Current Openings

Packaging Mechanic

Location: Livingston, CA | Shift: Rotating | Status: Hourly | Job ID: # 5877

Essential Job Functions

    1. Troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on all assigned packaging equipment throughout the Packaging Area.
    2. This includes but is not limited to: Ossid wrap machines, processors, tray de-nesters, baggers, padders, de-boning equipment, clip machines, strappers, hydraulic systems, conveyor systems, plumbing systems, welding systems.
    3. Also involves working with blueprints/schematics.
    4. Generate work orders; store requisitions, and report all deficiencies in a timely manner.
    5. Successfully complete all training as required by the company and/or government regulations.
    6. Perform other duties as assigned including: general cleaning and/or assisting in other areas as needed; maintain proper safety, housekeeping, and sanitary procedures.


    1. Possess five years experience in poultry processing maintenance or a related field.
    2. Able to troubleshoot effectively and perform on the spot corrections in emergency situations.
    3. Able to weld effectively (arc, heli-arc methods) and use a cutting torch proficiently. 4. Demonstrate good written and oral English language communications skills.
    5. Be self-motivated and able to work with a minimum amount of supervision.
    6. Able to lift fifty (50) lbs and be able to work safely from a ladder.
    7. Be willing to cross-train in the Processing Maintenance area.
    8. Able to work rotating shifts and weekends as required.
    9. Candidates will be given a mechanical test to determine skill levels.
    10. Must have high school diploma or GED.

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to

Or mail your resume to:

Foster Farms Central Employment
P.O. Box 457
Livingston, CA 95334

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