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Maintenance Technician--Richfield, ID

Date: Feb 19, 2019

Location: Richfield, ID, ID, US

Company: Glanbia

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.



Essential Functions

  • Repair and maintain production equipment and facilities during assigned production shift in order to meet budget levels in quality and quantity
  • Promote strong safety practices
  • Maintain assigned paper work
  • Complete assigned tasks and special projects
  • Promotes and exhibits strong Food Safety and Quality practices
  • Promotes and exhibits strong Sustainability practices
  • Promotes and exhibits strong Housekeeping practices
  • Must report Safety, Food Safety, and Quality, Sustainability and Housekeeping problems to direct supervisor immediately
  • Actively participate in teams and on projects to improve the metrics for given area of responsibility
  • Assist Autonomous Maintenance process in plant
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Additional Functions

  • Regular and timely attendance required



  • Skilled in mechanical repairs, sanitary welding, electrical/electronics, and plumbing as related to a manufacturing environment
  • PLC experience desirable
  • Ability to troubleshoot and take corrective action
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must furnish own hand tools
  • Good decision making ability in pressure situations
  • Ability to work assigned shift
  • Must be a team player and adhere to all safety rules
  • Knowledge of USDA, FDA, SQF and customer requirements for a food manufacturing plant
  • Knowledge of Sustainability and EPA requirements for a manufacturing plant


  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) necessary equipment
  • Excellent record required in safety, attendance, and punctuality
  • Ability to stand and walk the entire shift if needed
  • Ability to read and write instructions in English
  • Knowledge of the proper use of all cleaning chemicals
  • Must be able to work weekends, and overtime as required


Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.



Nearest Major Market: Twin Falls