Maintenance Technicians

at Shearer's Foods
Location Brewster, OH
Date Posted September 28, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN -Midnights (11pm-7am) - $24+ per hour


MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN -Afternoon (3pm- 11pm) - $23.50+ per hour


You already LOVE us

Shearer’s is a privately held producer, leading co-manufacturer and distributor of quality snack foods sold under the Shearer’s brand, and other private labels. Ranking number one in private brand and contract manufactured salty snacks, as well as the number two supplier of private brand cookies and crackers in North America, you love our products, although you may not be familiar with our name!  We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to embrace significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 12 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at

At Shearer’s, we provide the safest environment possible for our employees by providing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), frequent and thorough sanitation practices, social distancing, daily temperature checks, as well as virtual interviewing options. Safety is our absolute priority.



Your seat at the table

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for eliminating minor stops and breakdown related losses. Maintenance Technicians must be self-starters and are responsible for maintaining and repairing specialized process and packaging equipment. This role will be responsible for answering calls, line improvements, and preventative maintenance work throughout the facility. 


What you bring to the table

A High School Diploma or G.E.D. with prior Maintenance related experience required.  Applicants must have solid mechanical background and at least 3 years’ experience working with pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and programmable logic controls (PLC). You must have the ability to work independently and as part of a Maintenance & Production team.  Flexibility to work a varied schedule when required, operations currently run 24 hours- 7 days/week.  Candidate must have critical thinking skills needed for troubleshooting systems. 


Physical Requirements:

Must be able to walk and stand for a prolonged period of time

Must be able to use hands, arms, and fingers to handle, feel, and reach

Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

Must be able to climb or balance

Must be able to lift above head and shoulders

Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 10-15 pounds

Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


Vision Requirements:

Close vision, Distance vision, Color vision, Peripheral vision

Depth perception

Ability to adjust focus

Ability to work in a manufacturing environment which includes exposure to:

High temperatures, fumes or airborne particles

Moving mechanical parts and vibration

Loud noise levels


Elevated heights

Hot surfaces


We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.


You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer’s, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


This is your invitation to apply now!