SalemRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Salem jobs

Mechanical Maintenance Lead

Company: KWS Group
Location: Tangent
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Looking for a great place to work with exceptional benefits?KWS currently has an exciting opportunity open at our Tangent, OR facility as a Mechanical Maintenance Lead. This role will support the maintenance department in service, safety and reliability while providing ongoing maintenance services.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Perform services within a maintenance system, to assure maintenance objectives and goals are met and minimal production time loss is achieved.Work with minimal direction from Supervisor, to perform the service requirements of the Maintenance department.Work closely with all departments to assure all services have met or exceeded the internal customers' requirements, on current and future processing functions.Cross-train in multiple positions to broaden knowledge and responsibilities of the service department.Ensure Company handbook, Rules, Guidelines, Procedures and safety policies are followed and personal protective equipment is used correctly.Occasionally travel and/or drive on behalf of the business.Meet attendance requirements.Other duties as assigned.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:One or more years of experience and/or education in production, mechanical, facilities, heavy manufacturing or similar field.Valid driver's license and able to become forklift certified.High school diploma or equivalent.Proficient at welding, cutting, grinding, and working at heights above 7 feet.Rotating seasonal on call while in 24/7 operationPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Millwright, electrical or mechanical certificationAbility to train and operate HMI interfacesAbility to read and fabricate from blue printsExperience in servicing equipment including but not limited to mechanic, hydraulic, pneumatic and electricalComputer experience, with knowledge of maintenance software, Auto Cad, Excel and other Microsoft based programsDemonstrated strong team leadership, communication, organizational and training skillsWORKING ENVIRONMENT:Must wear required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). High Mobility- able to cover multiple areas including staircases and ladders safely and quickly and able to bend/twist. Able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. using safe lifting strategies. Able to work in varied environmental conditions (loud, hot, cold, dusty, damp, etc)PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and move objects up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Interested? We look forward to receiving your online application via our application system SuccessFactors! Please use the "Apply Now" button in the online advertisement.About KWSKWS is one of the world's leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. Around 6.000 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.Our data privacy policy for candidates is available on Please select the country where the job you applied for is posted in and, if applicable, the specific business unit.Job Segment: Maintenance, Hydraulics, Electrical, Welding, Drafting, Manufacturing, Engineering

Keywords: KWS Group, Salem , Mechanical Maintenance Lead, Professions , Tangent, Oregon

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Oregon jobs by following @recnetOR on Twitter!

Salem RSS job feeds