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Maintenance Mechanic

Bridgetown Natural Foods

This is a Contract position in Portland, OR posted February 6, 2021.

Maintenance Mechanic



As a member of the Maintenance team and working closely with Production Supervisors, Operators and the Quality team, this experienced LME Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for supporting production by keeping the equipment running at optimum efficiency and responding to and repairing “line down” issues. Key priorities include maintaining and improving machine reliability to achieve production scheduled attainment, finished product acceptability, safe plant operations, and facility food safety and security.

• Perform scheduled and regular preventative maintenance.
• Diagnose and repair equipment failures typically under “line-down” pressure.
• Install and setup new and used equipment.
• Interpret and modify PLC programs – use laptop/ladder logic to troubleshoot.
• Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures, to assemble, dismantle and overhaul machinery and equipment.
• Troubleshoot electrical systems using meters and schematics
• Follow work assignments as specified and detailed on work orders or from the direction of the team lead or Maintenance Manager; includes the documentation of that work.
• Requisition necessary parts and materials for repairs within appropriate timeframes.
• Comply with OSHA and other government regulations in regards to equipment safety and machine safeguarding.
• Provide reliable and accurate information to ensure line efficiency and communicate end of shift pass downs.
• Work to ensure minimum downtime is experienced through effective organization and time management.
• Perform basic fabrication, such as cutting, layout, welding, fitting, machining for the purpose of upgrading/customizing the repair of production equipment.
• Complete shift documentation accurately and adhere to all daily standard work.
• Comply and adhere to GMP (good manufacturing practice) guidelines, safety protocols, and company policies.
• Follow all appropriate standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
• Responsible for the health and safety of self and co-workers.
• Perform routine housekeeping of assigned work area and adjacent areas.

Wage dependent on experience

PDX-04 WS-04 WS-LC


Shift start: 6:00PM
Shift length: 12 hours
Thursday – Sunday


  • Health, dental, vision insurance – available after 30 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan


  • Must pass drug screen
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 50 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old

7+ yrs industrial maintenance exp; food production preferred;LME or other journeyman levelKnowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, power transmission, electrical control/drive systems, single and 3-phase power up to 480V and variable frequency drives (VFD’s)Understanding of NEC and OR Electric Code

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