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ALB P1 - Maintenance Dept - Refrigeration Technician - 1st Shift

Date: Mar 27, 2023

Location: Albertville, AL, US, 35950

Company: Bachoco, S.A. de C.V.

Founded more than 80 years ago, OK Foods has grown from a livestock and poultry feed manufacturer to join one of the world’s leading chicken producers, Bachoco.

Bachoco OK Foods produces the highest quality chicken products for the U.S. market. Currently, the Bachoco OK Foods family includes more than 4,000 team members who are dedicated to consistently producing high-quality chicken products and nourishing people around the world.

Refrigeration Technician

Albertville Plant I

1st Shift                     6:00a-- 2:00p



Bachoco OK Foods Offers competitive wages and benefits to include, but not limited to:

  • $1/hour weekly attendance incentive
  • $1/hour night shift premium
  • Outstanding Benefits (401K, Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance & more)
  • 7 Paid Holidays/year (after 90-days)
  • Paid Vacation (after 90-,180- and 270-days)
  • 2 Personal Days/year (after 90-days)

Position Summary:  Operates and maintains the ammonia refrigeration system:

  • Repairs and maintains spiral freezers, air units, boilers, compressors, CO2 system, air pressure, chilled water and plant temperatures
  • Troubleshoots inoperable or malfunctioning machinery and supporting equipment to detect root cause
    • Listens for unusual sounds
    • Feels for unusual vibration
    • Communicates with users regarding what was observed or smelled
  • Dismantles inoperable or malfunctioning machinery and supporting equipment, installs new or repaired parts and reassembles the machinery or supporting equipment
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of the machinery and supporting equipment as part of the Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment
  • Monitors facility temperatures and makes adjustments as necessary
  • Must be able to attain and maintain required certification for the HAZMAT entry team
  • Must be able to attain and maintain a boiler license and complete document OSHA checks of internal boilers
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a safety sensitive position

An Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

*Notice to Third Party Recruitment Agencies:
Please note that Bachoco OK Foods and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee.
In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Bachoco OK Foods and its subsidiaries shall explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, shall be deemed the property of Bachoco OK Foods.

Nearest Major Market: Albertville