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Position Title: Maintenance Mechanic Lead

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Burley 

Grade: Scale 37_UFCW 

Requisition ID: 5016 



McCain It’ s All Good, is our philosophy. As a food manufacturer, our business is driven by good people, making good food, from good ingredients – and the result is food that makes people feel good. But McCain It’s all good , is not just about the food we make, it’s about how we conduct ourselves in every aspect of our business. From farmer and customer relationships to sustainable agricultural processes – we strive to make every element of our business good. The McCain It’s all good , philosophy underpins everything we do.

McCain Foods is a world-leading food company and one of the largest manufacturers of frozen potato specialties. We also produce other foods including pizza, appetizers, vegetables, oven meals and desserts and our products can be found in restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 160 countries around the globe. A privately owned company headquartered in Canada, we generate annual sales of CDN$7 billion, employ 18,000 people globally and operate 46 production facilities on six continents. McCain Foods has an immediate opening for an Maintenance Mechanic Lead at the Burley, Idaho plant. The work schedule is a 12-hour night shift from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

The Maintenance Mechanic Lead is responsible for the safe execution of maintenance work in support of the production lines by performing mechanical duties on industrial equipment. The Maintenance Mechanic Lead also maximizes the utilization of all maintenance resources, including people, time, and materials. Additionally, the Maintenance Mechanic Lead will need the ability to use, train, and assist others in blue prints, schematics, and other Piping and Instrumentation Drawings (P & Id’s) to install, repair, maintain, and troubleshoot industrial equipment. The Maintenance Mechanic Lead will be expected to communicate maintenance requirements and parts/supplies needed to repair equipment and keep production running efficiently. Training others on the maintenance team is also a responsibility of the Maintenance Mechanic Lead.


  • Must have a high school diploma or general equivalency degree (GED)
  • Completion of one year toward an Associates degree (A.A.) or the equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; a minimum of six years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must pass McCain Foods Maintenance job skills test.
  • Must be able to perform calculations, percentages, area, circumference, volume, and math operations of addition and subtraction.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).


Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: Greater North America 
Department: ​Manufacturing Maintenance ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Idaho : Boise || US - United States of America : Idaho : Burley || US - United States of America : Idaho : Fruitland || US - United States of America : Idaho : Nampa 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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