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Job Openings–Open to the Public

Customer Service/Front Counter Moses Lake, WA

76 Gas Station 1158 North Stratford, Moses Lake

PART–TIME GRAVEYARD WEEKENDS AND FILL IN

Perfect opportunity for college student.  Must be 21 years of age to sell tobacco and alcohol. 
Work Saturday and Sunday for 16 hours per week.  10pm – 6am

Cash Handling and Customer Service
Prepare and Sell hot food items–Food Handler’s Card Required
Stock and Maintain inventory
Clean Store and work stations

Please apply in person with resume of skills and prior work history or education
References will be checked

If you need help with a resume, you can visit the career center or call Jody at 509.793.2069 to set up an appointment. 

Security Guards, Quincy, WA

Securitas is seeking 20+ SECURITY employees in the Quincy, WA area

 

STACEY VIVIT  |  HR Manager
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Securitas USA  Spokane Branch  |  1121 N Argonne Rd, Bldg. F, STE 211  |  Spokane Valley, WA 99212

Office:509.892.3935  |  Mobile:509.981.9598  |  stacey.vivit@securitasinc.com  

The Leader in Protective Services

We are doing 12 hours shifts – day (5:30 am – 5:30 pm) and graveyard (5:30 pm – 5:30 am); 4 days on and 3 days off followed by 3 days on and 4 days off for Covid-19 schedules. After Orientation, the wage goes from $13.69/hr to $14.50/hr to start.

FULL–TIME & PART–TIME

SECURITY OFFICERS NEEDED ASAP!
JOIN THE SECURITAS TEAM

Seeking candidates to provide exceptional Customer Service in the Quincy, WA,

while maintaining our three core values of:   Integrity, Vigilance, and Helpfulness

Pay: Training wage $13.69/hour; $14.50/hour to start.

Opportunities for Advancement!
12 hour shifts with 3 days on, 4 days off followed by 4 days on 3 days off!

Please fill out an application at:    www.securitasjobs.com

Once you have completed your application, we will call you for a phone interview

If you have any questions, please call (509) 892-3935.

EOE/M/F/VET/DISABILITIES

Direct Support Professional, Moses Lake

Company Name                                Ambitions of Washington

Contact Person                                 Eva Hartman

Phone                                                   (509)766-7637

Email                                                     e.hartman@wa.ambitions.org

Website Address                             www.ambitions.org

Location                                               Moses Lake

Base Pay                                              $15.00

Job Closing Date                               07-31-2021

Job Title                                               Direct Support Professional

Job Description/Qualification
Seeking Direct Support Professionals to work in client homes.

Responsibilities / Duties
– A Direct Support Professional provides all services within Washington Supported Living Program rules, policies, regulations, and guidelines.
– Provide activities of daily living skills assistance and training in: hygiene, bathing, walking or moving about, medication assistance, health and safety or other skill areas.
– Provide instrumental activities of daily living skills assistance and training in: menu, shopping, meals preparation, transportation, behavior, recreation, integration, competence, power and choice.
– Provide typical household cleaning and grounds maintenance such as basic repairs, cleaning, vacuuming, mopping, using home appliances, etc.

Qualifications / Requirements
– High school diploma or equivalent
– Be at least 18 years of age
– Clear a BCCU criminal background check
– Ability to lift 50 pounds unaided.
– Must possess valid state driver’s license and valid auto insurance.

How would you like the applicant to apply?
Apply in person at:
Ambitions of Washington
1053 W. Broadway
Moses Lake, WA 98837
For more information call (509)766-7637

Assistant Preschool Teacher Various Locations/WA State

Company Name                                Bezos Academy

Contact Person                                 Katey Thomson

Phone                                                   (626)487-9467

Email                                                     katey.thomson@bezosacademy.org

Website Address                             https://www.bezosacademy.org/

Location                                               Multiple WA State Locations, see below

Base Pay                                              $17-25 an hour

Job Closing Date                               07-23-2021

Job Title                                               Assistant Teacher (2021-2022 school year; full and part-time schedules)

Job Description/Qualification
Apply Here: https://www.bezosacademy.org/open-roles/job/?job_id=5056730002?gh_jid=5056730002

Seattle-Tacoma metro area and greater Washington state
As an Assistant Teacher for Bezos Academy, you share our passion for early-childhood education and the Montessori method, drawing your energy from working in a child-initiated learning process. Your responsibilities will include assisting lead teachers in developing and implementing a program that promotes the cognitive, language, emotional, social, and physical development of each child. Drawing on your previous experience working with young children, you will support lead classroom teachers in high-quality, tuition-free, Montessori-inspired programs in our growing network of preschools in underserved communities.

LOCATIONS AND START DATES
We anticipate opening a number of new schools in partnership with local community organizations in the fall of 2021. Most of these schools are likely to be in the Seattle-Tacoma metro area. One or more may be in greater western Washington state, including on the western side of the Olympic Peninsula and Central Washington. Please only select locations you are willing to work in so we can match you with the right school site and interview team.
Our new preschools are likely to open in late September/early October with an assistant teacher start date of August 16th so you can complete our training and onboarding programs.

SCHEDULES, BENEFITS, AND COMPENSATION
Assistant Teachers at Bezos Academy may be full-time (40 hours/week) or part time (with a minimum of 25 hrs/week). Please indicate in the application whether you are applying for a full-time position, a part-time schedule, or are open to both.
Both full-time and part-time Assistant Teachers are non-exempt, hourly employees, eligible for full benefits (paid time-off, health/dental/vision coverage, etc.) and may earn $17-25 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities
• Work cohesively with the lead teacher’s plans to prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active Montessori learning experiences
• Assist in guiding every child through self-directed activities, allowing them to develop at his or her own pace
• Along with lead teachers, foster a nurturing, safe, and stimulating, non-competitive environment
• Assist teachers in maintaining records on each child’s progress and development
• Responsible for assisting teachers with the full implementation of Bezos Academy’s performance standards, policies and procedures, regulations and guidelines in the day-to-day operation of the classroom
• Maintain a well-organized, safe and attractive classroom environment conducive to the optimal growth and development of children
• Develop a positive relationship with each child and promote the development of self-esteem and self-discipline
• Participate in team meetings, center activities, and staff development
• Organize materials and clean the workspace to facilitating the learning process for each child
• Observe each child daily to assess skills, interests, and needs and use this information to facilitate learning and growth
• Establish a positive relationship with each child’s family and share information about the child’s day at the preschool
• Assist lead teachers in conducting staff/family conferences

Basic Requirements
• Experience working with children ages 3-5
• Washington Early Childhood Education Initial Certificate or equivalent (Child Development Associate or 12 aligned credit hours) OR willingness to acquire this certification immediately upon hire
• Ability to meet Washington state requirements for teacher assistants prior to start date, including passing background checks and requisite trainings
• Age 18 with high school diploma or GED
• Experience working across lines of difference and strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness

Preferred Requirements
• Two or more years of experience as an assistant teacher or aid in a preschool
• Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or two years of post-secondary coursework in Early Childhood Education that meet Washington State Core Competencies for Early Care and Educational Professionals

How would you like the applicant to apply?
https://www.bezosacademy.org/open-roles/job/?job_id=5056730002?gh_jid=5056730002

Care Provider Part-Time/Weekend

All Ways Caring is currently in need of weekend caregivers.  We offer training for those that are not a CNA. Starting wage is 16.72 and it is a union job.
Apply: online applications – www.allwayscaring.com 

Or  call and talk with Francis – 509-764-7530 with questions.

