Maintenance Tech III

  • Mastronardi Produce
  • 28700 Plymouth Road, Livonia, MI, USA
  • Oct 28, 2019
Full time Warehouse

Job Description

Mastronardi Produce pioneered the commercial greenhouse industry in North America, and we’re now the leading greenhouse vegetable company on the continent. Our award-winning, flavorful produce is packed under the SUNSET® brand and is available at leading grocery retailers across North America. Family owned for over 65 years, we pride ourselves on having the most flavorful products and the best people in the industry. We are constantly pushing boundaries to be a leader in fresh produce innovation. We seek individuals that demonstrate our PRIDE values (Passion, Respect, Innovation, Drive, Excellence) to help us fulfill our mission to inspire healthy living through WOW flavor experiences.

The Livonia Distribution Center, a 400,000 sq. ft. refrigerated facility operating 24/7; is currently seeking a Maintenance Tech III ( 6 + years’ experience in Manufacturing environment) to join our team.  In this role you will maintain the mechanical assets in the building, i.e.:    packaging equipment, conveyors, case erectors, compressors, etc.  Will perform all functions necessary to ensure the efficient and reliable maintenance of the plant for optimized production efficiencies.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Full time shift:  Days and Nights; 4/3 Work Schedule, equivalent to working 14 days/month                                                                                                                                                         


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work supportively with machine operators, facility supervisors, and other production employees to meet warehouse standards
  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems related to all material/product handling equipment components and resolve issues as needed.
  • Repair, replace, maintain and troubleshoot AC and DC motors, photo eyes, relays and proximity sensors.
  • Install, set-up and maintain AC variable drives as needed.
  • Troubleshoot electronic, electrical and mechanical problems related to high-speed packaging equipment and subsystems resolving issues as needed.
  • Replace, repair, and/or adjust packaging machines as directed by shift supervisor.
  • Ensure all associated equipment, tools, and spare parts are accounted for and secured when not in use.
  • Perform preventative / predictive and emergency maintenance of equipment using OEM manuals, standard maintenance procedures, and any associated schematics within safe, specified limits.
  • Responsible for maintaining spirit of teamwork and productivity among fellow maintenance personnel.
  • Assist in mentoring junior technicians by providing guidance and directions to help them develop.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree or technical diploma in Industrial Electronics or related technical college courses completed is required
  • Minimum 6+ years of experience in industrial electricity 3-phase 480v and 208v, single phase 110v Millwright level experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Advanced experience with AC/DC electronics / PLC/control circuit troubleshooting.
  • Advance experience with AC motor troubleshooting and installation
  • Demonstrable experience with a multimeter, megger, and other associated test equipment
  • Advanced experience in troubleshooting with PLCs and troubleshooting control issues
  • Advanced experience with Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), to include, writing, programming and installation required
  • Experience with Ladder Logic a plus
  • Experience with troubleshooting, set-up, and installation of advanced electronic analog and digital packaging systems in an industrial environment
  • Experience with predictive / preventative maintenance tools and procedures
  • Computer maintenance management system experience (CMMS)
  • Team player with positive work attitude and flexibility in a growing and changing culture
  • Complete a background check and drug screening


Working Conditions:

  • Environment includes an expansive refrigerated warehouse, where the temperature averages 50°F.
  • The background noise approaches 70 dcbs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. with or without accommodation
  • Position requires sitting, standing, walking and bending, squatting, and crawling on a regular basis


We are pleased to offer the following Benefits:                                                                                                                                           

  • Paid weekly
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Employee Engagement & Recognition Programs
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement


Mastronardi Produce has accommodation processes and policies in place and provides accommodation for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or documented medical need, please contact the Human Resource office so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodation to be put in place.