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Maintenance Technician - Industrial 1st Shift in Milwaukee, WI at Parallel Employment Group

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

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Order Type : DirectHire

Maintenance Technician - Industrial 1st Shift Glendale, WI

DIRECT HIRE! Bring your highly skilled industrial baking or food industry diagnostics, troubleshooting, and repair experience of plant equipment, machinery, building and facilities to this highly reputable and successful 100 year old company. Double digit growth, a dynamic team oriented culture and great benefits are waiting for you.

Wage: $25-$30/ hour Shift: 1st 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. O.T. Available

Exciting, challenging and diverse job responsibilities!

• Maintain the physical structure of our buildings, including minor plumbing, carpentry, and electrical for two Milwaukee-based facilities.

• Maintain production lines and equipment (mixers, blenders, conveyors, etc.) using mechanical and electrical skills

• Conduct root cause failure analysis, predictive maintenance (oil and vibration analysis) and assist with maintenance planning - daily and yearly outages.

• Keep the CMMS up to date with preventative maintenance schedules for the upkeep of machines and facilities equipment.

• Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment, using electrical and electronic test equipment.

• Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction to diagnose problem or repair machine.

• Dismantle defective machines and install new or repaired parts, following specifications, and blueprints.

• Maintain records of issues and maintenance completed on machines.

• Assist with capital budget and maintenance projects.

• Provide both guidance and tactical assistance to the supervisors and production personnel in the repair, maintenance, and installations including daily process problem-solving.

• Purchase maintenance materials and parts; ensure the maintenance of inventory records.

• Conduct heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems and boiler operations checks.

• Apply understanding of how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes to identify options and best solution.

• Work with the rest of the maintenance team to provide 24/7 coverage for operations and emergencies including equipment repair, stabilization, and the mobilizing of resources as needed.

• Respond quickly to production line calls and keep personnel informed of the status of their machinery and repairs.

• Follow and enforce standards for food safety and food quality production reflected in GMP and SQF as well as the regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA and assures associates are consistently trained in these standards and comply with all requirements.

• Ensure compliance with all safety and quality regulations, reporting issues to Plant Management and SQFP.

• Efficiently tracks daily work and time spent on each job and correctly summarizes the time spent on each work category at day’s end.


5+ years' maintenance experience with strong maintenance skills, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.

• Experience in electrical, mechanical, high-speed packaging, welding, HVAC, pneumatics, PLC, and hydraulics desired.

• Familiar with quality/food safety programs desired such as SQF, HACCP, SSOP, SOP, HAZCOM/SDS, GMP.

• Must pass pre-employment testing (Drug Screen and Background Check).

• Able to stand or walk up to 100% of the time and if the need arises must be able to work in a freezer.

• Must be able to carry, twist, bend, crouch, kneel, reach, and stoop in conjunction with frequent lifting up to 50 pounds, possessing the physical strength and dexterity to perform essential functions.


Eligibility is first of the month 90 days after hire for health, dental, vision, paid $25,000 life policy, 401(k) with match, PTO, 6 paid holidays and uniforms.


Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Order: 532396