Maintenance Technician

New hire retention bonus eligible position!!! $500 paid after 6 months of acceptable performance, $1500 paid after 12 months of acceptable performance!!!!

About Marchant Schmidt:

Marchant Schmidt is a growing, customer focused, family-owned business that values Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.   We are a global leader in the manufacture of Industrial Food Cutting Solutions and are known as a direct food contact specialist. 


Performs repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and facilities, including routine, complex and non-routine tasks. 


  • Install, repair, rebuild, and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment to ensure maximum production up-time.
  • Diagnose machine malfunctions and operating difficulties, make repairs or adjustments as needed.
  • Rebuild machines and overhaul troublesome components and attachments to include dismantling, inspection, machining, or replacement of purchased parts.
  • Perform various activities relative to the installation and relocation of existing machines and equipment to include dismantling, erection, leveling, fitting, and aligning operations.
  • Perform maintenance and upkeep on the building, facilities, and grounds.
  • Performs basic plumbing and electrical repairs and appliance repairs including, but not limited to changing light bulbs, replacing ballasts and installation of light fixtures.
  • Performs basic carpentry work and assists with minor construction projects including, but not limited to installation and or repair of drywall, walls, flooring, ceramic tile, cabinetry, countertops, shelving, and painting.
  • Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment including, but not limited to debris/trash removal, heavy lifting/moving of materials and equipment, floor-sweeping and material storage.
  • Enters work orders, documents tasks, and closes work orders in the electronic record-keeping system.
  • Performs research to find products and solutions to problems.
  • Perform maintenance, including preventive maintenance, on production equipment and machinery, air tools, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning units.
  • Maintain required maintenance logs and files.
  • Performs other duties as required. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of various trades.
  • Solid mathematical skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent problem solving, time management and attention to detail. 
  • 12 Expected Behaviors of Actively Engaged Person: 100% Responsible, Trustworthy, Team Player, Clear Communicator, Empathetic, Humble, Emotional Self-Control, Resolves Conflict Directly, Positive Attitude, Respect, Problem Solver, and Agile. 


  • Able to perform in a manufacturing environment that may have high noise levels, dust, chemicals, oil, and grease.
  • Able to work in an environment that may be either hot, cold, or humid. 
  • Frequently stand, walk, bend, stoop and kneel.
  • Lift and or move up to 25 pounds regularly, up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Use manual dexterity to move and inspect materials
  • Have the visual acuity to see near, far and peripherally with good depth perception.

Marchant Schmidt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 920-921-4760 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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