Marine Electrician, LaConner, WA Position closes 12/31/21

Company Name              Mavrik Marine
Contact Person                Jean George
Phone                              (360)419-6107
Email                           jgeorge@mavrikmarine.com
Website Address          mavrikmarine.com
Location LaConner, WA
Base Pay                                        20 per hour
Job Closing                                    Date 12-31-2021
Job Title                                    Marine Electrician
How to apply?                            Please email a resume to jgeorge@mavrikmarine.com
Job Description/Qualification
The current position offered is for an experienced marine electrician. Qualified applicants must have the ability to work with a team of experienced marine service technicians. The work consists primarily of installations for newly constructed vessels including AC/DC systems, generator systems, navigation, communication equipment, HVAC, etc.. Applicants must be dynamic and willing to help in other departments/trades as necessary.
If you think you have what it takes to join a high energy, modern and efficient team, then send us an email with a resume and tell us why we should consider you along with references.
We offer competitive wages, medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, disability insurance and accident insurance plus paid holidays and PTO.
Mavrik Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Interested? Send us your resume!
Responsibilities
Qualified applicants must have the ability to work with a team of experienced marine service technicians. The work consists primarily of installations for newly constructed vessels including AC/DC systems, generator systems, navigation, communication equipment, HVAC, etc..
Basic Requirements
Qualified applicants must have the ability to work with a team of experienced marine service technicians. The work consists primarily of installations for newly constructed vessels including AC/DC systems, generator systems, navigation, communication equipment, HVAC, etc..
Preferred Requirements
Applicants must be dynamic and willing to help in other departments/trades as necessary – welding/systems etc.

Mechanic/Systems Installer, LaConner, WA Position closes 12/31/21

Company Name              Mavrik Marine
Contact Person                Jean George
Phone                              (360)419-6107
Email                           jgeorge@mavrikmarine.com
Website Address          mavrikmarine.com
Location LaConner, WA
Base Pay                                        20 per hour
Job Closing                                    Date 12-31-2021
Job Title                                     Mechanic/Systems Installer
How to apply?                            Please email a resume to jgeorge@mavrikmarine.com
Job Description/Qualification
The current position offered is for an experienced marine mechanic/systems installer. Qualified applicants must have the ability to work with a team of experienced marine service technicians. The work consists primarily of installations for newly constructed vessels including: engines, gears, hydraulic components, HVAC, plumbing, AC/DC electrical etc.. Applicants must be dynamic and willing to help in other departments/trades as necessary.
If you think you have what it takes to join a high energy, modern and efficient team, then send us an email with a resume and tell us why we should consider you along with references.
We offer competitive wages, medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, disability insurance and accident insurance plus paid holidays and PTO.
Mavrik Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Interested? Send us your resume!
Responsibilities
Qualified applicants must have the ability to work with a team of experienced marine service technicians. The work consists primarily of installations for newly constructed vessels including: engines, gears, hydraulic components, HVAC, plumbing, AC/DC electrical etc..
Basic Requirements
Qualified applicants must have the ability to work with a team of experienced marine service technicians. The work consists primarily of installations for newly constructed vessels including: engines, gears, hydraulic components, HVAC, plumbing, AC/DC electrical etc..
Preferred Requirements
Applicants must be dynamic and willing to help in other departments/trades as necessary – welding/electrical etc.

Welder/Fabricator LaConner, WA positions closes 12/31/21

Company Name                Mavrik Marine
Contact Person                Jean George
Phone                                (360)419-6107
Email                                  jgeorge@mavrikmarine.com
Website Address              mavrikmarine.com
Location                              LaConner, WA
Base Pay                             17-22 per hour
Job Closing Date                12-31-2021
How to apply?                     Please email your resume to jgeorge@mavrikmarine.com.
Job Title                              Welder/Fabricator
Job Description/Qualification
Mavrik Marine Inc. – a leading manufacturer of top quality aluminum boats – is seeking qualified Aluminum Fabricator/Welders. We are looking for motivated individuals that understand what a team is and have the desire to work in that environment. Mavrik builds some of the best equipment in the business and prides itself on quality product, professional staff and an excellent customer base. Qualified applicants must be able to demonstrate the skills required for the job – there will be an application skills test prior to hire. If you think you have what it takes to join a high energy, modern and efficient team, then please send us a mail and tell us why we should consider you along with references. Thanks!
We offer competitive wages, medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, disability insurance and accident insurance plus paid holidays and PTO.
Mavrik Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Interested? Send us your resume!
Responsibilities
Welding Aluminum
Basic Requirements
Qualified applicants must be able to demonstrate the skills required for the job – there will be an application skills test prior to hire.

Operations Agent, Spokane, WA closes 07/31/21

Company Name & Employer Identification Number Parker Staffing 004915273
Contact Person Jacob Rhoades
Phone (206)652-1520
Email jacobr@parkerstaffing.com
Website Address parkerstaffing.com
Location Spokane
Base Pay 16
Benefits: Our client offers incredible benefits and perks such as:
Medical/dental/vision insurance that kicks in the first of the next month following start date
401k + company match
Stock options
Parental leave for all new parents
Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
Generous stipend to adopt, rescue or purchase a cat or dog
Work-from-home stipend (during COVID)
Wellness benefits
Subsidy towards home office setup
And when COVID is behind us….
Did we mention Taco Tuesdays?
Company-sponsored events such as happy hours, ski trips, art classes, wine tastings
Job Closing Date 07-31-2021
How to Apply Email
Job Title Operations Agent
Job Description/Qualification
WOOF! Customer Service Agents needed for award-winning pet services platform

Availability note: In order to be considered for this role, you must be able to work one or both weekend days, holidays, and be comfortable with a flexible schedule.

Puppers. Mr. Kitten Face. The Honourable Lord Puffington. Humans are crazy about our pets, and for good reason–they’re family. Our client believes everyone should be able to experience the unconditional love of pets. It’s partly what’s made them the world’s largest platform connecting pet sitters and dog walkers with pet parents worldwide. They’ve built a global team committed to tossing office politics out the window and replacing it with growth, health, joy, Taco Tuesdays, and puppies. And now you have an opportunity to join their growing team right in the heart of Spokane!
The Customer Service Agent position is a critical resource for our client’s network of owners and pet care providers. The role functions in the heart of operations, engaging with their global community through phone, email, and chat to address and resolve issues that might negatively impact the customer experience. The position handles escalations that require patience, care, and empathy.
If that wasn’t enough to catch your interest, we saved the best for last!
Responsibilities–What you’ll do:
Be an unwavering customer advocate with a commitment to offering world-class customer service
Prioritize and multitask a high volume of inbound customer contacts by phone, email, and/or chat
Educate users on how to maintain safety and security while being a responsible member of the community
Handle escalated customer contacts with coaching and confidently escalate concerns as appropriate
Thoughtfully, decisively, and neutrally investigate account incidents with low to medium complexity and potentially high sensitivity, maintaining customer satisfaction and the client’s brand image
Understand and meet expected key performance indicator (KPI) metrics such as: Time to Answer, Time to Resolution, Customer Satisfaction Rating, and more
Actively participate in team activities and meetings
Own your mistakes and incorporate feedback and coaching in order to improve
Basic Requirements–What you should have:
At least 1-2 years of customer service experience, preferably in a phone-based setting (candidates with vet or animal-centric experience highly encouraged to apply)
Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus!
Love for pets and people and a desire to keep them safe
Commitment to doing what is best for the customer and the company
Capacity to neutrally and empathetically review all sides and perspectives of a situation
Ability to multitask and crush sometimes repetitive work while maintaining strong ownership
Sound judgment, exceptional instincts, and a strong moral compass to help you solve problems quickly, sometimes with limited information
A commitment to continuous learning, growth, and improvement — for yourself and others
Comfort with a fast-paced, rapidly changing, and often ambiguous environment
Determination and a strong work ethic
Excitement to make a meaningful contribution to the team from day one!

Restaurant Help (all positions) -Moses Lake, WA

Michael’s on the Lake–All 3 of our location are searching for applicants
COOKs, line and prep
Hosts
Dishwashers
Servers
Server/ Bartenders

Apply in person at any of our locations, experience preferred but not required

Customer Service Representatives (CSR) WA State-work from home

Subject: Premera Blue Cross | Customer Service | Remote Positions Available

Premera Blue Cross is hiring 19 Customer Service Representatives (CSR)
This is a chance for individuals to work from home.
Starting wage is $17.50/hr with a chance to be promoted to CSR II within the first year. Internal mobility is encouraged after the first year of employment.

Minimum Qualifications:
• One (1) year previous customer service experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Two (2) years of college level courses or two (2) years’ work experience with phone related customer service
• Healthcare, benefits, call center, claims processing or Facets experience
• Bilingual proficiency in a particular language (English/Spanish) with the ability to articulate messages and information clearly and accurately
• PC skills to include the ability to navigate and keyboard through a variety of systems.
• Demonstrated positive tone of voice and empathy with caller while providing needed information in a timely manner.
• Strong written and interpersonal communication skills with ability to articulate messages and information clearly and accurately.
• Demonstrated ability to work in a structured/regulated and fast-paced environment with rigorous performance metrics.
• Ability to multi-task, pay attention to detail, prioritize work and work independently.
• Ability to understand and translate medical terms into plain language for our members and providers.
• Demonstrated positive tone of voice and empathy with caller while providing needed information in a timely manner.
• Knowledge and understanding of medical, pharmacy, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association guidelines and policies.

What they offer
• Medical, vision and dental coverage
• Life and disability insurance
• Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)
• Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more
• Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees
• Generous Paid Time Off to re-energize

Link to the full description and how to apply:
https://premera.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/premera/job/Spokane-WA/Customer-Service-Representative_R23276

Smart Home Electrician Opportunities WA State

Smart Home Electrician Opportunities
WA State
06 Licensure Required
Vivint Smart Home is a leading smart home company in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24/7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves approximately 1.7 million customers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Vivint was named to the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” in 2020 and 2019, and to the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers” in 2018. The company has a strong commitment to philanthropy and received a 2020 Gold Halo Award from Engage for Good for group volunteerism. Vivint is the largest tech employer in Utah and has received multiple awards for innovation, including being named among Fast Company’s “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.”
Field Service Professionals provide expert-level installation and services, while delivering the highest-caliber of customer service. Customers will rely on you to act with honesty and integrity as you offer what they have been looking for — peace of mind.
What you’ll do:
• Earn a competitive hourly wage and enjoy an unlimited commission plan.
• Become an expert on smart home technology by training on industry-leading products.
• Manage inventory and assets with a business owner mentality.
• Install, service, and troubleshoot cutting-edge smart home technology in customer homes.
• Control your own income by providing opportunities for customers to purchase additional products and services
• Leverage service and installation appointments into leads and revenue.
What we’re looking for:
• Exceptional customer service skills.
• Sales experience and/or field service experience is helpful.
• Current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
• Someone who thrives in a team environment and can also be trusted to work independently.
• Willingness to submit to a criminal background check.
• Willingness to submit to a pre-hire drug screen.
Position perks:
• Company vehicle and gas card.
• Cell phone and work tablet.
• All tools necessary to perform the job.
• 4/10 work schedule with home dispatch (clock in and out from your driveway each day).
Company perks:
• Ten paid holidays.
• Two weeks paid time off.
• Employee pricing on smart home products.
• Medical/Dental/Vision/Life coverage.
• 401(k) plan with matching

Position Availability: Immediate
Date Position Closes: Until Filled
Wage Range: $28 – $32 (dependent on experience)

To learn more, be the first to schedule some time to discuss the details with our Field Service Recruiter, Kenny.
Click on the link to arrange your screening appointment: https://calendly.com/kenny-dowining/field-service-pro-fsp-west-region

Apply today:
Moses Lake, WA: https://vivint.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/vivintjobs/job/Moses-Lake-WA/Smart-Home-Professional_R112958
Seattle, WA: https://vivint.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/vivintjobs/job/Seattle-WA/Smart-Home-Professional_R114406
Yakima, WA: https://vivint.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/vivintjobs/job/Yakima-WA/Smart-Home-Electrician_R114496

Questions: Contact Kenny Downing – Recruiter @ 385.498.4438 or email: kenny.dowining@vivint.com

