Maintenance Engineer

  • United States Bakery
  • Springfield, OR, USA
  • Apr 25, 2022
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Are you ‘bread’ for success?

Come make $ dough $ with us!

Franz Family Bakery was founded in 1906 in the Pacific Northwest and has become one of country’s most successful bakeries. We produce a variety of baked products, marketed under a wide range of premium labels, all made with quality ingredients and a superior baking process. We employ over 4,000 employees and distribute our products in Alaska, Idaho, California, Utah, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Take your career to the next level and join our exciting team. Franz offers employees excellent benefits including:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Growth and Development Opportunities
  • Generous Holiday and Vacation
  • Comprehensive Healthcare
  • Pension and Retirement funds
  • Discount Franz Products

We are seeking Bakery Maintenance Engineers to join our hard working and fast-paced team. Bakery Maintenance Engineers will perform required repairs and maintenance tasks as assigned in an orderly, timely, and cost conscious manner on a variety of bakery production equipment, freezers, and/or facilities.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for preventive maintenance, diagnosis and repair of all pieces of equipment within the bakery including: production equipment; building (inside construction) and facility grounds.
  • Responsible for maintaining the equipment’s productivity to minimize downtime or malfunctions. Some tasks are required to be performed within rigid time frames to maximize bakery product productivity.
  • Performs inside construction which may include framing, plumbing and electrical components.
  • Ensures all work areas are clean, safe, and follows company GMP’s.
  • Works in a safe and efficient manner and in compliance with federal and state requirements at all times.
  • Maintains accurate and timely records of work performed on work orders, maintenance calls, and preventative maintenance reports.
  • Prepares specific and accurate parts request forms.
  • Responds to maintenance and line stoppage calls with a sense of urgency and ownership.
  • Provides emergency repairs quickly and efficiently.
  • Performs duties in all areas within maintenance department.
  • Provides technical assistance and information to Chief Engineer, as needed.
  • Displays initiative in recognizing work to be accomplished and makes recommendations to Chief Engineer.
  • Additional duties and/or responsibilities as assigned
  • SHIFT & HOURS: New employees will be assigned to any work day: Monday through Sunday; and any shift: Day, Swing and/or Graveyard based upon production needs. A set schedule of days and shifts will be based solely upon the union bid process.
  • High school graduate or GED preferred.
  • LME license strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience in similar maintenance of production line equipment and facilities at a large commercial or artisan bakery is preferred.
  • Work experience in other similar equipment maintenance of industrial, manufacturing or production-line equipment may substitute.
  • Ability to work in a high temperature environment supporting fast paced machinery.
  • Ability to quickly learn new job tasks and flexibility to work in different jobs as needed.
  • Must be able to work any day, including holidays, or any shift.
  • Must have reliable attendance to meet employer’s attendance standards for 24/7 production facility.
  • Adherence to company core values.

Franz Bakery is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity