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Maintenance Technician

Performs repairs and troubleshooting on food processing equipment including, but not limited to stuffers, vacuum pumps, mixers, grinders, packaging machinery, conveyors, and ovens. An ideal maintenance technician must be willing to work off-shift hours, overtime, and be on call as needed.


  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections and service on machines.

  • Thoroughly clean machines and machine parts, removing parts, and reinstalling as necessary.

  • Oil and lubricate moving parts on machines to ensure effective performance.

  • Communicate damaged, worn, or broken parts to the maintenance manager or tool supply specialist

  • Troubleshoot pneumatic, electric, and hydraulic machine problems and make necessary repairs.

  • Install replacement belts, filters, gears, chains, and valves.

  • Repair broken machines quickly and efficiently.

  • Enter work orders and work off an electronic maintenance system to track work performed.

  • Clean, organize, and maintain a safe working area, parts & tools.

  • Install equipment, including hooking up air, water, gas, and the alignment and leveling of equipment.

  • Collaborate with the plant manager and/or production team regarding the status of maintenance projects to ensure they are aware of interruptions with production equipment or the environment.

  • Make necessary modifications and implement test runs; confer with the maintenance manager or pertinent individuals regarding results and make additional alterations to machinery as required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Mechanically inclined with great problem-solving skills

  • Work well independently and with others

  • Good communication skills

  • Organized with attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment

  • Ability to be at work regularly and on time



  • Career Growth Opportunities – we promote from within!

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plan Including Vision & Dental 

  • Retirement Package (401(k))

  • Company Paid Life Insurance 

  • Service Recognitions and Employee Rewards 

  • Overtime Possibilities

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics & physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Noise level is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area – earplugs are required in some areas

  • Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing and walking

  • Occasionally moves (push, pull, & carry) items weighing up to 60 pounds across the plant for various needs

  • Spends time in cold environments

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