Maintenance Technician

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Job Description: 

This position is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing production equipment while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to our Food Safety practices (GMPs). Maintenance positions are responsible for preventative maintenance and the repair of equipment to maintain continuous, efficient production.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Support the production department by reacting quickly and troubleshooting mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Identify potential equipment failures before they occur.
  • Identify process inefficiencies and suggest improvements.
  • Implement various equipment modifications and upgrades to increase personnel safety, food safety, and equipment reliability, and process improvements.
  • Become an expert on all equipment and processes. Learn to use, PM, repair, and optimize the operation of cutters, vertical baggers, scales, bin dumpers, conveyors, etc.
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks, equipment tear-downs for cleaning, and thorough equipment inspections.
  • Two years of Industrial Maintenance experience.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills. Able to quickly narrow down and identify the root cause.
  • Good knowledge of electrical principles including reading electrical prints and wiring.
  • Experience performing maintenance on 480V equipment, and 24V panels.
  • Experience performing maintenance on hydraulic and or pneumatic equipment.
  • Pride in doing things the right way.
  • Able to work well as part of a team.
  • Desire to take ownership of your assignments.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time if required.
  • Crawling, stooping, and bending required.
  • Must be able to climb a ladder.
  • Experience working in a food processing facility.
  • Experience working with cutting equipment (Urschel), vertical baggers (Hayssen), and scales (Ishida, Yamato).
  • Four or more years of Industrial Maintenance experience.
  • Experience with welding & fabrication.
  • Experience with VFDs, PLCs, sensors, etc.

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Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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