Maintenance Technician - 10hr Evening & Overnight Shift

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Batavia, NY 14020
United States
Job Description

Owned by 250+ family farms, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. is a food and beverage company that has offered innovative, award-winning, high-quality dairy products since 1965. Our progressive cooperative’s success is based on a commitment to quality in everything we do that extends to every stage of operations, from our farms to the consumer. Our product offerings include milk, flavored milk, yogurt, dip, sour cream, cottage cheese, Italian cheese, and ice cream mix marketed under the Upstate Farms®, Bison®, Milk for Life®, and Intense Milk® brands.

Job Summary:

Maintenance Technician is responsible for repairing, troubleshooting high speed processing/packaging equipment, preventative maintenance, installing, systems and utilities within a 24/7 continuous Dairy Food Processing Facility. Must be a team member that ensures line efficiency goals are met. Work schedule for this position is a 10 hour shift that rotates work days in a week, 2:00pm - 12:30a, or 10:00pm - 8:30am schedule. Multiple openings for this position. 

Duties & Responsibilities:
•Ability to troubleshoot and correct utilizing the following skills: Industrial Electrical 480V, AC/DC Theory , Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Pumps, Mechanical Maintenance, Motors, Digital Electronics, Print Reading, Control Circuits, Power Supplies, Power Distribution, Test Instruments, and Computers.
•Understands operational urgency and supports production requirements.
•Ensures safe operating practices for self and other operators.
•Uses established preventative maintenance programs to maintain operating systems.
•Repairs and replaces defective parts.
•Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
•Repairs electrical instrumentation and control equipment.
•Team member working with Maintenance, Engineering and Operators who has good communication skills.
•Boiler operation and ammonia experience a plus.
•Must meet minimum of twelfth grade level in math and reading.
Must complete Maintenance Skills Evaluation.

Experience & Education Requirements:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school; or one year related mechanical maintenance experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Pay: $25.50-$35.50/hr. 

Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.