Maintenance Supervisor, Othello WA

GROW WITH US:
We are expanding our operations at McCain Foods in Othello, making it an exciting time to join our team. Are you, or do you desire to be, an experienced leader in a safety first, highly engaged, and detail oriented manufacturing operation? If so, we encourage you to apply.
McCain offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401(k) with a 6% Company match. Further, McCain offers excellent tuition reimbursement benefits enabling our team-members to continue to grow with McCain.
SUMMARY:
The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for coaching, leading, and developing their team of hourly employees. The incumbent is responsible for their team’s performance in safety, product quality, production output, housekeeping, sanitation, cost control, employee relations, and for effective communication relevant the team’s performance and the attainment of plant goals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Strict adherence to all safety-related policies, rules, and regulations, along with the McCain Code of Conduct.
• Provide leadership and supervision for a team of Mechanical Technicians
• Read and interpret Equipment Operation and Maintenance Manuals, ensuring proper operation and maintenance is performed for longevity of the equipment.
• Promote proactive maintenance processes and develop strategies that will drive continuous improvement from an operational standpoint, and increase the reliability of mechanical equipment.
• Plan, schedule, and drive the execution of maintenance work.
• Assist with troubleshooting and problem solving, with the goal to minimize equipment downtime that interrupts production.
• Network with other members of the Maintenance leadership team, work closely with Production supervision, interact with Vendors to drive support for Equipment Sustainability, and support corporate initiatives as required.
• Supervise and coordinate external contractors.
• Maintain compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, promote Environmental Awareness and energy/water conservation.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 3+ years of leadership experience in mechanical maintenance, a degree or diploma in the field of Mechanical Maintenance, or a relevant combination of qualifications and experience.
• Demonstrated ability to work on a variety of unrelated projects with a results-focused orientation, to think logically, and to have well developed problem-solving/troubleshooting skills.
• Sound working knowledge of safety regulations (OSHA).
• Proficient computer skills in programs such as MS Office
• Familiarity with the use of a structured CMMS, such as SAP.
• Sound organizational skills to plan/forecast maintenance activities around Production schedules and shutdowns.
• Understand and promote sound Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Programs
• Other projects/duties as assigned or required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Thorough understanding of mechanical systems, welding/fabricating, and components of a manufacturing operation.
• Experience with conveyor systems, pump hydraulics, and packaging equipment.
• Experience working in a manufacturing environment, and complying with safety rules and regulations.
McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Production Supervisor, Othello WA

GROW WITH US:
We are expanding our operations at McCain Foods in Othello, making it an exciting time to join our team. Are you, or do you desire to be, an experienced leader in a safety first, highly engaged, and detail oriented manufacturing operation? If so, we encourage you to apply.
McCain offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401(k) with a 6% Company match. Further, McCain offers excellent tuition reimbursement benefits enabling our team-members to continue to grow with McCain.
SUMMARY:
The Production Supervisor is responsible for coaching, leading, and developing their team of hourly employees. The incumbent is responsible for their team’s performance in safety, product quality, production output, housekeeping, sanitation, cost control, employee relations, and for effective communication relevant the team’s performance and the attainment of plant goals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Effective utilization and management of raw product (finished product) by quality attributes including load, blends, sizing, defects, offal, cut uniformity, count, color, etc.
• Personnel management of their shift, including, but not limited to promptly addressing performance concerns and issuing corrective action as necessary, reduction of turnovers and absenteeism, appropriate employee recognition and the development and training of subordinates.
• Maintain a safety conscious attitude among subordinates and minimization of all accidents; and accurately and timely completion of all accident investigation reports.
• Maintain GMPs on shift to meet the requirements of regulatory agencies.
• Must communicate closely with Shift Manager to assure completion of week pack requirements.
• Must achieve production standards in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining quality and sanitation standards.
• Must operate within established quality standards to maintain lowest possible held, segregated or dump production.
• Must maintain close contact and an open relationship with Quality Control personnel as well as personnel in other contributing departments.
• Must maintain a safety conscious attitude within the department and ensure that regular monthly meetings are conducted.
• Coordinate equipment malfunctions with maintenance to minimize downtime.
• Train and provide guidance and counsel to employees in a manner that assures maximum development and utilization of skill and abilities. Yearly performance evaluations are required to assure employee development.
• Continuous Improvement – Your participation in the continuous improvement process is expected. This includes taking an active role in process improvement initiatives, employee training, utilization of SPC for process improvement and upgrading your current skill base.
• Other projects/duties as assigned or required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
The incumbent maintains a good working relationship with all Production Supervisors, the Sanitation Supervisor, Quality, Maintenance, Field and the Human Resources Department.
The incumbent demonstrates a strong background in employee relations, exhibits tact and good judgment, and functions in an atmosphere of firm, honest and fair relationships.
The greatest challenge to this position is to establish good lines of communication with other supervisors and all employees by using the Company philosophy of continuous improvement while maintaining standards of production and a safe, efficient environment within quality and sanitation guidelines.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent training and experience.
• Experience: Coordination of multiple production projects and operations is necessary. Positive proactive employee relations skills important. Knowledge and focus on sanitation and safety necessary. Problem solving and decision making skills are critical.
• Be able to manage conflict, change, people and systems in order to successfully meet quality requirements while adhering to the plant cost quality schedule.
• Be proficient with plant measurement systems, including, but not limited to Operator reports, key reports, Quality Reports, pack and recovery reports, etc.
• Possess computer skills at a moderate level with the ability to learn new programs as required. Preferred knowledge and skill with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook), and SAP.
McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Production Supervisor, Othello WA

