Maintenance Technician

Stratas Foods - Nashville, TN (30+ days ago)3.6

Are you self-motivated ? Thrive in a fast paced environment ? Are you mechanically inclined ? If so, bring your passion for troubleshooting and preventive maintenance to Stratas Foods.

Stratas Foods LLC* is the leading supplier of fats and oils to the Foodservice, Food Ingredients and Retail Private Label markets in North America and is seeking highly skilled Maintenance Technicians to work in our Production Facility in Nashville, Tennessee.

Primary Duties

  • Organize, and facilitate maintenance on all production and facility equipment with emphasis on equipment uptime and to resolve quality and production related issues in the spirit of continuous improvement, including electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical troubleshooting.


Troubleshoot & replace 3 Phase motors & VFDs. Must have a strong ability working with and troubleshooting various types of equipment problems.

  • Tig welding including sanitary welds experience preferred. Occasional mig and stick weld is required.
  • Ability to read electrical schematics & to understand relay logic.
  • Experience with low voltage DC Circuits as well as a wide range of electrical devices (proxs, photo eyes, relays, contractors, safety relays, push buttons).
  • Read and interpret machine electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Troubleshoot programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, hydraulics, and pneumatics.
  • Use electrical test equipment as needed for repair and troubleshooting.
  • Repair and rebuild electrical and mechanical components.
  • Installation, modification, and fabrication of equipment and systems to meet production needs and schedules.
  • Communicate clearly maintenance situations from one shift to another.

Shift: 1st shift

The position requires:

1. HS Diploma or equivalent

2. Minimum 3 years of experience repairing and troubleshooting pneumatics, hydraulics, conveyers, 3 p-phase motors, variable speed drivers and controls.

3. Strong industrial electrical experience required.

4. Ability to work with minimal supervision within a team environment.

5. Basic computer skills

6. Relevant experience - preferably in a manufacturing environment

7. Ability to lift 50 pounds

The Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.00 to $24.00 /hour


  • troubleshooting 480V-24V systems: 1 year
  • maintenance: 1 year


  • High school or equivalent