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Estimated Pay $24 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Warsaw, North Carolina

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Job Description
Salary: Based on Experience

Are you an experienced with ammonia or a ammonia refrigeration technician professional looking for a job where your knowledge and experience can make a big impact? Look no further! Villari Foods is currently seeking an Ammonia Refrigeration technician to join our team in Warsaw, North Carolina.


At Villari Brothers Food, the Ammonia Refrigeration Technician will perform preventive maintenance on all parts of ammonia refrigeration systems to assure all equipment is working safely and properly. Initiate work orders and perform preventive maintenance on equipment according to SOP guidelines.


Job duties:

  • Perform daily rounds and checks of ammonia and glycol systems.
  • Pipework with evaporators inside and outside of the processing plant.
  • Assist with mechanical breakdowns and repairs.
  • Complete preventive maintenance on all equipment.

To qualify for this job, you must have:

  • Ability to upkeep records and complete daily logs.     
  • Understand and follow all plant safety, health, and process regulations.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 2 years of ammonia operations experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries from personnel and outside company.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited direction exists.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or other forms.
  • Excellent communications skills, ability to handle multiple tasks, organize, and prioritize workload, excellent internal customer service skills.

We’d also love it if you have:

  • Meat processing experience is a plus.
  • Prefer IIAR basic ammonia course, RETA Book 2 or equivalent. Willing to train future candidate if hired.


What Villari Foods offers you:

  • Medical insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid vacation days and holidays
  • Employee discounts on Villari meat products
  • Opportunities for employee recognition
  • Opportunities for promotion from within; more than 80% of our leaders started in an entry-level position at Villari Foods!


How Villari Foods is different:

  • As a family-owned and operated business, we’re more connected with our team members and truly consider each employee a member of the Villari family.
  • We’re a people-focused culture. Team members are not only known but also cared for by peers, leaders, and owners. You aren’t just a number.
  • The experience each employee has working at Villari Foods is important to us. That’s why we strive for a better quality of work-life with a slower pace that avoids an eventual burnout.

Physical requirements and work environment:
The physical demand described here are representative of those that 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.

  • Frequently exposed to a cold, wet environment, working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually below 85 DB for a time-weighted average of 8 hours.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally up to 100 pounds
  • Able to stand on one’s feet for long periods of time, walking and lifting.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Able to speak and hear for safety and productivity
  • Use scanners, tablets, radios, phones, and other warehouse machinery
  • Regularly required to sit/stand, use hands and/or fingers to grasp, handle, feel, reach, and pull
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

More about Villari Foods:
Founded in 1925 by Sam Villari, Villari Foods is still a family-owned business with a rich history. As a teenager, Sam came to America from Italy, instilled with the value his native culture placed on pure, good food as an integral part of the family and social life. Today, at Villari Foods, we combine our unwavering commitment to Old World quality with our capacity to keep pace with evolving customer demands – and exceed expectations for great taste, good health, variety, value, convenience, and creativity in the kitchen. With the fourth Villari generation now entering the business, our family remains dedicated to ensuring an exceptional experience for all who enjoy our products.

We offer a wide variety of quality pork and other meat products for retail, foodservice, and export markets. We understand and are responding to consumer preferences for meat products that are locally sourced, humanely raised, organic, and free of antibiotics, hormones, and steroids. And we’re well known for our smoked products.

As part of Villari Foods, we also have our own livestock and trucking operations, which allows for greater quality control and extraordinary customer service, including superior delivery options. We partner with local farms and are committed to environmental sustainability.

EEO Statement:

Villari Foods is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans’ status, status as a disabled individual, or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.