Maintenance Mechanic I

Published on 04/18/2024Post Holdings Inc. - St. Louis, MO


Brand: 8th Ave Food & Provisions

Categories: Administrative/Office & Facilities Services

Locations: St. Louis, Missouri

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Remote Eligible: No

Req ID: 23579

Job Description

Business Unit Overview

8th Avenue Food & Provisions is a growing organization made up of businesses that produce and sell quality products including pasta, peanut butter, granola, and fruit and nut trail mixes to retail, foodservice and ingredient customers. The company was formed in October 2018 through a combination of Post Holdings’ private brands businesses and is owned by Post Holdings and funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”), a private equity firm.


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of facility machinery and building infrastructure. The primary function of this position is to operate the waste water equipment to ensure that the effluent is maintained to acceptable levels. There will also be basic building maintenance and repairs. Schedule: 2nd Shift: 3PM to 11:30PM

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Repair mechanical issues of facility machinery as requested by the maintenance manager/supervisor on a daily basis. • Monitor and operate the waste water equipment to ensure that the plant effluent is maintained at acceptable levels that meet the GVRD/regulatory requirements. • Improve the functioning of the machinery by making mechanical adjustments and performing preventative maintenance. • Perform basic building maintenance and repairs including but not limited to drywall repairs, painting, and any other such type of activities that may arise from time to time. • Complete daily mechanical maintenance and repair record forms and deliver them to the maintenance supervisor/coordinator. • Clean and maintain work area after mechanical work has been performed on a daily basis. • Perform quality welding and electrical work as required. • Other duties, as assigned. Education And Experience Required: • Minimum of two (2) years of technical/mechanical experience in Food Production • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

• Familiarity with Sanitary Environments a definite asset. • Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic systems and Control System knowledge an asset. • Experience with High-Speed Packaging Machinery and industrial electrical PLC an asset. • Forklift, Stand-up / Sit-down, High Reach certificate. • Able to work as part of a diverse team or independently to ensure timely completion of assigned tasks. • Positive, proactive and self-motivated with leadership qualities. • Ability to travel to United States based sites, if needed. • An organized problem solver, able to prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment. • Ability to handle stressful situations and remain calm. • Exceptional verbal and written communication with an excellent command of the English language. • Previous experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) an asset

Physical Requirements: Qualified candidates must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation: • Must be able to lift, move or otherwise manipulate 50 lbs. • Ability to climb and work from ladders and elevated surfaces.

Post Holdings provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran and any other category protected under applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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