Maintenance Mechanic 3rd Shift Food Manufacturing

Rich Products Corp.

Arlington, TN

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.


Maintenance Technician works within the Maintenance Department, controls the efficient operation of all plant equipment by performing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and electronic repair and preventive maintenance.

3rd Shift 10pm until 6:30am must be flexible to work overtime and weekends as needed


Conduct preventative maintenance on all plant equipment.

Uses basic plumbing, mechanical and general facilities and building maintenance knowledge as needed.

Complete assigned work orders correctly and professionally.

Utilize the lock out tag out program.

Trouble-shoot and diagnose mechanical and electrical failures.

Performs plumbing and pipe fitting as needed.

Maintains work area in a safe and orderly fashion according to GMP and Safety guidelines.

Operates Rich’s SCADA system and completes appropriate paperwork.

Trains new Maintenance Department Associates and team members as needed.

Will be required to work with and train operations Associates on basic equipment troubleshooting and assist operations as needed with production.

Performs any other related miscellaneous duties assigned by Team Leader.


Must have High School Diploma or GED/equivalent education with 1-3 years experience in manufacturing (food processing preferred)
• Must have general mechanical knowledge and electrical knowledge as demonstrated by passing an internal test
• Must have basic plumbing and general facilities/building maintenance knowledge
• Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
• Must have the ability to train other Associates in Maintenance operations
• Must have the desire and ability to operate as a member of a Self-Directed work team
• Must be proficient on Rich’s SCADA system
• Has an awareness of and the ability to follow Associate Safety guidelines
• Has an awareness of and the ability to follow GMP and Food Safety guidelines
• Understands proper machine operating and adjusting procedures
• Must have the ability to work in and contribute to Production Improvement, Associate Involvement and Temporary Teams, as assigned
The physical capabilities an associate must have to perform for this position are as follows:
• Moderate degree of physical activity.
• Continuous standing and frequent walking.
• Frequent bending and reaching.
• Frequent stair/ladder climbing.
• May handle potentially hazardous equipment or material.
• Works in a cool, wet environment.
• Ability to lift up to 55 lbs.
Follow all GMP’s, food safety, and quality policies.
Ensures all GMP and all Food hygiene and Food safety standards are in compliance.
Report all food safety incidents such as GMP violations, ingredient and product contamination, metal detector, screen, or magnet deficiencies, glass breakage, and pest harborage.
Review food defense and quality records for precision, accuracy, and conformance to document control procedures, providing written verification as required.
Ensure employee compliance in the areas of food defense, food regulations, and product / process quality; provide adequate coaching as needed.
Provide immediate and long-term corrective action in the event of non-compliance to food defense and quality policies.
Record accurate and legible results on documentation
Always provide adequate housekeeping.

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at [email protected] if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.