Industrial Maintenance Technician II | Empwr

Industrial Maintenance Tech

At EMPWR USA, Inc. we are not sitting still. In McMinnville, we currently have three production lines and beginning the expansion of a 4th!

Industrial Maintenance Technicians are responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facilities equipment according to company and industry safety standards. Our maintenance team is trained in full facilities maintenance!

We have a condensed work schedule. The following are our shift options. We cannot guarantee that we have availability for your preferred shift.

Shift 1 – Sunday – e/o Wednesday Day Shift (5AM-5PM)

Shift 2 - Sunday – e/o Wednesday Night Shift (5PM-5AM)

Shift 3 - e/o Wednesday – Saturday Day Shift (5AM-5PM)

Shift 4 - e/o Wednesday – Saturday Night Shift (5PM-5AM)

A day in the life:

  • At our facility, you will get to work with brand new, state-of-the-art equipment and there is more on the way as we expand our production capacity!

  • 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 electrical repairs and troubleshoot for the following: PLC controls, AC & DC motor controls, solid state motor controls, advanced circuits, and grounding, interpret diagrams and test equipment.

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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

What you bring:

  • We do not provide basic tools, such as hammers, drills, screwdrivers etc. You will be expected to provide your own. Should any of your tools break while working at our facility, we will replace them.

  • Basic Office 365 skills.

  • Experience operating a Maintenance software a plus.

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

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English.

  • 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.

What do we offer you?

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

· Competitive Salary: Starting at $28.88 per hour, with opportunities for overtime and advancement.

· Continuous Learning and Development: Benefit from our training programs designed to help you grow your skills and advance in your career - learn the newest state-of-the-art machinery.

· Health and Wellness: Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental, and vision) starting on the first of the month after 30 days.

· Paid Time Off: Enjoy 2 weeks of paid time off (PTO) and 11 paid holidays, so you can rest and recharge, spend time with family, or pursue personal interests.

· Retirement Plans: Plan for the future with our 401(k) retirement plan options, including an automatic 3% company matching to help you save for retirement.

· Work-Life Balance: We understand the importance of balance. Our fixed work schedules make it so you know your time off, allowing you to plan fun activities.

· Modern, Safe Work Environment: Work in a facility that is modern, clean, with comfortable temperature and adheres to the highest standards of safety and quality.

At EMPWR, we participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

En EMPWR, nosotros participamos en E-Verify y proporcionáramos el gobierno federal la información de su Formulario I-9 para confirmar que usted está autorizado para trabajar en los E.E. UU..

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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.