Maintenance Technician 2PM-10PM

Butterball Farms
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
United States
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"Let's Butter you up with a New Career!"Butterball Farms, Inc. is currently seeking a 2nd Shift Maintenance Technician to join our team.

*Up to $800 Sign-On Bonus- further details to be shared throughout the interview process*

*Felony-Friendly Employer*

*Referral Bonus Program*


Pay Rate: ($27-35 per hour based on experience)

Schedule:  2PM – 10PM  (45–50-hour workweek)

Are you looking for an opportunity that allows you to use your troubleshooting skills and work with a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment? This opportunity may be what you are looking for! 


As a Maintenance Technician you will: 

  • Maintain/repair mechanical and electrical equipment for the processing and production of butter and other food products.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on mechanical, electrical, and facility equipment.
  • Fabricate equipment to food-grade standards for production and prototype purposes.
  • Set up equipment and educate production staff on how to effectively run the equipment.
  • Prepare GMP-compliant documentation, operating procedures, and maintenance procedures.
  • Propose and implement changes to improve the process, machine, or equipment efficiency.
  • Contribute to our culture of safety.

We Offer:

  • Competitive Wages
  • A culture that celebrates innovation, continuous improvement, personal development, and diversity
  • 2nd/3rd Shift Premiums
  • Bi-Weekly Production Bonus 
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Tool allowance
  • 401K Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Access to The Source
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Competitive Benefits plan- Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Critical Illness, Flex Spending, Dependent Care, Accident Insurance!


Butterball Farms, Inc. is a world-class food manufacturer on a mission to Enrich Lives and has been recognized as a West Michigan and National Best and Brightest Company to work for seven years running. With over 60 years in the industry Butterball Farms, Inc. is proud to give back to our employees, communities, and neighbors. We imagine butter differently, have a highly recognizable client list, and are known by our customers for our innovation, reliability, responsiveness, and our value-add approach to business. Our amazing culture is recognized globally. We are financially sound and poised for continued success.

You can apply and learn more about us at

 Butterball Farms, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


We believe a Maintenance Technician will be set up for success if they are able to prioritize and have strong troubleshooting skills. We also see them possessing the following:

  • High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 4-7 years steady experience in Maintenance and Electrical experience - required
  • GMP for Food Manufacturing, Mechanical, and Welding of Aluminum and Stainless-Steel experience - preferred
  • Electrical, Refrigeration and PLC, Servo and Communication knowledge - preferred
  • Experience with Redzone - preferred
  • Ability to stay organized and able to maintain good housekeeping practices - required
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills - required
  • Basic Windows Program Knowledge: Outlook, Word, Excel - required
  • Ability to frequently climb, reach, stand, walk, bend, twist, and lift, carry, push, and pull 50 lbs. - required
  • Successful completion of background and drug screen (excludes THC) - required