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Maintenance Mechanic II $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Paterson, WA

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Job Description:

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call the greater Seattle area our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world. As a result, our wines are a force for gatherings and conversations to serve the well-being of our consumers, our communities and our land. This approach has resulted in our ability to offer our consumers outstanding and distinctive wines from some of the best regions in the world.

We are currently seeking candidates for a Maintenance Mechanic II to join our team at Columbia Crest Winery in Paterson, WA.

What you will do:

•  The Eastern Washington Maintenance Technician II supports the Maintenance and Operations teams needs for the wine making process. This job encompasses Operational needs from the vine to finished goods. Key functions of this position are to support high speed bottling, harvest equipment, utilities, and facilities. The Maintenance Technician II will perform troubleshooting, upgrades, repairs. Assist with installations of plant systems, production equipment and related system components. The Maintenance Technician II will have working knowledge of tools materials and documentation needed for perform these tasks. Work with Maintenance Management and Planning teams to ensure maximum operating efficiency of all Plant systems and equipment are achieved. This Position will Perform Preventive Maintenance Work, Inspections and Unplanned repairs in accordance with established internal safety procedures/protocols, OSHA standards, GMP's, FDA regulations and industry best practices
•  Report to work on time for their scheduled shifts and attendance is within the SMWE Attendance Guidelines, be willing to work assigned shifts at their scheduled locations in Eastern WA
•  Understands and Follows the Hourly Maintenance Employee Expectations Guidelines
•  Be willing to learn and Follow all SMWE Safety Policies related to their scope of work. Be able to apply these practices during daily operations. Some examples would include: LOTO, Hearing Conservation, elevated work, confined space, hot work, Arc Flash and Safety procedures set by the SMWE Environmental Health and Safety Department.
•  Attend Provided Training required Perform all work in a manner that meets and follows regulatory compliance, GMP's, HAACP to Meet Industrial Standards
•  Work Collaboratively with team members of all departments and grades within a team and Goal Oriented Environment.
•  Possess Mechanical Aptitude with a Desire to progress in Skill level
•  Must be able to obtain Forklift, Manlift and Scissor lift operator cards
•  Mechanical ability to install and align motors, gear boxes, pumps, and other mechanical systems
•  Show the aptitude to learn and use Diagnostic Tools such as VOM, AMP Meters and other test equipment needed for preventive maintenance of equipment
•  Must be willing to learn and utilize the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Software) System JDE. This will include creating work orders, documenting work performed, created follow up work for corrective work repairs needed to include scope of work, parts needed for repairs.
•  Document all work performed and log all hours worked within the CMMS system
•  Learn to look up inventory items within the CMMS System
•  Complete Work assigned in a timely manner to stay within compliance of the weekly and longer-term Maintenance Preventative Maintenance Schedule and Work Plans.
•  Follow Preventative Maintenance Plans, Procedures, SOP's, and Scope of work as assigned
•  Be a willing participant in project related discussions intended to increase and enhance overall equipment and production efficiencies across the site.
•  Attends company provided and vendor training in-house and off-site.
•  Actively promotes preventative maintenance strategies to prevent unplanned breakdowns or repairs
•  Repair, maintain and troubleshoot industrial food processing machinery including but not limited to pumps, conveyor systems, Bottle Fillers, stretch wrappers, case erectors, case packers, capsule applicators, and labelers. And Other equipment as assigned.
•  Welding, fabrication knowledge and experience to include, MIG, TIG, STICK and Gas welding process for stainless steel, mild steel, and aluminum, that would include cutting, welding, grinding, fitting
•  Ability to perform pipefitting, soldering, and brazing
•  Trains lesser skilled technicians, guides the maintenance team on best practices and GMP's
•  Able to work collaboratively in a team environment
•  Program/troubleshoot Allen Bradley PLC 500, Control Logix's, Device net, Ethernet IP,
•  Advanced knowledge of Control Logix's, RS networks, and Factory Talk programming software.
•  Working knowledge and experience with VFDs, electrical motors, process controls (PLCs), lighting, Alarm systems, fire systems, intercoms, and network wiring Instrument calibrations
•  Experience/ability to plan layouts and installation of mechanical equipment and safety systems.
•  Able to work with outside contractors to fulfill the facilities mechanical needs
•  Have a proven track record of continuous improvement methodologies, root cause of equipment failure and meantime between failure
•  Experience with thermal imaging, meters, and other test equipment needed for preventive maintenance Knowledge in refrigeration systems
•  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
•  Other related duties as assigned

What you will bring:

•  High School Diploma required. Technical school coursework preferred.
•  Mechanical Experience in areas related to packaging and juice production.
•  Ability to read schematics and manuals and troubleshoot problems using those materials.
•  Ability to work independently maintaining a positive working relationship in a team environment.
•  Ability to work extended hours during harvest & peak periods to include rotating shift work

Who you are:

•  You are curious and continuously learn and grow your capabilities.
•  You resp...

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, September 23rd
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid-Level
Hiring Bonus:
$5000
Reference No:
MAINT002576