Maintenance Technician in Moonachie, NJ at Volt

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Moonachie, NJ
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

American Food Company located in Moonachie, NJ is in need of a Maintenance Technician to assist their 3rd shift operations.
The Maintenance Technician  will plan, organize and execute maintenance activities to ensure that production can produce efficiently, on time, within budget and to standard in a safe and sanitary manner.

This is a Direct Hire position.
Pay Range: $26-$28.00/hr

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide leadership, establish direction, and monitor all maintenance activities

Manages the Maintenance Preventative Program and improves as necessary

Manages spare parts stock room to ensure correct levels and parts are available for repairs and rebuilds.

Understand OSHA rules and regulations while updating current programs to comply with legal codes.

Ensure team's training is current and comply with local and state regulations

Determines and manages projects required to improve safety, throughput, and quality including but not limited to managing contractors' activities.

Evaluates functionality and reliability of current systems by conferring with operating and quality departments.

Summarize complex problems to aid in the decision making of appropriate actions.

Regularly measure and evaluate downtime of all operating systems and develop continuous improvement goals and action plans

Manages rebuilds and repairs in an orderly and time fashion

Manages mechanics payroll in terms of hours worked, overtime, attendance, and vacations

Manages personnel performance through coaching, development, and/or verbal and written notifications.

Respond quickly to critical safety conditions

Ensure the correct maintenance resources are available for all production and sanitation activities by managing the mechanics schedules.

Lead and facilitate maintenance shift hand-offs

Lead and support the continuous improvements in maintenance

Ensure all shift and daily inspections are completed

Ensure all teams have adequate tools to complete their jobs.

Diagnose facility problems and apply best resources and troubleshooting techniques to avoid reoccurrence.

Serve as the technical expert to guide maintenance team and communicate with the affected departments.


  • Degree + 1-2 years food manufacturing experience- willing to consider a combination of education and prior experience
  • 2-3 years experience as Maintenance Mechanic  +  some experience in a leadership role
  • Computer Literate
  • Spanish literate a plus
  • Good communication skills

Click the apply button on this screen to submit your application for consideration to Sr. Recruiter, Jennifer Cremonesi.

Candidates selected must meet all pre-screening eligibility requirements.

Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.
Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.