Maintenance Systems Technician III

SK Food Group, Inc.
Job Overview

Maintenance Systems Technician III

Established in 1943, the SK Food Group is a leader in the food manufacturing and wholesale food sales industry. We produce a complete line of products for many different market segments including retail, convenience stores, vending and the transportation industry. In addition, we pride ourselves on the sub-contract manufacturing and private labeling capabilities our company offers to customers throughout the United States. Please visit for more information.

We are looking for a Maintenance Systems Tech III to join our team in Groveport, Ohio.

Reporting to the Maintenance Systems Supervisor, the Maintenance Systems Technician III maintains, adjusts and repairs plant machinery to meet industry standards while insuring compliance with all regulatory agencies including but not limited to USDA, OSHA, FDA, EPA, Local Government, independent auditors chosen by the company and the company’s own stated quality standards.

Perform the above tasks in accordance with a journeyman’s skill level.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintain complete maintenance records and PM schedules for all equipment and facilities.

  • Recommend equipment modifications to improve the process, productivity and finished product quality.

  • Analyze performance issues related to equipment, tear down inspect components and replace as needed

  • Troubleshoot equipment to define root cause and repair in a timely manner, including PLC’s.

  • Inspect circuit boards.

  • Install and maintain electrical control systems and solid state equipment.

  • Modify electrical prototypes, parts, assemblies, and systems to correct functional deviations.

  • Maintain spare parts inventory to minimize downtime and expense to the company.

  • DMAIC, Design, measure, analyze, implement and control mechanical process improvements.

  • Practice continuous improvement concepts in all aspects of equipment and facility maintenance.

  • Locate critical spares in the market for those items not in inventory.

  • Implement factory recommended equipment maintenance schedules and develop schedules for areas where none exist.

  • Repair downed equipment in a fast paced time critical environment.

  • Train and Coach associates on technical and procedural duties.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.


  • Ten years applicable work/industrial experience.

  • Graduate from a millwright’s journeymen program (preferred)

  • Five plus years in a direct electrician position.

  • Certificate from a college, technical school or trade school preferred; areas of study: Industrial Fabrication, industrial electrical, machining, building trades.

  • PLC knowledge (read and write abilities)

  • Ability to read electrical diagrams.

  • Ability to read machine drawings.

  • Advanced understanding of Fluid mechanics (hydraulics & pneumatics)

  • Extensive experience in Mig and Tig welding (food grade welding knowledge a plus)

  • Understanding of Boiler mechanics

  • Extensive experience with precision tools such as micrometers, vernier & dial calipers, dial indicators, levels, gauge blocks.

  • Extensive experience with sheet metal fabrication

  • Able to work effectively in the following environments: cold, hot, wet, high areas


SK Food Group provides competitive salaries and a wide variety of benefits including programs that provide for your health and welfare, help you prepare for retirement and truly enable you to balance your work and family life.

Job Detail
  • WageTBD
  • Career LevelTechnician Level 3
  • Experience3 Years
  • Shift1st
  • QualificationCertificate
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