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Job Title:

Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Plant Engineer/Maintenance Manager, this position is responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing production and process manufacturing equipment onsite, as well as making modifications to existing equipment, repairs, preventative and predictive maintenance functions.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Repair, replace, or install various power transmission systems and components including electrical and mechanical devices, such as gears, pulleys, sprockets, belts of various designs, bearings, drive shafts and couplings.
  • Repair, replace, or install various pneumatics systems and components, including such items as air lines and cylinders, valves, solenoids, pipe, manifolds, and pneumatic circuits.
  • Repair, replace, or install various single and three phase electrical systems and components, such as motors, switches, wiring, conduit, motor starters, contactors, fuses, light bulbs, encoders, and circuit breakers.
  • Repair, replace, or install various hydraulic systems and components to include but not limited to: cylinders, pumps, valves, solenoids, motors, hose, pipe and manifolds
  • Safely use a variety of maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Ability to use multi-meters to identify the presence of voltage.
  • Ability to troubleshoot minor wiring schematics.

Candidate Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Attention to detail, cooperative attitude, and sound work ethics are essential.
  • 1-2 years manufacturing experience in Maintenance function required.
  • Fork lift experience helpful, but not required.
  • Must possess troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Strong commitment to all aspects of safety.
  • Ability to work 12 hour day and night rotating shift.
  • May be required to complete training courses as determined by management.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.

Physical Demands:

Requirements include, but are not limited to (all times are approximate):

  • Sitting (3-5 hours)
  • Standing (5 hours or more)
  • Walking (5 hours or more)
  • Lifting (Regularly/Constantly):
    • 0-10 lbs. (1-3 hurs)
    • 10-20 lbs. (3-5 hurs)
    • 20-50 lbs. (3-5 hurs)
    • 50-100 lbs. (1-3 hurs)
    • 100 lbs. r more (1-3 hours)
  • Carrying:
    • 10-20 lbs. (1-3 hurs)
    • 20-50 lbs. (3-5 hurs)
    • 50-100 lbs. (1-3 hurs)
    • 100 lbs. (1-3 hurs)
  • Pushing (1-3 hours)
  • Pulling, Twisting, Climbing (1-3 hours)
  • Balancing (1-3 hours)
  • Stooping, Kneeling (1-3 hours)
  • Crawling (1-3 hours)
  • Reaching, Grasping, Repetitive Motions (1-3 hours)

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publically post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at  800-845-6051.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima

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