• Location: Kentwood, Michigan
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #9167
  • Salary: $56,160.00 - $65,000.00

Maintenance Technician

Location: Wyoming, MI
Pay: $27-$31/hour + $1 shift premium
Shift: 2nd shift 3pm-11:20pm M-F
Direct Hire


Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical (mechanical, electrical, pneumatic/hydraulic) expertise to production teams to assist in creating and implementing the best solutions to manufacturing challenges.
  • Follow GMP, Food Safety, Food Defense, BRC, Food Quality and Maintenance policies
  • Maintain equipment in production to produce product in a safe and efficient manner
  • Provide training or assistance to other employees in use, and handling of equipment
  • Assist in enforcing of safety and GMP policies   

Essential Functions/ Duties:

  • Ability to read, follow and understand electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings, blueprints, schematics, code requirements, service manuals and manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Mechanically install, modify, enhance and repair machines and mechanical equipment.
  • Perform preventative inspections and repairs on equipment and facilities and to document inspections and service
  • Experience in machine repairs.
  • Ability to assist with managing projects and resources effectively, including Allen Bradley PLC troubleshooting, understanding advanced electrical prints and schematics to facilitate complex repairs or installation of equipment.
  • Perform setup, start-up, Adjust and Operation of Equipment; Proper Shutdown and Changeover as required by company standards.
  • Perform start of shift walk through and equipment checks and complete relevant line start-up check sheet.
  • Proven mechanical inclination and general math and manufacturing knowledge through standardized tests
  • Perform upgrades on equipment as needed or assigned.
  • Assist in response to any foreign material issues that may arise.
  • Act as a contact for any contractors that may be doing work in the facility and verify they follow GMPs and rules.
  • Coordinate with operators to keep line running through breaks including operating equipment as needed.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical and basic electrical concerns of the equipment, maintain and improve integrity and performance of all focus line/s equipment, and complete scheduled work orders.
  • Communicate and coordinate with Maintenance and Production Leadership any maintenance activities required on assigned equipment to ensure optimum line efficiency and product quality.
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • An excellent work record, including attendance
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work station and are
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Completion of an Associate’s Degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology (or similar program)
  • Ability to train, teach, and assess other Maintenance Technician trainees, leading and mentoring in a team environment


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