Production Maintenance Technician
Badger State Fruit Processing, Inc.
Pittsville, WI US
Posted ago
Badger State Fruit Processing, Inc.

We are seeking Experienced Maintenance Technicians to provide support to operations in order to meet production standards. The Maintenance Technician will complete hands-on preventative maintenance, diagnose and repair production systems daily and provide support as needed to help identify and prevent mechanical malfunctions.

We are looking for candidates willing to work a 2-2-3 schedule that involves 12-hour shifts and every other weekend.

Day shifts are 6am to 6pm and evening shifts are 6pm to 6am.

We are a state of the art company with a fully automated production line. Our juice plant consists of Evaporators, Reverse Osmosis Systems, and Koch Filtration which have all been designed for maximum efficiency.

We also have a highly automated Sweet and Dried Cranberry Plant that includes High-Speed Optical Sorting, Automated Product Transfers, and Automated Dryers.

Additional Compensation:Attendance, and Quarterly Bonuses


Badger State Fruit Processing, Inc. offers a full benefits package including an incentive plan that pays quarterly, Health, HSA Account, Dental, Vision, Critical Illness, Accident, Matching 401k, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, and Company paid Life and AD&D insurance.


  • With minimal supervision install equipment and machinery according to prints or drawings using standard methods of leveling and precision alignment of machine components such as shafts, bearings, gears, pulleys, rolls, and couplings.
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks, including lubrication of equipment and machinery, following standard procedures as indicated on PM program or in equipment manuals.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and make standard adjustments to mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • With minimal supervision installation of mechanical, steam and hydraulic piping to plant or production equipment.
  • Move material, equipment, and machinery using standard methods of lifting, rigging, hoisting, blocking, skidding, and operating a forklift.
  • Perform light metal fabrication, painting, and other miscellaneous or general maintenance work as may be required.
  • Set up and operate shop equipment such as hand tools, electric and air-powered portable tools, carpentry tools, and machine tools.
  • With minimal supervision provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Rebuild pumps and other machinery.
  • Complete shop records and use reporting system following established procedures as required for the effective performance of the job or operation of the department.
  • Responsible for analyzing, troubleshooting, and preventing equipment failures and problems.
  • With minimal supervision repair, replace, improve, and provide preventative maintenance of pneumatic, mechanical and electrical equipment at all facilities.
  • Assist in the evaluation of processes, discuss improvements, and help implement changes to increase production efficiency through customized solutions.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining standard operating manuals for each process workstation throughout facilities.
  • Attend educational, industry sessions and seminars as deemed necessary


  • High School diploma or equivalent required Associate degree or higher in a related field is preferred.
  • Must have three (3) or more years of hands-on experience in manufacturing plant maintenance.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of reading and interpreting major and minor flows, control looping and instrumentation, Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams and schematics and use of instrumentation tools required.
  • Knowledge of burner design, management, and control preferred.
  • Knowledge of ammonia as a refrigerant preferred.
  • Knowledge of mix proof valves, Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) motor controller, high-pressure centrifugal pumps, and electromechanically operated valves preferred.
  • Operational background in mechanical, hydraulic, electrical circuitry, and equipment repair.
  • Knowledge/background in tig welding, background in boiler operations preferred
  • Experience reading blueprints/manuals/service bulletins required.
  • General hazardous chemical awareness, use of PPE, and spill control procedures preferred.
  • Self-motivated individual who works well in a team environment.
  • Must be available to work overtime when needed.
  • Computer skills are a plus.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs.

$18 - $30 hourly
About Badger State Fruit Processing, Inc.

We are one of the largest independent growers in the country with our own receiving station, cold storage freezers, juice concentrating facility, sweetened dried facility, our distribution warehouses, and Gardner Trucking. We deliver superior quality fruit and superior customer service to our customers.

Visit our website:

Or Facebook page:

Acceptable file formats include .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt.
By applying, you consent to WizeHire's Privacy Policy.