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Maintenance Mechanic (Boiler Operator) in Mattoon, IL at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 5/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Mattoon, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/19/2020
  • Job ID:
    req15955

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 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (“BBUSA”) includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA 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.

Position is responsible for ensuring equipment integrity and timely repair.

Key Job Responsibilities:

Perform following duties as outlined:

Ammonia Systems – including compressors, chillers, intercoolers, storage receivers, thermosyphans, pumps, piping, manual and automatic valves, Hanson controllers, storage freezers, coolers, spiral freezers and lab freezer condenser towers, fans, and associated equipment.

Air Systems – including air compressors, air dryer, air system up to the service drop shut off valve and maintaining the plant operating air pressure.

Waste Water Treatment Plant – including pumps, blowers, north and south treatment plants, valves and piping.

HVAC Units – including ammonia fed units for processing, water fed units for packaging, freon units for cafeteria, front office, lab and dist. Office, trash room, stock room, and maintenance shop and all window units.  Perform all mechanical work and filter changes.

Steam Systems – including boilers, plate heat exchangers, water heater, COP wash tanks, steam traps, valves, piping, pumps, cookers, automatic control valves, thermal fluid boiler of FTS fryer, base board heaters and heat to all HVAC units.

Exhaust Systems – including all exhaust fans, motors, belts and blowers.

Plumbing – including all water lines, valves, drain lines, and restroom facilities.

Safety – including all fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, sprinklers, eye wash stations and storm water systems.  Including clearing of lot and sidewalks in winter months.  Employer truck maintenance.

Security – checks of all doors, monitor truck traffic and parking lot.

Facility Repair

  • Perform all mechanical maintenance, adjustments, and preventive maintenance of equipment to improve its operation and reliability.

  • Assist in construction type work involving the removal or installation of equipment.

  • Ensure proper operation of shop equipment and powered tools, and cleanup of any equipment parts, tools, or spills that occur while performing job duties.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • HS Diploma/GED preferred.

  • Food plant experience preferred.

  • Must be able to read, write, be skilled at mathematical calculations, keep accurate and legible records, monitor and enter data into a computerized workstation, drive a forklift and maintain an operator’s license.

  • Must be able to work in strained positions.

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Must be able to withstand heights of up to 100’

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.

  • Must have excellent vision and hearing abilities.

  • Must have the ability to perform job duties effectively and safely.

  • Must be able to drive a forklift and maintain a forklift operator’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The temperature will vary depending upon specific working location, ranging from very cold temperatures in the freezers to hotter temperatures in the oven areas which may reach up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Outside work will vary in temperature and conditions.

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.

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