Journey Level Mechanic

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Foster Farms
Turlock, CA
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Company Description

Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do.

Foster Farms is always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms TEAM. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage TEAM Members to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Pay Rate: $23.32 per hour.

  • Ensure production equipment is operating in a safe, reliable and optimal manner. Monitor all plant equipment with the intent of recommending continuous equipment improvement and reliability.


  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years industrial maintenance experience, preferably in the food industry
  • Must have all the qualifications and meet all the requirements of the Mechanic “A”
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English, perform basic math functions and comprehend equipment manuals and instructions
  • Able to expertly troubleshoot and have the ability to read electrical and mechanical schematics.
  • Must also have a good understanding of electronics and PLS’s
  • Must be familiar with pumps, understand gear ratios and speeds and operate hand and power tools.
  • Must fully understand electrical controls, motors, relays and auxiliary equipment.
  • Must have a good understanding of salient OSHA standards and guidelines.
  • Must have metal fabrication skills as well as basic mill and lathe knowledge
  • Must have the ability to expertly use welding and cutting equipment and be proficient in all aspects of plant maintenance.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to push, pull, bend and crouch
  • Must be able to work on wet concrete floor, walk and stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Must be able to work safely from ladders and in confined spaces
  • Must be able to pass the Industrial Maintenance Test
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends and/or times dictated by production requirements/needs
  • Must be able to submit and pass a criminal background check

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new TEAM Members.


United States