Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/13/2022 11:31 AM)
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Plant Maintenance


$1000 Welcome Bonus

Provides for the maintenance of the plant’s machinery, grounds, buildings and equipment and assists with the repairs of same. 


  • Provides maintenance support required to sustain continuous operation of packaging and processing equipment.
  • Ability to learn machine set up and demonstrate competency by 90 days.
  • Complete all daily paperwork and walk through items and understand their importance.
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety, HAACP, 5S and OSHA support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.
  • Attempts to identify problems before they result in a hazard or downtime situation.
  • Assists in major overhauls of plant equipment and performs minor repairs to all plant equipment.
  • Lubricates all machinery with the correct lubricants.
  • Changes drive belts, timing belts and other parts on all machinery.
  • Changes filters and oils in plant equipment.
  • Changes packing/mechanical seal and gaskets in all pumps.
  • Maintains water tower chemical level.
  • Identifies and replaces bearings and seals as required.
  • Maintains company standards for cleanliness, safety and productivity in the plant area.
  • Performs minor repairs to coders and labelers.
  • Basic understanding of a refrigeration system, demonstrate ability to identify main components and function by 90 days.
  • Must be able to read and explain PID drawings by 90 days.
  • Maintain, clean, and inspect all HVAC units on property.
  • Maintains, repairs, tracks, and adjust conveyor belts.
  • Identifies and installs piping: Locates damaged air and hydraulic pipes on machine, measures, cuts, threads and installs new pipe.
  • Repairs and places electric motors (single or 3-phase). Must have a good working knowledge of electrical motors, starters, controls, switches, receptacles, lights and light fixtures, and the maintenance thereof.
  • Repairs and replaces vari-drives, speed reducers, vacuum pumps, and product pumps.
  • Ability to wire and troubleshoot a Start/Stop circuit by 90 days, other various wire designs as training progresses.
  • Perform monthly checks including safety and food safety such as fire extinguishers check and temperature chart replacement
  • Paints and/or repairs any surfaces in or around the building and grounds.
  • Welding – TIG, MIG and arc weld on carbon and stainless steel.
  • Sets up and operates tools such as drill press or grinder to make or repair parts.


  • High school diploma or GED certificate required; 2-year degree from technical school preferred.
  • 1-3 years prior maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the food industry.

Basic mechanical aptitude, basic math skills and ability to use basic gauges and measuring tools are required.

Working Conditions/Environment

Works in a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, read, sit, stand, walk, lift, reach, grasp and bend while moving about the facility.  Must be able to move 75 pounds a distance of 25 feet or more.  Must be able to stand for an 8-hour shift (sometimes longer) with occasional breaks. May be required to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays as needed.  May need to work in small, confined spaces at times that are not permit required.  The employee is regularly exposed to heat, fumes, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, moving parts/equipment and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the plant is loud.  Earplugs and hairnets are required in the plant in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.


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