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Maintenance Technician

Posted by: Jeff Greenberg | Posted on: June 23, 2021

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the keeping our facilities and equipment running properly. The primary function is maintaining the equipment both proactively and reactively so TKC can execute its manufacturing in a timely and efficient manner.


  • Executing preventative and reactive maintenance on electronically controlled production and packaging equipment that may be air, gas or electric powered
  • Training manufacturing associates on the equipment, how to setup, run, adjust, clean, and troubleshoot including setting up new machines, writing SOP’s for use, sanitation, and troubleshooting
  • Evaluating new and used equipment for line expansions

Equipment with which you’d get to have fun: Mixers, Food Processors, Pumps, Piston fillers, Steam-jacketed Kettles, Flow-wrapper, Band Sealer, CIJ Printers, Mills, Coolers, Depositors, etc.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Represent The Kitchen Coop with a positive, professional, team approach
    • Disciplined, organized and reliable.
    • Others feel more safe working with you around because you have thought through the risks and implemented poka-yoke & safeguards.
    • Your word and actions are always in alignment.
  • 3 or more years working with electronically controlled manufacturing equipment
    • Knowledge of electrical, electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and design diagrams
    • Very able to operate, understand, and communicate knowledge of machinery
    • Strong reading, mathematical, and communications skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with GMP’s, HACCP and food or drug facility sanitation
  • Welding & Soldering experience
  • Comfortable with computers and web-based project & order mgmt systems
  • Experience with operating industrial and materials handling equipment, including a forklift.

Hourly compensation of $18-26, plus potential for overtime.  Bonuses for machine and line uptime results of 5-20% more.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume for our team to consider via email. Please include a brief list of the types of equipment with which you have experience, hours of availability, and current compensation requirements.






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