Facility Mechanic

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Gooding, ID, US, 83330

Company: Glanbia

Facility Mechanic



Completes all necessary maintenance and repairs on devices within the plant to lessen any disruptions in output levels.


  • Trouble shoots and repairs plant equipment and facilities
  • Performs general and preventative maintenance to assure minimal downtime
  • Maintains proper records, files, and necessary parts and supplies for all plant equipment or make known to appropriate people
  • Maintains all maintenance logs on assigned shift
  • Ensures that department is clean and orderly at end of shift
  • Sees that company tools and equipment are maintained properly
  • Acts as an effective communication channel between management and maintenance
  • Promotes and exhibits strong safety practices
  • Ensures timely and proper completion of work orders
  • Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health Act which are applicable to his/her own actions and conduct.
  • Complies with all applicable food safety regulations and mandates (Safe Quality Foods, Food and Drug Admin, Pasteurized Milk Ordinance)
  • Perform other duties as assigned




  • Working knowledge of dairy processing equipment and plant facilities
  • Physical ability to perform assigned job
  • Self motivated, willing to accept responsibility, and make good decisions
  • Must have own hand tools and knowledge of proper use
  • Comprehension of pneumatics, hydraulics, instrumentation, boilers, etc
  • Requires skills in welding, electrical, troubleshooting, and maintenance & repair of all plant equipment
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety requirements for a manufacturing operation
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) necessary equipment
  • Excellent record required in safety, attendance, and punctuality
  • Ability to stand and walk the entire shift if needed
  • Ability to read and write instructions in English
  • Knowledge of the proper use of all cleaning chemicals
  • Must be able to work weekends, and overtime as required



Physical Demands

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee and the work environment characteristics are those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Requirements

  • Frequently (51-75%) use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Occasionally (25-50%) walk, lift and/or move 26 to 60 lbs.
  • Rarely (1-25%) stand, sit, talk or hear, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less); distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point); depth perception (three-dimensional vision,  ability to judge distances and spatial relationships); ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).


Typical Environmental Conditions

May be exposed to 85+ noise levels in which hearing protection will be needed.




Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

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