Maintenance Technician – Food Manufacturing

Boston Salads/Lighthouse Soups is an innovative creator of fresh, healthy salads, soups and deli entrees for the New England region with three Boston locations. We are proud of our excellent products and our manufacturing operation located right in the city of Boston, employing local staff. We also have FREE PARKING at all of our locations and great benefits, including Tufts HMO (NOT a high deductible plan), free dental, free life insurance, free short-term disability insurance, 401(k) with match and no vesting, and so much more. Learn more about us at: http://www.bostonsalads.com.

Boston Salads / Lighthouse Soups is searching for an experienced Maintenance Technician. The ideal candidate will be familiar with working in an industrial facility, preferably a refrigerated food manufacturing facility. Learn more about this role at www.bostonsalads.com/careers.

This full-time position is Monday-Friday.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Executes all projects of plant equipment and repairs around a busy production schedule
  • Works with contractors such as electricians, refrigeration contractors, plumbers, etc.
  • Follows plans and strategies for the effective preventive maintenance and upkeep of equipment
  • Maintains inventory for spare parts, replacement parts and performs general maintenance on OEM and custom fabricated equipment.
  • Maintains tool quality, proper tool care and tool inventory during repair
  • Can work independently and knows when to discuss maintenance issues with supervisor; reports equipment issues to Manager immediately as discovered
  • Communicates with team members on plant issues and works to improve plant operations
  • May fill in for other maintenance staff in nearby locations (one block) during vacations, etc.

REQUIREMENTS

  • High school education a must; additional technical education preferred
  • General all-around mechanical knowledge; ability to troubleshoot and solve basic problems
  • Knowledge of HVAC required; ammonia refrigeration systems experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cold/refrigerated environment
  • Significant knowledge in AC motors, gear reducers and pumps
  • Working knowledge of equipment electrical, i.e. starters, temp controls, relays controls, single and three-phase electrical
  • Working knowledge of plumbing
  • Working knowledge of food grade welding techniques a plus
  • Understanding of blueprints, drawings, schematics
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English
  • Computer proficiency; good math skills
  • Must be able to take direction and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift within OSHA guidelines
  • Ability to be a positive force in the workplace; respect and collaborate with all employees

Qualified applicants should email resume to careers@bostonsalads.com. Please include your city and state and your personal email address. Thank you. 

 

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