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General Maintenance- Day Shift (12 hour Shift)



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The Maintenance Mechanic performs production maintenance throughout the facility. Maintenance Mechanic responsibilities includes but not be limited to equipment breakdowns, installation and startups, process improvements, preventative/precision maintenance programs and continuous improvements activities i.e. increasing machine reliability and installation.


  1. Works on all mechanical repairs on plant equipment.
  2. Works on minor electrical repairs as needed.
  3. Performs all PM work as needed on equipment.
  4. Ability to read blue prints and simple wiring schematics.
  5. Ability to use hand and power tools correctly.
  6. Ability to work weekends, holidays on a rotating schedule and added hours when needed.
  7. Safely operate forklift or PIT following all OSHA and MFI regulations.
  8. Adheres to safe work practices, follows GMP’s, maintains sanitary conditions and ensures that product quality is maintained.
  9. Reports to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  10. Adheres to all safety policies and procedures.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Good math, oral/written communication and interpersonal skills
  2. Ability to participate analytical, planning, problem-solving, and small project management skills.
  3. Ability to be flexible and shift priorities in a constantly changing, fast-paced work environment.
  4. Highly effective multi-tasker; resourceful with a “get-it-done, can-do” attitude self-starter.
  5. Assist in developing troubleshooting programs and job aids.
  6. Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with all team peers and customers.
  7. Maintain accurate records and data.
  8. Ability to endure on a daily basis, excessive walking, standing, crouching, lifting (excess of 60lbs), twisting, climbing, reaching.


Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:

  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.

  • Ability to add, subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distances.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • 1 year or more experience in Maintenance or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

  • Driver License
  • Ability to obtain a Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) license
  • Qualifications

    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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