Maintenance Technician

  • 3390 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, CA 93725, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Stratas Foods LLC is the leading supplier of fats and oils to the Foodservice, Food Ingredients and Retail Private Label markets in North America and is a producer of quality bulk and packaged dressings, mayonnaise and sauces. Stratas Foods was formed in October 2008 as a 50/50 joint venture between ACH Food Companies (ACH) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

Manufacturing facilities are located in Dallas and Houston, TX; Decatur and Quincy, IL; Englewood, NJ; Fresno, CA; Nashville, TN; and Valdosta, GA.  Corporate offices are located in Memphis, TN.  We are committed to maintaining a progressive workplace by utilizing the ideas, skills and talents of all of our employees.  We strive to make Stratas Foods a great place to work and are building a team capable of meeting our business goals.


Job Description

Qualified maintenance candidates must be able to perform a variety of jobs, tasks, or duties as required; and must be dependable, able to work any shift, overtime, and weekends as required. They may also be required to pass an aptitude test.

The tasks required, but not limited to, are general housekeeping, clean up, sweeping, vacuuming, painting, lubrication (oiling, greasing, etc.), power washing, lifting and hauling items up and down stairs, dump rework, and operate a motorized fork lift and a variety of other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Primary Maintenance Technician Duties

  • Keeping lines running for better efficiency

  • Complete work orders as assigned

  • Keep work areas neat and clean

  • Working Safely and following all SOP’s on lock out of equipment

  • Work on PM’s on the areas that are assigned

  • Able to assist others on job task

  • Identify needed mechanical improvements

  • Make necessary mechanical repairs when possible

  • Identify and work to eliminate unsafe conditions and/or practices

  • Completion and accuracy of down time sheets/GMP log

  • Completion of daily PM’s

  • Ability to be on call on weekends when required

  • Ability to rewire electrical buckets and motors

Primary Objectives

  • Completing PM’s on a daily and monthly time frame

  • Working with line operators/supervisors to keep lines running (be proactive)

  • Completing work orders in a timely matter



Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Relevant Experience: Previous relevant experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

Equipment/Software Skills:  Basic computer knowledge - data entry


  • Ability to get along well with other people

  • Ability to operate and understand packaging equipment and processes

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Desire to advance in Maintenance Department

  • Ability to operate forklift truck, scissors lift and zoom boom, and sky trac

  • Basic mechanical skills

  • Ability to rewire electrical components throughout plant (strong industrial electrical background)

  • Ability to connect lap top to equipment to troubleshoot machine

  • Ability to wear respirator (SCBA and/or cartridge type) (physical may be required)

Additional Information

Physical:  Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds, climb stairs, lift, bend, kneel, stand for long periods of time, work in confined spaces, and work with heights

Sensory: Good vision, hearing and balance are important sensory skills to have for this maintenance position.

Mental/Reasoning: Must be able to analyze information quickly to provide feedback in the manufacturing process and troubleshoot equipment failures


Stratas Foods is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee in any manner prohibited by law, including but not limited to, on the basis of race or color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, national origin/ancestry, mental or physical disability, family status/marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, and any other legally protected status.