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Production Maintenance Mechanic

Location:Jessup, MD
Salary Range:DOE
Benefits:For full time employees: a choice of medical benefits, dental and vision, 401k savings plan, and much more.
Employment Type:Full Time

Are you an experienced Production Mechanic in a manufacturing environment?  Are you looking for a new opportunity to work with a growing company? If you answered yes, then this would be a great opportunity for you!

Lancaster Foods, LLC. is looking to hire a group of experienced Production Mechanic to join our team. 

HOURS: 6:30pm - 7:00am with 3.5 days on and 3.5 days off

Position Description: Maintain production and reduce downtime by ensuring operation of machinery and equipment

Job Duties:

  • Ensures operation of machinery and equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic tools, conveyer systems, and production machines; following diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions and troubleshooting malfunctions
  • Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using testing instruments
  • Remove defective/faulty parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools
  • Controls downtime by informing production supervisor of routine preventive maintenance and breakdowns
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Maintains Daily Maintenance Logs by collecting and summarizing information on daily activities


Qualifying can candidates must have SOME or ALL of the following skill set:

  • Perform tasks associated with class B and C mechanics
  • Mig and Tig Welding for steel, stainless steel and aluminum
  • Proper use of an electrical meter of troubleshooting, both in A/C and D/C
  • Read Blueprint and Schematics
  • Troubleshoot and repair pneumatic components
  • Experience with shop hand tools, lathe, milling, shear machine, drill press, metal bender, etc...
  • Fully explain the dangers associated with the operation of production equipment. Demonstrate the proper use of Lock Out Tag Out on Production Equipment. 


  • High School Diploma/GED required. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • English oral and written communication skills are required
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. from floor to workbench, waist to shoulders.
  • Must be self motivated to follow through on daily assignments.
  • Skilled at prioritizing and time management
  • Ability to interact with other employees in a positive manner and promote a cooperative working environment.
  • At least 3 years of experience of as a maintenance mechanic or equivalent experience.
  • General understanding of electric and electronics controls.
  • Ability to obtain Powered Industrial Certification for lift trucks, pallet jacks and man lifts. 
  • Ability to pass Mask fit test and physical.


Lancaster Foods, LLC offers competitive pay and excellent benefits, including Paid Time Off and a generous 401(k) Match.

Veterans, Minorities, People with Disabilities and Women especially encouraged to apply.

Lancaster Foods, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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