Website Fortress Nutrition

Are you looking to join a rapidly growing company and develop your career?
At Fortress Nutrition, we are a contract manufacturer taking over the RTD (ready-to-drink) beverage manufacturing industry! From energy drinks to sparkling teas, hard seltzers to cocktails in a can, we make products for some of the most up and coming beverage companies on the market!

Due to our rapid growth and expansion, we recently launched a 2nd shift in October, and have a brand-new 3rd shift taking off in the upcoming weeks to expand our manufacturing capabilities and meet customer demands!

We are seeking hardworking individuals who want to be productive members of a team, sharing passion and pride for producing high quality, safe and delicious products that go straight to the store shelves!

What Your Compensation Package Will Look Like:

  • $30.00-$33.00 per hour (based on experience) + $1.00 shift premium!
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Package
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K with GREAT Company Match
  • Affordable Insurance – (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life & AD&D
  • Referral Bonuses – uncapped!
  • AND more!

What Your Schedule Will Look Like:

  • Training Hours: 4:00pm-12:30am, Monday-Friday
    • Training is required on later hours until 3rd shift is launched
  • Standard Hours: 2:00pm-10:30pm, Monday-Friday

 

Job Title: Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift)

Job Summary: Working as part of the Maintenance team, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for supporting the day-to-day production related activities by maintaining, diagnosing and repairing equipment within the facility.

What You’ll Do:

  • Troubleshoot and repair production lines and equipment using mechanical and electrical knowledge.
  • Complete product setups and changeovers; support general operations as needed.
  • Assist with the oversight of production staff, ensuring all GMP and HACCP guidelines are adhered to when the Shift Supervisor is unavailable.
  • Execute the preventative maintenance schedule for the upkeep of machines and facilities equipment.
  • Conduct repairs and preventive maintenance to minimize interference with production operations and maximize up time.
  • Complete minor plumbing, carpentry, and electrical repairs to the building as needed.
  • Conduct root cause failure analysis and engage with vendors to troubleshoot machinery.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Monitor equipment for unusual sounds or movements to detect malfunctions and diagnose issues.
  • Dismantle defective machines and install new or repaired parts according to specifications and blueprints.
  • Maintain records of issues and maintenance completed on machines.
  • Provide both guidance and tactical assistance to the supervisor and production personnel in the repair, maintenance, and installations including daily process problem-solving.
  • Apply understanding of how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes to identify options and best solution.
  • Respond quickly to production line calls and resolves issues promptly; communicate progress to leadership as appropriate.
  • Adjust functional parts of machinery and control equipment to make them work more efficiently.
  • Follow standards for food safety and food quality production according to GMP, CFR, as well as the regulations of major customers and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA.
  • Comply with all safety and quality regulations, reporting issues to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

What We’re Looking For:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • 2-year degree in Mechanical or Electrical preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a food/beverage, dietary supplement or pharmaceutical manufacturing, or bottle/canning facility strongly desired
  • Experience in electrical, mechanical, high-speed packaging and PLC is desired
  • Familiarity with food safety/quality programs such as GMP and CFR is desired
  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision while staying on task, adapting to changes in priorities, and demonstrating a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to communicate effectively and timely with operations personnel and leadership
  • Great problem-solver with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; converse and listen; sit; stand; walk; kneel; bend at waist
  • Frequently required to lift, carry, move, push or pull materials, product or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work overtime and occasional weekends as needed to support business operations

 

To apply for this position, please send your resume directly to careers@fortressllc.com.

 

Fortress Nutrition is an equal opportunity employer.