Maintenance Mechanic (3)

Salem, MA

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Westaff is hiring for a Maintenance Mechanic for a food production client in Salem, MA.



  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • FREE Online Training
  • Weekly Pay



· Troubleshoots and diagnoses all maintenance failures.

· Uses assembly drawings, P&ID’s and manuals to tune equipment for operation, uses electrical (VFD’s, SCR’s, motor starters) and logic (PLC, SLC) principles to solve equipment problems.

· Uses basic plumbing, metal working and general facilities and building maintenance knowledge as needed.

· Works with operating devices such as gages, RTD’s, pressure transmitters, I/P’s and vortex flow meters.

· Trains new Associates and team members on required skill sets for Maintenance.

· Maintains work area in a safe and orderly fashion according to GMP and Safety guidelines.

· Will be required to work with, and train operations Associates on basic equipment troubleshooting and assist operations as needed with production.



· Must have 3-5 years’ experience in food processing, working with standard troubleshooting and repair of production equipment with highly sophisticated control systems

· Must have general mechanical knowledge and electrical and logic principle knowledge

· Has basic plumbing, metalworking and general facilities/building maintenance knowledge

· Has an awareness of and the ability to follow Associate Safety guidelines

· Has an awareness of and the ability to follow GMP and Food Safety guidelines

· Understands proper machine operating and adjusting procedures

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