Job Type

full-time

Posted

18 days ago

Location

Marlboro, MA

Description

Ken’s Foods in Marlborough is hiring! 

Come join an amazing team in our state-of-the-art facility located in Marlborough, MA.  We are looking for A+ talent to deliver our brand of dressings, marinades and BBQ sauces.  This is a great opportunity to join a growing company and begin an exciting career in the manufacturing industry!

Ken’s Foods is a family owned business that takes pride in its roots.  Ken's Foods, Inc was incorporated in 1958, and currently has plant operations in Marlborough, Massachusetts, McDonough, Georgia, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Lebanon, Indiana.  In addition, Ken's employs over 1000 employees nationally. 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. 


SUMMARY

Ken’s Foods, a fast growing food manufacturer of dressings and sauces, is seeking Maintenance Mechanics to work the evening shift in our Marlborough, MA location. This position will access all areas of the plant and grounds in order to accomplish assigned duties.

 

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
  • Complete the Standard Timing Model mechanical test with a score of 60% or better
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

For Massachusetts only; Must possess or be able to achieve within 6 months a Special to Operate Engineering License (Steam Plant).

Employment with Ken’s Foods is contingent upon successful completion of a drug test, background screening, and pre-employment assessment.


About the Company

Ken's Foods

Ken’s Foods is a dynamic company, family owned and operated since 1958. With three manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the U.S., we employ over nine hundred people and use high quality ingredients to produce over one thousand varieties of dressings and sauces for both retail grocery and food service divisions.

We offer a work environment that is committed to safety and quality, as evidenced by our awarded SQF Level III certification. The health and wellness of our team is important to us; we provide excellent benefits and a friendly culture. We have a diverse customer base that is rapidly growing – an indication of our market acceptance and commitment to the consumer. Ken's is a rewarding place to learn and grow through practical applications of food science, product development, and operations management.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees

Industry

Manufacturing - Other

Founded

1958

Website

http://jobs.kensfoods.com