Senior Maintenance Lead – 2nd shift – AmeriQual Foods – Evansville, IN

AmeriQual Foods is seeking a Senior Lead Maintenance Technician.   This position will act as a team leader, guiding other Maintenance Technicians in the problem solving process while keeping the team focused and on task.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Act as subject matter expert to troubleshoot, repair and maintain production equipment such as motors, conveyor systems, PLC Programs, production machines, material handling equipment, AC/DC drives, lighting systems, blending/mixing systems, etc.
  • Train and assist other Maintenance Technicians on troubleshooting and repair of machinery
  • Encourage a team mentality and support contributions from all technicians to increase the knowledge base of the team
  • Develop ideas procedures and incorporating them effectively into work processes
  • Interact with cross functional teams to improve quality, modify and maximize plant output, efficiency and safety.
  • Occasionally overhaul, dismantle, reassemble, and install equipment.
  • Daily reporting and documentation of various data and all work performed.


  • Minimum of 5 years industrial maintenance experience in a food manufacturing setting
  • Ability to fully analyze blueprints, drawings, work orders and sketches in order to troubleshoot repair and install desired product or part. Must be able to detect errors and correct through proper departmental channels.
  • Thorough working knowledge of all current OSHA and Safety Standards
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to others the steps in a process and the importance of following that process. Must clearly understand the rationale for why processes must follow certain steps.
  • Ability to multi task and prioritize

Physical requirements

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.   Position will also frequent the production floor, so operating in standard seasonal warehouse and food processing plant temperature conditions will be required. Lifting up to 50 pounds, pushing/pulling/moving objects, and using specialized tools, equipment, and machines is required. Duties include intricate repairs, which will require working in, on, and around complex machinery and packaging systems, requiring a high level of manual dexterity.

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Benefits Statement

Note: Not all benefits apply to all openings or locations.

  • Medical Coverage
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Disability, Long and Short Term
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Health Clinic – FREE medical care and prescriptions (for associates / dependents covered under our medical plan)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Personal Time
  • Paid Uniform Service
  • 401(k) Program
  • Safety Incentive Program
  • Attendance Incentive Program
  • Paid Weekly

Legal Statement
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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AmeriQual Foods
18200 Highway 41 North
Evansville, IN 47725

Office Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Fax: (812) 612-0189