Maintenance Technician

Summary:   Responsible for coordinating and performing all of the maintenance activities necessary to install, repair and maintain production equipment, systems and services.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:    

  • Installs and maintains all production machines and equipment, including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair.
  • Performs regular, predictive and preventive maintenance on machines and equipment, in accordance with operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions and company procedures; effectively communicates and schedules maintenance activities to maximize production.
  • Performs emergency/unscheduled repairs on production equipment; troubleshoots issues; replace/repair parts; responds quickly and efficiently to minimize downtime.
  • Maintains an efficient Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to manage all required equipment maintenance; accurately documents work performed in a timely fashion.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools and material handling equipment.
  • Assists with plant layout.
  • Performs a variety of other building and custodial maintenance functions as needed, including cleaning, plumbing, polishing floors, snowplowing, shoveling and grounds keeping.
  • Supports company safety objectives by maintaining compliance with all government regulations; provides technical support for safety projects; ensures that equipment is in a safe, operable condition; assists with safety training.
  • Encourages and contributes to a positive work environment and culture through effective communication, coaching, teamwork and leadership.
  • Supports continuous improvement efforts; makes or recommends equipment and/or process modifications to improve quality and/or efficiency.
  • Accurately completes production and quality documents.
  • Maintains a professional working relationship and effectively communicates with all employees, managers, vendors, customers and regulatory agencies.
  • Understands, complies with and supports company policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and safety regulations/initiatives.
  • Regular attendance at work is required.
  • Performs other production assignments as necessary.


  • Requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); 5 years of related maintenance experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, metal fabrication, PLC, electrical, plumbing, machine tools, power distribution, and hand tools preferred.