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Position Title:  Maintenance Technician (ALL LEVELS - I, II, III)

 Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly range: $21 - $35 per hour DOE
  • Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with 4% company match, sick and vacation leave.

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Tech is responsible maintaining the production flow for day-to-day operations by maintaining a preventative maintenance program.   In particular this position is intended to focus on electronics related issues as needed.  Perform facility upkeep and manage day to day operation malfunctions.  The Maintenance Tech may have to perform work at all Bobo’s Oat Bars facilities. 


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Disassembly and reassembly of Production equipment
  • Complete work orders from the maintenance tracking system
  • Troubleshoot and repair electronics related issues – PLC, scanners, electronics, scale and other interfaces
  • Meet with Engineering Manager on daily basis to assess problem areas
  • Complete maintenance tasks without production interruption
  • Assist in development of new and more efficient methods
  • Assures all repairs do not compromise food safety
  • Ability to work with all of production and be part of the operations team
  • Serve as the leader of the Food Safety Program for the Maintenance
  • Follow GMPs & good hygiene practices
  • Assures the adherence to all SQF requirements and meeting food safety requirements
  • Ability to do mechanical work
  • Have some knowledge on operating machinery

Marginal Duties Performed Less Frequently:

  • Ability to work with outside contractors
  • Assist Maintenance Manager in manufacturing of tools and equipment for production

Supervisory Responsibility:

None – this position will not be responsible to supervise any other employees


Qualification Summary:

  • Strong problem-solving skills following a formal process
  • Self-starter and possess a positive attitude, able to influence others
  • Knowledge of PLC’s, electronics, scale and bar scanners and interfaces

Education / Experience Desired:

  • High School diploma at minimum desired
  • Minimum 2-5 years’ prior experience in food (prefer baking) industry
  • Minimum 2-5 years’ experience with flow wrappers, depositors, rack ovens and/or cartoners
  • Knowledge of natural products industry a plus
  • Experience and training in PLC’s, electronics, scale and bar scanners and interfaces
  • Working in small teams
  • Must be familiar with a production environment under FDA and HACCP guidelines

Language / Mathematical / Reasoning Ability:

  • Must be able to accurately document lot numbers and quantities
  • Must be able to write and speak, both clearly and effectively.
  • Must be comfortable working with numbers
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Supervision Given:

  • This position will report to the Engineering Manager and maintenance supervisor
  • The position holder is expected to be able to work with minimal oversight at times, able to confidently handle situations on their own

Physical Demands:

  • Shift length is variable depending on maintenance schedule and other priorities
  • Must be able to operate maintenance tools and equipment
  • Could be standing for long periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs

        Travel Required:

        Very Limited – May be asked to go off-site (locally) for equipment training, safety/food safety training and other short duration items.  No overnight travel expected but may be required in rare circumstances.

        Resume Submission: All candidates with relevant experience please submit resume to  Please put “Maintenance Tech” in the subject line of email.


        Bobo’s Oat Bars is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.