GROW WITH US:
We are expanding our operations at McCain Foods in Othello, making it an exciting time to join our team. Are you, or do you desire to be, an experienced leader in a safety first, highly engaged, and detail oriented manufacturing operation? If so, we encourage you to apply.
McCain offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401(k) with a 6% Company match. Further, McCain offers excellent tuition reimbursement benefits enabling our team-members to continue to grow with McCain.
SUMMARY:
The Production Supervisor is responsible for coaching, leading, and developing their team of hourly employees. The incumbent is responsible for their team’s performance in safety, product quality, production output, housekeeping, sanitation, cost control, employee relations, and for effective communication relevant the team’s performance and the attainment of plant goals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Effective utilization and management of raw product (finished product) by quality attributes including load, blends, sizing, defects, offal, cut uniformity, count, color, etc.
• Personnel management of their shift, including, but not limited to promptly addressing performance concerns and issuing corrective action as necessary, reduction of turnovers and absenteeism, appropriate employee recognition and the development and training of subordinates.
• Maintain a safety conscious attitude among subordinates and minimization of all accidents; and accurately and timely completion of all accident investigation reports.
• Maintain GMPs on shift to meet the requirements of regulatory agencies.
• Must communicate closely with Shift Manager to assure completion of week pack requirements.
• Must achieve production standards in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining quality and sanitation standards.
• Must operate within established quality standards to maintain lowest possible held, segregated or dump production.
• Must maintain close contact and an open relationship with Quality Control personnel as well as personnel in other contributing departments.
• Must maintain a safety conscious attitude within the department and ensure that regular monthly meetings are conducted.
• Coordinate equipment malfunctions with maintenance to minimize downtime.
• Train and provide guidance and counsel to employees in a manner that assures maximum development and utilization of skill and abilities. Yearly performance evaluations are required to assure employee development.
• Continuous Improvement – Your participation in the continuous improvement process is expected. This includes taking an active role in process improvement initiatives, employee training, utilization of SPC for process improvement and upgrading your current skill base.
• Other projects/duties as assigned or required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
The incumbent maintains a good working relationship with all Production Supervisors, the Sanitation Supervisor, Quality, Maintenance, Field and the Human Resources Department.
The incumbent demonstrates a strong background in employee relations, exhibits tact and good judgment, and functions in an atmosphere of firm, honest and fair relationships.
The greatest challenge to this position is to establish good lines of communication with other supervisors and all employees by using the Company philosophy of continuous improvement while maintaining standards of production and a safe, efficient environment within quality and sanitation guidelines.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent training and experience.
• Experience: Coordination of multiple production projects and operations is necessary. Positive proactive employee relations skills important. Knowledge and focus on sanitation and safety necessary. Problem solving and decision making skills are critical.
• Be able to manage conflict, change, people and systems in order to successfully meet quality requirements while adhering to the plant cost quality schedule.
• Be proficient with plant measurement systems, including, but not limited to Operator reports, key reports, Quality Reports, pack and recovery reports, etc.
• Possess computer skills at a moderate level with the ability to learn new programs as required. Preferred knowledge and skill with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook), and SAP.
McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Waste Water Treatment Lead Othello WA

GROW WITH US:
We are expanding our operations at McCain Foods in Othello, making it an exciting time to join our team. Are you, or do you desire to be, an experienced professional in a safety first, highly engaged, and detail oriented manufacturing operation? If so, we encourage you to apply.
McCain offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401(k) with a 6% Company match. Further, McCain offers excellent tuition reimbursement benefits enabling our team-members to continue to grow with McCain.
McCain Foods USA has an immediate opening for a Waste Water Treatment Lead in our Othello, Washington Facility. Under the direction of the Environmental Control Supervisor and Engineering Manager, the successful applicant will become part of the Engineering and Maintenance Team that provides the highest level of equipment reliability to sustain a large potato processing operation. This position is well suited for a results-oriented team player, requiring minimal supervision of daily work activities, excellent communication skills and strong problem solving abilities.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Strict adherence to all safety-related policies, rules, and regulations, along with the McCain Code of Conduct.
• Operate and maintain all Waste Water Treatment equipment: which includes operation of a Covered Anaerobic Lagoon (CAL), waste collection systems, rotary screens, clarifier, aeration basin, biogas collection and distribution systems, and ancillary equipment.
• The WasteWater Treatment Operator shall perform the following functions:
o Collect waste water samples from various locations
o Analyze samples using various lab equipment while following McCain testing procedures
o Ability to rationalize test results and follow procedural adjustment strategies for efficient operation of the anaerobic system
o Daily inspection of equipment and buildings, while recording on specified checksheets
o Make process adjustments after consultation with the Waste Water Treatment Lead and/or Environmental Control Supervisor
o Under the guidance of the Environmental Control Supervisor, the operator shall manage solids inventory of the hoppers, tanks and sludge storage areas
o Perform all tasks related to routine equipment inspections, preventative maintenance, and predictive maintenance
o Ability to identify potential process upsets and notification to WWT Lead
o Ability to learn operation of a biogas generation system, which includes monitoring and testing biogas quality.
o Monitoring final effluent quality and distribution to irrigation holding pond
• Complies with all state regulations that pertain to:
o State of Washington Waste Water Permit
o McCain compliance requirements and recordkeeping
• Adhere to strict safety policies while operating a biological waste water treatment system program, and strict adherence to biogas production safety measures.
• Ability to calibrate Waste Water Treatment laboratory instruments
• Supports basic preventative maintenance activities such as:
o Lubrication and inspection of waste water treatment equipment
o Equipment cleaning
o Repair or replace parts on a variety of waste treatment area equipment, including but not limited to pumps, blowers, augers, bearings and gearboxes
• Actively troubleshoot biological treatment system upsets, with the goal to minimize upsets that can halt the biological treatment activity
• Possess communications skills that enable prompt input and corrections to plant Production Team.
• Maintain compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, promote Environmental Awareness and energy/water conservation.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
• Experience related to the waste water treatment biological process
• Must have or be able to attain certification of the following equipment, within the first 60 days of hire:
o McCain Forklift Certification
o McCain Scissor Lift Certification
o McCain Boom Lift (Genie) Certification
o McCain Confined Space Certification
PREFERRED:
• 1+ years of Biological Waste Water Treatment experience
• Familiarity with the use of a structured CMMS, such as SAP PM.
• Ability to complete a training program for anaerobic digestion and biogas generation
• Proficient in operation of an anaerobic digestion system
• Experience working in a food manufacturing environment, and complying with food safety rules and regulations.
Join the McCain Foods Team and be a part of the excitement as we grow our business in Othello, WA!

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Vision Systems Supervisor Othello, WA

Vision Systems Supervisor

McCain Foods USA has an immediate opening for a Vision Systems Supervisor in our Othello, Washington Facility. Under the direction of the Engineering Manager, the successful applicant will become part of the Engineering and Maintenance Team that provides the highest level of equipment reliability to sustain a large potato processing operation, and will both maintain and support the operation of robotics and optical sorting equipment. This position is well suited for a results-oriented team player, requiring minimal supervision of daily work activities, excellent communication skills and strong problem solving abilities.

REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Strict adherence to all safety-related policies, rules, and regulations, along with the McCain Code of Conduct.
• Accountable to maintain complete functionality of all Vision Systems, new or existing.
• Provides leadership and supervision to the Vision Systems Technicians, ensuring all vision systems are functioning; including PM’s (calibrations, repair plans), cleaning plans.
• Read and interpret Equipment Operation and Maintenance Manuals, ensuring proper operation and maintenance is performed for longevity of the equipment.
• Coordinates quality control objectives while maximizing product output efficiency.
• Assist with troubleshooting and problem solving, with the goal to minimize equipment downtime that could reduce product quality.
• Applies statistical methods and performs mathematical calculations to determine best manufacturing processes, staff requirements and production standards.
• Develops statistical solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations. These problems include capacity, quality, cost or regulatory compliance issues. To fulfill this responsibility, the Vision Systems Supervisor applies:
o Data analysis techniques that can include:
 Statistical process control
 Reliability modeling and prediction
 Fault tree analysis
 Six Sigma (6σ) methodology
o Root cause analysis (RCA) and root cause failure analysis (RCFA)
o Failure reporting, analysis and corrective action system (FRACAS)
• Maintain compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, promote Environmental Awareness and energy/water conservation.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum: BS in Industrial Engineering, Engineering, Operations Management, Food Science or 3-5 year’s equivalent experience.
• Proficient computer skills in programs such as MS Office
• Sound organizational skills to plan/forecast:
o Maintenance activities around Production schedules and shutdowns.
o Coordinating the calibration of vision equipment
• Organized methods for planning and forecasting spare parts inventory
• Develop re-build/repair program for equipment

PREFERRED:

• Experience with vision systems in a potato processing facility.
• Experience working in a food manufacturing environment, and complying with food safety rules and regulations.

Join the McCain Foods Team and be a part of the excitement as we grow our business in Othello, WA!

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Vision Systems Technician Othello WA

Vision Systems Technician

McCain Foods USA has an immediate opening for a Vision Systems Technician in our Othello, Washington Facility. Under the direction of the Vision Systems Supervisor, the successful applicant will become part of the Engineering and Maintenance Team that provides the highest level of equipment reliability to sustain a large potato processing operation, and will both maintain and support the operation of robotics and optical sorting equipment. This position is well suited for a results-oriented team player, requiring minimal supervision of daily work activities, excellent communication skills and strong problem solving abilities.

REPORTS TO: Vision Systems Supervisor

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Promotes and adheres to company safety policies.
• Daily assessment of machine operations
o Check the status of each machine
 Evaluate the machine health
 Determine if the settings are correct for the product being processed
• Review the operator’s log for each machine and ensure that operators are using the log.
• Discuss machine operations with all operators
• Discuss product defect status with quality control staff
• Discuss product plans (skin-on, etc.) with production staff
• Periodic (quarterly or as requested) machine performance testing and adjustment
o Test the machines regularly to measure the sorting or defect removal performance and to proactively identify problems and associated required actions
o Maintain and update the written testing procedures, and teach other operators how to test the machines
• Plan & Schedule routine machine maintenance
o Discuss machine maintenance needs with the maintenance staff (for electrical and mechanical support)
o Develop PM plans for each piece of equipment
• Respond quickly when machine problems develop
o Maintain radio contact while on site
o Answer calls at home
o May be called in after-hours
• Determine what spare parts should be kept in stock
• Determine what tools are needed to effectively maintain and repair the machines
• Document all frequently-used procedures and tasks (to be used as reference material and during training)
• Provide training to electronic sorting operators so they properly operate and maintain the machines
• Provide training to electrical technicians so they can handle machine problems in your absence
• Plan for the future
o Provide input to the capital project planning regarding major repairs or upgrades or machine replacement
o Stay aware of new machines and technologies that could improve electronic sorting
• Able to effectively coordinate the activities of others in a respectful and courteous manner
• Communicates problems or changes in production or quality to supervisor
• Understands and adheres to the concept and techniques of the quality process in order to assure a quality operation
• Promotes and adheres to company safety regulations
• Follows appropriate Lockout procedures at all times
• Keeps work areas clean and orderly in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices
• Helps to build a “Teamwork” environment in each individual work group, the Factory, and the Company
• May be required to participate in a continuous improvement process, such as an Employee Involvement or Focus Improvement Team
REPRESENTATION
• Must adhere to the McCain Code of Conduct.
SCOPE OF AUTHORITY
• Responsibility to monitor work areas, watch for suspicious behavior and report any concerns regarding unidentified visitors and/or unauthorized personnel.
• Authority to question and take appropriate measures regarding the safety of yourself, other employees, products, and equipment.
• Responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness throughout the food processing facility, especially where any raw or finished product is produced
• Authority to report and/or eliminate hazards to the safety of the food that is produced in the facility.
REQUIRED TRAINING FOR CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

• Employee Involvement/McCain Safety Training
• Annual HACCP Training/GMP Training
• Annual Harassment Awareness Training
• Plant Emergency Evacuation Training/Emergency Response
• BOS – Behavioral Observation Safety
• SPC Training
• Optical Equipment Machine Training – Keep skills current
• Other Training as Required
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. In addition to the essential functions individuals must be able to work under general supervision with minimal instruction; Initiate action to resolve problems; Effectively perform under pressure of deadlines and hazardous situations; and Promote a strong “teamwork” environment in each work group, factory, and throughout the Company. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
One – two year certificate from college or technical school; or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a good range of knowledge, electrical and mechanical skill set required. Ability to utilize a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System). SAP experience preferred. Previous experience in an electronics position is preferred.
LANGUAGE SKILLS
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, employees of the organization. required repair parts are on site in a timely manner and for the accurate data collection of all maintenance actions.

• Possesses good communication skills to report to the supervisor and communicate appropriately with others, including those involved in on-the-job training functions.

• Develops the habit and practice of documentation of work that may result in changes to parameters, circuits, components, configuration, or orientation of an electrical/electronic device for future reference by self and others.
• Operates the forklift and scissor-lift as needed.

• Communicates with supervisors, operators, and maintenance mechanics to determine deficiency in equipment operation.

• Communicates corrective actions to supervisors, operators, and maintenance personnel.

• Communicates any problems or changes in working environment to appropriate personnel.

• Understands and adheres to the concepts and techniques of the quality process in order to ensure a quality operation.

• Keeps work area clean and orderly in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and according to the principles of 5S.

• Performs assigned tasks in a manner that does not endanger the environment and adheres to company and regulatory standards.

• Actively participates in the continuous improvement process, such as MCE events.

• Other duties as assigned.
• Keeps area clean and orderly in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
• Participates in continuous improvement process.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Completion of one year toward an Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one or two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strong computer background including PC hardware, experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Windows

Must possess a general knowledge of Local Area Network; ability to read and understand schematics, utilize PC and PLC for diagnostics and troubleshooting; have experience with AC/DC voltages ranging from 5 to 480 volts; have experience with electrical wiring in accordance with the National Electric Code; experience with Instrumentation, motor and process controls (Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems); and experience with repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment

PREFERRED:

• Advanced Electronics Aptitude
• Hand tool experience.
• Machine Shop Knowledge Helpful.
• Advanced Computer Skills (Word, Excel, CMMS, and Rockwell Software).
• Working knowledge of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) such as SAP, is desired
• Advanced Problem-Solving Skills.
• Understanding of National Electric Code.

Join the McCain Foods Team and be a part of the excitement as we grow our business in Othello, WA!

