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Maintenance Mechanic (Grave Shift)

  • Posted: 30 Jan 2024
  • Manufacturing
  • United States
  • On-site

About the job

SHIFT: Grave (9:50 PM - 6:30 AM)
Days Off: Mon/Tues -or- Tue/Wed




Springfield, OR

This position is responsible to perform maintenance activities which support the entire Springfield Danone operation. Cooperation with the maintenance leadership and operations personnel for execution of work to be performed is vital. Ensure the plant is maintained in a safe, efficient manner, in accordance with plant procedures and local, state, and federal regulations. Proactive troubleshooting, communication, and resolution of equipment performance issues with both the Maintenance and Operations team is required. Continuous development and formal training to increase skill level is essential. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, cooperative, reliable, patient, considerate, respectful, and passionate about the work that needs to be done. They must have a consistent work history and be able/willing to flex schedule based on business needs.



 • Maintains a safe working environment, functioning as a member of a cooperative team and participates in safety work.

• Understands and adheres to personal and food safety standards established.

• Knowledge of Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO), Working at Heights, ARC Flash, Chemical Safety and other programs common in a manufacturing environment.

Manufacturing Preventive / Predictive and Corrective Maintenance:

• Perform planned maintenance activities according to a maintenance schedule. Attention to detail is critical. Ability to follow work instructions and communicate issues discovered. • Technical skills in mechanical, pneumatics, refrigeration, fabrication, electrical controls is needed to bring equipment back to like-new condition in the manufacturing systems.

• Clean, inspect, and replace worn parts to keep equipment in optimal condition.

Execute timed PM’s and Predictive Maintenance routes and update procedures as needed for continuous improvement is needed.

• Read, enter information, check out parts in Maintenance Management System.

Facilities Maintenance:

• Perform facility maintenance duties (i.e.; simple plumbing, electrical, structural and mechanical repair and sustainment tasks for the Danone properties as required).



• Ability to troubleshoot a wide range of equipment operation deficiencies, identify contributing factors, and correct efficiently and effectively.

• Knowledge of multimeters for electrical troubleshooting and other electrical and mechanical tools is necessary. Experience reading technical manuals and one-line diagrams is beneficial.


Maintain Production Flow:

• Work with operators, learning and training, on optimal run conditions. Help inexperienced operators understand what is not normal and how to react.

• Be responsive to equipment performance issues before breakdown. Act promptly in equipment downtime situations. Be proactive and active on the production floor.



• Understands the importance of DaMaWay and utilizes available tools and systems to proactively maintain their workspace and equipment

• Ensure adherence to plant standards (including but not limited to GMP, AIB, FDA, DaMaWay, Quality, Safety, Finance, ISO, CODES, Daily Direction Setting, Driving OE). As a fundamental piece of the organization, your responsibility is to participate and own the implementation and deployment of DaMaWay system and its pillars (Leadership foundation, Daily Direction Setting, Driving OE; Autonomous Maintenance; planned Maintenance; Focused Improvement; Education and Training; Environmental, Health and Safety; Quality; Organization; Supply Network; Early Equipment Management) with the objective of owning your space, owning your performance (Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Mobilization, Nature) and owning your continuous improvement.


About you

  • High diploma or GED required.
  • Technical training/ certification preferred in mechanical/pneumatic/ electrical/refrigeration/metal work/Fabrication
  • Preventative Maintenance Skills
  • Minimum 3-5 years of manufacturing experience.

About us

At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corp™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.


Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.