JP Maintenance Tech II

Website Michael Foods

Job Highlights

Title JP Maintenance Tech II
Type Full Time (3rd shift)
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Elizabeth, NJ, United States
Company Michael Foods

Company Profile

Michael Foods is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery, and potato products.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a JP Maintenance Tech II who will be responsible for monitoring and repairing all equipment safely and as necessary within budget constraints.

Comply with safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce safety as a core value.

Ensure that all policies, procedures, and activities related to food safety & quality are followed and complied with uniformly to reduce product and process variability.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • Experience in a manufacturing industry or similar


  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions, and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report any conditions or practices that may adversely affect employee safety or food safety/quality to management immediately
  • Always ensure regulatory compliance
  • Assume personal responsibility to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Adhere to all safety policies/procedures and incorporate safety and health in all job duties/tasks
  • Attend and actively participate in safety meetings and training
  • Attendance is essential to perform duties
  • Evaluate the maintenance budget by predicting expenses and evaluating projects for savings
  • Identify and design any process improvements that can be made as it relates to the equipment and their utilization
  • Monitor all equipment to ensure that all safety operating procedures are followed
  • Must adhere to budget, USDA, OSHA, SQF, and FDA compliance guidelines.
  • Perform all corrective, preventative, and predictive maintenance for the building, equipment, and material handling equipment, to ensure productivity and equipment efficiency
  • Perform duties in all areas including Pneumatics, Sanitary Welding, Plumbing, Industrial Electric Hydraulics, and PLC.
  • Team player who aligns and upholds our values: Teamwork, Accountability, Innovation, Continuous Improvement, and passion for customers and consumers
  • Use all hoists, hand tools, power tools, and testing instruments safely
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Black Seal License
  • Blue Seal License
  • Power Industrial Truck Operator’s License


  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to communicate in both English and Spanish preferred
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Must be well organized, able to plan and prioritize activities, and make decisions related to product quality
  • SAP knowledge a plus

Work Environment

  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs
  • Ability to work with chemicals.
  • Continuous standing
  • Must be able to work in changing temperatures indoors and outdoors
  • Occasional bending, sitting, stooping, climbing, pushing, pulling, and repetitive hand motion
  • Workers are required to wear proper PPE such as hair nets, and ear plugs, and certain areas require earmuffs

Employer’s Statement

Michael Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran, and any other category protected under applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

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