Meijer Maintenance Technician 1st Shift $23 an hour

Job Title
Meijer Maintenance Technician 1st Shift $23 an hour
Job ID
Middlebury,  IN 46526
Other Location

Want to join a company that has been certified as a "Great Place to Work"? Then apply TODAY to join the Meijer team!

Meijer Distribution in Middlebury, IN is seeking a Maintenance Technician Level 3 to join the team on 1st Shift. 

What You'll be Doing:

  • Perform routine chemical testing, making necessary operational adjustments to maintain proper operating parameters for cooling tower and boiling water.
  • Monitor complex heating/ventilation system and adjust controls for proper operation.
  • Provide 24/7 automated process monitoring and take appropriate action as needed.
  • Works with the Maintenance Planner to maintain supplies through ordering and receiving chemicals, record usage and interaction with appropriate vendors.
  • Maintain manufacturing and complex equipment by performing Preventative (PM), Predictive (PdM) and Corrective Maintenance to ensure maximum life expectancy of machinery.
  • Notify appropriate leadership of unsafe, damaged work equipment and make recommendations regarding repair or replacement as needed.
  • Suggest design improvements on existing and new equipment and systems.
  • May provide training and direction to other technicians and operators as needed.
  • Partners with Maintenance Master/Manager to review production goals and schedules as well as maintenance requests to plant or modify maintenance activities. 
  • Perform other duties as requested by Maintenance Master/Manager.
  • Practices 200% safety accountability in self and others.


What You Bring with You (Qualifications):​​​

  • Associates degree or certification in a technical field preferred.
  • Mechatronics Certifications for Levels 1-7 completed.
  • 5-7 years of hands-on manufacturing maintenance experience, preferably in a food manufacturing setting.
  • Familiarity with standard mechanical and electrical component maintenance and repair practices; knowledge of and skill with preventative maintenance.
  • Skilled and certified in various PLC programming languages.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Knowledge and experience with Safe Quality Foods (SQF), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO) and Lean Manufacturing process.
  • Ability to support and work with engineering on projects, equipment design, layout or re-design.
  • Working knowledge of standard mechanical component maintenance and repair practices.
  • Familiar with office technology tools (i.e. MS Office).
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
  • Ability to operate basic machining equipment (lathe, mill, drill press).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Meijer leadership.
  • Understanding computer theory, programmable logic controls (PLC) and experience with Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs).

Why Work for Meijer

Required Skills

Must be 18 years or older to apply!

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