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Maintenance Technician

Battle Creek, MI 49037

Posted: 04/25/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Technicians Job Number: 14611517 Pay Rate: $85000 / year

Job Description

A renowned food company in Battle Creek is actively seeking skilled Maintenance Technicians to join their team. These are Direct Hire positions with competitive pay ranging from $32 to $44 per hour, depending on skills and experience. We are currently recruiting for off shits, offering an excellent opportunity to become an integral part of a dynamic team.


  • Perform mechanical work, including valve replacement, conveyor bearing and chain replacement, motor/gearbox replacement, and lubrication systems.
  • Utilize the skills of an Industrial Electrician to read and comprehend electrical schematics, conducting installations, troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, and repairs to facilities and production equipment up to 480 Volts, 3-Phase.
  • Troubleshoot and re-wire high-speed equipment, such as AC/DC motors, VFDs, PLCs, PLC I/O Modules, and servo motors.
  • Possess a working knowledge of electrical control systems, safety circuits, and automation components, including inductive proximity sensors, photo eye sensors, and mechanical limit switches.
  • Work flexible shifts and overtime as necessary, adapting to varying temperatures and climates.
  • Independently or collaboratively repair and maintain equipment in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Practice safe working habits, follow directions, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with boiler systems and ammonia refrigeration is a plus.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Punctuality and ability to come to work on time daily.
  • Ability to lift 60lb+ and perform physical activities such as bending, stooping, and twisting for 8-12 hours.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 years of experience in an industrial maintenance-related field.
  • Strong knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, belt systems, motors, pumps, and other industrial machine components.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of safety policies and procedures, including Lockout/Tagout and high voltage electrical practices.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Experience in the food industry is a plus.

Meet Your Recruiter

Farron Lee-El
Talent Acquisition Specialist

My name is Farron Lee-El and I have been with Advance Employment for over 15 years.  I currently reside in Kalamazoo, where I have lived most of my life.  I have 3 young kiddos who keep me very busy outside of my work life as they are all into athletics and orchestra.  I have held numerous positions within Advance and am currently a member of Advance Employments Direct Hire Talent Acquisition team.  I have several years identifying and engaging with top talent in the automotive, manufacturing, financial, construction, and real estate industries.  We are a service-driven organization, and we look forward to partnering with you to meet all of your direct hire staffing needs.

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