Plant Maintenance Assistant


Job Overview

To assist in the smooth running of the warehouse operation ensuring that business needs are met daily by providing effective mechanical/electrical maintenance support. The functions of this role are to be responsible for the overall maintenance of all plant equipment and the facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • To carry out all physical and visual checks on site machinery as required.
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Strong interest in all aspects of electrical, electrical controls, plumbing, machine repair and preventative maintenance of variety of equipment and systems.
  • Driving of forklift truck equipment as required.
  • Clean equipment.
  • Ongoing building maintenance.
  • Operate a variety of maintenance equipment in a safe effective manner.
  • Diagnose and update malfunctioning equipment.
  • Participate in special projects that are assigned.


  • Plant equipment, machinery, and related facilities.
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical, heating/cooling, and general repair skills.
  • Operational characteristics of maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Mathematical background.
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications.
  • Plant shipping and receiving procedures.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Work performed in an office and processing room settings.
  • Exposure to plant environment such as noise, odors, freezing and cold temperatures.
  • Occasionally required to lift or move up to 75lbs.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about facilities


  • High School or GED.
  • Journeyman or Accredited Certification in Machine Repair preferred.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Machine repair.

Equal Employment Policy

Superior Foods Company hiring, and employment practices are based on job qualifications, performance, and/or conduct without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Hourly rate, starting at $18-$20, based on experience.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance