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Maintenance Mechanic "A"

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Vernon, CA, USA

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About the Role

Performs various plant maintenance and engineering tasks, effectively meeting the plant standards for downtime, safety, performance and quality.

Responsibilities include;

• Performs advanced electronic, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic repairs, installations and adjustments. This includes VMAG repairs.
• Sets up processing and packaging equipment for production.
• Trains and oversees plant associates in regard to proper setup practices.
• Dismantles, repairs and re-assembles gear boxes, fans, conveyors, blowers, compressors, pumps, valves, furnaces, drives and all allied mechanical equipment when directly related to electrical trouble shooting.
• Monitors equipment functions and performs scheduled preventive maintenance.
• Installs, operates, maintains and checks all types of mechanical equipment as directed.
• Assists with installation, operates, maintains, checks and assists in trouble-shooting all types of A/C and D/C electrical equipment. Assists in Installing, troubleshooting and repairing solid state and electronic equipment.
• Uses safe working practices and reports all hazardous conditions at all times.
• Inspects machines, takes any required tests and completes all reports as required for
• company record keeping.
• Assists in diagnosing and employs proper procedure for relief of trouble and to determine when parts need replacement, and when repairs are necessary.
• Possess working knowledge of hydraulic systems, air systems and be able to read basic diagrams and trouble shoot working systems.


  • Completion of High School and Certifications from technical trade school, or a combination of relevant experience and education

  • 5 to 10 years of related experience including food production line equipment maintenance. (USDA facility)

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical manuals.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from, regulatory agencies, or other professional associates.

  • Ability to effectively present information to management and subordinates.

  • High proficiency in English and Spanish communications is preferable.

  • PC literate, analytical.

  • Ability to work with complex mathematical concepts and the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Advanced working knowledge of food (manufacturing) production line set up and repair.

  • Proficient production and packaging equipment set up skills.

  • Basic fabrication skills including: sanitary welding, metal lathe operation, end mill operation

  • HVAC & industrial refrigeration troubleshooting and repair.

  • Basic understanding of PLC troubleshooting.

  • Advanced electrical control wiring knowledge.

  • Thorough familiarity with standard workplace safety practices including “lockout/blackout” practices

  • HVAC tools and testing equipment.

  • PLC and other computer-based control systems.

  • Safe and proficient skills involving hand tools, power tools and machining equipment.

  • Welding and gas cutting tools

  • Safe and proficient skills involving high and low voltage testing equipment and electrical tools

  • Must read and understand electrical and mechanical blueprints, use simple shop math and possess knowledge of company, local, state and federal electrical codes

  • Most time is spent on the production floor where the use of personal protective equipment is required and there is exposure to temperature extremes, dust, and machinery.

  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear

  • Employee must carry/lift up to 10 –55 lbs.

  • Frequent bending at waist/knees

About the Company

Tina's Burritos is the leading CPG brand of frozen single serve burritos in America and is owned by Camino Real Foods, Inc. We bake up a million budget friendly burritos in our Los Angeles, CA factory daily and serve them to burrito lovers who appreciate great taste, convenience, and quick meals filled with important daily nutrients. All of our products are slow cooked in large kettles so the spices and flavors meld together for a flavor profile that is the industry leader, and then flash frozen for freshness. Many customers write in and say they have been "addicted" to our burritos since 1984 when we first started making them. Others write in and say they started buying our products with food stamps because it was all they could afford, but now they buy Tina's Burritos with money in the bank. We are very proud to be able to produce a quality product that helps eliminate food insecurity in America, and save our customers time and money that can be put towards advancing their own lives. You can find our products in the frozen aisle and deli section of your favorite grocery or convenience store. From our freezer to yours with love, For more information visit

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