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Boiler & Refrigeration Operator/Mechanic Othello, WA

Boiler & Refrigeration Operator/Mechanic

McCain Foods USA has an immediate opening for a Boiler & Refrigeration Operator/Mechanic in our Othello, Washington Facility. Under the direction of the Boiler & Refrigeration Supervisor, the successful applicant will become part of the Engineering and Maintenance Team that provides the highest level of equipment reliability to sustain a large potato processing operation. This position is well suited for a results-oriented team player, requiring minimal supervision of daily work activities, excellent communication skills and strong problem solving abilities.

REPORTS TO: Boiler & Refrigeration Supervisor

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Strict adherence to all safety-related policies, rules, and regulations, along with the McCain Code of Conduct.
• Operate and maintain all ammonia refrigeration and steam plant equipment: which includes operation of Ammonia refrigeration compressors, condensers, pumps, water tube boiler, compressed air and ancillary equipment.
• Assist Production and Maintenance team members with achieving the goal to minimize equipment downtime that interrupts the production process.
• Maintains operating records for all designated steam and refrigeration equipment (coolers, freezers, water treatment systems, etc.).
• Complies with all state regulations regarding operation, safety and repair of all Boiler and associated facility equipment.
• Adhere to strict PSM program.
• Ability to calibrate Refrigeration/Boiler instruments and control valves
• Operates water treatment equipment, which includes water softeners, Reverse Osmosis, de-aerator and chemical feed equipment.
• Performs maintenance activities, required by law, such as boiler preparation for annual inspection, pressure vessel inspections, ammonia relief valve replacement, etc.
• Actively troubleshoot utility systems unplanned shutdowns, with the goal to minimize equipment downtime that interrupts production.
• Network with other members of the Maintenance team, work closely with Production supervision, driving support for Equipment Sustainability, and support corporate initiatives as required.
• Maintain compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, promote Environmental Awareness and energy/water conservation.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
• 1+ years of Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration
• Ability to work in extreme temperatures ranging from -20 to 130 degrees
• Must have experience in start-up, operation, shutdown and maintenance of gas fired steam boilers and related equipment. (If required, must be able to obtain an approved license in Boiler operation)
• Demonstrated ability to work on a variety of unrelated projects with a results-focused orientation, to think logically, and to have well developed problem-solving/troubleshooting skills.
• Proficient computer skills in programs such as MS Office
• Familiarity with the use of a structured CMMS, such as SAP PM.
• Reports the status of activities, in a written and verbal manner on a daily basis
• Understand and promote sound Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Programs
• Proficient computer skills in programs such as MS Office
• Familiarity with the use of a structured CMMS, such as SAP PM.
• Understand and promote sound Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Programs

PREFERRED:

• Ability to become a Certified Assistant Refrigeration Operator (CARO), through RETA within the first 18 months- 2 two years of employment
• Proficient operation of a single stage anhydrous ammonia refrigeration system
• Experience working in a food manufacturing environment, and complying with food safety rules and regulations.

Join the McCain Foods Team and be a part of the excitement as we grow our business in Othello, WA!

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Industrial Electrician Othello, WA

Industrial Electrician

McCain Foods USA has immediate openings for Industrial Electricians in our Othello, Washington Facility. Under the direction of the Engineering Manager, the successful applicant will become part of the Engineering and Maintenance Team, as an Electrician, that provides the highest level of equipment reliability in sustaining a large potato processing operation. This position is well suited for a results-oriented team player, requiring organizational skills in completing daily work activities, strong problem solving abilities and excellent communication skills.

REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Strict adherence to all safety-related policies, rules, and regulations, along with the McCain Code of Conduct.
• Tests, troubleshoots, and replaces malfunctioning transformers, electrical motors, lighting fixtures and circuits, and faulty electrical/electronic components with the use of electrical handheld meters and equipment-specific schematics to correct faulted or unexplained equipment shutdowns.

• Assist other Team members, Production and Maintenance, in troubleshooting, with the goal to minimize equipment downtime that interrupts production.
• Ability to test motors to determine if it needs replacement.
• Replaces electrical motor bearings and wires electric motors.
• Performs programming on all Rockwell Scada platforms.
• Ability to calibrate instruments and control valves
• Plans layout of and installation of wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings, with adherence to the National Electric Code.

• Develops the practice of documenting changes/modifications which may result in changing parameters, circuits, components, configuration, or orientation of an electrical/electronic device for future reference by self and others.

• Owns proper tools for the job as specified by the company.
• Communicates problems or changes in the department to supervisor and appropriate personnel

• Attends and participates in all annual, departmental, and job specific required training and monthly informational meetings.

• Understands and adheres to the concepts and techniques of the quality process in order to ensure a quality operation.

• Maintain compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices; promote Environmental Awareness and energy/water conservation.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum Electrical Apprentice License

• Working knowledge of Rockwell Automation Software

• Working knowledge of 480V circuits

• Understanding and experience in instrument calibration (i.e. level, pressure, flow transmitters, control valves); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Understanding of NEC and NFPA 70E
• Demonstrated ability to work on a variety of unrelated projects with a results-focused orientation, to think logically, and to have well developed problem-solving/troubleshooting skills.
• Proficient computer skills in programs such as MS Office
• Familiarity with the use of a structured CMMS, such as SAP PM.
• Sound organizational skills in completing prioritized work activities
• Understand and promote sound Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Programs

PREFERRED:
• Ability to program Allen Bradley Variable Frequency Drives
• Thorough understanding of mechanical systems and components of a potato processing facility.
• Experience with conveyor systems, pump hydraulics, and packaging equipment.
• Electrical Journeyman License
• Experience working in a food-manufacturing environment, and complying with food safety rules and regulations.

Join the McCain Foods Team and be a part of the excitement as we grow our business in Othello, WA!
McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Instrument Calibration Specialist Othello, WA

