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Maintenance Mechanic Level 2 - EBF


Date: Aug 11, 2019

Location: San Juan Bautista, CA, US

Company: DANONE

Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Danone North America is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic Level 2 in San Juan Bautista.


  • Maintain, repair and replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery and equipment including: ProPak Case Erector, Markem Printers, DynaTec Glue Machines and support equipment.
  • Analyze test results, machine error messages, and information obtained from operators in order to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Observe the operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose problems and malfunctions.
  • Examine parts for defects such as breakage and excessive wear.
  • Perform preventative maintenance (PM activities) i.e. clean, lubricate, and adjust parts, equipment and machinery.
  • Maintain accurate documentation about repairs and maintenance activity performed.
  • Maintain accurate record of parts and materials used.
  • Partner with Operators on a daily basis to reduce downtime and increase plant efficiencies.


Preferred Candidate Qualifications:


Education and Experience:

  • 2-3 years of related experience operating and/or maintaining case erector equipment.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated technical aptitude in the following areas:
    • Replace automated equipment mechanical components.
    • Basic PLC knowledge with the ability to read electrical prints and ladder diagrams.
    • Ability to understand and trouble shoot problems using electrical wiring diagrams.
    • Knowledge of packaging processes and documentation standards.
    • Must have working knowledge of basic protective equipment requirements, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, OSHA, FDA, and GMP as they apply to maintenance personnel.
  • Working proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others both verbally and in writing. Bilingual/Bi-literate English and Spanish strongly preferred; must be able to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to relocate to Yuma, AZ during winter growing season typically November thru April.
  • Flexible with schedule and able to work PM, weekends, and overtime as required
  • Ability to stand, bend, twist, and walk for 8-10 hours in a refrigerated manufacturing environment (36 degrees F) consisting of cold and wet conditions, excessive noise, machinery, forklift traffic and the smell of chlorine
  • Demonstrates ethical values and accepted professional standards:
    • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
    • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
    • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
    • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
    • Systems Analysis - Ability to determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
    • Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
    • Training - Ability to develop a particular skill in others to bring them up to a predetermined standard of work performance.
    • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
    • Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
  • Must be able to respond to trouble calls and emergency conditions as requested.
  • Self directed with the ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Must be able to qualify for forklift & scissor lift driver’s license.


This is a heavy labor position. Qualified candidates must have the ability to lift and walk with a load of 50+ lbs. for short distances


This is a designated safety-sensitive position. Individuals employed in safety-sensitive positions are subject to periodic, unannounced, random drug tests as required by the Company’s Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace Policy. Refusal to cooperate with required testing will lead to disciplinary action up to, and including, immediate termination of employment.

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit 

Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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