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Maintenance Working Foreman

Company: Seneca Foods Corporation
Location: Leicester
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.
Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 1,400 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, Seneca Farms, Green Valley, Green Giant (Shelf-Stable), CherryMan, Paradise, Pennant, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.1. Maintain, inspect, adjust, disassemble, repair and reassemble, overhaul, rebuild, install or replace equipment to meet specifications and production requirements in mulitple areas without direct supervision.
2. Use advanced mechanical skills to troubleshoot and problem solve difficult or unique mechanical problems in multiple areas of the facility, and without direct supervision.
3. Use advanced mechanical skills to design, layout, and plan construction, installation or replacement of equipment and or structures.
4. Use advanced mechanical skills to perform more detailed fabrication of parts, equipment, or structures, to include load bearing structures, in multiple areas of the facility.
5. Contact, schedule, and work directly with service providers or vendors as needed.
6. Work with management to ensure preventative maintenance programs are up to date and maintained.
7. Develop/write SWI's or other training materials to use in training new or junior mechanics.
8. Train and develop new and junior mechanics.
9. Work with management to ensure parts are ordered/reordered to maintain proper inventory level necessary for the production season as well as off season rebuild.
dvanced mechanical skills and understanding of equipment operation and capabilities to be able to repair, install, modify, adjust, equipment in multiple areas, in a timely manner, and without direct supervision.
2. Has advanced mechanical skills and can competently work in their assigned area, and has proven skills to work in at least four, or more, of the following areas: (Could be considered a mechanical expert in one or more areas)Preparation Equipment (Beets & Carrots)
Waste water treatment
Color sorters
Boilers/Water Treatment
Fork lifts/Tractors/Manlifts
Fill & close equipment
Seasonal housing
Beet color3. Advanced mechanical knowledge to understand structural design and is able to design, layout, and fabricate more complex structures/parts/equipment in detail ("factory quality") to meet production, quality, and safety standards.
4. Can read, understand and follow maintenance and operational manuals, blue prints, sketches or electrical diagrams to perform maintenance and/or troubleshoot equipment problems.
Can also update prints and diagrams as changes occur to plant equipment or systems.
5. Advanced mechanical ability to understand, troubleshoot, repair, adjust, rebuild, replace, design at least three of the
following systems: hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical circuitry, piping systems, brine systems and components.
6. Advanced mechanical ability to understand, troubleshoot, repair, adjust, rebuild, replace, design most, if not all, of
the following systems: HVAC, pumps, roofing systems, steam operated systems, temperature control/monitoring systems, gearboxes and drives.
7. Advanced mechanical ability to understand, troubleshoot, repair, adjust, rebuild heavy equipment (fork lifts, tractors, loaders, etc.), plant vehicles, and engine components.
8. Subject matter expert in at least one or more specific areas of the facility which requires advanced skill, knowledge and detail such as: cookers, seamers, boilers, beet color, water treatment, but also has the advanced mechanical ability to assist in multiple other areas.
9. Advanced welding ability, weld in various forms (stick, MIG, TIG) and with various materials (steel, SS, Cast, Aluminum).
Ability to weld according to print or weld instructions. Can plan and construct. Ability to sanitary weld and out of position weld. Ability to use plasma cutter and torch.
10. Ability to competently and safely use lathe, milling machine, band saw, drill press, pipe threader, grinders.
11. Ability to safely rig equipment for moving, removal, installation, loading, unloading, etc.
12. Ability to use all required hand tools and power tools safely and effectively.
13. Ability to promote teamwork and work with a team of mechanics, as well as management to complete various maintenance jobs, including larger more complex projects.
14. Good written and oral communication skills.
Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at ADA or call 585-495-4100.Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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