2nd Shift Maintenance Technician

Position Locations US-IA-Humboldt
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/15/2024 3:26 PM)
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CTI Foods Overview

Welcome to CTI Foods, where quality, service, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are a leading food manufacturing company, dedicated to providing our customers with the best possible products and our employees with a rewarding career. 


At CTI, we passionately believe that people are our #1 ingredient. We provide a positive and supportive work environment, opportunities for growth and advancement, and a competitive compensation package. We value our employees' contributions and strive to create a culture of respect, teamwork, and excellence.


Whether you're interested in a career in production, quality control, or management, we have a variety of opportunities available. We believe that our success is a result of our focus on quality, service, and people, and we look forward to continuing to serve our customers and employees with excellence.


If you're looking for a rewarding career in the food manufacturing industry, look no further than CTI Foods! Join our team and become a part of a company that values quality, service, and people. 

Job Overview

Diagnose malfunctions in production machinery and equipment. Installs, repairs, and maintains machinery and equipment, physical structures, plumbing, refrigeration and electrical systems, in accordance with blueprints, schematic drawings, operations manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications.


  1. Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  2. Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  3. Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  4. Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instrument
  5. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  6. Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  7. Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  8. Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  9. Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  10. Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  11. Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  12. Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
  13. Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  14. Promotes, adheres, and is responsible for Food Safety and Quality.
  15. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  16. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  17. Any other duties as assigned.


What we need from you:

  • Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school;
    • OR six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process and equipment
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, talk or hear and will be working from heights. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste/smell; and frequently required to climb and must be able to reach all levels in the bay. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and regularly lifts to 50 pounds.


Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and requires that hearing protection be worn in production areas at all times.

What you'll receive from us:

  • Salary within the range of $54,000 - $66,227, depending on experience*
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Telehealth Services
  • 401K Matching
  • EAP and wellbeing support
  • Tuition reimbursement program available


*The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role. Most candidates will start in the bottom half of the range. Unlimited PTO requests are subject to approval and is subject to the current business needs of CTI Foods. 


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