Maintenance Technician in Milwaukee WI

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Maintenance Technician
Job ID: 
Milwaukee WI
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Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor
This position will report to the Meal Preparation business that is now known as Winland Foods, Inc owned by Investindustrial. Investindustrial is a leading investment and advisory group with over $11 billion of raised fund capital, which provides commercial solutions and capital to high-quality mid-market companies internationally. Investindustrial has a strong track record of investing in the food and beverage sector, including private label, and has developed longstanding relationships in the food and beverage community.

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Milwaukee

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Technician

Job Description:


Monday - Thursday: 2:30PM-11:00PM

Friday: 8:00AM-4:30PM

No Weekends!

PAY: $35.17/hr


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.
  • Works in partnership with the Maintenance Manager to perform basic maintenance and repairs on conveyors, packaging equipment, production equipment, electrical controls systems and other related plant systems
  • Provides routine inspections and monitoring of all production equipment
  • Performs troubleshooting on equipment and facilities as needed to determine the root cause of problem and perform proper repair
  • Completes all work safely and follows all company policies and procedures regarding safety completion of work
  • Completes building and facility maintenance as needed
  • Supports and follows standards for food safety and food quality production reflected in SQF as well as the regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA
  • Records and documents according to procedures, assuring that all equipment documentation is up to date and accurate
  • Performs data entry into Computer Maintenance Management System
  • Prepares unscheduled work orders to support production requirements
  • Works in SAP to maintain daily work lists
  • Remains current in training expectations
  • Keeps work environment clean and safe
  • Primary focus of all business related efforts are and must remain that of promoting excellence in all products
  • Records and documents according to procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Requires a High School Diploma or HSED/GED equivalent
  • Requires a minimum of two years of plant maintenance work experience including product packaging
  • Requires basic knowledge of electrical controls, mechanical equipment, conveyors and production or facilities related equipment and the ability to troubleshoot and make repairs
  • Requires the development of a clear understanding of food safety and food quality standards and regulations such as SQF and environmental safety regulations along with a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Requires the ability to communicate in English fluently for the effective and clear written and oral communication with others
  • Requires teamwork ability
  • Requires basic mathematical skills to be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Requires basic computer skills and data entry skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as: Word, Excel and Outlook


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Occasional sitting
  • Frequent use of hands to finger, handle, grasp or touch objects and tools
  • Frequently is required to talk or listen
  • Frequent standing, walking, climbing, kneeling, squatting, stooping, crouching, crawling, twisting, bending, reaching
  • Frequent lift and/or move up to 30 pounds
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

Work Environment:

The employee works in both indoor and outdoor weather conditions and in a production environment.

Additionally, the incumbent will work near moving mechanical parts and in high places as well as hot temperatures. He/she will be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. There is high noise in the work environment.

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Job Location Information
City: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee
Populaton: 599,642
Public Transit: Milwaukee County Transit System Bus Services
Cost of Living: Average rent cost of a 1-bedroom apartment is approximately $1,200
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