Job details Maintenance Mechanic

Posting Period

From August 25, 2021
to September 25, 2021

Country or region

United States


Hutchinson, Minnesota

Business Unit



Production / Operations

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

1 to 3 years

Minimal education level required

Technical school degree in maintenance related field

Work schedule

6:00 am - 4:00 pm




Competitive social benefits

Maintenance Mechanic

Main Functions

Minnesota Specialty Yeast LLC is seeking a full-time, hardworking, self-motivated Maintenance Mechanic responsible for the maintenance of equipment and machinery in order to optimize efficiency and meet group or regulatory standards. Diagnose equipment problems and anticipate repairs thoroughly. Perform repairs per GMP standards as required on pumps, motors, boilers, valves, pipes and other equipment in a timely manner. Demonstrates knowledge of systems and processes of cooling system and alcohol systems. Perform tests of equipment after repair. Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment as outlines by the PM system. Assist is scheduling future PM's, continuously watching equipment for leaks & potential repairs and working on equipment breakdowns and Cleaning shop & work area and Pant safety checks.

The candidate will be required to take a work aptitude test that includes being able to lift 50 pounds or more on a regular basis, Background Check and Pre-Employment screening.

Technical skills


  • Must possess high school diploma or GED

An asset

  • Working knowledge of centrifugal / PD pump repair and previous maintenance work in a food manufacturing facility

Personal abilities


  • Minimum 5 years maintenance mechanic or technical school degree in maintenance related field and be able to provide proof of maintenance experience

General criteria


  • Ability to lift/carry 50 pounds or more on a routine basis

An asset

  • Boiler operator license
  • Forklift and Scissor Lift certified


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria. The company is comprised of 11 major business units, each focused on specific applications of yeast and bacteria, with activities throughout worldwide. Administrative offices for the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4500 people working across more than 45 countries, on 5 continents.

Lallemand's Bio-Ingredients business unit has decades of experience as a quality yeast producer for the savory, health, and biotech industries.

We produce a wide range of products including yeast extracts, inactive yeasts and their derivatives for flavour enhancers, enriched mineral and vitamin yeasts for the health supplement and health food markets, and high-grade yeast extracts for the biotech industry. These products are propelled across the globe thanks to our impressive reach and a large dedicated team that serves our customers worldwide.

The Bio-Ingredients team is proud of the strong partnerships it has forged with its clients, relying on trust and cooperation in order to develop custom solutions for each individual business. Check out the available career opportunities in North America and several European countries.

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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