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Position Title: Processing Mechanic - Plover Potato 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Plover 

Requisition ID: 26569 




Position Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Position Type: Manufacturing/ Maintenance

Position Location: Wisconsin Rapids/Plover, Wisconsin

Position Hours: 3:00pm-11:00pm


About McCain: McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the world's largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties.


McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including pizza, appetizers, oven meals, vegetables and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries.


Why You Should Join Our Team:

McCain offers full benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance. In addition, we offer other benefits including:

401k- Match at 6%


Adoption Assistance

Infertility Assistance

Education Reimbursement Assistance

Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

Perfect Attendance

Health & Wellness Days

McCain Food’s facility in Wisconsin Rapids/Plover, Wisconsin is a large-scale food processing plant, employing approximately 500 employees. This site specializes in the production of french fries and mashed potatoes and produces roughly 3 million pounds of french fries a day!  





Position Summary:


As the Maintenance Mechanic you will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of Packaging equipment.  You will repair and install all related production equipment in a safe and efficient manner and contribute to the production of our quality products! You would be working closely with the Operators and be provided the education to grow in your career!  



Key Responsibilities:



Uses complicated tools and instruments to operate, repair, troubleshoot, adjust, install and fabricate various types of machines and systems of the plant.



Performs assigned and emergency electrical work including but not limited to motor repair, gear boxes, disconnects, cords and connectors, phot eyes, solenoid valves, overload protection devices, temperature sensors, resetting scale buckets, etc.



Provides technical expertise to fellow employees and advises them when needed.



Troubleshoot and maintain mechanical/electrical issues for all assets.



Responds to trouble calls routinely and efficiently.



Understand the concepts and participates in the techniques of MCE and quality process.




  • Requires a high degree of mental skill, a considerable to high degree of manual skill, and a considerable degree of initiative and independence.
  • Requires constant care to avoid moderate damage to equipment and considerable care to avoid moderate damage of product and serious injury of self and others.
  • Must have own tools to perform related tasks safely.
  • Requires an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic and/or Sate Mechanical Journeyman certification or previous experience and demonstrated competency. In addition, candidate will possess basic electrical knowledge, electrical/instrumentation tech school credits, OJT, or millwright mechanic coursework taken 2008 or later, or previous experience with demonstrated competency.
  • Must have good understanding of mechanical, electrical prints, schematics, wiring diagrams associated with field.



Physical Demand:


Constant: Walking, bending at the waist, squatting, kneeling, and twisting at the neck and waist. Walking up and down a flight of stairs. Requires a high degree of physical effort and occasionally working in awkward positions.



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. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Engineering & Technical      
Division: NA Potato Manufacturing 
Department: ​Manufacturing Maintenance ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Wisconsin Rapids 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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