• Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Locations US-MA-Wareham
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/2/2018 6:14 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Plant Maintenance
  • Overview

    Chatham Village is hiring a qualified Maintenance Mechanic in Wareham, MA.  This is a unique opportunity to make a difference in a thriving, established organization that has been a valued part of the Wareham community for decades, and is a member of the T. Marzetti family.  Chatham Village started out in a small restaurant shop in Chatham, MA, where the baker’s goal was to make the freshest, best tasting croutons in the world.  That enthusiasm and dedication to quality continues today at the manufacturing facility in Wareham, MA, and is upheld by every member of the Chatham Village team.


    The Maintenance Mechanic will report directly to the Maintenance Manager, and will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of the plant’s machinery, grounds, building and equipment.  T. Marzetti is proud to offer a competitive wage and benefits package, solidifying its commitment to its employees. 


    • Practices integrity, respect, accountability, continuous improvement and positive interactions with all Team Members and visitors.
    • Evaluates & identifies potential problems, repairs & maintains electrical / mechanical machinery and equipment.
    • Evaluates & identifies potential problem, repairs & maintains pneumatic, hydraulic, HVAC and plumbing systems inside & outside of  plant
    • Installs new and/or relocates old equipment
    • Performs all needed repairs and maintenance to buildings and grounds.
    • Cleans and repairs boilers.
    • Identifies potential problems, repairs and overhauls and maintains crane systems.
    • Maintains preventative maintenance and other required records.
    • TIG welding with mild steel and/or stainless steel.
    • Involved with all major project improvements.
    • Organizes maintenance personnel to their assigned work area & organizes team meetings with all coworkers.
    • Regular Attendance is required in accordance with Company attendance policy and procedures.
    • Works respectfully with all team members to ensure the Safety, Quality, production and support of our products and goals on a daily basis.
    • Performs other duties / responsibilities as assigned by Management
    • Participation in Marzetti Operational Excellence activities



    • Working knowledge of manufacturing equipment operation, ability to properly use/operate accurate tools and good math skills are required.
    • Ability to read & interpret written & verbal direction while working in a safe, effective & productive manner within a fast paced environment.
    • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED required, Industrial Maintenance Degree preferred.


    • Advanced level mechanical aptitude and accurate troubleshooting ability are required, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.
    • Ability to successfully work independently and as a team with minimal supervision to accomplish tasks as assigned.
    • Must be able to successfully obtain industrial truck and lift operating certification and safely maintain per company and OSHA standards.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively – verbally & written – to and work well with Team Members, Management, Customers & Vendors.

    Working Conditions/Environment

    Works in a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, read and comprehend, sit, stand, walk, reach, lift, grasp, climb and bend while working in a fast-paced production environment.  Must be able to push/pull 150 pounds short distances. Lifting of up to 75 pounds repetitively.  Standing required for up to 12 hours shifts with regular breaks. May be required to work overtime and/or weekends as needed. The employee is regularly exposed to heat, fumes, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, moving parts/equipment and non-toxic industrial waste and scrap.  The noise level in the plant is loud.


    SLIP-RESISTANT/Steel-toed SHOES, Earplugs, safety glasses, hairnets, beardnets (if facial hair exists) are required to be worn/used in accordance with company GMP and Safety standards. Condition of these items must be inspected by employee daily and be replaced when no longer providing the optimal protection of the employee.


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