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Kayem Foods, Inc. MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 3rd Shift in Chelsea, Massachusetts

Seeking an experienced manufacturing maintenance mechanic with industrial equipment troubleshooting and repair experience. Position will be responsible for examining, troubleshooting and repairing equipment and completing preventive maintenance work.

  • Possess strong mechanical troubleshooting skills and fundamental electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic system troubleshooting skills

  • Familiarity with conveying systems inkjet printers, vacuum packaging equipment, label applicators, relays, 3 phase motors, drives, sensors, pumps and PLC controlled production equipment

  • Must be able to learn and use Maintenance Connection CMMS systems

  • Electro-mechanical and building maintenance skills

  • Computer/HMI and PLC familiarity desirable, training available

  • Candidate must read, write, and speak English

  • Knowledge of food manufacturing maintenance preferred

  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is a plus

  • Candidate must have their own basic tools; specialty tools are on site for use

  • Other duties as needed

It all started in 1909 when Kazimierz Monkiewicz began making his handmade sausages in Chelsea, MA. Now over 100 years later, Kayem Foods is a 4th generation family owned and operated company still headquartered in Chelsea, MA. Kayem is the largest processed meat company in New England specializing in natural casing and skinless franks, fully cooked and fresh sausage, dinner hams and deli meats. The company markets 13 national, regional and local brands including al fresco all natural, the #1 brand of chicken sausage in the U.S. and Kayem, the #1 brand of Franks in New England.

Today, Kayem operates plants with cutting edge technology and stringent USDA, ISO 9000 & BRC quality standards but we still retain our "Old World" philosophy and vision. For over a century, Kayem has been owned by the same family, employing many other families for multi-generations, still in its hometown of Chelsea and still manufacturing & delivering freshly made convenient, wholesome and delicious foods to its most valued customers. Some things are too good to change.

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