This is a full-time experienced Maintenance Mechanic position
that is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and installing
pneumatic and hydraulic systems, control valves, centrifugal and
positive displacement pumps. Maintenance Mechanics are also
responsible for troubleshooting and repairing AC/DC electrical
systems, reading schematics, and using electrical testing equipment
(Volt-Ohm meter, amp meter, oscilloscope). Our experienced
Maintenance Mechanics have extensive understanding of Programmable
Logic Controls and contribute a unique skillset through the use of
preventative maintenance systems and work order tracking.
Maintenance Mechanics have the skill and flexibility to work on any
equipment within the facility and to operate lathes, mills, arc and
Heliarc(r) welders for repair, and fabrication.
If you do not have extensive experience, you may be better
suited for one of our entry-level position. If so, we encourage you
to search for the position that best fits your current skillset.
Prior to to the in-person interview, you will be asking to complete
a hands-on electrical skills test.
Although you will start out working for Frito-Lay, this job can
open the door to career opportunities with our parent company,
PepsiCo. We set industry standards in terms of pay and benefits. We
also offer unbeatable benefits including health insurance, dental
and vision, retirement saving benefits including a 401(k) with
company contribution, vacation days and much more.
Work will vary from day to day depending on need and your hours
will vary by assigned location. It also gets loud and the Frito-Lay
manufacturing facilities are large. While we want everyone to feel
comfortable, our ability to control the temperature in our
warehouses is limited. Indoor warehouse working conditions are
impacted by seasons and the weather.
Before going any further, you should know that our Maintenance
team is known for two critical areas of expertise:
Deep understanding of high-voltage wiring (480V 3-phase
Multi-craft maintenance and repair (e.g. performing interrelated
repairs on electrical systems and mechanical systems)
Are you comfortable, competent, and capable with high-voltage
wiring and multi-craft repair?
If you answered yes, our team would welcome your contributions
to our daily operations. We asked our Maintenance Mechanics what we
should tell you about your work day, and this is what they had to
You will use your extensive knowledge to assist entry-level
mechanics with difficult repairs
You are willing to work under pressure to fix equipment
You will work urgently to get the equipment back up and
You will be troubleshooting issues on a wide variety of
You will conduct repair failures of production and facilities
You will ensure maximum equipment efficiency, effectiveness, and
Responding to maintenance calls is part of your job, and this
can sometimes mean helping complete a repair that has already been
You will inspect machines, develop repair lists and identify
short-term and long-term repairs so that machines run correctly
You will work from task lists when diagnosing machines and
taking corrective actions
Professional insight and knowledge of the operation of our
equipment will enable you to understand problems and take action to
resolve issues. Do you have an electrical certification,
maintenance manufacturing experience, technical school training, or
If so, you are likely well-equipped to join the team. We have a
robust training program that can benefit you provided that you have
a proven base knowledge of mechanical maintenance repair
(especially with regard to electrical repair multi-craft repairs).
Although its not required, many managers prefer that candidates
have at least two years training experience in
mechanical/electrical repair in a manufacturing environment. Please
be sure that you meet the following minimum requirements for this
You are at least 18 years of age or older
You will be required to work on weekends and holidays
Ability to lift 15 to 50 pounds with or without a reasonable
You are able to stand and walk for extended periods of time with
or without a reasonable accommodation
You are able to climb, bend, reach, stoop, kneel, and stretch
for extended periods with or without a reasonable accommodation
You are willing and able to work in an environment that has
extreme temperatures, humidity, hazardous/loud equipment, and
Mechanics who are considering applying often ask us what
characteristics our leadership looks for in this important
position. This should give you an idea of what managers are
Customer Service: given our emphasis on mechanical aptitude, you
might be surprised to see customer service listed here, but
remember we interact with all levels of team members on the floor.
It is important that you, and we as a team, treat all team members
with the same level of service as we would our consumers.
Flexibility: you'll be switching gears, shifting priorities, and
balancing task lists with calls for maintenance repairs.
Flexibility - and keeping your cool - will allow you to both focus
and prioritize your work.
Self-Starter: you will often find yourself working unsupervised,
so taking ownership of your quality and speed of work is essential
when conducting preventative maintenance or addressing equipment
Safety Focused: your attention to company policies and
procedures regarding safety will minimize risks to yourself, your
team, and the quality of our products. Safety is everyone's job at
We hope you can imagine yourself on the team. Does this sound
There will be tough days. When we experience downtime, we are
working under pressure to fix equipment. We take it in stride
because we believe, and our Maintenance Mechanics agree, that the
rewards are worth it.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran
status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority /
Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender
Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants
with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the
requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other
applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police
Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San
Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the
Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance
Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an
applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the
Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO
Please view our Pay Transparency Statement.