Careers At Borden Dairy
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Founded in 1857, Borden is a dairy processor operating 13 facilities in the Midwest, Southern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Borden is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and employs approximately 3,000 people.  The Company provides milk products to customers in the grocery, mass market, club, food service, hospitality, school and convenience store channels.


Maintenance Mechanic

Department: Supply Chain - Manufacturing
Location: Winter Haven, FL

POSITION:        Maintenance Mechanic                                          

LOCATION:        Winter Haven, FL

SUPERVISOR:    Maintenance Manager         

Position Summary:

Maintain mechanical equipment and facilities and to aid in the manufacturing of all company products in a safe and sanitary work environment.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Be able to access all areas of machines and support equipment.
  • Be able to access all areas of the facilities as is needed to perform repairs and maintenance
  • Ability to disassemble and assemble all parts of machines and support equipment according to the manufacturers, specifications.
  • Trouble shoots and repairs all equipment in the plant.
  • Do preventative maintenance on all equipment as scheduled.
  • Be able to read electrical schematic.
  • Have a basic understanding of hydraulic.
  • Arc welding and/or Heliarc welding.
  • Electrical troubleshooting and repair.
  • Electronic and PLC troubleshooting and repair.
  • Rebuilding gearboxes and drives.
  • Repair and troubleshooting of filling machines.
  • Rebuilding valves and pumps.
  • Ensure full compliance with all company safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED; one-year certificate from college or technical school; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Must be able to posses and maintain a valid forklift license issued by the company.
  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands and stretch and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must have full range of body motion.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and /or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions, and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • The employee will be required to use all personal protective equipment provided by the company in compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Overtime and working on holidays is often required.
  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to multi-task effectively
  • Must be able to pass all medical exams, drug and background checks (including criminal).

Borden Dairy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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