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Maintenance Controls Mechanic | 3rd Shift | $40.48 per hour

Tracy, CA USA
Requisition ID:  8848
No of Openings:  1
Posted Date:  Jun 13, 2022
Job Function:  Engineering




Leprino Foods’ history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the world’s largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that bold vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated team member who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?

Within our Tracy, CA manufacturing facility, we are seeking an experienced Maintenance Controls Technician Mechanic within our Tracy, CA production facility.



  • Requires responsibility for maintaining, repairing, installing, modifying and trouble-shooting in-house plant equipment.  Maintain operation of plant equipment to assure reliability and up time.
  • Maintain, calibrate and modify programmable logic controllers and associated displays; zero and span I/P’s, transmitters and positioner; calibrate and program flow meters and chemical analysis meters.
  • Read and write various logic diagrams.
  • Know operating software used to support PLC’s and HMI’s.
  • Maintain current PM program and look for ways to enhance system with proper documentation.
  • Perform in accordance with Safe Working Practices and current GMP’s.
  • Departments team participation, GMP audits, behavior sampling, safety audit, injury investigation, management presentation.
  • Will cross train in other areas of the department and plant.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years or older
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years’ maintenance experience in a production plant.  
  • Ability to complete both a mechanic and instrument technician test with a satisfactory score
  • Basic electrical skills to troubleshoot loops, motors and interface equipment.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend basic English language Must possess strong working knowledge of ammonia refrigeration systems, boiler operations, and chemical control, basic electrical skills, basic trouble-shooting skills for PID loops, motors and interface equipment.
  • Must be able to operate standard shop tools including lathe, drill press, mill, etc., and must be able to purge/T.I.G. weld.
  • Must be able to communicate with Production, Maintenance, Engineering and Supervisors to inform them of progress and to coordinate work and minimize impact on production and operations.  Communicate effectively written and verbally.
  • Must exercise good judgment and problem-solving skill when supervision is not readily available.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions of position with or without reasonable accommodation

Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.  Additional information about this process can be obtained at
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: Stockton