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Journeyman Mechanic [PH] at Schreiber Foods in Fullerton, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

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A (United States of America)

Job Description:

Essential Functions Performed In A Safe And Timely Manner:

Includes the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of  trouble.

  • Dismantles devises to gain access to and remove defective parts.

  • Examines form and texture of  parts to detect imperfections.

  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.

  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments.

  • Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and clean parts.

  • Start devices to test their performance.

  • Sets up and operates lathe, mill, drill press, grinder, welders, and other metal working tools to make and repair parts.

  • Diagnose, repair, and replace electrical devices.

  • Generates and fills out all necessary forms and paper work.

  • Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Safe Quality Food (SQF) system as defined in the SQF Code.

  • Attend all Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Food Safety and Food Security training as required by state, federal and Schreiber Foods Fullerton.

  • Complete all duties in a manner that is consistent with all aspects of Company Safety Rules and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

  • Perform all PCP and CCP checks required for position and follow reaction plan for Food Safety, Food Quality and customer requirement outages by contacting TA/TL.

  • Any absence in this position will be covered by a qualified trained personnel.

Qualifications Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:

Minimum five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.   Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. 

Physical Demands:

The  physical demands described here are  representatives of  those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the function of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold and vibration and heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Perform duties of Lubrication Mechanic when needed.

Proficient with the lathe, mill; drill press and other machine tools.

Competent with arc and gas welding, brazing and soldering.

Proficient in TIG welding including sanitary welding.

Trouble shoot and repair hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Diagnose and repair filling, packaging process equipment.

Know and repair CIP systems.

Diagnose and repair relay logic and control circuits AC and DC

Diagnose and repair three phase motor controls.

Know safe boiler operation and shut down procedures.

Know basic refrigeration, air conditioning and ammonia operation.

Competent with PLC logic, trouble shoot inputs and outputs.


A four semester or 40 unit college “General Industrial Electricity” program, or equivalent including:


                      Electrical Mathematics

                      Fundamentals of D.C. Electricity  

                      Fundamentals of Motors and Generators

                      Fundamentals of A.C. Electricity

                      A.C. Principals and Practices

A one semester or 10 unit college program covering “Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Fundamentals”, or an ammonia training class or equivalent.

Qualifying positions offer:

  • Competitive medical, prescription drug, dental and vision benefits without a waiting period, including second-opinion medical consultation with specialists

  • Wellness resources, including a fitness reimbursement program and access to an interactive personalized online wellness program

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Professional growth and development opportunities through training and our Education Assistance Program

Exciting opportunities. New challenges every day. A chance to make a difference -- and work with great people. That's life at Schreiber Foods.


Take the next step in your career by applying your knowledge and skills at Schreiber... where you'll experience more opportunities, more rewards, more teamwork and be an essential ingredient in the company’s success.


To learn more about Schreiber Foods, please visit our website at

An Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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