SUMMARY
The Instrument Calibration Specialist Position is part of the Maintenance Team, under the E&I group. There will be collaboration with the Electricians, solving instrument reliability shortcomings, and other instrument controls/electronic systems. The Instrument Calibration Specialist’s main function will be ensuring the proper calibration of instruments, such as transmitters (flow, pressure, and level), switches (level, pressure, flow, and position), load cells and control valves. This position will also be responsible for verification that instruments are used for the proper application. This also includes the proper installation of electronic components/instruments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Use tools, test equipment, documentation, and schematics to operate, repair, adjust, install and rebuild electronic and instrumentation, which supports factory operations.
• Calibrates and verifies operation of weighing equipment and control devices such as proportional valves, RTDs, pressure transducers, level sensors, and other devices as directed.
• Knowledge of and ability to operate test equipment, including oscilloscopes, digital test meters, and insulations test meters, HART communicator, power supplies, frequency counters, and analog source meters.
• Knowledge and ability to test 4-20mA loops for accurate system input/output
• Tests, troubleshoots, and replaces malfunctioning or faulty electrical/electronic components, including strain gauges with the use of schematics or vendor documentation to resolve issue.
• Troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
• Accurately completes CMMS records and reports in a timely fashion to ensure required repair parts are on site in a timely manner and for the accurate data collection of all maintenance actions.
• Possesses good communication skills to report to the supervisor and communicate appropriately with others, including those involved in on-the-job training functions.
• Develops the habit and practice of documentation of work that may result in changes to parameters, circuits, components, configuration, or orientation of an electrical/electronic device for future reference by self and others.
• Serves as a team player assisting all other mechanics and operators to carry out their duties.
• Performs work and responsible duties in a timely fashion.
• Owns proper tools for the job as needed to perform efficiently.
• Operates the forklift and scissor-lift as needed.
• Communicates with supervisors, operators, and maintenance mechanics to determine deficiency in equipment operation.
• Communicates corrective actions to supervisors, operators, and maintenance personnel.
• Attends and participates in all annual, departmental, and job specific required training.
• Communicates any problems or changes in working environment to appropriate personnel.
• Understands and adheres to the concepts and techniques of the quality process in order to ensure a quality operation.
• Keeps work area clean and orderly in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and according to the principles of 5S.
• Performs assigned tasks in a manner that does not endanger the environment and adheres to company and regulatory standards.
• Promotes and adheres to company safety regulations.
• Active involvement in Behavioral Observation Safety (BOS).
• Wears appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.
• Helps to build and promote a strong “Teamwork” environment in each individual workgroup, the factory, and the company.
• Actively participates in the continuous improvement process, such as MCE events.
• Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONREQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made tenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of one year toward an Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one or two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Working knowledge of test equipment, including oscilloscope, digital test meters, insulation test meggers, decade box, HART communicator, power supply, frequency counters, and 4-20mA source meters.
Strong computer background, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows.
Must possess the ability to read and understand schematics, utilize vendor documentation, diagnostics, and troubleshooting; must-have experience with AC/DC voltages ranging from -48 to 480 volts; proven experience with electrical wiring in accordance with the National Electric Code; must have experience with instrumentation, motor, and process controls (pneumatic and hydraulic systems); and the ability to repair and maintain mechanical equipment.
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Must have the ability to write simple correspondence, effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Maintenance Mechanic Otehllo, WA

GROW WITH US:
We are expanding our operations at McCain Foods in Othello, making it an exciting time to join our team. Are you, or do you desire to be, a valued team member in a safety first, highly engaged, and detail oriented manufacturing operation? If so, we encourage you to apply.
McCain offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401(k) with a 6% Company match. Further, McCain offers excellent tuition reimbursement benefits enabling our team-members to continue to grow with McCain.
SUMMARY:
The Maintenance Mechanic will become part of the Engineering and Maintenance Team that provides the highest level of equipment reliability to sustain a large potato processing operation. This position is well suited for a results-oriented team player, requiring minimal supervision of daily work activities, excellent communication skills and strong problem solving abilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Strict adherence to all safety-related policies, rules, and regulations, along with the McCain Code of Conduct.
• Perform planned and unplanned maintenance and repair work on production line equipment, with little or no assistance or supervision.
• Ability to fabricate/install various size and material piping, valves, fittings, and other mechanical equipment.
• Read and interpret Equipment Operation and Maintenance Manuals, ensuring proper operation and maintenance is performed for longevity of the equipment.
• Replace bearings, pump seals, gear boxes, etc.
• Perform proper lubrication of pumps, conveyors, fans, etc.
• Ability to align coupled equipment, such as pumps and motors.
• Assist with troubleshooting and problem solving, with the goal to minimize equipment downtime that interrupts production.
• Network with other members of the Maintenance team, work closely with Production supervision, and support plant projects as required.
• Maintain compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, promote Environmental Awareness and energy/water conservation.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 1+ years of experience in mechanical maintenance, including welding and fabrication.
• Demonstrated ability to work on a variety of projects with the goal of completion during plant outages.
• Sound working knowledge of safety regulations (OSHA).
• Familiarity with the use of a structured CMMS, such as SAP.
• Sound organizational skills to efficiently complete multiple job assignments
• Understand and promote sound Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Programs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience in welding stainless steel pipe and fabrication of various components found a potato processing facility.
• Experience with conveyor systems, pump hydraulics, and packaging equipment.
• Experience working in a food manufacturing environment, and complying with food safety rules and regulations.
McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

Bilingual Childcare Consultants with Catholic Charities

Job Openings! Grant County Area! Our team at Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington is looking to add 2 dynamic and bilingual individuals interested in Early Learning Consultation in the Licensed childcare setting or supporting caregivers as their child’s first teacher through family engagement projects. These 2 new staff would be joining our team and ideally be connected to our newly remodeled office location in Moses Lake. Please share with your network and feel free to connect any leads to me directly for additional details:

Victor M. Cardenas
Early Learning & Family Engagement Manager
Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington
509-833-8172.

Submit your application following the links below:

See Job Postings below:
Early Learning Specialist (Coaching/Consultation)
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=6749&clientkey=C1A65B0EC9649FE92569BE73C9B9D589

Early Learning & Family Engagement Specialist
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=7245&clientkey=C1A65B0EC9649FE92569BE73C9B9D589

400 position openings to work from home with Employment Security Department

WE ARE HIRING!
We are hiring over 400 Claims Center Intake Agents.
Work from your home in our Virtual Call Center – over 400 virtual positions available now!
• Technology, Tools and Training Provided
• Medical, dental, vision benefits
• Retirement savings plan
Ideal candidates are those with experience providing excellent customer service
and may come from a wide variety of industries such as hospitality, retail, banking, entertainment, and travel to name a few.
For more information about the position, specific qualifications and how to apply, go to:
Intake Agent – non-permanent

We are hiring in most divisions and
functions throughout the agency – including: Employment Connections, IT, Operations, Finance, and Workforce Development.
We encourage you to check out our openings at the link below. It is updated daily.

ESD Careers page
Please share with anyone you think would be interested in helping in our efforts.

The Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Language assistance services for limited English proficient individuals are available free of charge. Washington Relay Service: 711

Career Services Contact Information 

jodyb@bigbend.edu

(509)793-2069

Building 1800

Room 1836

Career Services Faculty/Staff

Career Services Coordinator, Jody Bortz

Bortz, Jody

Career Services Coordinator
jodyb@bigbend.edu
(509) 793-2069

Zoom Lobby

Career Services

Tues, Wed, Thurs: 1:30-3:30pm

Meeting ID: 498 259 554

 

 
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