US Foods Maintenance Mechanic in Birmingham, Alabama

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of production equipment. Work on building projects; internal and external. Maintain proper Hazmat documentation. Ensure preventive maintenance is fulfilled per schedules.


Perform necessary repairs and maintenance to production-related equipment (i.e. multivac, wrapping, packaging machines) to ensure that adequate machinery is available for day and night warehouse operations. Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical malfunctions to minimize equipment downtime.

Mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production equipment.

Review any equipment reports submitted by associates, record actions/repairs taken, and maintains a repair log per USF Policy.

Complete preventative maintenance on equipment, conveyor systems and production machines following diagrams, sketches and manufactures operator’s manuals.Maintain PM log with proper documentation, per USF policy.

Comply with all USF and government guidelines regarding safety when working on equipment (i.e. Lock Out/Tag Out, placarding and required documentation, safe work environment, etc.)

Responsible for company tools and maintenance equipment used in performance of job duties, including inventory maintenance, safe operation proper storage, and security of tool area.

If authorized, may purchase tools and other equipment needs from local vendors to perform require duties.

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status



Education/Training: High School education or equivalent preferred; additional mechanic training or trade school degree preferred.

Related Experience: A minimum of six months previous mechanic experience required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of equipment repair and operation; able to repair and overhaul Production equipment (Meat Grinders, Band Saws, Chamber Vacs, Injectors) welding ability; able to read and write legibly; able to follow orders; basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide); able to work with little direct supervision

Physical Requirements:

Occasionally: 1-33% Frequently: 34-66% Continuously: 67% - 100% Never: 0%JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:SIT - OccasionallySTAND - FrequentlyWALK - FrequentlyDRIVE - Occasionally (Test drives equipment)JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:1-10 lbs - Continuously10-20 lbs - Frequently25-50 lbs - Occasionally50-100 lbs - OccasionallyOver 100 lbs - NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:1-10 lbs - Frequently10-20 lbs - Frequently25-50 lbs - Occasionally50-100 lbs - OccasionallyOver 100 lbs - NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:Push/pull - Occasionally e.g.: Boxes, pallet jack control arm, hand tools, drive unitsClimb/balance - Occasionally e.g.: equipment Pallet Jack, fork lift, order selectorStoop/squat - FrequentlyKneel - OccasionallyBend - FrequentlyReach above shoulder - OccasionallyGrasp objects - FrequentlyManipulate objects - FrequentlyTwisting - Occasionally

Primary Location: Birmingham-AL

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Maintenance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No