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Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift & 3rd Shift

Milwaukee, WI
Maintenance Technician
Our client is a local frozen food manufacturer who has outstanding opportunities for qualified Maintenance Mechanics who are looking to join a progressive organization in which their personal and professional contributions are recognized and rewarded.


The Maintenance Mechanic will function in both an electrical and mechanical capacity, and will be responsible for preventative and unscheduled maintenance on all machines and equipment. Duties included but are not limited to:
  • Install, repair, rebuild, and maintain machinery & mechanical equipment used in production, packaging, and plant areas.
  • Troubleshoot & diagnose machine malfunctions and operating difficulties.
  • Rebuild machines and overhaul troublesome components and attachments to involve dismantling, inspection, machining or replacement or purchased parts.
  • Perform skilled operations such as filing and aligning bearings, spindles, and shafts; adjust feed and limit mechanisms, gibs, and ways.
  • Perform various activities relative to the installation and relocation of existing machines and equipment to involve dismantling, erection, leveling, fitting, and aligning operations.
  • Perform maintenance on the buildings, facilities, and other appropriate areas.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on production equipment and all other equipment as appropriate.
  • Maintain required maintenance logs and files.
  • Perform routine housekeeping activities in the department and ensure adherence to established safety procedures and requirements.


Requirements of the Maintenance Mechanic Position:
  • Knowledge of various industrial mechanical process to include: pneumatic, hydraulic and electro-mechanical controls, robotics', PLC's, metal fabrication, and welding,
  • Moderate computer skills in a Microsoft Office, database management and record keeping.
  • Effective communication.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work overtime, including weekends as needed.
Education and Experience:
  • High School diploma, or equivalent. Technical Associate degree a plus.
  • 3+ years’ experience.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Requires the ability to operate various tools and equipment to include various hand and power tools, metal fabrication equipment (lathe, mills), welding equipment, plumbing equipment, and various measuring equipment.
Pay and Benefits:
  • Incentive program pays up to $2,400 annually.
  • $3,000 Sign on bonus.
  • Generous benefit package that includes:
    • Medical plan with low employee premium contribution, dental, vision, disability, life, 401(k) with Company match up to 4%, PTO begins at 3 weeks annually, tuition reimbursement, and more.
  • Employee friendly work culture.
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