass required exam/test for acceptance into Apprenticeship program

•       Flexibility to work any shift, weekends, holidays, and overtime as scheduled

•       Able to self-learning by looking through manuals, videos, etc Able to attain basic Maintenance skills

•       Able to attain basic computer skills

•       Ability to work off ground level with proper safety training and safety equipment

•       Ability to work in a non-air-conditioned environment.

•       Practical problem-solving oriented.

•       Teamwork oriented.

•       Already know about bakery equipment operation or able to learn how to operate them.

Preferred

•       Experience in a bakery



Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:

  • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency 
  • We have 18 ENERGY STAR® Certified facilities
  • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
  • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel – propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.