Innovation Foods

Maintenance Technician

Job Title
Maintenance Technician
Job ID
Millville,  NJ 08332
Other Location
What IF you started your career with a company set on excellence through building relationships and delivering results? Joining Innovation Foods is just that! A career here means you are joining a rapidly growing organization, known for its community outreach, diversity, inclusivity, and premier production facilities.
In addition to a great place to work, Innovation Foods strives to offer its employees a holistic career experience that incorporates learning and development, wellness, and exceptional benefits.
Part of our benefits include:
  •  Competitive Pay Rates 
  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription plans with wellness incentives
  •  Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account (on applicable plans) 
  • 401K Plan – with a 100% company match
  • Company-funded Long Term and Short-Term Disability 
  • Company funded Life Insurance Policy 
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days*

Job Description – Maintenance Technician

Job Details
Location: Millville, NJ
Shift: 6PM-6AM, 12 hours shift on 2-2-3 schedule
Pay Rate: $30.00 - $38.00
Reports to: Maintenance Leader

Job Summary
Troubleshoot equipment and programming related problems, perform immediate repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment – including but not limited to controls, filling machines, conveyors, processing and packaging equipment. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Diagnose and perform emergency repairs and adjustments while the line is running in timely and efficient manner 
  • Work with production line operators on changeovers and assist operators with daily operational activities 
  • Support the training of operators, technicians and others at the point of operation 
  • Assemble, install, and test new equipment  
  • Use a variety of power and hand tools to perform job functions 
  • Modify/fabricate equipment to maintain and improve the production lines. 
  • Efficiently troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems 
  • Schedule and perform routine preventative maintenance and service for each piece of equipment 
  • Participate in clean-inspect-lubricate activities on machines regularly to detect signs of malfunctions, including visual and sound inspections  
  • Carry out routine inspection of production machines for potential malfunctions, identify defective parts and assess maintenance needs 
  • Generate and complete work orders assigned 
  • Accurately complete electronic/manual records of work performed 
  • Attend and participate in daily shift meetings  
  • Uphold visual management of the work area  
  • Follows and supports continuous improvement methodologies 
  • Strict adherence to all safety, health, and environmental policies 
  • Strict adherence to all GMP and food safety policies  
  • Perform necessary preventive maintenance on equipment as needed 
  • Completes all required training on time  
  • Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Requirements: 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent  
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations related to weights, measures and record keeping 
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions 
  • Ability to read, speak, and write in English 
  • Required to regularly lift up to 50lbs 
  • Flexibility to work overtime and additional shifts based on business needs 

Desired Qualities: 
  • Collaborator - able to work with other members of the processing team 
  • Adaptive - adjusts to changing priorities and conditions 
  • Motivated - self-starter with the ability to work in a team and independently to achieve team objectives 
  • Safety conscience - abide by all safety measures put in place at Innovation Foods 
  • Customer focused – understands the need for the highest standard of food quality in production 

Innovation Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

Pay Range
$30.00   Hourly to $38.00   Hourly

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