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Wet End Mechanic 2 (Crew C) Grand Forks FG

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Job Title: Wet End Mechanic 2 (Crew C) Grand Forks FG
Location: Grand Forks, ND, Midwest United States, USA
Company: J.R. Simplot Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: General
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Mechanic Process diagnoses processing equipment problems, repairs minor and major breakdown of processioning equipment, performs preventative maintenance items, improves line efficiencies and ensures all equipment is in safe working condition.

Key Responsibilities

Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair problems.

Practice preventive maintenance by continually checking equipment for signs of malfunctions.

Assist supervisor in compiling a list of maintenance repairs needed and request necessary parts to perform such jobs.

Typical Education
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Relevant Experience

Must have an AAS in Industrial Maintenance (or equivalent), or 2 years’ experience in facility or plant maintenance

      Other Information


      Good knowledge of computer systems

      Experience with troubleshooting mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems

      Prior experience in a processing environment

      Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills


      • Available to work night shift (7pm to 7am) and overtime shifts as needed.

      • Math and computer skills.

      • Forklift experience preferred, but on-the-job training is provided.

      • Must be able to perform activities such as walking, standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, stair and ladder climbing on a daily basis.

      • Must be able to lift a case of French fries – maximum 40 lbs.


      PAY: $23.78/hour + night shift differential



      12 hour shifts. Employees work a 2-week rotation, working Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday (4 shifts) on Week 1 and Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday (3 shifts) on Week 2.

      Employees will be assigned to either 7AM to 7PM or 7PM to 7AM shifts.

      The monthly schedule does not include rotating from nights to days.

      Employees enjoy having a 3-day weekend every other week.

      Employees will receive 8 hours of time and half overtime on their 48 hour week schedule.


      Job Requisition ID:2165

      Travel Required:None

      Location(s):FG Plant - Grand Forks

      Country:United States

      **The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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      Job Post Date: 09/27/20
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