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Foremost Farms USA

Position Description

Maintenance Technician
Location Clayton
State/Territory Wisconsin
# of openings 1
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JOB TITLE:  Maintenance Technician

LOCATION:  Clayton, WI

REPORTS TO:  Maintenance Manager

STARTING PAY RATE:  $20.91/hour with company paid benefits



We are seeking  Maintenance Technician  at our facility in  Clayton, Wisconsin . This plant produces high-quality provolone and whey products.



  • Must be available to work 3PM-11PM or 11PM-7AM (based on need)
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays as needed ‚Äč



  • Prior experience in the dairy and food processing equipment preferred
  • Knowledge of GMP's and OSHA is highly desirable
  • High School Diploma or GED required. Electro-Mechanical Technology degree or Engineering related degree is desired
  • Prior PLC experience is helpful; programming and troubleshooting
  • Prior experience with: ammonia systems; welding; boilers; cooling towers; pumps and motors; electrical
  • Able to read and comprehend standard operating procedures
  • Able to troubleshoot electrical circuits
  • Experience with single phase and three phase power
  • Must be able to pass a general maintenance exam
  • Participate in a team environment safely
  • Detail oriented, be quality minded
  • Able to perform at a high level in a fast paced environment



  • Installation of motors and pumps
  • Welding of stainless steel
  • Maintenance of ammonia refrigeration equipment
  • Boiler Operation
  • Preventative Maintenance 
  • Record Keeping
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Pneumatics
  • Instrumentation
  • HVAC
  • Maintain packaging and other manufacturing equipment
  • Other responsibilities as needed

If you choose to distinguish yourself with a Foremost Farms career, you will not only discover our values, you'll enjoy a competitive wage, outstanding insurance benefits, a 401(k), pension plan, tuition assistance, a great work environment, and much more.


AAP/EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Foremost Farms USA to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disabilities, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 


About Us:

Foremost Farms USA, headquartered in Baraboo, Wis., is a farmer-owned milk processing and marketing cooperative with annual sales of $1.5 billion. The nation’s eighth-largest cooperative and number 28 in annual sales among the Top 100 U.S. dairy processors, Foremost Farms is a leading manufacturer and marketer of cheese, specialty whey ingredients, butter and bulk fluid milk to customers around the world.


We’re looking for employees who challenge the status quo, innovate and aim for excellence. Because we’re working to be the world’s best – to Be Foremost – we’ll bring out the best in you. We’re already one of the nation’s top 10 dairy cooperatives, making Wisconsin cheese and dairy ingredients for the global marketplace. But we’re not satisfied. Are you?


Are you ready to Be Foremost?

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled are encouraged to apply


Successful completion of pre-employment testing which includes a drug test, physical, background check, and education check.

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