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Industrial Mechanic

Sanimax Corporation

This is a Contract position in Shafer, MN posted April 30, 2021.

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    Do you enjoy solving technical challenges every day, especially when it comes to building a greener future? Is your independence a priority? Looking for an employer who believes in supporting your professional development?

    This job is for you!

    The Industrial Mechanic position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes. The Maintenance technician will have strong skills in maintaining both the electrical and mechanical equipment.


    • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
    • Perform industrial maintenance skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic – troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
    • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
    • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments. Such as but not limited to Motors, Valves, Rotating Equipment, Material Handling Systems, Hydraulic systems, etc.
    • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
    • Detect faulty operations and report those and any unusual situations to the Maintenance Manager.
    • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas. Strong understanding of electricity and how it’s applied in industrial applications
    • Other duties as assigned by manager


    Safety, Quality of work, Quantity of work, Teamwork, Adaptability, Initiative, Attendance, Communication


    • High school diploma or GED equivalent required with coursework in electrical programming or technology preferred.
    • At least 3 years of industrial experience working on heavy industrial processing equipment.
    • Understand and interacted with fully automated control systems as well as comprehend the relationship to all operating components.
    • Read, understand and work from blueprints, schematics and diagrams.
    • Knowledge of use diagnostic equipment, including manufacturers’ service specifications.
    • Ability to weld with wire and stick systems, operates oxygen/acetylene and plasma cutting equipment, as well as operates a bobcat and forklift.
    • Knowledge of or experience with rendering, HVAC systems, truck and trailer maintenance and repair, and/or pump rebuilding experience is preferred.
    • Moderate electrical skills with an understanding of PLC’s, motor circuits and drive systems is highly desired.



    Must be able to manipulate office and plant equipment. Ability to lift 50lbs frequently and occasionally up to 100lbs

    SPEAKING: Required

    HEARING: Required

    VISION: Required


    Production setting, occasional work at heights, occasional work in confined spaces, hot and cold environments


    REASONING ABILITY:  Requires ability to think strategically

    LANGUAGE ABILITY:  Must be able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English


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    Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Please note that we will only contact those whose applications are being considered.

    At Sanimax, we see strength in diversity, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer