Maintenance Technician


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Located in Wausau, WI

Salary: $30-$34.25



Work Schedule: Normal work week is 5 - 8 hour days; the hours may vary with production. Overtime after 40 hours. 


The Maintenance Class I in its most basic form must be able to perform basic

troubleshooting (electrical, mechanical, welding, machining and understanding of SAP and its functions).


Demonstrate a high standard of excellence in sanitary design of equipment.                                                                                                                                                    

Familiar with all Plant Safety (including confined space, fall and fire protection) Quality and Sanitation programs. Comply with company policies and GMP and safety rules.            

Work with Maintenance, Engineering, Finance, Quality to address process improvement ideas.                                                                                                                          

Understand the plant alarm panel, have a working knowledge of accident, spill and emergency procedures.                                                                                                       

Ability to follow electrical schematics to determine and correct problems with an electrical circuit.                                                                                                                     

Proficient in using a laptop to troubleshoot and correct PLC problems.          

Familiar with four areas in utilities (steam, ammonia, vacuum and compressed air).                                                                                                                                         

Ability to weld safely and proficiently (including preparation, penetration and clean up)                                                                                                                                   

Basic understanding of the power distribution for the plant.                                                                                                                                                                            

Proficient in using a megohmeter, DVM, reading blue prints and electrical applications.         

Basic knowledge of utilities & refrigeration and steam distribution (boiler, heat exchangers, traps and condensate pumps).                                        

Understand OEE and use it to drive practices.                                                                                                                                                                                               

Perform other duties as directed by the department leaders as needed for an efficient operation of the business.

Ensure food safety.

Required to receive full Ammonia Operator training in accordance with policy and OSHA requirements.

Performs all applicable HACCP and Quality Guidelines.

Observes all Safety, Environmental Regulations, Accident Prevention Procedures and Food Safety Procedures.

Familiar with Quality programs as outlined in QRMP such as GMP’s, Traceability, HACCP, Allergens, CCP, hold process and verifying raw ingredients.

When proficient train employees as needed.                                                                                                                                                                                                 


  • High School Diploma/GED Required (Associate’s or certification preferred)
  • At least 1 yr previous manufacturing maintenance experience preferred
  • Previous maintenance work in food manufacturing a plus
  • (Or any relevant combination of training/ experience) 
  • Use of motorized hand truck is required (training provided)
  • Use of forktruck (PIT) is required (training provided)
  • Must wear PPE (ear protection, steel-toed shoes, bump cap/ hard hat, sanitation gear)
  • Must be dedicated to personal safety and food safety.


           Must be able to do basic math, communicate effectively, read and write proficiently. Must complete the following

           training requirements/evaluations (30-60-90-120 Reviews). Certified Training and other training courses as

           required. Able to work in a fast paced environment.


Other Requirements

           Must be certified to operate a Hand Truck, maintain a fork truck and barrel truck License, Operate all shop

            equipment and various process equipment. Use a computer for SAP & Safety Training


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1134 E. Grand Ave 

Rothschild, WI 54474



Express Office: Weston (Wausau)
1134 East Grand Avenue
Rothschild, WI 54474
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