Multi-skilled Maintenance Mechanic in Clayton, DE at Hanover Foods

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

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Job Description

Hanover Foods Corporation in Clayton, Delaware has an immediate opening for a Multi-skilled Maintenance Mechanic. The Multi-skilled Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for performing major maintenance projects by the use of learned mechanical and electrical skills, to install, maintain, and troubleshoot with little or no supervision assuring a quality product at minimal cost.

Job Requirements


  • Performs the more difficult mechanical skills involved in but not limited to welding, cutting, brazing and electrical when the project calls for precision.
  • Must have specialized knowledge and experience with the following:
    • Working knowledge of programmable controls
    • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots Solid State, Relay and Programmable Controls
    • Installs and maintains sensors - such as level, temperature, pressure, and position.
    • Installs and maintains data communication wiring
  • Responsible for the basic maintenance of steam, power, filling, packaging, and processing equipment.
  • Responsible for performing fabrication and installation of machine guards, conveyors, chutes, etc.
  • Responsible for but not limited to performing pipe fitting duties, including pipe threading, soldering, jointing, installation and repair of fixtures, and installation of valves and controls.
  • Troubleshoots mechanical/electrical issues which are impacting the operation; and brings these issues to resolution.
  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures as required and reports any mechanical problems to the Maintenance Manager or Production Supervisor immediately.
  • Responsible for following food safety, legality and quality policies and procedures within the scope of the job responsibilities such as but not limited to:  GMP’s, HACCP, food safety, product quality, food security, plant security, etc.
  • Adheres to common safety practices and procedures including the wearing of PPE’s as required.
  • Keeps work area clean and orderly in accordance with good housekeeping procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager.


  • Working knowledge of programmable controls and electronic circuits
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical/mechanical malfunctions throughout the facility
  • Ability to maintain electrical and mechanical equipment in the Plant
  • Previous industrial manufacturing experience preferred
  • Position requires heavy physical exertion

Hanover Foods Corporation offers a salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, prescription drug and a 401(k) Retirement plan.

Hanover Foods Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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