Pinnacle Foods

  • Maint Mechanic

    Location US-WI-Darien
    Job ID
  • Overview

    At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


    The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.


    • Perform proper installation, overhaul, operation, periodic inspections, and preventative maintenance on plant packaging and process equipment to insure efficient operation without direct or constant supervision and with minimum downtime.
    • Set up production lines and perform changeovers as required.
    • Perform building and grounds maintenance activities, including but not limited to changing light bulbs, plumbing, construction, roof repair, etc.
    • Safely and effectively operate shop fabrication power tools, i.e.: drill press, grinders, milling machine and lathe, etc. Perform sheet metal fabrication, shear and brake.
    • Read and interpret blueprints and schematic prints of plant equipment and lay outs, in order to fabricate, build, and/or revamp equipment with minimal supervision from verbal instruction.
    • Perform routine preventative/proactive maintenance activities on all assigned equipment based on technical requirements.
    • Initiate actions to maintain work areas in a neat, orderly and safe environment in accordance with established HACCP program requirements and general cleanliness standards.
    • Perform other tasks as required by lead or supervisory personnel within the expectations of efficient plant operations and the ability and skill level of a maintenance mechanic “B”.
    • Follow plant wide and equipment safety rules/procedures.


    • Be able to perform all duties and meet all qualifications of a Maintenance Mechanic “C”.
    • Completion of a one year maintenance certification program with a minimum of three years relative experience: or completion of a two year technical college degree program related to mechanical industrial maintenance.
    • Have basic knowledge of electric AC/DC power and controls to provide support in line installation, trouble shooting and repair. Be able to change and install minor electrical components.
    • Be able to do welding of all kinds, i.e.: MIG, wire-feed, overhead, vertical, arc, heliarc, mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum; use cutting and plasma torch.
    • Be able to use precision measuring tools to perform precision work in aligning sprockets and pulleys and setting up or modifying equipment.
    • Complete and demonstrate retention and application from training programs on new and existing equipment, and/or technology.
    • Be self-motivated and demonstrate skill, initiative and judgment to make and accept responsibility for decisions.
    • Properly use CMMS program (MP2) for maintenance related activities and research.
    • Familiar with assigned equipment technical manuals operating and safety procedures and periodic maintenance requirements.

    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
    qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
    protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
    origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
    other legally protected basis.


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