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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Buellton
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Platinum Performance, now part of Zoetis, is a premier nutritional focused Animal Health company founded in 1996 out of a world renownedequine veterinary hospital on the Central Coast of California. Today Platinum Performance serves most equine veterinary practices across the United States and abroad. Platinum Performancewas founded on the belief that wellness and nutrition are the foundation of exceptional health for both people and the animals we love.Our mission is to improve lives through superior nutrition and unmatched personal service. Our team helps ensure that the service we provide, formulas we develop, and literature we publish are client-focused, impactful, and accurate.Everything we do must be scientifically and medically sound.We push hard to research new ingredients, seek out the highest quality sources, test new formulas, and operate several research studies and feeding trials at any given time.In 2019 Platinum Performance joined forces withZoetis, the largest animal Health Company in the world, with a shared vision toadvance the role of nutrition in veterinary medicine and to create the field of scientific wellness on a global scale. We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate people who are excited tomove faster, go further and help to redefine what ispossible in animal health.A Maintenance Mechanic Team Member at Platinum Performance is a role that will be responsible for following established maintenance procedures in support of business operations and manufacturing.

  • Learn Platinum Performance Maintenance Procedures.
  • Be a strong Team Player: Communicate well with colleagues and management to ensure a smooth and effective maintenance and production process.
  • Ensure all safety protocols are followed, and equipment and facilities are operated safely and correctly.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment provided.
  • Conduct scheduled, unscheduled and predictive maintenance on 50-plus production machines including pumps, fans, blowers, blenders, gearboxes, compressors, conveyors, electrical systems, and packaging machines.
  • Complete scheduled maintenance on time daily/weekly.
  • Organize and maintain maintenance tools, manuals and parts inventory in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Maintain accurate records, including work order entries, parts ordering, tracking and inventory.
  • Operate major equipment for the manufacturing and in-house transportation of dietary supplements and raw ingredients.
  • Organize and maintain supplies and equipment throughout the facility in support of a safe and healthful workplace.
  • Must be able to work a regular 40-hour week with scheduled overtime, including some evening/weekend shifts.
  • Food safety is of the highest priority at Platinum Performance, team members are expected to maintain all food safety policies and procedures including:
    • Wearing clean uniforms, hairnets and beard covers.
    • Frequent hand washing and sanitizing.
    • Clean latex or neoprene gloves.
    • Reporting illness to supervisor or group leader.
    • Clean and sanitize tools and equipment.
    • Storing tools and materials in their designated place.
    • Exceptional organization and housekeeping practices.
    • Vigilant food allergen practices and procedures to prevent cross contact contamination.
    • Reporting any food safety concerns to prevent potential contamination and food safety hazards.
    • Diligently monitoring critical control points in accordance with our food safety plans. Qualifications
      • Must have a positive, willing attitude and work well within a group.
      • High School Diploma or GED Required; preferably with an Associate Degree in a mechanical/technical area or a mechanical/electrical apprenticeship from an accredited institution.
      • 5 years maintenance experience where 80% of duties were dedicated to machinery maintenance.
      • Experience in metal fabrication, piping, mechanical and electrical trouble shooting and repair required.
      • Must be able to understand and follow piping & instrumentation diagrams (P&ID) and instrument loop and schematic drawings.
      • Experience in a General Manufacturing and Production environment is preferred.
      • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Applicants must be able to skillfully use the following tools:
        • Mechanic's hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, etc.
        • Precision measuring equipment such as ruler, micrometers, protractors, calipers, and thickness gages.
        • Power hand tools such as drills, grinders, saws, impact wrenches, and power rodders.
        • Stationary machine tools such as band saws, drill presses, grinders, and pipe threading machines.
        • Rigging equipment such as hoists, lifts, and hydraulic rams.
        • Electrical installation equipment such as conduit benders.
        • Instrumentation and test equipment such as volt/ohm meters, meggers, oscilloscopes, multi-calibrators, pressure calibrators, dead weight testers, temperature calibrators, ammeters, and signal generators.
        • Welding equipment, hand-held electrode, TIG, and oxyacetylene.
        • Carpentry tools such hammers and saws.
        • Must have the ability to stoop, bend and safely lift reasonable amounts of weight, and spend significant portions of your workday on your feet.Full timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Santa Maria , Maintenance Mechanic, Engineering , Buellton, California

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