Maintenance Technician

Morton, IL, USA Req #28
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Sandridge Food Corporation is built on a foundation of innovation, quality and commitment to the customer. We provide services and fresh food solutions for the foodservice and retail industries. A leader in the North American refrigerated foods industry for more than 50 years, Sandridge specializes in fresh refrigerated deli salads, sides, soups, sauces and specialty dishes. Our fresh, never frozen, products are created by culinary experts and designed to please the taste enthusiast.

Looking for a great opportunity to join a fast-growing fresh food manufacturing company? Then look no further than Sandridge-Morton!

At Sandridge-Morton, we are committed to making our company a great place to work.

POSITION SUMMARY: The maintenance technician position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.


Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Comply with food safety, and food quality programs.

  • Preventive maintenance-service all equipment in oven rooms, warehouse and production floors - roll stock, multi-vac, grinder, slicer, conveyor scale, stein tenderizer, etc. This includes checking/changing filters on heating and cooling as needed. Document all routine inspections and maintenance.      

  • Trouble shoot and repair-identify electrical and machinery problems as they arise and repair each promptly.

  • Lubrication-oil/grease all refrigeration motors and change filters, oil motors and shaft bearings, and change oil in vacuum pumps.

  • Service/maintain company facility and grounds (i.e. painting, snow removal)

  • Work safely with production equipment and understand lock out / tag out safety requirements.

  • Work safely with sharp, pointed electrical, etc. objects.

  • Follow all Sandridge-Morton Core Values and be a team player

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience.
  • 4+ years of manufacturing experience; strong HVAC, mechanical and industrial skills.
  • Be physically capable of lifting 75 lbs.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and follow appropriate chain of command
  • Good communications skills

What we offer:

  • Stability

  • Health Benefits/401k

  • Competitive pay rates for ALL of our positions

  • Great work environment

  • Vacation time after 6 months of employment and personal days

All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions for which reasonable accommodation will be made.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.  Associates may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

We offer the opportunity to develop and grow your career, and are commited to promotion from within. Sandridge is an equal opportunity at will employer. It is the policy of the Sandridge Food Corporation to ensure equal employment to all applicable federal regulations and guidelines. Employment discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, military status or veteran status is illegal.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Morton, IL, USA