Engineering Technician
Flowers Foods, Inc. - Oxford, PA

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Job Description:
Engineering technicians perform scheduled as well as
unscheduled maintenance tasks. They must possess strong
electrical and mechanical skills in order to support the
production technician in maintaining an efficient
operation. It is necessary for him/her to be in
possession of or capable of acquiring licenses required
by city or state to work with boilers, refrigeration and
various other job related equipment. Engineering
technicians must have the aptitude and desire for
continued training because of on-going technological
Technicians must be flexible and adaptable as they will
be required to rotate job assignments throughout
engineering and production. In addition, it is the
responsibility of the technician to contribute to the
maintenance of a safe work environment for themselves
and their fellow technicians.
Position requires demonstration of competency for all
on-the-job activities that may have a direct or indirect
affect on product safety, legality and/or quality.
  • Performs assigned preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance on plant equipment
and machinery.
  • Responds to and corrects equipment
stoppage/mechanical breakdown. Troubleshoots (when
necessary). Repairs/replaces worn/defective parts,
motors, control devices, etc.
  • Operates machine shop equipment, hand tools, power
hand tools, and makes required parts when necessary.
  • Maintains cleanliness of work area.
  • Practices and complies with all Company policies and
procedures including safety and work rules, etc.
  • Performs other duties as directed by supervision.
  • Practices and complies with all Company policies and
procedures (EEO, Harassment, Safety, Sarbanes Oxley,
  • Performance of other duties which are deemed by
management to be an integral part of the job,
including but not limited to fulfillment of work
schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and
other applicable operating rules, policies and
LICENSE - License as required by state, industry, city,
county, (boiler, refrigeration, etc.). Must
possess/maintain a valid license to operate applicable
heavy equipment, including forklift.
MOBILITY - Ability to move to all production areas of
plant. Physical ability to stand a minimum of eight
hours to a maximum of 16 hours on a daily basis. Ability
to climb fixed and portable ladders to a height of
twenty (20) feet. Ability to stop and bend while lifting
weights up to fifty (50) pounds. Ability to climb onto
and crawl under machinery as required.
SENSORY - Ability to view product at all work stations
and determine adherence to quality control standards
(size, shape, color, cut, etc.). Ability to distinguish
color coded equipment, operating controls, labels,
alarms, and signs. Ability to hear and distinguish
audible alarms. Hearing, vision, and smell faculties
sufficient to detect malfunctions in applicable
C0MMUNICATION - Must have the ability to read and
comprehend production schedules, formulas sheets, etc.
and record information applicable to position.
OTHER - Must meet/maintain CDC food handling
requirements and other governmental and/or customer
requirements. Ability to read, comprehend and practice
necessary safety procedures, signs, etc. Ability to wear
and use approved, applicable safety equipment, as
needed. Ability to research, ascertain, develop,
implement, and monitor required policies and procedures.
Ability to work in a 50 degrees F to 120 degrees F
One or more years experience as a Technician and/or
formal training or experience. Experience in heating,
ventilation, and air conditioning; welding, electronics,
electrical repairs, industrial equipment installations,
alignment, start-up repairs, etc.
High school diploma or equivalency plus no less than a
9/12 month vocational/technical certification courses.
Equivalent military training, other related technical
training, or two or more years of college education may
be substituted for Vocational Technical training.
“Other technical training” may include the completion of
AIB maintenance engineering course.
Flowers Baking Company of Oxford, LLC is an Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer.
If you need assistance with submitting your resume due
to a medical condition or disability, please send an
e-mail to Eric Maholmes at, or
call 610-539-1913.
Division/Department : Mid-Atlantic