Maintenance Mechanic A

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Fresno, California, US, 93706

Company: GRUMA

This position repairs, installs and performs preventive maintenance on all production equipment to ensure that such equipment is in good operable condition at all times. Uses electrical and mechanical expertise to trouble shoot, repair, install and perform preventive and interactive maintenance on all production equipment accessories to ensure that all equipment is in good operable condition at all times.


Shift: 2nd

Hourly Pay Range: $36.81 with Full Benefits Packet including:

Health, Vision and Dental insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, 401(k) matching, Flexible spending account, Dependent Care FSA and Health Care FSA, Referral Bonus Program, and Retention Bonus.


Primary Responsibilities:
Install, operates, maintains, checks, and trouble-shoots all types of A/C and D/C electrical equipment.  Install, trouble-shoot, and repair solid state and electronic equipment as well as mechanical equipment.
Uses safe working practices and reports/repairs any hazard conditions at all times.
Inspects machines, takes any required test, and completed “all” reports and paperwork as required.
Perform PM and repair work in accordance with A.I.B. standards.
Diagnoses and employs proper procedure of troubleshooting to determine when parts need replacement and when repairs are necessary.
Dismantles, repairs, and re-assembles gearboxes, fans, conveyors, blowers, compressors, pump, valve, and mechanical equipment when directed.
Dismantles, repairs, and re-assembles electrical motors, relays, timers, and allied electrical equipment.
Installs and repairs electrical conduit, cables, piping, tubing, controls, and grounding as directed.
Operates mobile lift truck and hoisting in the performance of maintenance work.  Possess knowledge of simple rigging when necessary for equipment moving and relocation.
Help maintain spare parts inventory for plant.


High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent preferred. 4 years of industrial maintenance/electrical experience required. Food/beverage processing or packaging environment preferred.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal electric codes
  • Certified for PLC programming e.g., Allen Bradley or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience installing, programming and troubleshooting the following:
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)
  • All types of AC and DC electrical and mechanical equipment. 
  • Electrical conduit, cables, piping, and tubing, including all necessary connections, controls and grounding.
  • Able to read and make proper installations of complex electrical circuits from wiring diagrams.
  • Able to disassemble, repair and reassemble gear boxes, fans conveyors, blowers, compressors, pumps, valves, furnaces, drives and all allied mechanical equipment related to electrical troubleshooting
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing oven combustion and safety devices.
  • Possesses working knowledge of hydraulic, compressed air systems and be able to read complex diagrams and troubleshoot these systems
  • Experience Installing and repairing pneumatic conduit, cables, piping, and tubing, including all necessary connections, controls and grounding.
  • Possess working knowledge of the following equipment:
  • MIG/TIG/ARC welding equipment.
  • Gas & Plasma cutting equipment 
  • Power tools such as drill presses, cut off saw, lathes, mills, and table tools.
  • Electrical test equipment such as voltmeter, megger, ammeter, diode and SCR tester.

Mission Foods is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all phases of employment in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Mission Foods depends solely on your qualifications. Mission Foods is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail or call 972-232-5000 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Fresno

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