Maintenance Technician

Boise, ID
Full-time
Salary: $14.00 to $19.00 /hour


Fresca Mexican Foods is a premier manufacturer of heat-pressed, hand-stretched flour and corn tortillas. Our SQF certified world-class facility is located in Boise, Idaho. For nearly 40 years, Fresca has been manufacturing and supplying our customers with the highest quality products using the finest ingredients and time-tested formulations, manufacturing processes, and freezing techniques. Today, Fresca produces about 3 million tortillas per day, employs over 150 full-time employees and serves customer’s world-wide.

Maintenance Technician

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes mechanical and electrical operational problems on assigned equipment and plans for then takes corrective action
  • Makes necessary corrections in addition to running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality
  • Reviews production schedule and when equipment is not scheduled for manufacturing, changes over equipment to new sizes or performs scheduled maintenance
  • Tests equipment to check operation, clears jams and sets aside product for inspection and rework; tries out equipment after repairs, changeovers, or extended downtime
  • Makes preventive maintenance check and inspection of assigned equipment, reports findings to supervisor and takes appropriate action
  • Work closely with production staff to insure safety of all employees as well as product
  • Notifies maintenance department or supervisors of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken, and of quality problems or supplies needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong schematic reading proficiency and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to follow directions well and work independently within a team environment
  • High attention to detail and the ability to work quickly and methodically
  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a safe manner
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to work overtime, nights and/or weekends, as needed

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Experience with hydraulics/pumps and basic electrical skills essential
  • Experience with Programmable Logic Controller and inverter
  • Experience with Good Manufacturing (GMP) and/or Safe Quality Food (SQF) practices

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to regularly lift 50lbs
  • Ability to stand, walk, reach and move around machinery for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in varying working climates, i.e., temperatures may vary from very hot to very cold

Fresca offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, life insurance, years of service bonuses and more.

Applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.

EOE/M/F/D/V

Go to all jobs

© 2018 Fresca Mexican Foods, LLC Contact Us Press Room Careers