JOB TITLE:                     Maintenance Lead (Nightshift)

WAGE RANGE:              $17 – $19 per hour

DEPARTMENT:              Maintenance – Forrester Rd.

REPORTS TO:                Maintenance Supervisor


Job Summary:

As a working Lead in the Maintenance Dept., work with Maintenance Supervisor / Asst. Supervisor in making individual skill assessments, work assignments and task completions.  This includes training, general maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and fabrication on food production machinery, electrical systems, pumps, conveyors, etc.

Job Requirements: 

3 years maintenance experience within the past 5 years

Education Requirements:
1.)     High School diploma or equivalent.

2.)    Proficient in basic math, reading, and writing skills.

Skill requirements:
1.)     Proficient in the use of common hand tools and hand-held power tools and enforce their safe operation while following OSHA and company safety guidelines.

2.)    Ability to safely operate, repair, and maintain machinery.

3.)   Advanced knowledge of 480v, 230v, and 120v electrical components.

4.)   Advanced welding and fabrication skills; good mechanical aptitude and common sense.

5.)   Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.

6.)   Ability to work cooperatively as a team member.

7.)    Adequate computer skills for handling automated work orders, e-mail, etc.

Physical Requirements:
1.)     Ability to work 20 ft. off the ground from a ladder, forklift cage, or lift platform.

2.)    Ability to work in confined spaces (with appropriate safety equipment).

3.)   Ability to carry 50 lbs. for 50 ft; carry, set up and climb a 30’ extension ladder.

4.)   20-20 vision (may use corrective lenses), ability to see all primary colors.

Job Duties: 

Essential Functions – Expertise and the ability to train others in the following:

1.)     Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production equipment.

2.)    Fabricate new equipment as needed.

3.)   Perform PM’s on specified equipment as assigned.

4.)   Repair and maintain steam boiler and associated equipment.

5.)   Generate, update, and close out work orders as required.

6.)   Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain forklifts, batteries, and related equipment.

Additional Responsibilities

1.)     Keep shop and work areas neat and clean.

2.)    Follow and enforce all OSHA and company safety policies and rules.

3.)   Other duties as assigned.

About Graceland Fruit, Inc.

We deliver delight®! Graceland Fruit is a leading producer and global distributor of premium quality dried fruit ingredients for the food industry. We make authentic ingredients that add distinctive taste, texture, visual, and nutrition appeal to a wide variety of delicious foods. Some of the largest and most prestigious food companies in the world include our exceptional infused dried fruit, juice concentrate and Soft-N-Frozen® fruit ingredients in their products and menu items. Our premium quality dried fruits, service excellence, reliable supply, and collaborative innovation make it easy for our customers to surprise and delight their consumers.

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of America’s tart cherry, cranberry, and cultivated blueberry growing region, Graceland Fruit is one of the world’s largest infused dried fruit producers and serves innovative food manufacturers and providers across the United States and in over 60 countries around the globe.