Maintenance Mechanic


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Maintenance Mechanic needed for a food manufacturing company in Middletown!


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2nd shift 3:30pm-12:00am

$20-$20/hr. depending on experience. 


Repair, maintain and setup food production machines. Analyze root cause of defect, dismantle, repair, order parts, reassemble using hand tools and power tools. Work in a clean food environment. Requires proactive, innovative and analytical individual who can perform in a fast-paced, work environment. Basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, welding, machining, and ability to read and interpret written instructions and blueprints is necessary

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Maintain, setup, program, test, operate and troubleshoot all equipment to endure production goals are met
  • Perform machine setup, troubleshooting, and repairs to machinery and facilities
  • Perform preventive maintenance of equipment but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production machines
  • Perform more advanced mechanical repairs such as replacing bearings, worn gears, gear boxes, chains, etc
  • Communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal, equipment issues with management and be able to work effectively with interdepartmental groups
  • Document all repairs by maintaining maintenance logs
  • Identity parts needed for repairs, complete requisition to place order, follow up with parts delivery and install new parts
  • Ability to utilize equipment schematics and assembly plans to effectively troubleshoot electromechanically problems
  • Able to perform more complicated electrical/electronic repairs, requiring the use of test equipment such as DVM, clamp-on ammeter
  • Operate hand, power and bench tools, use proper safe machine shop practices
  • Implementation of new production/automation equipment
  • Comply with OSHA Safety and Health regulations, and all company, USDA, FDA regulations for food plants. This requires the understanding of HACCP and SSOP plans and the ability to comply with these regulations

Job Requirements




High School Graduate or General Education Degree and technical schooling: Required


4 plus years of experience in manufactuirng environment

Computer Skills:


Basic computer skills to input data in the Preventive Maintenance Manuals

Certifications & Licenses:


OSHA 10 hours certification, Forklift, scissor lift certification, Electrical E2 not required but desired. Vocational/trade school diploma desired

Other Requirements:



Mechanical aptitude. Ability to work independently with little to moderate technical direction. Ability to communicate effectively: read, write and understand English. Self-driven and results orientated personality Ability to switch working priorities in a fast paced environment Hours are variable, depending on production. Supply hand tools. Power tools are supplied by the company.

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