Leprino Foods

Maintenance Technician

Job Locations US-NM-Roswell
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Posted Date
2 months ago(7/15/2020 2:53 PM)
Category (Portal Searching)
Production Maintenance


Leprino Foods Company, a global leader in the dairy food and ingredient industry, is seeking an experienced facilities Maintenance Technician to join our team in Roswell, NM. Leprino Foods is the world's largest supplier of mozzarella cheese and one of the largest suppliers of premium dairy nutrition ingredients. Our customers and business partners span the globe and include many of the world's largest food companies, restaurant chains and distributors.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for ensuring production areas or functions to which the incumbent is assigned receive prompt, efficient and quality service from the maintenance function while maintaining the production equipment of the facility.


If you like to work in a fast paced environment this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for. We offer a comprehensive total compensation package which includes; competitive wages, full benefits, bonus program, 401k employer match and profit sharing and relocation if applicable.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Perform mechanical duties such as repair/preventative maintenance to pumps, valves, conveyors, sprockets, gear boxes, welding and fabrication abilities.
  • Calibrate all plant instrumentation in a wide variety of makes and type of specifications.
  • Work with industrial electricity to troubleshoot and repair electrical components and machinery including all three phase, 480, 220 and other plant systems.
  • Complete preventive maintenance work orders. 
  • Program/design P.C. programs for existing plant systems and capability of reconstruction and/or updating programs.
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices at all times, including good housekeeping.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:


  • Must be able to perform basic mathematical functions.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend procedures and manuals.
  • Must be able to communicate well between production department, other maintenance technicians and department management.
  • Ability to problem-solve and trouble shoot equipment.
  • Proficiency with Allen Bradley PLC, SLC, CAD, CMMS execution (SAP a plus). 
  • Ability to interpret equipment manuals and CAD drawings.
  • Sound independent judgment and decision making capability.
  • Ability to work in high noise areas and extreme temperature changes.
  • Ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals and wear personal protective equipment as required.
  • Must be willing to support a 24/7 operation by being available to work weekends and holidays.
  • The position requires standing, walking, climbing up steps/ladder, and lifting 70 pounds.



Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience:

  • Minimum four years work experience with industrial maintenance, preferably in the food industry.
  • 5-7 years of PLC experience in industrial environment preferred. 
  • Advanced experience with CMMS system.
  • 2 year degree in industrial maintenance discipline or technical program is preferred.
  • Must be willing to work nights, days, holidays, weekends and rotating shifts.
  • Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs., climb stairs, vertical ladders and inclined ladders, work with arms fully extended in front of body and above head. Must also be able to squat, kneel, crawl, lie on back and stomach, work in environments with varying degrees of temperature, work around chemical fumes, work in tight spaces and around sharp edges and work with hammering and impact tools.

Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.  Additional information about this process can be obtained at www.psychemedics.com


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