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Position Title: Processing Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd Shift 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Appleton 

Requisition ID: 19212 



Essential Functions: 


  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance on all equipment and facilities at McCain Appleton plant.
  • Maintain and is accountable for all assigned equipment and tools.
  • Coordinate work duties with Maintenance Supervisor or Lead.
  • Coordinate the purchase of needed repair parts with the Maintenance Supervisor/Lead.
  • Be available for emergency repair of equipment.
  • Communicate maintenance concerns and questions of operability with Maintenance Supervisor/Lead.
  • Perform breakdown, preventive, and predictive maintenance on food process equipment.
  • Accountable for work order assignments, tools, area uptime and reliability.
  • Document work records, work orders, communication of downtime and service needs.
  • Work from work orders, use computer to input data from work orders, and locate parts.
  • Work in a team environment, able to handle a fast paced environment with complex equipment.
  • Use radio communication for service calls, prioritize work, and demonstrate ability to work un-supervised.
  • Follow proper GMP and safety guidelines.


Other Job Duties:


  • Perform all duties in a safe manner and in compliance with all governing rules and regulations.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Qualification Requirements: 


  • High school diploma or equivalent (2 year technical college degree preferred).
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate in Basic English and interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to analyze data and draw logical conclusions with minimal guidance, and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Strong ability to work with others and/or independently.


Skill and Knowledge

  • Trained in sanitation and chemical safety practices
  • 2 years working knowledge of food processing equipment minimum, 5 years preferred.
  • Electrical and mechanical knowledge equivalent to certificate series program minimum, Electro-mechanical degree or Journeyman status preferred.
  • PLC programming experience and Robotics preferred.
  • A working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC’s, Variable speed drives, servo controls, process controllers required.
  • Basic metal working, tig welding, metal fabrication skills required. Experience with Lath, Mill, sheer, brake, and iron worker a plus.


Physical Demands: 

The maximum percentage of weight required to be lifted each normal workday:

Amount of Time


Not required







Up to 10 lbs.





Up to 20 lbs.





Up to 35 lbs.





Up to 50 lbs.





Up to 75 lbs.





Up to 100 lbs.





Over to 100 lbs.







Describe and explain the lifting and carrying requirements.

Example:  the distance material is carried; how high material is lifted, etc.

Tools approximately 10-20 lbs. Carried frequently.  Occasional lifting of objects above 20 lbs. For a short time period and a short distance (approximately 10-30 feet).


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
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Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: NA Appetizer Manufacturing 
Department: ​Manufacturing Maintenance ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Appleton 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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