Sep 22, 2022

Can & Bottle Maintenance Mechanic

  • Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc
  • West Sacramento, CA, USA
Full-Time Installation - Maint - Repair Manufacturing

Job Description

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Company Profile

Nor-Cal Beverages is a family-owned co-packing and distribution company with a history spanning more than 85 years. In simple terms, we are a business that makes beverages and provides storage for industry leaders! Today, we can package more than 80 million cases each year of ready-to-drink beverages. As the largest independent co-packer west of the Mississippi, we’re proud to serve such beverage-industry leaders as Coca-Cola®, BODYARMOR®, Nixie® Sparkling Water, Hansen’s® Beverage Company, Monster Energy® Company, Florida’s Natural® as well as Nestle® and others. Automation, engineering, and technology are important to our success, but the most critical element is our people. Most have been with us for 10 years or longer, bringing a wealth of knowledge gained from experience. If hard work, good pay, great benefits, and an honest-to-goodness spirit of teamwork appeal to you, join our family today by applying to any of the open positions.


Job Details


Shifts: various


Location: West Sacramento, CA


Salary: $31.28-$37.00 DOE

**Incumbent eligible for a $500 signing bonus payable after 6 months of continuous**


Medical benefits eligible first of the month following 28 days of employment.  All other benefits eligible first of the month following 90 days of employment.


401(k) with generous Company match

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Health Savings Account

Flexible Spending Account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Employee Referral Program

Vision insurance


Position Overview: Strong background experience and knowledge for maintaining and troubleshooting machine and process problems on hot and cold fill Beverage Equipment to include; Fillers, Seamers, Cappers, Depalletizers, Palletizers, Case packers, Refrigeration Equipment, High Pressure Boilers, HTST Pasteurizers, and Automated Liquid Process Systems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times.

·         Perform basic metal fabrication using hand tools, lathe and end mill.

·         Repair bearings, belt sprockets, chains and gearboxes.

·         Repair compressed air systems.

·         Repair conveyor controls and devices.

·         Perform conveyor lubrication and inspection, downline and fill room lubrication.

·         Repair and inspect hydraulic powered equipment.

·         Perform Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) procedures when necessary.

·         Conduct oil room storage cleaning and maintenance.

·         Install and repair PVC, copper, stainless and steel pipe systems.

·         Troubleshoot and repair pumps and valves.

·         Ability to weld, ARC and MIG (TIG desirable).

·         Assist Lube Tech and other Maintenance Mechanics in the performance of their duties

·         General

·         Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management.

·         Regular and punctual attendance.

·         Keep tools and work area clean and sanitary.

·         Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret written information.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards.
  • Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers.
  • Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail, a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product.
  • Must be enthusiastic and proactive.
  • Must have a cooperative attitude.
  • Must have the ability to follow-up.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.


Education and/or Experience:

·         Two or more years of related experience in can or bottle production and/or training -or- equivalent combination of education and experience. 


Language Skills: English proficiency required.  Spanish is a plus.


Supervisory Responsibilities: None.


Amount of Travel Involved: None.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to climb up and down stairs, and perform repetitive motions. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


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Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer-----M/F/D/V





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