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Anheuser-Busch

Mechanical Maintenance Technician-$34.53/hr

Van Nuys, CA

Budweiser. Bud Light. Stella Artois. Michelob ULTRA. That's right, over 100 of America's most loved brands, to be exact. But there's so much more to us than our top-notch portfolio of beers, seltzers, and more. We believe our people are our greatest asset, and we're looking for people like you to join our shared dream. We dream big to create a future with more cheers. Are you up for the Challenge?

Our Supply group is responsible for brewing, packaging and shipping the famous Budweiser beer. They also oversee aluminum can manufacturing, barley fields, hop farms and a rice mill. Life in the brewery is non-stop action with high-speed lines, tight production schedules and unbelievably high quality standards. This is a place where we measure productivity in seconds, not hours, days or weeks. Paramount in all of this is a commitment to safety above all else and social responsibility. 99.8% of everything that enters our breweries is either completely used in the process or recycled. We also dedicate those big, high-speed lines to help our communities during times of disaster by packaging cans of emergency drinking water. Our customers expect the best and the Supply team provides it.

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  • 24/7 operation - 3 shifts: 10:30pm -6:30am; 6:30am-2:30pm; 2:30pm-10:30pm
  • Promote and adhere to all plant safety and quality requirements for all plant personnel
  • Complete assigned work efficiently and per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Work in a team or autonomously to complete work orders and provide mechanical support
  • Actively work with team members on root-cause analysis and implementation
  • Lead process improvement and initiate change
  • Analyze process data and make decisions on equipment maintenance and improvement activities
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair equipment, disassembling and reassembling of machinery, overhaul gearboxes, replace bearings, bushings, etc.
  • Disassemble, repair, and reassemble equipment, using precision measurement tools
  • Support machining, tooling and fabrication needs for the plant
  • Perform additional responsibilities and other tasks as assigned.

2020 Average Total Compensation (base, OT, bonus, vacation, sick, holiday, etc.) - $107,655

Pay Rate: $34.53/hour

2x rate on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays

Full benefits are administered through the Union

Anheuser-Busch offers a 401k package for employees in addition to Union benefits

Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 5-7 years of experience as a machinist or 2-year technical degree strongly preferred
  • Ability to work off shifts (afternoons and midnights), overtime, weekends and holidays as necessary. Must be able to work in varying temperatures and climates.
  • Knowledge of safety policies and procedures is required (e.g. lock out/tag out, confined space)
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Ability to perform weld using various techniques including Stick, TIG and MIG
  • Knowledge of common machining tools including lathes, mills, presses, and grinders
  • Ability to rebuild and repair gearboxes, pumps, and other manufacturing equipment
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems, identify root causes (e.g. six sigma analysis) and propose and implement remedies
  • Strong computer skills required; Microsoft Office Excel proficiency as well as Computerized Maintenance management Systems experience preferred
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, worker that is able to work autonomously in a fast paced an often loud food production environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment with people of varying skills and backgrounds
  • Electrical troubleshooting experience in high speed packaging and/or highly automated continuous process environment preferred


Anheuser-Busch is here for the times that matter. The moments where we celebrate, defy challenges, dream of the brighter future we are building today- and all the moments in between. We are a company that brings people together for richer conversations, stronger communities and a future with more cheers!

Challenge Accepted! Apply Today!

Client-provided location(s): Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Job ID: Anheuser-21011917
Employment Type: Other