Maintenance Technician | 2nd Shift

Brockton, MA 02302

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Js420926920 Compensation: $45760-72800 / year

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician- 2nd Shift

Location: Brockton, MA

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • We are seeking a Maintenance Technician for our USDA production environment, responsible for inspecting, diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining food processing and packaging machinery, mechanical/utility equipment, buildings, and office facilities. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in mechanical and electrical maintenance in the food manufacturing industry, a commitment to safety, and the ability to work independently and within a team.

Job Duties:
  • Inspect, diagnose, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain food processing and packaging machinery, mechanical/utility equipment, buildings, and office facilities in a USDA production environment.
  • Perform assigned tasks while adhering to established standards of workmanship and safety.
  • Ensure the safe and dependable operating condition of all equipment in the facility.
  • Set up, troubleshoot, and repair stacking, bagging, check-weighing, UPC bar coding, case erectors, and conveyor equipment.
  • Dismantle and reassemble equipment for repairs, cleaning, and lubrication according to established maintenance schedules.
  • Test, troubleshoot, and repair 110/230/460 volt electrical equipment, including motors, starters, relays, timers, panels, breakers, conduit, and wiring.
  • Read and interpret Electrical Control schematics for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Perform minor programming and troubleshooting of VFDs (Variable Frequency Drives) and PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers).
  • Understand and adhere to established safety programs, including lockout/tagout and ladder safety.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels within the maintenance and operating departments.
  • Provide rapid response when equipment malfunctions or breaks down.
  • Ensure that all equipment is ready for production.
  • Maintain the building in compliance with city and fire regulations.
  • Assist in coaching and training maintenance and operating personnel.
  • Fabricate parts and modify equipment as required.
  • Uphold, follow, and maintain the requirements of the SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing.

  • High school degree, or equivalent.
  • Reading, writing, and basic math skills are required.
  • Possess strong language skills (verbal and written) to interpret procedures, comprehend instructions, and communicate effectively with others.
  • Be self-motivated, a self-starter, and self-directed to work without close supervision in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated hardworking, dependable, safety-conscious, and quality-conscious mindset.
  • Minimum 5 years of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Available to work any shift, as required.
  • Proficient in the proper and safe use of hand and power tools and working on machinery.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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