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Weekend Maintenance Technician (6PM-6AM)

Date: Apr 11, 2021

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Maintenance Technician II ensures maximum operating efficiency, maintenance and repair of machines and equipment in production and facility.

Job Responsibilities

• Respond to production requests for immediate attention to production line issues and problems.
• Maintain production equipment.
• Maintain records of preventative maintenance.
• Create requisitions of parts and supplies to maintain equipment.
• Identify problem areas and address with permanent solutions.
• All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies & procedures.
• All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

• High School diploma or GED.
• Two years of maintenance experience or more.
• Fundamental understanding of manufacturing processes.  
• Ability to make decisions based on standard practices.  
• Experience and knowledge of production machinery and equipment.  
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve.  
• Basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
• Ability to weld.  (TIG, MIG and Stick).
• Ability to read and understand schematics, pneumatic, and hydraulic drawings.
• Familiarity with OSHA regulations. 
• Basic computer skills.

Preferred Education and Experience

• Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school.
• 2 years of food manufacturing experience and/or training or more.
• Experience working with ammonia refrigeration systems / PSM.
• SAP experience.

Working Conditions
• Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend neck; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.
• Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder and pushing/pulling/carrying.
• Product weight: up to 50 lbs.
• Repetitive work in a fast-paced production environment with average temperature of 50-60 degrees F.
EEOC & Disclaimer
Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer


Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona