Who we are:
We are Hearthside Food Solutions, a new kind of food company, and the industry's largest contract manufacturer. You won't find our logo on store shelves, but our passion for quality and efficiency is evident in every product we make.
Founded in 2009, today we operate 43 production facilities in the US, Canada and Europe, employing over 11,000 people. In an industry growing at 2%, we made the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list three straight years. Our customers are some of the world's finest food companies.
Do you possess a basic mechanical aptitude, but lack formal training? Do you have experience maintaining and repairing equipment and are ready to take the next step to Maintenance Technician? If so, then our apprenticeship program may be perfect for you! As an apprentice in our program, you will train on repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment used in the production and packaging of products. Regularly participate in inspecting equipment, structures or material; work on all requests for the various types of maintenance work assigned. This is a four year program that allows participants to receive formal training at no charge while earning a paycheck.
Although training initially occurs on 1st Shift, participants in the apprenticeship program must be available and open to moving to 2nd or 3rd Shift as training progresses.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Maintain accurate reporting of hours for apprenticeship credit
Complete assigned training classes and maintain passing levels on courses
Effectively and safely operates standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools and basic electrical testing equipment.
Perform preventative maintenance from daily up to Semi-Annual.
Read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics at 50%.
Complete minor troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical related issues without direct supervision.
Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
Follow prescribed safety rules and regulation as well as other departmental policies and procedures. Help to develop proper safety techniques.
Detect, document, report and repair improper machine operation and faulty equipment.
Follow and perform emergency procedures regarding power failures.
Diversify maintenance skills that will allow assignments to be given in any work areas as required and on any shift required.
Understand and certify in our LOTO program.
Effectively inform through written communication daily pass-downs issues and actions.
Required Competencies & Knowledge
Strong mechanical aptitude
Basic practices in maintenance and repair of mechanical and/or electrical components
Strong problem solving
Strong organization and time management
Strong attention to detail
Communicate effectively both verbally and written
Ensure collaborative relationships with other staff members
Issue and receive instructions
Focus on safety, quality, and company policies
MS Office Suite
General computer usage
Work is primarily done in a manufacturing production floor
Frequent production environment exposure which includes noise, dust, moving machinery, fork lifts, and fluctuations in temperature
Sitting at a work station for short periods of time
Frequent line calls throughout the building requiring immediate response
Stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders on a frequent basis
Must be able to lift 50 pounds on an infrequent basis
High school diploma.
Proven mechanical aptitude
Previous maintenance experience is a plus
Job Family Maintenance
Pay Type Hourly
Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
Please see job description for required skills.