Maintenance Technician I in Le Sueur MN

Agropur Inc
Title: 
Maintenance Technician I
Date: 
02/15/2021
Job ID: 
JR10674
Location: 
Le Sueur MN
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor
For Current Agropur Employees: Please apply for this job through the Career application of your Workday Home Page.

Job Type: Regular

Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You too can join the Agropur family!

What this role is all about:

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician I in our Le Sueur, MN location.

The Maintenance Technician I performs routine and break down maintenance on processing and packaging equipment, and is responsible for keeping the plant running and in compliance with all rule and regulations by using safe methods of equipment repair/upkeep.
  • Efficiently perform regular and preventative maintenance related to the plant, equipment, and grounds in compliance with standard operating procedures, good manufacturing practices, and safety policies as enforced by OSHA.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment during the production process as needed.
  • Prepare and set up machinery for scheduled production runs.
  • Effectively perform and assist in repair or updating and installation of equipment.
  • Perform troubleshooting of equipment, including both electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Complete and update work orders using in-house systems.
  • Complete and maintain routine and preventive records and logs.
  • Works closely with production to minimize downtime while maintaining quality.
  • Perform buildings and grounds maintenance/up-keep as needed.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all plant area processes.
  • Accurately read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders.


This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude required.


The Extras (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Maintenance/repair experience of training preferred.



  • What we offer you:
  • Agropur offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package focusing on your physical, financial and emotional health to include the following:
    • Health, Dental and Vision options
    • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a 4% company match
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Health and Wellness Programs to include Wellness Incentives and Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunities for discretionary bonus' and discretionary 401(k) contributions based on Company financial performance.
    • Paid Time Off Program, Holiday Pay and Bereavement
  • An environment that upholds our five core values: Boldness, Collaboration, Communication, Excellence and Integrity
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Training programs
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Community Involvement


The Location:

Le Sueur:

Our presence in Le Sueur, MN, consists of the following locations; Le Sueur Cheese, The Friendly Confines Cheese Shoppe, Le Sueur Ingredients, Le Sueur Protein Research Center, and Le Sueur Business Office. These locations produce various types of cheeses, such as; parmesan, romano, asiago, gouda, muenster, Monterey Jack, and cheddar. They also run various whey streams, such as; whey protein isolate (WPI), whey protein concentrate 34 (WPC 34), whey protein concentrate 80 (WPC 80), and both pharma and food-grade lactose.

Le Sueur, MN, was the original home of the Jolly Green Giant. This small town provides a safe, friendly atmosphere with great neighborhoods and affordable housing while maintaining several large businesses. Le Sueur is on the Minnesota River and The National Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway passes right by town. You can also visit the Le Sueur Chamber site http://lesueurchamber.org/ for more information on local events.

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