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J.R. Simplot Company Packaging Maintenance Lead 2 (Nights) Pasco. WA in Pasco, Washington

Packaging Maintenance Lead 2 (Nights) Pasco. WA

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Packaging Maintenance Lead organizes and leads the shift Packaging Mechanics in a multi-line vegetable packaging facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates daily tasks and assignments of the Packaging Mechanics including preventative maintenance items

  • Works with Mechanics to troubleshoot, repair and maintain processing equipment including conveyers, hydraulics, pneumatics and drive components

  • Participates in parts replacement, lubrication and maintenance of food processing equipment

  • Trains and coaches Packaging Mechanics on all packaging policies and procedures including working safely

  • Plans and coordinates maintenance activities with the Packaging Maintenance Supervisor and Manager

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Typical Education

  • High School Diploma or GED

Relevant Experience

  • Good knowledge of computer systems

  • Experience with troubleshooting mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems

  • Prior experience in a packaging environment

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, be flexible and work well under pressure

  • Ability to work in a refrigerated and freezing environments

  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment; ability to lead a group of employees

Job Requisition ID : 3215

Travel Required : None

Location(s) : FG Plant - Pasco

Country: United States

*The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.*

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