Maintenance Mechanic - Food Production Plant in Atlanta, GA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/12/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


GA Atlanta

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Mechanic - Food Production Plant

Job Description:

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Frequently stand and walk.  Sitting, using hands to lift or move, reaching with hands and arms.
  • Work in either a refrigerated or unconditioned environment.
  • Stay up-to-date on all Computer Based Training (CBT)
  • Follow the Company’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements, and Code of Ethics, as well as all material handling, dock and security safety.
  • Comprehend and follow verbal instructions, written short correspondence and memos. 
  • Effectively present information in writing, one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Mechanical aptitude and knowledge of base mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Follow directions for basic assembly and repair of equipment.
  • Work with other maintenance technicians on small projects and rebuilds.
  • Work with cutting and machining fluids, solvents, lubricants and other hazardous chemicals using appropriate safety controls.
  • Complete paperwork for check lists, work orders, and other required documentation.
  • Work in various environments including, but not limited to, production, buildings and grounds.
  • Download, start and perform daily workload in the absence of a Lead or Supervisor.
  • Work off shift hours, overtime and be on-call as needed.
  • Operational knowledge of all production equipment in assigned area.
  • Interpretation of simple drawings and wiring diagrams.
  • Troubleshoot and repair majority of mechanical equipment in assigned area.
  • Troubleshoot and repair basic 3 phase electrical components and control voltage problems.
  • Stick or tig weld small repairs on equipment.
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance tasks according to schedule.
  • Participate in the Company’s Plant Safety Committee.
  • Operational knowledge of all production equipment.
  • Interpretation of complex drawings and wiring diagrams.
  • Troubleshoot and repair all mechanical equipment in assigned area and basic 3 phase electrical equipment, components and control voltage problems.
  • Troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) controlled equipment using computer software.
  • Stick or tig weld repairs on equipment.
  • Work independently on maintenance projects including new equipment installs and rebuilds.
  • Fabricate or modify support components of equipment.
  • Additional tasks or responsibilities as assigned by a Lead and/or Supervisor.


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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