Maintenance Tech I; Red Nights in Manawa, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/29/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Manawa

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Tech I; Red Nights

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Position exists to install, repair equipment by performing the following duties:


  • Follow safety policies/practices including enforcing safe work practices. Provide training and communication on all safety related work orders
  • Have basic mechanical knowledge to troubleshoot and fix equipment in assigned functional areas
  • Operate and adjust equipment as needed
  • Proficient in repairing or replacing defective parts
  • Replace a worn or defective part with a OE or comparable
  • Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements
  • Move special functional and structural parts in devices and equipment
    Examples:  Printer set up on a Filler, when needed; Vacuum Chamber for testing cups
  • Be active member of line start up, as needed
  • Attend meetings for line, TPM, and Bay
  • Lubricate and clean parts
  • Identify proper safe cleaning procedures for parts and machinery (i.e. solvents, air, rags)
  • Knowledgeable of proper greasing and oiling methods to include grease and oil types appropriate for specific equipment


  • Tested and/or demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following: Electrical, Electronics,
    Machining, Welding, Fabricating
  • Written testing to be done by FVTC CBT (Computer Based Training) or other company designated authority
  • Demonstrated knowledge will be accessed by area Supervisor or designate
  • Knowledge and ability to use SAP to include writing work orders, looking up work orders, finding parts and writing requisitions to order part.
  • Knowledge and ability to work in 110, 220, 480. Be able to run both communication and electrical wiring and repair electrical equipment
  • Electrical safety Training, lock out/ tag out/ live dead live
  • Able to read an electrical print, know where to go for basic information on NEC,
    know where to get and who can issue permits for live work and all policy surrounding that
  • Able to troubleshoot and repair 110 volt, 220 volt and 480 volt circuits to include motors and control circuits
  • Replace circuit boards and components as needed and remove and replace motors after determining with a meter that they are not serviceable
  • Electrically certified by Sturm
  • Maintain Maintenance work area in accordance with BRC & AIB standards and follow product safety and sanitation regulations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of standard work, 5S, Maintenance GMP, accountability of parts and requirement of clean-up of work area after work is done prior to moving on
  • Support and participate in continuous improvement events and projects
  • Other duties as assigned.

The items listed below are examples of other duties that may be assigned but should not be considered an all-inclusive list:
- Must be able to handle multiple tasks and assignments at one time
- Use different types of lifts: forklifts, clamps, tow motor, hand lifts, Raymond’s/Crown’s and scissor lifts
- Must be able to work independently
- Will have daily contact with internal and external customers which requires courtesy, discretion, and sound judgment and an understanding that they are a representative of the employer/company.

This job does not have supervisory responsibilities
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
- Associate Degree in Trades Program (apprentice, millwright, journeyman)
- Minimum 3 years prior experience in manufacturing environment
- Minimum of 2 years of experience at Sturm Foods (or affiliate)
- Valid driver’s license
To take any training as deemed necessary by the company.
Ability to read in English and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of production maintenance
Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical/industrial skills with some Programmable
Logical Control (PLC) experience. HVAC and basic welding skills
Basic computer knowledge
Full understanding and compliance with the company’s safety procedures and policies
Skill: Basic math and measuring skills
Skill in operation of company tools and equipment
Excellent communication and customer service sills
Organizational, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
Ability: Ability to think and react quickly, ability to manage multiple priorities
Ability to make independent judgments which have moderate impact on the organization
Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity and
GMP & Safety Certification, Forklift, Valid Driver’s license, Aerial-Scissors Lift Certification

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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