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Maintenance Mechanic

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Latitude 36 Foods
August 15, 2022
7940 Seward Rd, Fairfield, Ohio
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Latitude 36 Foods, LLC.

Latitude 36 Foods is the leading supplier of packaged food condiments, specializing in salad toppers and spices. Our customers include some of the largest produce manufacturers and retailers throughout the country. We’re focused on continuous growth within our operations, development of our employees and exceeding customer expectations. At Latitude 36 Foods, we are a value-driven Company, we do the right thing, because it’s the right thing to do. This stands true for our employees, customers and suppliers.


Reports To:  Maintenance Manager                       Department: Maintenance

Location:   Fairfield, OH                                              Position Type:   Full Time

Classification:   Non - Exempt, Hourly                   Shift:   1st Shift and 2nd Shift

 Position Summary

To set up, adjust, and maintain assigned equipment with responsibility for production and quality on this equipment.

Required Qualifications

  • Satisfactory work record, as determined by plant training committee.
  • Satisfactory completion of three-year formal training program.
  • Ability to use hand tools and trades type tools.


  • Analyzes mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans for and takes corrective action. Makes necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
  • Reviews production schedule and when equipment is not scheduled for manufacturing, changes over equipment to new sizes or performs scheduled maintenance.
  • Tests equipment to check operation. Clears jams and sets aside product for inspection and rework. Tries out equipment after repairs, changeovers or extended downtime.
  • Examines, tests, and measures product from assigned equipment for quality specifications, using gauges and instruments, and records data on appropriate forms. Checks product for visual defects.
  • Makes preventive maintenance check and inspection of assigned equipment, reports findings to supervisor and takes appropriate action.
  • Examines defects and analyzes spoilage causes and, where possible, takes corrective action. Analyzes and records cause of production delays on daily production report.
  • Directs line operators and packers and service personnel, such as lift truck operators, in details of daily schedule, standard operating procedures, and requirements.
  • Notifies maintenance department or supervisor of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken, and of quality problems or supplies needed.
  • Instructs and directs any maintenance trainees assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • May oil and grease equipment in absence of oiler and greaser.
  • May operate equipment during relief periods.
  • Performs product examination and rework when line is down due to causes beyond mechanic’s control.
  • High mental and visual effort required.
  • Job involves standing most of shift.
  • Willingness to work rotating shifts on continuous, seven-day cycle.

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