Maintenance Technician - Day Shift

Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 401 S Enterprise Blvd, Lebanon, Indiana, United States of America Req #296
Monday, August 28, 2023

Skjodt – Barrett Foods is a growing leader in the North American food industry, specializing in the supply of custom developed food solutions for the world’s leading retail food, foodservice and healthcare product manufacturers. Our products are enjoyed in peoples’ homes, when they dine out with their families, and when they need the important nutrition provided by the healthcare community. We support many of the brands that consumers reach for every day. We are a fast-paced business with international customers and continual challenge. We need smart, versatile people who can share their skills and energy with our team as we continue our success.

Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Ensure machinery is on and ready for shift operation
  • Experience operating scissor lifts
  • Understand, maintain and troubleshoot automated packaging equipment, including PLC/PC controllers, industrial networks and electrical distribution systems.
  • Install, rebuild, service, troubleshoot and consult on all food processing equipment, such as kettles, pasteurizers, fillers, carton formers and closers, robotics, boilers, air compressors.
  • Complete preventative maintenance schedules which include regular inspection of all electrical, mechanical and other equipment within the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Repair or refurbish equipment when irregularities are found.
  • Work with the Maintenance Coordinator to order spare and replacement parts.
  • Liaise with outside contractors as required.
  • Coordinate with production and quality feedback on the functionality of machinery and equipment.
  • Report all defects and damages to the maintenance manager and others as necessary.
  • Comply with industry standards and champion quality/safety regulations of a food manufacturing operation.
  • Maintain all records of the repair and maintenance works conducted in a facility.
  • Effectively manage time and meet all specified deadlines.
  • Be accountable for personal tools.
  • Maintain inkjet and laser printers.



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline a plus.
  • 5 years of experience as a maintenance worker, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Strong mechanical skills- welding, grinding, cutting and some electrical skills- calibrating PLC, weighing systems, and wiring of circuitry.
  • Reads, writes and speaks English.
  • Basic proficiency in addition, subtraction and fractions. Understands temperature and weight measures.
  • Day Shift - Traditional Continental Schedule 6AM - 6:30PM


We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for learning and growing to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information submitted will only be used for the purposes of the competition in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 401 S Enterprise Blvd, Lebanon, Indiana, United States of America