Industrial Maintenance Technician I | Empwr

Raise the bar with us

The EMPWR values reflect the spirit and company culture: ‘Raise the bar’, ‘Growing together’ and ‘Living the passion’.

Constantly pushing themselves, their clients, and the creativity of their employees, EMPWR instinctively aims for better, healthier, and tastier. They believe in a world of positive growth for both individuals and companies. This is EMPWR’s way to reach a happier, healthier world in a sustainable manner.

In order to shape the future of their ambitious scale-up company, EMPWR wants to strengthen the team with Industrial Maintenance Tech I and II.

Will you join our growing team as an Industrial Maintenance Tech I and II

The maintenance technician II position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of a quality product every day.

A day in the life:

  • Perform installations, and repairs on a wide variety of facility equipment fixtures and systems.

  • Effectively communicate with production and mechanical teams regarding concerns, maintenance issues, and other mechanical needs.

  • Maintain equipment and perform basic mechanical tasks to keep equipment in top operational condition.

  • Perform duties related to facility wastewater.

  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities.

  • Assist in troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, hydraulic issues, pneumatics, and hydraulics.

  • Perform daily inspections, scheduled maintenance, emergency repairs, and routine adjustments to machinery and facility.

  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.

  • Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires.

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

  • Diagnose problems, replace, or repair parts, test and adjust.

  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance, carpentry functions, building and ground maintenance, Stainless steel fabrications.

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties.

  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.

  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

  • Ability to complete assigned paperwork

  • · Understand and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) that pertain to your area

  • Food Safety- Preventative Maintenance Program and perform work to comply with regulatory agency codes under general supervision

  • May require cross-training on various positions

What you bring

What you bring:

  • Basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

  • Basic skills Office 365 skills

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in manufacturing facility. A degree not required. We value your on-the-job experience you will bring.

  • Experience operating a Maintenance software a plus

  • Ability to effectively communicate, in English, with and train fellow team members

  • Able to work in a team environment

  • Must be available to work any shift-including potential rotating schedules

  • Must be available to work overtime hours if needed

  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently as it pertains to fulfilling job requirements

  • Food Safety – Notify management of any Food Safety issue.

  • Food Safety – Aware of empowerment to act to resolve Food Safety Issues within the scope of work.

  • Food Safety – Conform to all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).

Physical Requirements

· Frequently required to talk, hear and communicate with others in English.

· Frequent sitting, walking, bending, and squatting.

· Ability to sit and perform work on a computer or at a desk.

· Able to continually bend, stoop, twist, use arms, wrists and hands (including grasping and squeezing) throughout shift

· Able to occasionally kneel, reach above the shoulder, work at heights and climb steps

· Use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

· Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

· Able to maneuver full drums of chemicals using a dolly/fork lift for assistance

There are plenty of reasons to work at EMPWR

There are plenty of reasons to work at EMPWR, such as:

· A permanent job with attractive pay.

· Healthcare, dental, vision, paid holidays, employer contributed 401K.

· Good training, continuous coaching, and career advancement.

· A modern working environment in which your safety and well-being are paramount


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The USA: why it's worth it to work with us


Challenge the status quo

We are building something really special in the United States, to challenge the status quo of nutritional bars and prove that they can be delicious. Our operations are expanding rapidly, and we are looking for the best people to work with us on our ambitious growth plans!


Job security

Job security in a safe and pleasant working environment: the growth we foresee in our volumes the coming years is big! Therefore, we are able to secure jobs because we are in need of many hands and brains to make it all come together.

EMPWR USA McMinnville

Where we work

The facility

In McMinnville, the growth in operations has given us a new breath that allows to expand our operations and modernize our equipment. The future looks bright, and that vibe makes it an exciting spot to be for our entire team here in the U.S.

The R&D center

Our growing R&D center is where the team can make and evaluate prototypes for our customers and the growing nutrition bar industry. This onsite center allows us to immediately evaluate the test results and to rapidly push our innovations one step further. All employees are encouraged to taste new prototypes and share their thoughts.

We’re situated in the south end of McMinnville, a historic town in the heart of Oregon’s wine country. Not many cities here are as lucky to be just 45 minutes away from the big city, the mountains, and the ocean. An easy commute from all directions, without traffic jams.