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Our heritage stems back to the early 1990s when over 1,100 entrepreneurial farm families built our state-of-the-art durum mill and pasta manufacturing plant. We quickly grew to become the third largest pasta manufacturer in North America. Today, we are proud to be part of Post Holdings, Inc. We make over 150 pasta shapes from Acini de Pepe to Ziti Rigati in traditional, whole wheat, organic recipes and more! People across America and beyond enjoy our pasta daily in restaurants, at home and through convenience prepared meals.

Maintenance Technician



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Candidates must have a good understanding of personnel and food safety as related to a food manufacturing facility.

Allergen Alert: The facility process peanuts and tree nuts.

Candidates must adhere to GMPs, PPE, FDA, SQF and applicable food safety and quality initiatives.

Candidates must be able to work at heights and work in confined spaces that may be both inside and outside and in varying temperatures, humidity, noise and other potential hazards.

Candidates must have flexibility in work schedules and be available on weekends or rotating shifts as required.

Candidates should be self-motivated with an attitude of customer service and continuous improvement.

Candidates must have experience and understanding of computer skills related to CMMS and Microsoft Office applications


  • Maintain, diagnose/troubleshoot and repair a variety of electro-mechanical equipment in both processing and high speed packaging.
  • Will be required to perform line changeovers and equipment set-ups
  • Will be responsible to complete all Maintenance, Safety, Food Safety and General Training courses and documentation
  • Reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager but will also be required to follow direction of on shift production supervisor
  • Planning, parts and tools identification and executing rebuilds of existing equipment or installation of new equipment.
  • Work with automated and robotics systems, conveyors and processing equipment (i.e. roaster, mills, fillers, capper, labeller, case packer, bundle wrapper), auxiliary plant equipment such as air compressors, lighting, HVAC/Chiller units, glycol systems, truck docks, doors and general facility upkeep items.
  • Physically capable of lifting 23 kg (50 lbs) periodically
  • Fabricate parts as required/requested
  • Read and interpret drawings and blueprints.
  • Work with Machine Operators on troubleshooting equipment
  • Maintain, diagnose and repair electrical control and instrumentation
  • Replace electrical/electronic and control hardware including PLCs and HMIs
  • Set-up and calibrate various instrumentation (i.e. metal detectors, checkweighers, scales, feeders, temperature and flow transmitters

  • Maintain, diagnose and repair PLC, HMI and ancillary controls instrumentation
  • Edit PLC/HMI software, backup programs and software, update software/hardware revisions. Rockwell Software/Factory Talk/RSView and E-net/IP to maintain, diagnose and repair E-net/IP communications systems including switches
  • Maintain, diagnose and repair interplant analog, digital and VoIP phone systems
  • Maintain, diagnose and repair plant WIFI systems
  • Lean manufacturing/continuous improvement/5S experience including Kaizen and Gemba exercises

    EDUCATION:High School Diploma and Skilled Trades technical education, preferably a Master Electrician. Some college or continued technical training preferred.

    EXPERIENCE (Years/Type):Minimum of 5 years in an electrical-mechanical maintenance role preferred.




    Leader:Inspires teammates to follow them

    Enthusiastic:Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

    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.

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