Maintenance Technician I

Website Michael Foods

Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Tech I
Type Full Time (3rd shift)
Experience Not Indicated
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Klingerstown, PA, 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 Maintenance Tech I who will assist in installing and troubleshooting all equipment.

Ensure that all equipment is working according to plant needs and customer specifications.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience


  • Assist with other duties and responsibilities as needed.
  • Complete all assigned work orders completely and accurately document all prudent information describing the completion of the work order.
  • Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions, and ensure that product quality is maintained to maintain SQF certification. Report to management any of the conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality, or personnel safety.
  • Maintain open, accurate communication with other maintenance employees as well as production management.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all production equipment in assigned areas under the guidance of higher-level production mechanics.
  • Perform technical maintenance tasks under close supervision.
  • Provide all information necessary to maintain proper parts inventories.
  • RedZone
  • Work with production operators to identify process improvements wherever possible.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • 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.
  • Ability to obtain Confined Space Entry certification
  • Ability to obtain HazMat certification
  • Ability to obtain LOTO certification
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations. Ability to respond to questions from internal/external customers/vendors at all levels including management.
  • Driver’s license
  • Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a maintenance occupation in a manufacturing environment with strong industrial electrical ability or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties.
  • Basic understanding of 3-phase electricity.
  • Ability to maintain various pumps (positive pressure, centrifugal, etc.).
  • Ability to work independently when directed.
  • Ability to structurally weld varying common metals.
  • Working knowledge of motor controllers, low voltage electrical systems, proximity switches, photo-eyes, and variable frequency drives.
  • Basic understanding of schematics and blueprints.
  • Basic understanding of various diagnostic equipment including, but not limited to, ohms meters, voltage meters, etc.
  • Thoroughly understand and follow all OSHA and Company regulations as they relate to the maintenance field (LOTO, CSE, PPE, etc.).
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.


  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Growth opportunities
  • Incentive Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical (HSA/PPO)
  • Paid holidays and PTO on Day 1
  • Retirement Plan w/match
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision

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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