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Maintenance Tech I - $18.50-$40+/hr ***$750 SIGNING BONUS***

Company: Michael Foods
Location: Eugene
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview

8th Avenue Food & Provisions is a growing organization made up of businesses that produce and sell quality products including pasta, peanut butter, granola, and fruit and nut trail mixes to retail, foodservice and ingredient customers. The company was formed in October 2018 through a combination of Post Holdings' private brands businesses and is owned by Post Holdings and funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. ("THL"), a private equity firm.


We are now offering a limited number of $750 Signing Bonuses* to new Production Employees!

We don't screen for THC!

Wage: $18.50+ depending on experience

Position Summary:

Our 8th Avenue Maintenance Technician roles are accountable for successful, timely, and accurate repair and maintenance of production and packaging equipment. Our Maintenance Technicians regularly inspect equipment, structures, material for wear and tear, and are accountable for completing work orders and ad hoc repairs assigned to them. The Maintenance team should safely and effectively use hand tools, power tools, basic electrical testing equipment to perform these tasks, along with annual preventative maintenance tasks to ensure our equipment produces our food products are manufactured in a safely, efficiently, and according to quality and food safety standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily maintenance tasks and troubleshooting of packaging and production equipment and systems, including: extruder, dryers, high speed packaging including cartoners, baggers, case-packers, palletizers, low pressure boilers, thermal fluid process heaters, material handling systems, water chillers, compressed air systems, and HVAC systems
  • Partner with operations and maintenance teams to solve repetitive problems, complete preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance responsibilities in a safe, effective, and compliant manner
  • Partner with operations to learn operating systems, while providing training on mechanical components
  • Train operations staff on operating systems and operator basic care responsibilities
  • Other duties, as assigned Education & Experience Required:
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution and one or more of the following:
      • Two-year Associates Degree or higher in technical field (mechanical, electrical, mechatronics, electro-mechanical, controls and automation, etc.)
      • Completed apprenticeship in mechanic, mechanical maintenance, or electro-mechanical, electrical, or related field
      • Military training and experience in a relevant Military Occupational Specialty (MOS)
      • 2+ years hands-on experience in a mechanic, maintenance, electrical, electro-mechanical, controls and automation role
      • 1+ years' experience as operator in a food manufacturing facility Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:
        • Possession of valid Oregon millwright manufacturing card/license
        • Previous maintenance experience in a food manufacturing facility
        • Previous experience reading blueprints and schematics
        • Previous experience with MIG, TIG, and stick welding
        • Previous experience with power transmission components; belt drives, chain drives, bearings, motors & gears
        • Previous experience with drill presses, lathes, Bridgeport-type mills
        • Experience with operation and maintenance of forklifts, scissor lifts, and articulated lifts
          Wage: $18.50+ depending on experience

          All offers are contingent upon a successful drug screen and background check. Attune Foods, LLC's pre-employment test does not include marijuana/THC.

Keywords: Michael Foods, Eugene , Maintenance Tech I - $18.50-$40+/hr ***$750 SIGNING BONUS***, Professions , Eugene, Oregon

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