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Maintenance Technician

Job Description

The Maintenance Technician is a valuable part of the Maintenance Department and acts as a resource to ensure effective equipment operation. This position is committed to ensuring the best quality products and excellent customer service by maintaining regular quality audits (AIB), good manufacturing practices, compliance with federal/state/local regulations (FDA, OSHA, Department of Agriculture, Department of Health, etc.), HACCP, meet or exceed Global Food Safety Standards (SQF), environmental compliance and DOT mandates.

Maintenance Technician Principle Accountabilities:


•  Supports without hesitation General Plant Safety, Food Safety, Food Defense Initiatives and Good Manufacturing Practices with an understanding that these are absolutes & are Priority #1.


•  Assures that General Safety and Food Safety is an absolute priority by setting the example as a member of senior management.


•  Assures that Product Quality is an absolute priority utilizing IPM, Plant Teams and outside resources to accomplish this.


•  Proactively identify improvement focus areas


•  Participate in root cause problem solving by team


•  Work closely with production supervisors to provide effective maintenance support


•  Promote a strong teamwork environment


•  Encourage all associates to work in a safe manner and in accordance with defined safety regulations and procedures


•  Ensure equipment in area is maintained, guarded and operated in accordance with defined safety regulations and procedures


•  Understand levels of scrap and rework in area caused by equipment issues and associated points of cause


•  Identify potential cost savings and cost avoidance


•  Participate in budget planning for area and department


•  Understand levels of line downtime caused by equipment issues and associated points of cause.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Strong maintenance skill sets to include welding, electrical wiring, equipment set-up and changeover, reading of blueprints and schematics.
  • Experience in a bakery or food manufacturing maintenance department is a strong plus.
  • Strong knowledge in electrical, motor control.
  • Understanding and training on Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) is preferred.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Installation - Maint - Repair
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID req9603
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Maintenance Technician


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