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Maintenance Mechanic 1st Class in Placentia, CA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 6/13/2022

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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.

Our Placentia Bakery location is currently looking for a skilled
Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance Mechanic to perform preventive
maintenance procedures on plant equipment and building maintenance to ensure
equipment efficiency and reliability; food and associate safety, product
quality, and do so in compliance with our environmental and social
responsibilities. Installs, maintains and repairs  machines and equipment
Performs a variety of  preventative maintenance on parts, pumps, motors, hydraulic systems and
related plant and facility equipment
Reads, reviews and applies blueprints, schematics and operating manuals to fix, repair and maintain
Installs, programs, troubleshoots, and maintains control panels, programmable logic
controllers (PLCs), motors, motor controllers, transformers, wiring, switches, alarm systems and other equipment.
Performs a variety of maintenance requiring knowledge of plumbing, electrical,
electronic, welding and other skilled trades as appropriate or applicable
Operates a variety of hand and power tools, equipment and machinery in the
maintenance, repair and fabrication of parts, machines and equipment
Communicates with production, quality control, warehousing and other departments to
maintain a safe and effective environment and to ensure quality products
Effectively support the PM program for the plant while keeping down time at a minimum.
Analyze problems and interpret technical information necessary to make needed repair on equipment.

Pay rate: $30.16/ hr. 

Job Requirements

Must  have a High School Diploma/GED (technical or vocational training a plus)
1+  year of experience with electrical and mechanical systems in an industrial
Willingness to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime
as needed.
Demonstrated  ability to be a motivated employee within a team oriented environment
Must be self-directed and able to work without close  supervision.
Must have good electro-mechanical skills and have experience in repairing and maintaining equipment.
Proficient in PC computer basics;. MS Word and Excel.
General data entry.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Manufacturing and /or food processing
experience a plus.

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.