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Maintenance Technician- 3rd shift (10:00pm-6:30am)

Full TimeCraft Workers

Rochester, NY, US


About LiDestri Food and Drink

LiDestri Food and Drink has grown from our roots as a pasta sauce and salsa manufacturer to become an R&D engine, formulating and producing innovative food and beverage products for our national and retailer brand partners. A family-run company based in Rochester, NY, LiDestri employs over 1,200 people across five U.S. locations. We have decades-long partnerships with some of the most respected consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies and the most highly inventive retailer brands. 


Excellent Pay and Benefits:

  • Great career-pathing 

  • Professional development, including unlimited online training courses

  • Health insurance with premium contributions

  • Dental, vision, HSA

  • 100% company paid life insurance and long-term disability

  • 401k – with employer match

  • Paid time off to include- vacation, sick pay, wellness time off, and 10 holidays

  • Company bonuses

  • And many more….


  • The primary role of the Mechanic/Electrician I is to work as a key maintenance team contributor to support company objectives with respect to maintaining equipment to support production requirements using strong mechanical and electrical aptitude. 

  • The role requires a strong mechanical aptitude, which can work with internal and external customers, and can work as part of the maintenance team but is also comfortable working independently. Along with being actively involved in the support of Safety. Quality and Good Manufacturing Practices and Preventive Maintenance programs.

Shift: 3rd (10:00pm-6:30am)

Starting Pay: $27/hour



  • Setup, repair, install, maintain machinery equipment including; mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, special projects, measuring and calibrating equipment, performing preventive maintenance duties;

  • Performs all production equipment setups as required to meet operational needs;

  • Supports and completes Preventive and Planned maintenance of mechanical and utilities equipment including but not limited to; cleaning, inspecting, setup, diagnosing, replacement, testing and continuous improvements;

  • Assists in the diagnoses of electrical and mechanical malfunctions in machinery and equipment. Inspect visually and listen to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunction;

  • Identifies and reports the need for repairs/major repairs to Maintenance Management; 

  • Crossover with previous shifts’ maintenance and production employees to review the schedule and current runs, identifying what needs repair and plan product changeovers;

  • Effectively communicate with other departments in a professional manner at all times to communicate on equipment and repair status;

  • Works within the maintenance team to accurately communicate/document events so that others have the most effective information to solve problems;

  • Assists with the installation of new equipment and enhancing equipment through continuous improvements and upgrades;

  • Some basic fabrication skills and use of tools associated with cutting, welding, grinding, soldering;

  • Enhances knowledge and skills of mechanical and electrical systems with on the job training;

  • Work closely with Engineering, Maintenance Managers and Master Mechanics on projects, continuous improvement and annual plant shut-down maintenance;

  • Completes all tasks while strictly adhering to all required industry guidelines but not limited to; Plant Safety, Food Safety, SQF and all internal/external audits;

  • Report food safety & quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.



  • High School Diploma or GED required;

  • Basic computer literacy as evidenced by the ability to go online and conduct basic searches on the Internet, check email, create and send with attachments and use basic email features;

  • Ability to read, write and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions;

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals;

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists;

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form;

  • Experience working with manufacturing equipment including 3 phase motors, control wiring, 24VDC, 120VAC, 208/220VAC, 480VAC;

  • Experience with Controls for Conveyor Systems, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Pumps and Valves;

  • Knowledge of and ability to comprehend and troubleshoot production machinery (i.e. Fillers, Rinsers, Cappers, Case Packers, Case Formers, Coolers and Pasteurizers);

  • Familiarity with Lock-Out Tag-Out Authorized, Hot Work, Confined Space and HECP Training preferred;

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics;

  • Ability to use a variety of measuring tools and test equipment; 

  • Ability to work independently, with limited supervision;

  • Requires mechanical aptitude;

  • Knowledge of Drill Press, Chop Saw, Port-a-Band, Sawzall and other maintenance tools preferred;

  • Knowledge or experience with Multi-Meters, Amp Probes, Meger Ohm Meter, Panelview;

  • LiDestri experience 2+ years and familiarly with 85% of plant machinery;

  • Manlift, Powertools, Hand tools, Panelview Controls, Production Machines, X-Ray Equipment, all types of Photo Eyes, Light Curtains, and Conveyors;

  • Kitchen equipment and Pumps, Milling Machine, Lathes and Drill Press;

  • Lock-Out Tag-Out Equipment, Gear and HECPS;

  • Computer and Printer;

  • Ability to climb ladders and use carts;

  • Ammeters, ohmmeters, voltmeters, oscilloscopes and motor megger;

  • Digital Multimeter and clamp-on AC current reader.

  • RTO calibrator, RTO Milliamp and Calibrator/simulator.



Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with exposure to:

  • Long periods of standing/moving, working around moving mechanical parts/conveyors

  • Loud environment, hot/cold, wet/dry conditions

  • Lifting/carrying <50 pounds

  • Frequent reaching/pulling/climbing stairs/stooping/kneeling/bending


Employee Value Proposition 

Our purpose and our promise is to actively nourish at every touchpoint; this starts with nourishing our workforce and extends to nourishing our many communities. We provide a safe and respectful environment, meaningful careers, awesome benefits, a world class wellness program… all of which inspire unity and collaboration amongst our LiDestri “family”. 

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