Maintenance Technician - Third Shift

Posted Date 5 months ago(5/28/2021 12:30 PM)
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About Us

T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ: LANC), is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Our retail brands include Marzetti®, New York Bakery™, Sister Schubert’s®, Reames®, Flatout®, Angelic Bakehouse®, and Bantam Bagels®, in addition to exclusive license agreements for Olive Garden® dressings, Chick-fil-A® sauces and Buffalo Wild Wings® sauces. Our foodservice business supplies many of the top restaurant chains in the United States.


At T. Marzetti, our mission is to be The Better Food Company: Better people, that make better products, in a better corporate culture, that work in unison to make the world a better place. Led by our purpose, To Nourish Growth with All that We Do, our more than 3,000 team members are dedicated to innovative and quality products as well as superior service and value for our customers.


$26.00 - $30.00/hr! Come join the T. Marzetti Company, a Certified Great Place to Work and a leading manufacturer of Consumer Packaged Goods in Central Ohio! T. Marzetti Company has a rich, employee focused history starting from a local restaurant in downtown Columbus. Our company is the perfect recipe for career success, we combine the family owned feel with the strong financial backing of a nationally recognized brand.  T. Marzetti makes a multitude of specialty food products that you have probably eaten without even realizing it!


This position contributes to the overall manufacturing environment by completing preventative maintenance, completing and participating in projects to increase overall equipment efficiency, being able to troubleshoot general mechanical and electrical issues on production lines including conveyors and packaging equipment. The Maintenance Technician will also engage with operators and the plant management team to develop and execute process improvement initiatives!




  • Maintains highest standard of Safety for all functions on an ongoing basis and ensures compliance for self and others to OSHA standards.       
  • Proper use of all PPE required including but not limited to SLIP-RESISTANT/STEEL-TOED SHOES, safety glasses, gloves, shields & and aprons to ensure good overall condition of items that provide optimal personal safety & protection while working in the facility.         
  • Performs proper housekeeping of maintenance area.
  • Performs daily inspection of equipment with proper documentation.
  • Performs lock out tag out as necessary.                                                                           


  • Maintains company standards for cleanliness, food and equipment safety and efficient productivity.                               
  • Performs all required inspections of equipment and products per specification with proper documentation.                           
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.                            


  • Effectively communicates verbally and written with Team Members and Management.
  • Works respectfully with all team members to ensure the Safety, Quality, production and support of our products and goals on a daily basis.         
  • Actively participates in department/shift/team meetings and is involved with suggestions of improvement/resolutions.


  • Conducting and completing scheduled preventative maintenance to maintain equipment efficiency.
  • Knowledge of Computer Maintenance Management Systems (SAP preferred).
  • Disassemble and assemble equipment for new installation and repair existing equipment.
  • Assist operators in mechanical and electrical capacities to ensure production lines remain operational.
  • Servicing and maintaining equipment including motors, conveying systems, transmission systems, and production related equipment.
  • Knowledge of using human machine interfaces to ensure equipment is operating on center lines.
  • Ability to convert production lines to produce various products of different sizes materials.
  • Properly troubleshoot and maintain glue and adhesive systems on packaging equipment.
  • Know the function and be able to troubleshoot photo eyes, sensors, and pressure switches.
  • Properly wire 120 to 240-volt single phase and 480-volt three phase circuitry.
  • Be familiar with boiler operations.
  • Familiarity with industrial maintenance equipment (drills, saws, pipe cutters, etc.)
  • Provide maintenance support required to sustain continuous production on the Food Service line.
  • Lubricate all machinery with the proper lubricants.
  • Change drive belts, timing belts, etc., on all machinery.
  • When possible, identify problems before they result in a hazard or downtime situations.
  • Maintain water towers and test water.
  • Operate air compressor and change filters and oils.
  • Change packing and gaskets in all pumps.
  • Operate roof heaters and air conditioners.
  • Identify and replace bearings and seals as required.
  • Perform Other Duties as Assigned



  • 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.          
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively – verbally & written – to and work well with Team Members, Management, Customers & Vendors.                                       
  • Ability to read & interpret written & verbal direction while working in a safe, effective & productive manner within a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED required, Industrial Maintenance Degree preferred.
  • Technical writing and reading of electrical and mechanical blueprints.

Working Conditions/Environment

Works in a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, read, sit, stand, walk, climb, crouch, lift, reach, grasp and bend while moving about the facility. Must be able to move 75 pounds a distance of 25 feet or more at various frequencies and or intervals. Must be able to stand for an 8 – 10 hour shift (sometimes longer) with regular breaks while performing repetitive tasks. May be required to work overtime and/or weekends as needed. The employee may be exposed to non-ambient temperatures, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, moving parts/equipment, and handling of hazardous sanitation chemicals. The noise level is loud in the plant. Ear protection, eye/face protection, hair/beard nets, steel-toed/slip-resistant shoes, and gloves are required as necessary in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.



Cultivate Your Career

At T. Marzetti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for everyone. We strongly encourage veterans, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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