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Maintenance Technician I 


Want a GOOD JOB? We are a 2021 Top Workplace PLUS we have great benefits. We offer:

  • $1000 Sign on bonus*
  • 5-day standard work week, Monday-Friday 3:30pm - 12:00am
  • Quarterly Performance Bonus & $1,000 Referral Bonus
  • Company Paid employee medical insurance premium
  • Great 401K Match with immediate vesting
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Temperature controlled work environment

Join our Volpi team! Since 1902, we have been producing high quality American made meats where materials are freshest - right here in Missouri. Work alongside, passionate food specialists to deliver these Midwestern meats to the rest of the country.

Position Summary:

Performs entry-level duties as assigned in the maintenance, preventive maintenance and repair or servicing of equipment and facilities. Needs to have the basic knowledge to repair mechanical equipment and machinery used in the operation of food processing. Performs facilities maintenance up to and including light electrical, plumbing repair, basic HVAC cleaning and filter changes, contractor liaison, and a company safety advocate. Must be an accountable, self-starting individual.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with routine and emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment. Perform scheduled maintenance of production equipment during machine service periods.
  • Prepare machinery for scheduled production runs, i.e., equipment change overs
  • Perform facility maintenance including, but not limited to; mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting; and the repairing of building systems, i.e., fixing lights, building plumbing, etc.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Comply with GMP's, SQF, and OSHA Safety and Health rules.
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in a mechanical discipline or Associates degree in Industrial Maintenance or related technical discipline.
  • Experience in food manufacturing (meat, dairy, etc.) is highly desirable.
  • Good troubleshooting and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to learn and understand with technical training provided.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks and follow direction of more experienced Maintenance Technicians.
  • Willingness to be flexible and work weekends occasionally to support needed maintenance.

Physical Demands:

  • Candidate must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, twist, reach, push, and pull
  • Must be able to work in an environment between 40-65 degrees
  • Must be able to work around dust and mold

Must be able to wear a hairnet, gloves, and hearing protection

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s)  
Req Number MAI-22-00005  
About the Organization Volpi is really into good food. That's why it is the only Midwestern specialty foods company that makes all its own dry-cured meats, handcrafts its family's authentic recipes, and uses nature not shortcuts to deliver the best tasting products.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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