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At Michael Foods, we are a leader in the food industry because we introduce innovative, value-added food products and customer solutions. Our success starts from the inside out — empowering employees to play a vital role in our company. They have the chance to make their own impact, expanding on our already rich history. That’s how plenty of our people have already transformed their careers. And you could be next.

Rebuild Mechanic



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Michael Foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food – where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.

We have the honor and responsibility of working in food – a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilities…;this is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.

Take a look at how Michael Foods is giving back to the community during this difficult time!


Reporting to the Predictive Maintenance Lead, the Rebuild Technician is responsible for the effective and efficient functioning of the department’s electrical and mechanical equipment.


  • Assumes personal responsibility to insure safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures and, incorporate safety and health in all jobs and tasks.
  • Adheres to Quality work practices, follows GMP’s, maintains sanitary conditions and ensures that product quality is maintained. Reports to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety and quality.
  • Always ensures regulatory compliance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime per business demands.

  • Restore critical assemblies to OEM specifications to reduce mean time to repair on critical equipment.
  • Partner with plant resources to perform RCA’s on repeated equipment failures.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of restored assemblies.
  • Effectively communicate relevant information to Plant Leadership, Department Leadership, and peers.
  • Perform both up-time and down time preventative maintenance in adherence to the master PM schedule
  • Utilize the CMMS (SAP) to identify and track completed jobs.
  • Assist Maintenance Planner in planning and scheduling of shutdown activities as assigned.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical problems of all plant equipment (e.g., mechanical drive systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems) Demonstrate a basic understanding of electrical schematics
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical problems of plant and packaging/processing equipment such as wiring, circuits, fuses, switches, electrical installations, motors and AC/DC motor drivers and circuit boards
  • Assisting and completing special projects.
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance.
  • Responsible for initiatives in the following areas: Lean Manufacturing, Cost Reduction and Mechanical Downtime reduction.
  • May be asked to participate in project work, as needed
  • Communicating all process inefficiencies, equipment malfunctions, safety concerns and GMP issues to the Production Supervisor.
  • General cleaning of equipment and maintaining good housekeeping throughout the department per the daily sanitation checklist.
  • Attend meetings and training's as required.
  • Assist with training new and current employees as needed.
  • Performs other tasks and assists other functional areas of the department as needed and required.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication skills and ability to be flexible and adapt to change.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting skills, ability to learn, verbal & numerical aptitude, good computer skills.
  • Ability to effectively work with others in a team environment.


    One-year certificate from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.


    Three years strong industrial electrical background in a manufacturing environment (food processing plant preferred. Experience in mechanical systems, welding and pneumatic s helpful.


    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups, customers/vendors or employees of the organization.


    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram or schedule form.


    N/A – No Licenses required




    Team Player:Works well as a member of a group

    Functional Expert:Considered a thought leader on a subject

    Dedicated:Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

    Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

    Leader:Inspires teammates to follow them



    Self-Starter:Inspired to perform without outside help

    Ability to Make an Impact:Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



    Associates or better.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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