Creative Foods


Maintenance Technician

Position Overview: The maintenance technician position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

Non Essential Job Functions:

  • Daily interaction with Superintendent of Maintenance, Director of Facility Maintenance, Ex. Director of Operations, Production Manager.
  • Daily interaction with mechanical technicians, shift supervisors and leads.
  • Frequent interaction with vendors and contractors.


  • 1+ years of experience working in a food manufacturing facility or 2 year degree in applied technology.
  • Some working knowledge in a food manufacturing facility with previous mechanical, electrical, PLC & pneumatics experience
  • Maintain a safe work environment and adheres to all company safety policies.
  • Moderate troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills to ensure ability to organize robust planning and scheduling methods.
  • Ability to use measuring tools and basic math skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast passed environment.
  • Ethical conduct.
  • Strong time management skills.

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to work individually and in a team setting.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk, vision, read, write and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, bend, lift 50 lbs., climb, balance, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.

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Perry, NY

1 Lincoln Avenue
Perry, NY 14530

Perry, NY

1 Lincoln Avenue
Perry, NY 14530

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