Bakery Maintenance Technician (PLC Programming Required) job – LaJoy Group – Plymouth, MI

Bakery Maintenance Technician (PLC Programming Required)

LaJoy Group

34 reviews

Plymouth, MI

$24 an hour

Maintenance Technician- $24-$27 hour ($24 to start, increase to $26/hr once a maintenance test has been passed, $27/hr. upon completion of additional maintenance test)- located in Plymouth, MI.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining, repairing and modifying bakery equipment and conveyor system throughout the industrial bakery in Plymouth, MI. This is a full time, permanent position offering a family medical plan where the employer contribution covers up to 84% of the cost.

Pay: $24-$27 hour ($24 to start, increase to $26/hr. once a maintenance test has been passed, $27/hr. upon completion of additional maintenance test)

Schedule: 3-4 days per week, could train on days from 5am-5pm, but would eventually move to nights from 5pm-5am.

Responsibilities : Other duties include installing equipment, changing parts and determining work procedures.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Employer Contribution covers up to 84% of the family medical plan)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • 401K w/ employer contribution
  • Paid Training
  • Company Paid uniforms
  • Monthly employee lunches
  • Quarterly and yearly attendance bonuses.
  • Company Events (Holiday Party, Golf outing, BBQ’s)
  • Recognition Program

Our client is a leader in the Midwest baking industry. They run fully automated lines to mass produce loaves of bread, hamburger and hot dog buns. This bakery assures a high level of quality in their healthful and delicious products.

Responsibilities :

  • Maintenance of baking equipment.
  • Maintenance of conveyor system.
  • Review, complete and communicate preventative maintenance on machines.
  • Preventative maintenance duties a variety of lines and equipment.
  • Rotate, change, inspect, and install equipment/parts.
  • Drive hi-lo to move equipment for inspection/repair.
  • Working with mixing, refrigeration, proofer, and oven equipment.
  • Take initiative to learn more about the machines with reading manuals.
  • Properly Lock out/ Tag out any applicable equipment before maintenance.
  • Follow all “Good Manufacturing Practices” as outlined in the orientation.
  • Properly follow all safety policies.
  • Communicate safety issues immediately.
  • Inform supervisor of any inconsistencies immediately.
  • Any and all other duties deemed necessary by supervision.

Qualifications :

  • Industrial mechanical experience.
  • Industrial electrical experience including PLC’s.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing machines.
  • Experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, and welding.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Prior experience driving a hi-lo is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Fast paced work environment.
  • Lift fifty or more pounds on a regular basis.
  • Bend, lift, pull, push, stoop, bend and climb.
  • Color perception (the ability to differentiate colors) is a must.

Measurements of Success:

  • Foster positive attitudes and teamwork through “leading by example”
  • A high level of standards in regards to quality and work ethics.
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of motivation to get the job done to the best of your ability.
  • Adaptability to continuous change.
  • Must be able to multi-task.

LaJoy Group is an equal opportunity employer. Thank you!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24.00 /hour

Job Location:

Required experience:

  • Maintenance Technician: 3 years
  • PLC Programming: 3 years
  • Preventative Maintenance: 3 years

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