JRS USA is a leader in the manufacture and production of insoluble fibers used in the food, pet food, home and personal care, chemical, technical, industrial industries and many more. As a global manufacturer and essential business, we are always looking to add talented and dedicated professionals to our teams across the United States.

Maintenance Technician

Fosston, MN

Job Responsibilities
  • Install, maintain and repair electrical systems as instructed by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Maintain systems and installations through regular preventive maintenance following established schedules.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment as necessary.
  • Support maintenance of all production equipment.
  • Install new equipment.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements, Skills and Qualifications
  • High School diploma
  • Two years maintenance experience in an industrial environment or equivalent education.
  • Strong sense of safety, especially with electricity and around high voltage electrical installations.
  • Able to work efficiently and safely in tight and/or confined spaces in all areas of the plant.
  • Experienced with confined space policies and Lock-Out/Tag-Out procedures.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience working with electrical circuits.
  • Experience working with PLC’s a plus.
  • Familiar with installing industrial equipment.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, particularly Outlook, Excel and Word a plus.
Certifications and Licenses
  • Valid MN drivers license (prerequisite for forklift operator).
  • No other specific certifications and licenses are requirements.
Interactions and Tools/Equipment Utilized in the Job
  • Results driven.
  • Time management.
  • Problem solving/analysis.
  • Technical capacity.

Physical Requirements
  • The employee frequently is required to stand: walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is required to frequently to constantly sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to work at heights of up to 80 ft.
Other Information
  • Hourly; commensurate with experience (wage range has been established by HR).
  • Eligible for In-2-Win Performance Bonus Program.
  • Eligible for all benefit programs.
  • 7:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday – Friday.
  • Overtime as needed.
  • On-call duty required on rotation (including weekends and Holidays).
  • All rules and regulations of the Employee Handbook apply at all times.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and employment application to hrjrsscm and click the behavioral assessment questionnaire link to complete our Predictive index online.

J. Rettenmaier USA LP
16369 US 131 Highway
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Phone: (269) 679-2340

Email: hrjrsscm


This Job Description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the Job Description. Other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job. Employee’s position, job function, standard work hours, location and reporting relationship may be changed at Employer’s discretion. This Job Description is not a guarantee of continued employment.

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