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Roswell, NM - Maintenance Mechanic 1

Roswell, NM, USA
Requisition ID:  12826
No of Openings:  11
Posted Date:  Feb 4, 2023
Job Function:  Production Maintenance

Leprino Foods’ history dates to over 65 years ago, when the Leprino family first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, we are the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by the Leprino family, we’ve set our sights to become the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that ambitious vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: motivated individuals who are the absolute best at what they do. From three people in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?


Within our 600-person Roswell manufacturing facility, we are seeking Maintenance Technicians to help us achieve the growth needed to continue moving our organization to even larger levels!

We Ask of You to:


  • Perform mechanical duties such as repair/preventative maintenance to pumps, valves, conveyors, sprockets, gear boxes, welding and fabrication abilities.
  • Calibrate all plant instrumentation in a wide variety of makes and type of specifications.
  • Work with industrial electricity to troubleshoot and repair electrical components and machinery including all three phase, 480, 220 and other plant systems.
  • Complete preventive maintenance work orders. 
  • Program/design P.C. programs for existing plant systems and capability of reconstruction and/or updating programs.
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices at all times, including good housekeeping.
  • Perform basic mathematical functions.
  • Read and comprehend procedures and manuals.
  • Communicate well between production department, other maintenance technicians and department management.
  • Problem-solve and trouble shoot equipment.
  • Be proficient with Allen Bradley PLC, SLC, CAD, CMMS execution (SAP a plus). 
  • Interpret equipment manuals and CAD drawings.
  • Have sound independent judgment and decision making capability.
  • Work in high noise areas and extreme temperature changes.
  • Work safely with hazardous chemicals and wear personal protective equipment as required.
  • Be willing to support a 24/7 operation by being available to work weekends and holidays.


We Offer You in Return:


A chance to be part of a global team of individuals passionate about producing and delivering high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Leprino Foods could not be where it is today without our incredible employees. That is why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring great people who are in it for the long run is our goal. Through competitive salaries, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, dedicated sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit increases and bonuses, as well as our annual Profit-Sharing plan. Your impact will be noticed and rewarded, as you seek to further our company, our customers, and one another.


Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience:

  • Minimum four years work experience with industrial maintenance, preferably in the food industry.
  • 5-7 years of PLC experience in industrial environment preferred. 
  • Advanced experience with CMMS system.
  • 2 year degree in industrial maintenance discipline or technical program is preferred.
  • Must be willing to work nights, days, holidays, weekends and rotating shifts.
  • Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs., climb stairs, vertical ladders and inclined ladders, work with arms fully extended in front of body and above head. Must also be able to squat, kneel, crawl, lie on back and stomach, work in environments with varying degrees of temperature, work around chemical fumes, work in tight spaces and around sharp edges and work with hammering and impact tools.

Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


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Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque