Maintenance Mechanic

Job Location: 
Milwaukee, WI

Are you an Electrician or Maintenance Mechanic looking for 1st or 3rd shift Maintenance Mechanic opportunities? Do you have electrical experience with PLC’s, hydraulics and pneumatics, and high speed packaging machines? Do you have experience with general building and mechanical maintenance?

If you have answered YES to any of these questions, then you may be what our client is looking for in their next Maintenance Mechanic!   This is an excellent opportunity with a growing company that offers a new facility, new machines, a very competitive compensation package, full benefits, flexible schedule, overtime, paid holidays, PTO, and 401K!  If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to:



Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, coordinates with other Maintenance Technicians to minimize interference with production operations and maximize uptime.   
Maintain the physical structure of our buildings, including minor plumbing, carpentry, and electrical for two Milwaukee-based facilities.
Maintain production lines and equipment using a variety of skills and knowledge such as mechanical, electrical, 
Conduct root cause failure analysis, predictive maintenance (oil and vibration analysis) and assist with maintenance planning - daily and yearly outages.
Keep the CMMS up to date with preventative maintenance schedules for the upkeep of machines and facilities equipment.
Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment, using electrical and electronic test equipment.
Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction to diagnose problem or repair machine.
Dismantle defective machines and install new or repaired parts, following specifications, and blueprints.
Maintain records of issues and maintenance completed on machines.
Assist with capital budget and maintenance projects.
Provide both guidance and tactical assistance to the supervisors and production personnel in the repair, maintenance, and installations including daily process problem-solving.              
Purchase maintenance materials and parts; ensure the maintenance of inventory records.
Conduct heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems and boiler operations checks.
Apply understanding of how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes to identify options and best solution.     
Work with the rest of the maintenance team to provide 24/7 coverage for operations and emergencies including equipment repair, stabilization, and the mobilizing of resources as needed.   
Respond quickly to production line calls and keep personnel informed of the status of their machinery and repairs.
Adjusts functional parts of machinery and control equipment to make them work more efficiently.                                                                                                                                    
Follow and enforce standards for food safety and food quality production reflected in GMP and SQF as well as the regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA and assures associates are consistently trained in these standards and comply with all requirements.
Ensure compliance with all safety and quality regulations, reporting issues to Plant Management and SQFP.
Efficiently tracks daily work and time spent on each job and correctly summarizes the time spent on each work category at day’s end.            


5+ years' maintenance experience with strong maintenance skills, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.
Experience in electrical, mechanical, high-speed packaging, pneumatics, PLC, and hydraulics desired.
Familiar with quality/food safety programs desired such as SQF, HACCP, SSOP, SOP, HAZCOM/SDS, GMP.
Must pass pre-employment testing (Drug Screen and Background Check).
Able to stand or walk up to 100% of the time and if the need arises must be able to work in a freezer.
Must be able to carry, twist, bend, crouch, kneel, reach, and stoop in conjunction with frequent lifting up to 50 pounds, possessing the physical strength and dexterity to perform essential functions.                                                                      


Recruiter Name: 
Scott Fregien
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 221
Manufacturing & Engineering

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