Leprino Foods

Maintenance Technician - $32.58/hr (3rd shift)

Job Locations US-MI-Allendale
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(2/8/2021 8:01 AM)
Category (Portal Searching)
Production Maintenance


This position requires responsibility for the safe repair and troubleshooting of malfunctioning electrical or instrumentation systems, the recalibration of instruments, and performing mechanical maintenance and preventive maintenance paying attention to quality customer service.

The jobholder must be able to communicate effectively with machine operators, production supervisors, outside contractors, and plant maintenance personnel. Technicians must exercise considerable judgment and problem-solving skills when supervision is not available. Performance is measured by response to repair time ratios, successful performance of preventive maintenance programs, communication with management and accountabilities such as attendance, safety and punctuality/uptime on all controlling of monitoring systems and instrumentation. The wearing of personal protective equipment is required.


  • Be a member of the HAZMAT team
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Completes work orders
  • Perform mechanical duties such as repair and preventive maintenance of pumps, valves, conveyors, sprockets, gear boxes, welding and fabrication (arc, MIG, TIG, oxyacetylene, etc.)  
  • Calibrate a wide variety of plant instrumentation including, but not limited to temperature, flow, pH, vacuum, pressure, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and repair a wide variety of electromechanical devices up to a maximum of 480 volts
  • Complete preventive maintenance work orders in a timely manner
  • Troubleshoot process and equipment issues utilizing a variety of tools including but  not limited to PLC, Multimeter, Meggar, Simulator, Load cell tester, etc.
  • Work in accordance with all safe work practices at all times


General Experience/Educational Background


  • Demonstrated maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to read/write and perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Four (4) years experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, VFD’s (Variable Frequency Drive), electrical controls, instrumentation, mechanical and electrical schematics, welding, mechanical, T/S (Troubleshooting) techniques, PLC troubleshooting, or food plant automation
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs from floor to mid-chest
  • Must be able to climb stairs (hourly), inclined ladders (daily), & vertical ladders (daily)


  • Prior food industry experience


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

Offer contingent on favorable results on a criminal background check, hair follicle drug screen, physical abilities test and reference checks. 

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

     Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.



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