Dole Fresh Vegetables has excellent opportunities for Maintenance personnel at its’ Value Added fresh salad production plant in Springfield, Ohio to add to our team.
We are interested in hiring skilled Electricians and Certified Welders (sanitary stainless steel TIG welding).
The company offers an excellent benefits package and advancement opportunities. Starting pay is based on education, experience, and knowledge.
Primary Job Functions:
These positions are responsible for, but not limited to the following:
- Adherence to all company Safety Rules and Standard Operating Procedures
- Observation of mechanical devices and trouble shooting
- Dismantling, repairing, and replacing defective parts
- Ensuring all PMs assigned get completed as scheduled
- Assist other departments to ensure high production efficiency and low equipment downtime
- Knowledge of 24v, 120v, and 480v is a must for those applying for any electrician positions
- Ability to troubleshoot PLC and automated conveyor system
- Custodial maintenance support
- Complete facilities request that are received in the Work Order system
- Provide preventive maintenance on all equipment such as building electrical systems, plumbing, packaging machinery, and automated conveyor system for raw/finished product
Required Qualifications & Background:
- Five or more years’ experience working in a manufacturing facility
- Welding and electrical training/certification
- Five or more years’ experience of hands-on electrical maintenance and installation
- Proficient in the use of hand tools and machinery operated in a facility
- Hands-on experience in maintenance work such as electrical, painting, plumbing, welding, and carpentry (drywall repairs)
- Ability to maneuver around an array of equipment, to work in a cold environment, bend, stoop, climb stairs, and lift up to 40-50 pounds
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Forklift experience a plus
- Positive attitude and good attendance is a must
- Candidate must have own tools
- Two-year or four-year college degree preferred or a minimum of five years of equivalent combination of training and related experience.
Dole Fresh Vegetables is a subsidiary of Dole Food Company. Our headquarters location is in Monterey, California, close to our growers in the Salad Bowl of the World, the Salinas Valley! We have salad processing locations across the US, with facilities located in Bessemer City, North Carolina, Springfield, Ohio, and Soledad, California, and sales offices located across the US and Canada! We grow and market products under the Dole Fresh Vegetable, Bud of California, Dole Berry Company, and Sunnyridge Farms brand names.