Mechanic Helper - Seasonal

  • Williams, CA 95987, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

The Morning Star Company, and its affiliates, operate three tomato processing facilities in Central California, processing 25% to 30% of the California crop, plus tomato transplanting, farming, harvesting and trucking  operations.  Employment is approximately 350 year-round and over 2,000 seasonal colleagues with annual sales exceeding $900 million.  The company is known worldwide for its innovation and integrity.

We are organizationally structured through a system we term Self-Management (please see  Our company is operated by colleagues without titles or an appointed hierarchy of authority.  Each Colleague is expected to be the manager of their mission.  Authority relative to other colleagues’ activities is lateral and based on their independent agreements.  Each colleague’s Mission is their guiding principle of action, and respect, influence and success having to be built based on each colleague’s competency, integrity, effort, persistence and straight-forward persuasiveness.  As we continue to grow, and while we communicate this position in commonly used terms, we intend to maintain a culture of individual responsibility and mission-focused management.

Job Description

This seasonal position assists our Production Mechanics with vital work in our processing facility. Our production season is July to October. Successful mechanic helpers are invited back for future seasons. In this role, you will get hands-on experience with state-of-the-art food processing equipment. Pay starts at $17.50/hour. 

The Mission and Position:

This colleague’s mission will be to maintain and operate cleaning, sorting and preparation equipment to produce a product that meets customer expectations in a cost effective environmentally responsible manner. We are interested in individuals who desire to perform at a high level and who are dedicated to continuous, year-over-year improvement. Specific responsibilities will include:


  • Repair & maintain tomato prep equipment.
  • Ensure a safe work environment for self and fellow colleagues.


Knowledge, Talent and Experience Requirements

  • Self motivated (self starter)
  • Want to learn
  • Mechanical background is a plus
  • Dependable
  • Good team player.  Work good with others and ability to work alone without direction
  • Work in safe manner
  • Be able to communicate with others (via radio)
  • Able to work 60+ hours a week from June-October
  • We are looking for people to do the right thing
  • Willing to work in a hot environment

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. The Morning Star Company and its affiliates participate in E-Verify.