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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Richfield, ID 83349

Posted: 11/27/2023 Industry: FOOD PROCESSING Job Number: 2498 Pay Rate: $22.00-25.00/hr.

Job Description

Gem State Staffing is accepting applications for an experience Maintenance Mechanic for a night shift, full-time position in Richfield. Complete all necessary maintenance and repairs on devices within the plant to lessen any disruptions in output levels. Start immediately!

Job Duties:

  • Repair and maintain production equipment and facilities during assigned production shift in order to meet budget levels in quality and quantity
  • Promote strong safety practices
  • Maintain assigned paper work
  • Complete assigned tasks and special projects
  • Promotes and exhibits strong Food Safety and Quality practices
  • Promotes and exhibits strong Sustainability practices
  • Promotes and exhibits strong Housekeeping practices
  • Must report Safety, Food Safety, and Quality, Sustainability and Housekeeping problems to direct supervisor immediately
  • Actively participate in teams and on projects to improve the metrics for given area of responsibility
  • Assist Autonomous Maintenance process in plant
  • Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health Act which are applicable to his/her own actions and conduct.
  • Complies with all applicable food safety regulations and mandates (Safe Quality Foods, Food and Drug Admin, Pasteurized Milk Ordinance)

Job Requirements


  • Skilled in mechanical repairs, sanitary welding, electrical/electronics, and plumbing as related to a manufacturing environment
  • PLC experience desirable
  • Ability to troubleshoot and take corrective action
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must furnish own hand tools
  • Good decision making ability in pressure situations
  • Ability to work assigned shift
  • Must be a team player and adhere to all safety rules
  • Knowledge of USDA, FDA, SQF and customer requirements for a food manufacturing plant
  • Knowledge of Sustainability and EPA requirements for a manufacturing plant
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) necessary equipment
  • Excellent record required in safety, attendance, and punctuality
  • Ability to stand and walk the entire shift if needed
  • Ability to read and write instructions in English
  • Knowledge of the proper use of all cleaning chemicals
  • Must be able to work weekends, and overtime as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to stand on feet for 12 hours a day.
  • Be able to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or climb.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 60 lbs. frequently, unassisted.
  • Adhere to company attendance standards.
  • Comply with company safety policies and regulations
  • Qualified applicant should have no felonies in the last 7 years.
  • Available to work overtime, weekends, and potentially holidays as needed.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test and physical fit test.
  • Previous food processing/production or manufacturing experience is preferred but not required.

Shift: Day shift: 7am-7pm, Sunday- Tuesday & every other Wednesday

How to apply: Apply in-person with two forms of government-issued identification such as driver's license and SSC or U.S. passport or Permanent Resident card at our office – 628 Main Ave. North. in Twin Falls. Application hours are from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday. If you are unable to apply within that time frame, please call our office at 208-735-5999; advance application appointments can be arranged. You may also being the application process online at

*** Note: Online applicants will still need to visit the office to complete more paperwork. Applicants who do not follow up in-person will not be considered. ***

Meet Your Recruiter

Patricia Villasenor
Branch Manager- Twin Falls

 Patricia wears many hats in the Twin Falls branch including providing administrative support, sales and marketing, and employee/customer relations. Patricia is a native to Twin Falls and has worked with Gem State Staffing for over 10 years now. She has a strong sense of devotion and specializes in seeking out the best characteristics in a person to get them the best job opportunity possible. Patricia spends her free time with her husband of 18 years, their two adult boys, and their two little fur babies.

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