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Plant Mechanic

$72,800    Boston, MA
•  Direct Hire
•  Job Number:254058
•  Posted:7/24/2024

Well Established Food Manufacturing Company seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to join their team.  This motivated and talented individual will have the ability to diagnose, troubleshoot, and perform repairs on production equipment and machinery. Pay is depending on experience starting at $35+/HR. 

  • Capable of preforming preventative maintenance on all plant equipment
  • Ability to read blueprints/schematics and troubleshoot machinery
  • Must have experience in troubleshooting and repairing conveyor systems
  • Install, troubleshoot and repair processing equipment such as (conveyors, assembly, fillers, mixers)
  • Diagnose problems, repair and replace parts, detect and replace defective items, test and make final adjustments for production equipment
  • Operate equipment such as forklifts, power loaders, and other appropriate equipment safely and effectively
  • Responsible for startup checks of production and process equipment
  • Maintain preventative & corrective maintenance log for all designated equipment
  • Prevent and conduct emergency repairs
  • Maintain safety first attitude towards self, others and equipment



    • Advanced understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanics
    • Basic understanding of electrical systems and production equipment repair
    • Comfortable with computers
    • Capable of operating hand, power and specialized tools
    • High School degree or equivalent
    • Work independently & in a team environment
    • Read/write in English
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs. regularly
    • Basic knowledge of mechanical & electrical components
    • Experience working in a food processing facility
    • Working knowledge of GMPs within a food manufacturing facility
    • Ability to work well as part of a team and individually with minimal supervision
    • Ability to quickly and efficiently troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems
    • Excellent knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, compressors, motors, controllers, pumps, conveyors, mixers, and processing equipment.

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