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Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12:08 AM


Sconza Candy Co

1 Sconza Candy Lane Oakdale, CA 95361

Deborah McConnell | CFO

Phone: (209) 845-3700 | Fax: (209) 845-3785



Under minimum supervision performs Troubleshooting, Repairs, Preventative Maintenance, and Installations in the Plant. All candidates must be available to work weekends or alternative schedules if needed. Some overtime may be required. Follow Safety, GMP, and quality procedures.


Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of assigned production and support equipment during production and performs scheduled PM’s during gaps or downtime.
• Diagnoses malfunctioning equipment such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures, using electrical test equipment and senses such as visual observation, and sense of smell. Replaces damaged or broken equipment, wires and cables, using hand tools.
• Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting, repair of packaging and production machines.
• Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
• Complies with Company and OSHA Safety and Health rules and maintain a clean and orderly work area.
• Completes required paperwork including electronic work orders.
• Accesses computer to look up manuals, part numbers, parts, instructions.
• Helps out other Mechanics and performs other assigned duties as required.

• Understands equipment hazards to prevent injury to self and others – understands company policies on safety and follows procedures – GMP’s, (Good Manufacturing Practices), HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Lock-out Tag-out.
• Reports any food safety problems or potentially unsafe practices/conditions to the Lead or Supervisor.
• Is able to safely lift items up to 50lbs – motors, parts - asks for help when lifting heavier items.
• Recommends changes to improve safety standards
• Maintains certification to use the Motorized Pallet Jack, Fork Lift, Scissor Lift, Lock-out Tag-out – ensures safe operation of all machinery, tools, and equipment
• Maintains proper housekeeping and safety standards


May be assigned to work in cold or hot conditions
• Many positions are located in areas with loud noise and will require the employee to wear protective ear plugs
• Other conditions include dust, wet floors, and occasional fumes from coating processes.
• Main activities will be occasional walking, lifting, standing, sitting, pulling, pushing and climbing
• May occasionally be required to work in cramped or confined spaces


• Electrical –Understands electrical functions of all in-house system. Observes functionality of installed equipment and systems to detect mechanical, electrical or operational hazards to determine the need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. Uses schematics, blueprints, and diagrams to troubleshoot and diagnose equipment or process related issues and problems.
• Mechanical – learns the equipment operations – troubleshoots and modifies as needed, pneumatic, hydraulic power transfers – identifies parts for repair or replacement or modification – performs PM’s on all equipment – Performs daily operational checks of equipment, using senses of touch, sound, smell and constantly monitors efficiency, downtime – helps production with the setup of the equipment as required.
• Rigging – learns and understands weight capacities and lift extensions to be able to lift, move and insert heavy pieces of machinery – able to operate forklifts, scissor lift, sky lift.
• Fabrication – Ability to fabricate parts from metal and plastic for equipment – learns how to weld, cut with saw, torch or plasma cutter – learns about fabricating tools and equipment (hand and power)
• Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens to others ideas/issues; responds well to questions
• Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts the success of the team above his/her own interests; supports everyone's efforts to succeed; maintains a positive attitude; generates ideas and suggestions that improve the team’s performance, the efficiency of the process or the quality of the products
• Ethics - Treats people from own and other cultures with respect; works with honesty and integrity; upholds organizational values
• Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; is consistently at work and on time
• Flexibility and Adaptability – Must be able to deal with sudden changes in scheduling; filling in on other positions to help out when needed
• Language skills – Should be able to read and write the necessary documents and procedures in English. In addition, should be able to communicate clearly in English any work direction, instructions or feedback.
• Decision-making – Able to handle problems and think through to solutions. Knows when to act independently and when to involve the Supervisor
• Mathematical Skills – Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent
• Must be able to use computerized maintenance management system as well as other plant computer systems
Food industry manufacturing experience preferred


GREAT BENEFITS. Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, Dental, Medical and 401K.


• Location: Modesto

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