Hourly Maintenance Elkhart, Indiana


Position at Swift Prepared Foods


Plumrose is hiring for quality, motivated, people to join the our team on our warehouse as maintenance mechanic/ electrician. These positions include but are not limited to the following duties:


  • Perform skilled maintenance activities including construction, welding, brazing, soldering, plumbing and hydraulics.
  • Monitor all production areas to ensure proper functioning of equipment and machinery.
  • Complete assigned work orders.
  • Adhere to Safety Procedures including, but limited to Lock Out Tag Out, Power Industrial Truck, Scissor Lift, Harness/Fall Protection, etc.
  • Adjust, repair and replace electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Promote and encourage safety in all aspects of maintenance.
  • Complete required paperwork
  • Ability to communicate verbally and written in English
  • Goal oriented and possess root cause analysis skills.
  • Ability to lead people toward achieving personal and plant results.
  • Completes assigned responsibilities and oversees the mechanical work of equipment.
  • Responsible for correcting or facilitating correctible measures when downtime results from mechanical or technical defects.
  • Processes maintenance downtime report for corporate and plant management. Assigns work orders or special projects to maintenance employees
  • Maintains department budget within specified guidelines.
  • Conducts preoperational inspection and handles maintenance concerns of Production Supervisors to make sure operation begins as scheduled.
  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations.
  • Mechanical inclination and knowledge of job specifications.
  • Industrial construction experience beneficial.
  • Previous hourly maintenance and supervisor experience preferred.
  • Work 40+ hours per week in all areas of the plant.
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices used in the building, mechanical and electrical trades.
  • Previous mechanical and related experience required.
  • Considerable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Tends to other duties as needed.



Education Requirements (if applicable):

  • Technical schooling with mechanical or electrical emphasis helpful.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

 Working Conditions: 

  • Production and maintenance settings
  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery, and knives
  • Good attendance and safety records