Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician, Off-Shift (Bells, TN)

at The Pictsweet Company in Bells, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

The Pictsweet Company is looking for production associates with a strong work ethic and excellent attendance to join our vegetable processing facility in Bells, TN. Team members strive to produce quality branded products in a fast-paced, safe, and clean environment. This position is for an off-shift schedule. Candidates will need to be available to work different hours than the normal production shift.

+ Maintain and repair hydraulic systems, weigh machines, packaging machines, metal detectors, pneumatic systems, material handling systems, electrical controls and PLC’s

+ Actively develop solutions to limit operational downtime

+ Responsible for the daily maintenance and repair of assigned packaging line(s) to ensure optimum production and quality standards

+ Evaluates mechanical performance and assist in planning appropriate adjustments

+ Maintains appropriate mechanical records and reports

+ Responsible for special projects as assigned

+ Communicates frequently with plant supervision regarding production. Anticipates and resolves problems.

+ Ensures a safe work place. Follows Pictsweet Hazardous Communication Plan, Lock-out/Tag-out Program, Process Safety Management Plan, and all applicable safety standards

+ Works cooperatively with supervisors, maintenance personnel, machine operators and production workers to ensure the optimal performance of packaging machines and other equipment


+ Must have 2 years’ experience in high-speed production environment.

+ Prefer experience in hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, weigh machines, metal detectors, high-speed production equipment, material handling systems, electrical controls and PLC’s.

+ Having knowledge of food packaging equipment, principles, quality control, HACCP and GMP’s is a plus.

+ Must be proficient in the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of basic mechanical and related electrical systems.


Cognitive & Psychological

+ Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English.

+ Must be able to understand basic mathematical computation.

+ Must have a practical understanding of mechanical operations, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, electrical controls, computer controls and programmable logic controls (PLC).

+ The above knowledge is normally gained through high school and post high school training, such as a technical school diploma, craft apprenticeship, or other specialized training.

+ Must be able to excel in a cooperative team environment


+ Standing for extended period.

+ Able to work in cold environment (30-40 degrees).

+ Able to lift up to 75 pounds.

*As determined by “fit for duty” assessment by medical professional.


+ Be willing to work extended hours as needed (including weekend and holidays).


Job ID: 2021-1502

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Street: 35 Dawson St

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Job Posting: JC194488420

Posted On: Oct 09, 2021

Updated On: Nov 30, 2021