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Swing Maintenance Mechanic -Direct Hire

  2023-05-12     Reno Staffing - Food Manufacturer in Stead     4690 Longley Lane Suite 23     32.00 hour  

Reno Staffing is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic for a Food Manufacturer located in North Valleys

Shift: Monday - Friday 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Pay: $32/hr.
Location: North Valleys ( Not along a bus line, transportation required)

Resume and on site interview will be required for this position.


The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for conducting machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance services. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Routine Maintenance: Performs unplanned maintenance in a timely and safe manner ensuring repairs are performed to minimize downtime.
    1. Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and completes a “Maintenance Request Form” for each repair and records any parts used on “Parts Used” forms.
    2. Performs “Daily Shift Checks”, Waste Water checks, Boiler Checks and communicates any issues as well as work completed in the handover log book.
    3. Communicates clearly on any relevant issues to the following shift during the hand-over period.
  • Preventative Maintenance: Performs preventative maintenance in a timely and safe manner ensuring downtime is minimized and communicating with Production Supervision.

    1. Performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment completing the “Planned Maintenance” work ticket in full. Records any parts used on “Parts Used” forms.
    2. Reports any issues during completion of planned maintenance to Supervision.
    3. Proposes improvements to the Planned Maintenance routines
  • Safety: Ensures that all work is conducted in a safe manner according to training received and Manufacturer’s recommendations.

    1. Assures all equipment is repaired according to training received and the manufacturer’s instructions. If a safe temporary repair is required, then this should be communicated to the supervisor.
    2. Ensures workplace is left clean, tidy, and safe following work either in production or workshop. 
  • Communication and Teamwork: Communicates with both Maintenance Team Members and personnel from other departments to ensure activities are coordinated and well planned.

    1. Communicates in a timely fashion with production managers and supervisors before and after conducting Maintenance work. 
    2. Follows safety guidelines and “Lock-out Tag-out” procedures especially communicating to “affected” employees before work starts and after work is complete.
  • General Maintenance: Assists others in department sharing knowledge and working on special projects as required.

  • Applies sound reasoning in trouble shooting maintenance issues to identify root cause of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments or other techniques.

  • Uses mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting for production and ancillary equipment using appropriate equipment.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment ensuring all Standard Operating Procedures are followed.

  • Can be asked to participate in project work as required.

At the discretion of your lead or supervisor, you could be required to perform additional job related activities not specifically outlined above.

Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to the Supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Prioritize tasks in conjunction with Maintenance and Production Supervision.


  • Ability to write simple correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Basic computer skills.

Preferred Education, Experience, Certifications, and licenses

  • Previous Forklift Experience

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, and licenses

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 
  • Two years related mechanical experience and/or training

Resume and in person tour/interview required for consideration. Candidates offered the position will be required to complete a 5-panel drug test (includes testing for THC) 

Reno Staffing prides ourselves in working with people from all walks of life. However, a background check is required for this specific position and this client has a No violent/theft felony policy.

If you feel like this is a job for you, please apply through this job posting. Questions? Give us a call at (775) 356-1137 and one of our helpful and friendly Recruiters will help you get to work!

Appointments are strongly encouraged.

Reno Staffing is open (Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm) via phone (775) 356-1137, email, text message (775)453-4691.

We are located at: Reno Staffing, 4690 Longley Lane, Suite 23, Reno, NV 89502

Reno Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.

We look forward to meeting you!

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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