Maintenance Technician / Food Manufacturing

  • The Kitchen Coop LLC
  • Broomfield, CO, USA
  • Aug 12, 2017
Full time Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Job Description

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the keeping our facilities and equipment running properly. The primary function is maintaining the equipment both proactively and reactively so TKC can execute its manufacturing in a timely and efficient manner.

Please only apply for THIS job if you have machine maintenance experience. The Kitchen Coop has other jobs available in production for those without such specific technical expertise.


  • Executing preventative and reactive maintenance on electronically controlled manufacturing equipment that may be air, gas or electric powered
  • Training manufacturing associates on the equipment, how to setup, run, adjust, clean, and troubleshoot including setting up new machines, writing SOP's for use, sanitation, and troubleshooting
  • Evaluating new and used equipment for line expansions

Equipment with which you'd have fun: Mixers, Food Processors, Pumps, Piston fillers, Steam-jacketed Kettles, Flow-wrapper, Band Sealer, CIJ Printers, Mills, Coolers, Depositors, etc.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Represent The Kitchen Coop with a positive, professional, team approach
  • Disciplined, organized and reliable.
  • Able to create & support systems that reduce variability in execution.
  • Others feel more safe working with you around because you have thought through the risks and implemented poka-yoke & safeguards.
  • Your word and actions are always in alignment.
  • 3 or more years working with electronically controlled manufacturing equipment


  • Experience with GMP's, HACCP and food or drug facility sanitation
  • Experience with start-ups, small manufacturers, and entrepreneurship
  • Comfortable with computers and web-based project & order mgmt systems
  • Experience with operating industrial and materials handling equipment, including a forklift.

Currently, we are looking to hire a Maintenance Technician on a part-time basis OR one who could double as a Production Supervisor either during the day or evening shift. Our Maintenance Technician can earn a $15-24 hourly, DOE, plus bonuses.

To Apply:

If you are interested in learning more about the opportunity, send a cover letter outlining why you'd like to work in food manufacturing and a resume by email to "hr" ATSYMBOL "" and put "Maintenance Tech = [Your Full Name]" as the subject of the email.

Company Description The Kitchen Coop provides co-manufacturing services, plus technical and business consulting to help food and beverage companies grow. We work with new natural product companies and products in the critical stage between local launch and regional expansion. It is an exciting place to make a difference in the world working with good passionate people and healthy products that are a source of pride for our entrepreneurial clients and employees alike.