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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 Tech III



Job Details


Candidate will need to be able to maintain, diagnose/troubleshoot and repair a variety of electro-mechanical equipment in both processing and high-speed packaging. Candidate will also need to ensure that the roasting, blanching, and sorting processes deliver a timely, safe, and cost effective, quality product to support the Mission and Vision of 8th Avenue Foods and Provisions.


  • Fulfill the commitment to ensure safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements.
  • Fulfill the required duties of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Fulfill the responsibilities required to achieve the Quality Commitment.
  • Fulfill the responsibilities as identified in the Performance Management Process.
  • Fulfill the responsibilities as identified in the Attendance Management Process.
  • Demonstrate commitment to teamwork by fostering an environment that embodies trust and respect.
  • Will be required to perform line changeovers and equipment set-ups
  • Planning, parts and tools identification and executing rebuilds of existing equipment or installation of new equipment.
  • Maintain, diagnose and repair electrical control and instrumentation
  • 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. Set-up and calibrate various instrumentation (i.e. metal detectors, checkweighers, scales, feeders, temperature and flow transmitters
  • Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma or GED.
  • Certificate and 2 years of job-related experience are required.
  • Must pass electrical test
  • Expert knowledge of tools to conduct changeover of equipment within area is required.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints and electrical wiring diagrams (construction and schematic)
  • Ability to install conduit and wiring
  • Must be able to repair and service automatic control devices such as photoelectric equipment, proximity switches, etc.
  • Must use safety equipment, safe methods, and sound judgement and be able to work without direct supervision.
  • Excellent mathematical skills are required.
  • Basic personal computer, corporate standard software, and applicable system skills are required
  • Fabricate parts as required/requested
  • Preventive Maintenance of Forklifts
  • Preventive Maintenance of Pallet Jacks
  • Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Some college or continued technical training preferred
  • Good problem solving skills are required.
  • Good reasoning ability—common sense understanding to carry out instructions with minimal supervision.
  • Work Conditions:

  • Plant/Warehouse environment 100% of the time.
  • Exposed to noise, dust, cold, and heat at various times throughout the year.
  • Stair climbing is required. Capable of bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, and lying on back working above body.
  • Capable of climbing ladders as tall as 30 feet
  • Crawling over, under and into equipment and standing for extended periods.
  • Repetitive lifting up to 50lbs; push/pulling up to 500lbs in tubs & performing repetitive twisting and bending.
  • Qualifications



    High School or better.


    Some college or better.

    Technical/other training or better.



    2 years:Certificate and job-related experience are required.

    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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