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Lewis & Clark AgriFood
Lewis & Clark AgriFood

Maintenance Technician I



Middlesex, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
Job Summary:

Assists preventative maintenance activities, Helps troubleshoots processes and process equipment, and executes equipment repairs. This role requires most of the time to be spent on the production floor meeting operations request or performing plant preventive maintenance.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Troubleshoots equipment breakdowns and performs mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical maintenance whenever required.
  • Respond to maintenance requests from the production team as assigned by the shift lead.
  • Maintain preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Ability to read or understand basic documentation such as equipment manual, to drawings, schematics, blueprints, and P&IDs (electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam, etc.)
  • Proficiency using digital multimeter, oscilloscope, and basic hand tools
  • Ability to complete work in a cGMP compliant fashion, with all associated paperwork and environments
  • Proficiency with Office 365 products, particularly Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Works with hand tools, lockout/tagout, chemicals, etc., demonstrating proper safety precautions
  • Provides technical support for troubleshooting equipment problems which are beyond the Production Associate’s capability to address.
  • Assist lead tech in Repairs, rebuilds, adjusts, inspects, and monitors production and/or facility related equipment and machinery.
  • Performs other duties as required to meet the needs of the department and company.

Preferred Skills:

  • Hands on experience with automated equipment, PLC’s, manufacturing, and robotics
  • Experience working in a cGMP environment and the requirements associated (change controls, cleanliness)
  • Experience maintaining fill/finish, packaging, and sterilizing equipment in a pharmaceutical or F&B environment
  • Uphold SQF requirements including promotion of a strong & positive food safety culture
  • Active involvement in implementation, upkeep and continuous improvement of food safety as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Stewardship for our B-corp mission to promote worldwide health and wellness by fostering the delivery of high quality, healthy foods through sustainable methods.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Must work well in teams and demonstrate behavior conducive to promoting strong teamwork
  • Must possess a positive attitude in a fast-paced production environment
  • Must be punctual, on site and ready for work at scheduled hours

    Education and Experience:
  • High School degree or equivalent
  • 1-3 years’ experience with industrial equipment maintenance or equivalent military experience.
  • Previous experience in food manufacturing preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand and walk for 8-hour shifts
  • Perform repetitive or continue behavior including lifting 20-30 pounds
  • Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds and up to 65 pounds rarely.
  • Frequent bending, crouching, or twisting
  • Work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, heights, and temperature extremes to complete work assignments

Monday-Friday (3:00pm-11:30pm)
Sunday-Thursday (11:00pm-7:30am)