Maintenance Mechanic

Posted Date 2 months ago(6/8/2022 3:07 PM)
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Plant Maintenance

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.


Performs all duties and responsibilities to include assists with basic mechanical and electrical duties, as required to maintain the Plant’s physical structure, grounds, machinery and equipment.


Direct Responsibilities

  • General Mechanical Skills
  • Have proper hand tools and use them in the proper manner.
  • Know how to operate lift trucks.
  • Know how to determine and apply the proper fuels and lubricants.
  • Maintain proper sanitation of equipment.
  • Accurately maintain all required records.

Line Operation

  • Properly set-up all production lines.
  • Convert the production lines to the various sizes.
  • Properly change glue and soap drums.
  • Know the function of micro-switches and photo-cells.
  • Other duties requiring similar skill levels.

Facility Maintenance

  • Paint
  • Properly wire 120 and 240 volt single phase circuitry.
  • Start boiler.
  • Weld
  • Use shop equipment (drills, saws, pipe cutters, etc.).
  • Other duties requiring similar skill levels.

Development Responsibilities:


Line Operation

  • 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 situation.
  • Other duties requiring similar skill levels.

Facility Maintenance

  • Take all boiler tests.
  • 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.
  • Other duties requiring similar skill levels.


  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Experience in an industrial environment handling sanitizing chemicals and non-toxic food products desired.
  • Training in forklift and pallet jack operation helpful.

  • Must be able to read and comprehend instruction sheets provided with cleaning chemicals; strong mechanical aptitude helpful.

  • Passing score on a written test required.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with a team.

  • Must have visual, auditory, physical and mental ability to operate equipment safely.

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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