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Maintenance Technician /2nd shift (Ben & Jerry's /St Albans VT)



Full Time

On Site


Saint Albans, Vermont, United States

Maintenance Technician

Location - St Albans, VT

2nd shift: 2:00 pm - 10:30 am (Mon - Fri

Benefit Overview:

  • These are direct hires, full time position with a full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Profit sharing, Tuition/Fitness reimbursement, Paid leaves, Qrtly Bonus payouts, etc.)
  • Benefits are effective the first day of hire (where applicable)
  • FREE pints of ice cream daily / Vermont Attractions Discounts / Patagonia & PrAna Partnership discounts
  • Uniforms and PPE provided by the company

Background & Purpose of the Job:

Ben & Jerry’s produces super premium ice cream known for its high quality and unique add-ins ranging from large chunks of bakery items, chocolate, nuts, sauces and candy pieces, all with their own quirky memorable names. We make the best possible ice cream in the nicest way possible and deliver a taste bud-boggling odyssey great enough to take you all the way to the state of euphoria.


The Maintenance Technician will maintain, monitor and repair facilities/manufacturing equipment to ensure their reliable and safe operation.

What You’ll Do:

  • Plan, perform and/or oversee preventive maintenance on equipment

  • Plan and perform routine system evaluations of mechanical equipment, identifying performance trends or issues and recommending course of action

  • Resolve equipment malfunctions by evaluating performance breakdowns, identifying root cause and taking corrective action

  • Design and fabricate changes to equipment to enhance process performance

  • Interpret and ensure compliance with building codes and regulations on projects

  • Participate on project teams comprised of Engineering, R&D personnel, contractors and vendors to introduce new processes and/or equipment

  • Draft procedures and manuals for preventive maintenance of process systems and equipment

  • Ensure compliance with GMPs and safety policies while planning and completing projects

  • Ensure that our required safety practices are being followed at all times by contractors performing work

  • Membership and active participation on the Hazmat team is a requirement of this role

  • All other duties as assigned

What You’ll Need To Succeed:

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent

  • Strong mechanical troubleshooting skills required

  • Welding and fabricating skills strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of regulatory codes sufficient to ensure compliance with industry and company standards

  • Basic project management skills sufficient to effectively work cross-functionally with other departments to adhere to timelines

  • Experience working in a maintenance shop, using power tools, bench tools, and other various machinery

  • Willingness to work on the manufacturing floor--to be exposed to mechanical operations and cleaning/caustic solutions

  • Basic computer skills: including ability to utilize email and MS Excel and to access work orders

  • Required to occasionally lift 50lbs

Work Environment:

  • Manufacturing environment - working on the manufacturing floor and be exposed to mechanical operations and cleaning and caustic solutions.

  • Maintenance environment - working in a maintenance shop using power tools, bench tools, and various machinery is required.

  • In addition, there will be exposure to allergens, including but not limited to dairy, eggs, tree nuts, coconut, peanuts, wheat (gluten), soybean and cinnamon.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening, which may include drug screening and background check.


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