Plant Maintenance Technician - Night Shift

Full time, permanent opportunity with a leading food company!

  • Peabody, Massachusetts
  • $50,000 - $91,000
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A bit about us:

We are a global leader of collagen-based solutions for food, health, and nutrition sectors!

Why join us?

401k + match
Competitive PTO Package
Profit Sharing up to 14%

Job Details


Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools; fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair machine tools and maintain industrial machines by performing the following duties.

Job Duties:

  • Uses mechanical skills to repair production equipment
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical problems
  • Disassemble, repair/replace, and reassemble components
  • Understands bearings and proper bearings selection
  • Corrects visible run-out balancing of shafts and pumps
  • Demonstrates knowledge of use and lubricants
  • Demonstrates knowledge and the proper use of machine shop equipment
  • Demonstrates the ability to install piping systems of a variety of methods: stainless, sanitary, PVC, copper, iron
  • Understand theory of fluid dynamics
  • Working knowledge of a mechanical system
  • Troubleshoot problems to identify root cause and take appropriate corrective action
  • Communicates the status of equipment to operations and maintenance personnel
  • Implement and coordinate the repair of process equipment
  • Investigate parts needed for repair and order as needed
  • Actively supports, improves PM/TPM programs
  • Recommend and improve capital projects for maintainability
  • Recommends critical spare parts needed to maintain equipment
  • Documents completion of work orders
  • Additional duties as assigned

  • Welds metal components together with brazing and a variety of arc and gas welding equipment to fabricate or repair products such as machine parts and plant equipment
  • Ability to use a variety of gas/arc welding methods; TIG, MIG, Stick & Sanitary

Physical Demands
  • Frequently required to walk, stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch.
  • Frequently must push, pull, move or lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Regularly required reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment:
  • Occasionally exposed to cold, heat, wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical part and chemicals
  • The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Due to the 24/7 nature of the plant, availability to work on Weekends, Holidays, Overtime for emergency work or coverage is a requirement of the position.

Minimum Required Qualifications
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 3 years Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Experience
  • Mechanical skills are necessary
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Requirement
  • Strong mechanical skills and strong problem-solving skills
  • Industrial Food Manufacturing Experience
  • Trade school education
  • Ability to use a variety of gas/arc welding methods; TIG, MIG, Stick & Sanitary
  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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$50,000 - $91,000