Maintenance Technician

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Manufacturer of Food Service Equipment


Repairs, adjusts, and maintains production equipment, machinery, or instruments to ensure proper functionality and reliability.  Responds to emergencies, break-downs, malfunctions, and other operating problems to minimize disruptions to manufacturing processes.


·         Repairs and maintains specialized machinery and equipment with integrated electrical and mechanical components.

·         Uses the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to receive work orders and record parts used.

·         Interprets electrical and mechanical diagrams to understand operation of various equipment.

·         Troubleshoots, diagnoses and test equipment problems. Performs periodic inspections of equipment and works vendors to acquire materials and supplies for repairs.

·         Works with manufacturing production employees to sets, calibrate, or adjust equipment, machinery, and instruments for compliance with production specifications or instructions.

·         Maintains detailed maintenance records so that recurring problems with machinery, equipment, or parts can be identified and addressed.

·         Performs equipment failure analyses including preventative and unscheduled maintenance.  Evaluates and recommends equipment improvements to improve availability, capability and yield.

·         Prepares technical reports to document equipment modifications and equipment maintenance procedures.

·         Adheres to safety standards by promoting a safe work environment.


Associates degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Maintenance and three years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with some PLC and HVAC experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


·         Working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems

·         Working knowledge of clutch/brake systems

·         Ability to replace timing belts and adjust for proper mechanical or electrical timing

·         Understanding of pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical wiring schematics

·         Ability to read, trouble shoot and make basic modifications to PLC ladder logic

·         Ability to run conduit, (EMT, Rigid, PVC and Flex),

·         Ability to solder copper pipe

·         Proficiency with computerized maintenance management system CMMS

·         Ability to troubleshoot HVAC systems including refrigerant handling skills


Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within own area of expertise.  Works within standard operating procedures.  Works with a moderate degree of supervision.



·         Works predominantly on the manufacturing floor. May be exposed to heat, electrical and mechanical hazards, noise, solvents, dust, dirt, fumes, contaminants, cold, noise, vibration, etc.

·         Climbing, stooping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing and ability to move material weighing up to 75 lbs

·         Ability to perform basic preventive maintenance tasks on tools and equipment

·         Ability to use of hand tools, power tools, gas torches and measuring instruments

·         Ability to read blueprints, technical manuals and use measuring equipment

·         Requires standing for prolonged periods of time

·         Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination

·         Must be able to walk and use hands

·         Ability to read, write, listen and speak



·         Typically work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate

·         Requires standing and/or sitting for prolonged periods of time

·         Ability to lift boxes/materials weighing up to 10 lbs

·         Requires telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other employees and customers

·         Ability to read, write, listen and speak


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