Maintenance Mechanic

 Las Vegas, NV, US
Job Category:
 Manufacturing / Production / Operations
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Ken’s Foods Las Vegas is hiring! 

Come join an amazing team in our state-of-the-art facility located in the Southwest Las Vegas valley.  We are looking for A+ talent to deliver our brand of salad dressings, marinades and BBQ sauces.  If you are passionate about safety, quality, respect, mutuality and freedom – we want to hear from you!   Ken’s is a family business that traces back to the basement of Ken’s Steakhouse, a restaurant in Framingham, Massachusetts that became known for its delicious salad dressings.  To this day, Ken’s is still owned by the same family, as they continue their tradition of flavor obsession.  Joining Ken’s Foods is becoming part of an enthusiastic team.  Whether you’re in our state-of-the-art facilities or in our corporate headquarters, you’ll enjoy a warm company culture and get all the tools you will need to succeed in your career. 


Mechanics are responsible for ensuring operation of packaging and process equipment by completing scheduled preventive maintenance and emergency work on conveyor systems, fillers, cappers, case packers, case erectors, pumps, agitators, pneumatic and electrical components. Mechanics should possess strong troubleshooting skills and have general knowledge of facilities and utility support equipment such as air compressors, boilers, cooling towers and HVAC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include a minimum of 5 years of experience in the following areas:

Actively pursue and correct problems with components and systems throughout the facility
Thorough knowledge of automated packaging machinery operation, troubleshooting, and repair
Thorough knowledge of pump theory, operation, and repair
Thorough knowledge of pneumatic principles, application troubleshooting, and repair
Thorough knowledge of hydraulic principles, application troubleshooting, and repair
Capable of reading and interpreting electrical schematics
Work safely with both low and high voltage circuits
Diagnose electric motor, motor control, and device control problems
Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical control and power circuits
Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrically controlled equipment, including PLC controlled and solid state equipment
Ability to weld (gas and arc) and solder
Basic knowledge of typical facility and manufacturing support systems including steam, hot water, compressed air, and refrigeration systems
Basic plumbing and carpentry skills
Ability to identify and order parts and materials from manufacturers manuals and prints
Communicate both oral and written instructions
Other duties as assigned


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or minimum of 5 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or Team Members of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Southern Nevada Health District Food Handlers Card (Health Card).