Mechanic - Maintenance

    • Paramount, CA

Company Name: Compton Creamery
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The Compton Creamery, a proud member of the Kroger Family of Companies, is looking for an experienced, thorough and reliable Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic to join our Maintenance Team. Experience in Food Manufacturing highly desired.

At the Compton Creamery we are a combo manufacturing Plant that manufactures quality dairy products such as bottled milk and ice cream. We maintain a safe environment and develop and empower our associates through Continuous Improvement and Teamwork.

We offer a very generous benefits package, to include:

  • Starting wage rate of $28.75 per hr., with a potential of $30.25 within the first year.
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, pension, and 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at all Ralphs & Food 4 Less stores


Position Summary:
Perform tasks related to preventative maintenance, mechanical machine repairs, inspection and testing of equipment, building maintenance and specific projects. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1 st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Install, maintain and repair machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in the facility.
  • Set up and use of machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill press and milling machine to repair or fabricate parts.
  • Troubleshoot issues, repair failures of production and facility equipment to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Complete assigned work orders.
  • Maintain maintenance area in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Utilize maintenance systems as necessary to complete daily, weekly, monthly duties.
  • Operate material handling equipment safely.
  • Enter information in the systems to document work order completion.
  • Provide support to team in the predictive and preventative maintenance program.
  • Participate and actively support all plant initiatives.
  • Organize and define tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements.
  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems.
  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficient knowledge and ability in welding, as well as electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Strong attention to detail with high degree of accuracy and precision
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong planning, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines with limited supervision
  • Basic computer use knowledge and skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Flexible to work any shift as needed
Desired Previous Job Experience:
  • 2+ years maintenance mechanic experience


Education Level: Associates Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: Facility Engineering - EPA - CFC Universal Certification; Other
Position Type: Full-Time
Shift(s): Day; Evening; Overnight
Regions: West

States: California
Keywords: Maintenance Mechanic - Manufacturing

Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names . At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: CA || Compton || 1100 W. Artesia Blvd. || 90220 || Compton Creamery || None || Manufacturing || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || Facility Engineering - EPA - CFC Universal Certification; Other

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