Giant Eagle Supermarkets

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Mechanic, Maintenance (Full Time) - Fresh Foods Mfg. Freedom, PA

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Freedom, Pennsylvania

Posted: 12/9/2018

About Us

Our business is the wholesaling, warehousing and distribution of dry groceries, produce, dairy, frozen food, meat, poultry, health and beauty care, and general merchandise to retail supermarkets located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana. Our Team Members, an integral part of the supply chain, operate state-of-the-art equipment and are safety conscious and customer-focused. If you have a genuine commitment to safety and respect for others, then our Warehouse and Transportation team might be the right fit for you!

Position Summary

This is a skilled trade mechanic position that is responsible for all manufacturing equipment in the facility. This position is responsible for properly maintaining all equipment to ensure that the manufacturing processes are always operational in order to meet all safety, plant, and corporate objectives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide equipment maintenance support for all manufacturing equipment and processes including preventive maintenance and on-demand/emergency basis.
  • Provide multi-disciplined capability in troubleshooting, diagnose and repair malfunctions on a wide variety of complex, electro-mechanical equipment (mechanical, pipe, pneumatic and hydraulic).
  • Perform maintenance tasks to ensure compliance with quality and GMP requirements; always adheres to all food safety, equipment safety, and quality and GMP requirements
  • Interface as needed with outside vendors
  • Assist in the development and recommend updates as needed for maintenance procedures and best methods
  • Provide communication to all Team Members as appropriate by following proper escalation procedures
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks for equipment and facility in accordance with manufacturer's and/or engineering guidelines
  • Interpret technical drawings, schematics, and manufacturer's documentation
  • Recommend methods or training to continuously improve maintenance performance
  • Availability to work all shifts, weekends, overtime and holidays as business needs require
  • Maintain a sanitary, safe and clean work area
  • Provide feedback in review of proposed equipment purchases
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance on mechanical, piping, pneumatic, hydraulic, etc. manufacturing equipment
  • Maintenance and repair of all food manufacturing equipment, including but not limited to: motors, chilled water systems, automated slicing machines, metal detectors, commercial soups kettles, form fillers, conveyors, assembly wheels, heat tunnels, laser jet _printers, various pumps and production equipment
  • Perform minor HVAC troubleshooting and repairs
  • Perform minor refrigeration (ammonia refrigerant) equipment inspections
  • Repair and maintain Retail Support Center (RSC) Material Handling Equipment and to provide Preventative Maintenance for the same
  • Follow all department procedures including completion of necessary forms and data entry
  • Follow safety rules and procedures
  • Correct unsafe or unsanitary working conditions
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as needed and assigned such as snow removal, electrical, plumbing, Etc.
  • Little or no financial or budgetary responsibility

Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required

  • 3 to 5 years

Experience Desired

  • Welding, fabrication, plumbing, electrical


** Warehouse Shifts **

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Analytical
  • Composure
  • Computer Skills
  • Continuous Learner
  • Mechanical
  • Numeric Computation/Reporting
  • Open to Feedback
  • Presentation & Verbal Communic
  • Technical (specific to job)
  • Written Communication

Work Environment

  • Flexibility in scheduling to work all shifts, weekends, holidays & OT
  • Aware of surroundings in a high traffic warehouse environment
  • Cold Prep Rooms
  • Cooler
  • Extreme Outdoor temperatures
  • Freezer
  • Hot Ovens
  • Mandatory overtime
  • Warehouse environment with exposure to hot and cold temperatures

Physical requirements

  • Sitting, squatting, writing
  • Carrying Up to 100 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 100 pounds

Equipment Used

  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone
  • Other food manufacturing equipment
  • Power & hand tools, motors, conveyors, assembly wheels, heat tunnels
  • Chilled water systems including ozonation, high speed peelers, dicing machines
  • Automated slicing machines, commercial soup kettles, form fillers
  • compressed air knife systems, metal detectors, laser jet printers
  • Air Compressor
  • Chop Saws
  • Claw Clamp Machine
  • Counter Balance
  • Counter Balance with Clamp Attachments
  • Counter Balance with Slip Sheet Attachment
  • Cushman Carts
  • Dock Plates
  • Double Pallet Jack
  • Dump Truck
  • Electric Hand Scrubber
  • Electric Scrubber
  • Evaporative Condenser
  • Garbage Compactor
  • Genie Boom
  • Ammonia Pumps
  • Intercom System
  • Ladder
  • Mobile Welding Cart with Compressor
  • Mobile Welding Cart with Generator
  • Overhead Cranes
  • Propane Scrubber
  • Ammonia Refrigeration System
  • Reach Fork
  • Safety Cutters
  • Scissor Lift
  • Screw Compressors
  • Single Pallet Jack
  • Stand-up Fork Truck
  • Stationery Welder
  • Vehicle Restraints
  • Walk Behind Electric
  • Baler
  • Wrap Machine
  • Batteries
  • Battery Charger
  • Bench Grinder
  • WalkieTalkie

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