Sr. Manufacturing Mechanic

Italian Rose Garlic Products, LLC

Riviera Beach, FL

Italian Rose Garlic Products, a Lakeview Farms company is the category leading producer of fresh produce-based salsa in North America. We offer branded, private label, contract manufactured and food service salsa products in addition to a variety of dips, spreads and sauces.  

Currently, we are looking for a Sr. Manufacturing Mechanic for our Riviera Beach, FL manufacturing facility.  The qualified candidate will be responsible for performing maintenance activities as required to support all plant operations and assist the Maintenance Manager and/or Production Manager in supporting the overall maintenance effort and team.


  • Execute daily assignments to include but not limited to coordinating, supporting and performing all required plant reactive, preventative, proactive, project and setup support maintenance activities
  • Utilizing the site’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), create the maintenance schedule, organize work orders and input maintenance parts inventory into the system
  • Assess, troubleshoot and repair manufacturing issues, such as pneumatic devices and hydraulic systems; the rebuilding of gearboxes and drives and  (to include researching technical data, procuring parts, performing hand-on repairs and assisting in the coordination of contractor support as needed) in a timely fashion and with minimal supervision.  
  • Installation of equipment and needed piping 
  • Setting up of production lines, as well as the repair and troubleshooting of filling machines on production lines.
  • Insures GMP, SSOP, OSHA guidelines and best practices are met prior to commissioning or restarting a piece of machinery, equipment or production line.
  • Assist in training, coaching and mentoring fellow mechanics/technicians on proper maintenance practices to include but not limited to safe work practices, equipment theory of operation, proper troubleshooting techniques and best-practice repair procedures, etc.
  • Conducts all the tasks in accordance with company policies and procedures, according to the laws and regulatory agencies: EPA, OSHA, Fire Department, FSMA, FDA, etc.  


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required (Associate’s Degree, Trade School Certificate and/or Military Technical Training, a plus) 
  • Must have 5 or more years of experience working in a manufacturing environment, preferably under cGMP regulations
  • Knowledge of and experience with food processing machinery including: Horizontal and Vertical Mixers, Urschell Dicers, Pack Line Depositing, Sealing and Lidding equipment, Circular and Vacuum pumps, Flow Valves/Fillers, Temperature/Level Sensors, Conveyors, Air Compressors, HVAC Units, Metal Detectors, Check Weigher
  • Technical knowledge and ability in electrical troubleshooting, including replacement of three phase motors, & knowledge in PLC’s (Allen Bradley or Siemens)
  • Certified in Electrical, Mechanical, or Electronics is desirable
  • Related field training and continuing education is a plus
  • Must be mechanically inclined and possess the ability to use all standard tools of the trade
  • Be able to work in a cold environment for long periods of time.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50lbs.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands or finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Competencies/ Skills

  • Proficiency in computer (Microsoft Office, Excel) and basic math skills
  • High Level in HVAC Skills including RTU’s &/or Condensers 
  • Mechanical Skills in Shear Mixer, Pumps &/or Welding tig-mig 
  • High Skill in Electrical circuits, including 480 AC/DC
  • Team Oriented
  • Excellent time management
  • Working with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient reading, writing and verbal communication skills. 

Italian Rose is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, a health savings account and Company matched 401(k).