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Maintenance Mechanic - Food Production Plant in Atlanta, GA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


GA Atlanta

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Mechanic - Food Production Plant

Job Description:

Job Description:

Position exists to install, repair, maintain machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools and equipment, conveyor systems and production machines and equipment. Also exists to help supervise other maintenance mechanics by performing the following duties:

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Frequently stand and walk.  Sitting, using hands to lift or move, reaching with hands and arms.
  • Work in either a refrigerated or unconditioned environment.
  • Stay up-to-date on all Computer Based Training (CBT)
  • Follow the Company’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements, and Code of Ethics, as well as all material handling, dock and security safety.
  • Comprehend and follow verbal instructions, written short correspondence and memos. 
  • Effectively present information in writing, one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Mechanical aptitude and knowledge of base mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Follow directions for basic assembly and repair of equipment.
  • Work with other maintenance technicians on small projects and rebuilds.
  • Work with cutting and machining fluids, solvents, lubricants and other hazardous chemicals using appropriate safety controls.
  • Complete paperwork for check lists, work orders, and other required documentation.
  • Work in various environments including, but not limited to, production, buildings and grounds.
  • Download, start and perform daily workload in the absence of a Lead or Supervisor.
  • Work off shift hours, overtime and be on-call as needed. Please indicate your availability in a cover letter.
  • Additional tasks or responsibilities as assigned by a Lead and/or Supervisor.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Technical or vocational school preferred.
  • Base knowledge in pipe welding and fabricating.
  • Industrial electrical knowledge.
  • Prior experience in food manufacturing environment preferred

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.