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Maintenance Technician III

  • Job Category: Manufacturing
  • Education: N/A
  • FT/PT: Full-Time
  • Company: Schwan's Company

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Job Description:

Maintenance Technician III

Who we are!

Schwan's Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony's®, Big Daddy's®, Villa Prima and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan's, visit

What we are looking for:

Here at Schwan's Company, we put a high priority on having safe, clean, and healthy workspaces. And we want individuals that take that seriously.

So what's this job all about?
Setup and tear down equipment; performs major repairs, construction, fabrication, and installation of new plant equipment
Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on conveyor systems and production machines; troubleshoot malfunctions
Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems, and using precision measuring and testing instruments
Remove defective parts by dismantling components using hoists and hand and power tools
Performs minor to major maintenance repairs including lifting positioning and fastening objects using hand tools and power tools
Perform advanced maintenance duties using hoists and hand and power tools such as reading mechanical schematics, cut & key a shaft, broach a sprocket, change gear head, weld stainless metal, use a metal sheer, use a metal bender, cut & crimp ends on hydraulic hose and cut & lace belting
Help control downtime by informing production workers of routine maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance
Use SAP to document and communicate with operations
Work in a safe manner with a sense of urgency while maintaining a safe and orderly work area
Participate in and successfully complete management-assigned training directed at increasing job-related trade skills
Responsible for the training of lower level maintenance employees in keeping all equipment in good repair and regularly serviced
Performs fabrication of equipment used for processing and packaging such as fabricating guards doors and steps, using a lathe for shaft and sprocket creation, and fabricate air cylinder mounts, sensor mounts, and conveyors
Performs welding on food equipment to food safe specifications
Must have operating knowledge of machine shop related equipment
CNC programming experience preferred
Welding experience

What we want to do for you!

Company Benefits:
We offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with their financial security, health and well-being. In addition to a competitive base pay, we offer a variety of benefit programs.
Health, Life, Dental, and Vision Plans
Two weeks paid vacation + holidays for new hires
Employee discounts on company products

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two-year degree in specialized maintenance trade preferred.

Years of Related Experience: 5+ years of related experience

Advanced mechanical knowledge
Advanced electrical and basic to advanced building skills
Ability to read and interpret safety documents, maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Experience with high speed manufacturing equipment
Ability to complete work orders and enter the required paperwork into a computer
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
Demonstrated interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate in a professional manner with co-workers and supervisors
Ability to pass a standardized hands-on mechanical aptitude assessment
Must be able to lift up to ninety (90) lbs

If you've made it this far through the description, we think you should just apply already...
The employing subsidiaries of Schwan's Company are Equal Opportunity Employers including disability and status as protected veteran.

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