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Associate - Maintenance


Santa Fe Springs, CA, US, 90670

Req ID:  31843
Segment:  Maintenance
  • Works in partnership with Maintenance leadership and Production leadership to perform basic maintenance and repairs on conveyors, packaging equipment, production equipment, electrical controls systems and other related plant systems.
  • Records and documents procedural changes, assuring all equipment documentation is up to date and accurate
  • Utilizing SAP, performs data entry into Computer Maintenance Management Systems
  • Prepares unscheduled work orders to support production requirements.
  • Operates, troubleshoots and repairs all production equipment both mechanical and electrical
  • Troubleshoot and repair 3 phase electrical components, and control voltage problems
  • Perform stick or tig welding of small repairs on equipment in order prevent long term downtime until a permanent repair can be completed
  • Lead maintenance projects including new equipment installs and rebuilds
  • Fabricate or modify support components of equipment and perform millwright activities
  • Troubleshoot and repair HVAC, Ammonia, boiler and wastewater breakdowns




  • Must have 3-5 years experience in food processing, working with standard troubleshooting and repair of production equipment with highly sophisticated control systems
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have the ability to train other Associates in Maintenance operations
  • Must have the desire and ability to operate as a member of a Self-Directed work team
  • Must be proficient on Rich’s SCADA system
  • Must have general mechanical knowledge and electrical and logic principle knowledge
  • Has basic plumbing, metalworking and general facilities/building maintenance knowldege
  • Has an awareness of and the ability to follow Associate Safety guidelines
  • Has an awareness of and the ability to follow GMP and Food Safety guidelines
  • Understands proper machine operating and adjusting procedures
  • Must have the ability to work in and contribute to Production Improvement, Associate Involvement and Temporary Teams, as assigned


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 resource 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: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Data Entry, Administrative

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