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Fabricator/Mechanic, United States, Natural Ingredients N. America

004978 Requisition #




This position is schedule to work 8 hours per day 40 hours per week. This position will be required to read blue prints and layout complex machine designs on metal and fabricate as per drawing instructions.  Knowledge of machine fabrication techniques and how to use a variety of specialized tools is required.  This position will also be required to perform maintenance on specialized harvest and planter equipment.  Perform periodic equipment inspections, identify unsafe conditions, document and perform necessary repairs.



  • Ability to read blue prints.

  • Ability to perform basic math equations

  • Ability to work independently, follow verbal and written communication.

  • Layout machine designs on metal and fabricate as per blue print instructions.

  • Fabricate machine using specialized fabrication tools, equipment and techniques.      

  • Perform repair and maintenance on harvest and planting equipment as required.

  • Be an active participant is all safety programs and follow safety rules as outlined in the Job Safety Analysis.

  • Assist the Maintenance Superintendent by (1) specifying required parts, (2) completing all documentation i.e., work orders, part request forms and service records



  • Must be able to read, understand and layout complex blue prints. 

  • Ability to use specialized fabrication tools, i.e., Oxy Acetylene and plasma torches, MIG welders, Lathes and milling equipment. 

  • Design and fabricate simple projects through verbal communication



High School diploma. 

Two years of mechanic type of courses in high school or college. 

Must have sufficient ability to meet all administrative requirements. 

This includes knowing and understanding all applicable regulations and good record keeping and documentation skills.

Five (5) years of fabrication and mechanic experience.



The Sensient Natural Ingredients group is part of Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group and is one of the largest producers and distributors of dehydrated onion and garlic products as well as chili powder, paprika, chili pepper and dehydrated vegetables such as parsley, celery and spinach. These ingredients are used in many of today's popular convenience foods. The Natural Ingredients unit is located in Turlock, California.


Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.  Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package.  For more information, visit our website at http://www.sensient.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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