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Maintenance Technician

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. Tonawanda Full-Time
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Employee Type:

Full time


NY Tonawanda

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Technician

Job Description:

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain all production equipment including preventative and corrective maintenance. Adjust and repair equipment as needed to ensure it is running efficiently.

Investigate, diagnose, test, calibrate, install, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on all electronic and electromechanical equipment and systems throughout the plant, to ensure optimal asset utilization, productivity, efficiency, and reliability.

Provide primary, plant-wide support for PLC systems and equipment including software & firmware, processors, I/O, communication networks, programmers, and related equipment. This includes the ability to comprehend, navigate and modify the PLC programs controlling any particular process.

Perform preventative maintenance as scheduled and complete documentation associated with preventative maintenance.

Maintain adequate spare parts inventory and complete purchase requisitions as needed for parts, equipment, and tools. Monitor inventories of waste as assigned.

Train other Team Members on equipment operation; helps instill operator ownership for basic and routine maintenance tasks, including equipment changeovers.

Operates scissor lifts, hand trucks, and forklifts routinely in completing work.

Work closely with team members in manufacturing to complete equipment changeovers in a safe, effective manner adhering to production scheduling and safety requirements.

May be required to work flexible work schedule, as requested, which could include weekend work and preventative maintenance which cannot take place during operating hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required as Essential

Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with external contractors and internal customers (all functional areas) to ensure equipment maintenance needs are met.

Applicant must display mechanical aptitude and electrical/electronic troubleshooting skills down to the component level.

Strong PLC Knowledge and the ability to troubleshoot equipment operational programs and field devices as well as working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Products.

Possess strong problem-solving, troubleshooting, and mechanical skills.

Ability to read and understand all maintenance manuals, codes, and regulations.

Possess a basic understanding of math with the ability to apply this for maintenance purposes in a food manufacturing setting.

Ability to use Personal Protective Equipment as required; commitment to using all PPE as required.

Thorough understanding of all Company policies, including GMP's, food safety, and human safety policies.

Able to lift 50 lbs. in weight above shoulder level.

The ability to read, write, and comprehend English.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to URL blocked - click to apply. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


Skills required

Preventive Maintenance
Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
Troubleshooting (Problem Solving)
Electrical Systems
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TreeHouse Foods is a private label food and beverage leader focused on customer brands and custom products. When customers partner with TreeHouse they can expect access to an industry-leading portfolio, strategic vision, on-trend innovation and insights, world-class supply chain, operational excellence and flexibility, collaborative approaches and dedicated customer service.

Our strategy is to be the leading supplier of private label food and beverage products by providing the best balance of quality and cost to our customers. We engage with retail grocery, food away from home and industrial and export customers, including most of the leading grocery retailers and foodservice operators in the United States and Canada.

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