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Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd Shift


Salem, MA, US, 01970

Req ID:  24474
Segment:  Maintenance

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


Jacqueline’s is seeking an experienced Maintenance Mechanic for the 2nd shift. The position will support, repair and perform preventative maintenance to all production and packaging processes and equipment. 

  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing maintenance requirements (PM’s and unplanned) on production, processing equipment and utility systems.
  • Making sure a continuous sources of heat, steam, cooling, electrical, power, gas or air is provided for operations.
  • Maintenance of plant building and outside areas of facility
  • Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory by reporting low levels to Parts Clerk
  • Keeping communication channels open with other departments, management and employees notifying them of any potential problems and/or concerns that would limit the efficiency of production.
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Maintain clean equipment and shop area.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Flexible work schedule covering all shifts and some weekends when required
  • 3 – 5 years of work experience in a maintenance role within a manufacturing facility
  • 1 year minimum experience with one of more technical experiences, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, computer controlled equipment and HVAC
  • 1 year minimum experience on a variety of equipment including lubricating, cleaning, material handling, motor control, relay control, process control and packaging equipment.
  • Experience working in a food manufacturing facility strongly desired
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills a must
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of food safety, AIB, OSHA, QA and GMP programs.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal in English.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Comfortable working independently, confidence in making independent decisions
  • Bilingual (Spanish) highly desired
  • A High School degree or equivalent is required.   Additional post-secondary education is preferred (i.e. Technical or Vocational education) in areas of industrial engineering.

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.


Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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