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Service Technician

Kansas, 1600 W. McKay St., Frontenac, Kansas, United States of America Req #1025
Friday, July 10, 2020
Sugar Creek Packing Co., founded in 1966, is a flourishing privately held, family owned food company. Its commitment to making the highest-quality, best-value products has allowed Sugar Creek to grow into one of the largest independent bacon processors servicing the global market.

Assist in the installation, rebuild or tear down of large industrial process equipment across all plant locations.  Travel from plant to plant as needed to provide support to Plant Maintenance and Corporate Engineering in ensuring new production equipment is installed safely and in a timely fashion.  Perform various repair/maintenance work as needed across plants to ensure efficient and safe operation of all process equipment while minimizing downtime.


  • Assist or take lead in repair work pertaining to large industrial process equipment under the direction of Corporate Engineering.
  • Assist or take lead in rigging and installing large process equipment under the direction of Corporate Engineering.
  • Operate industrial power lifts and forklifts as needed to complete work orders.
  • Operate lathes and milling machinery to fabricate parts needed for repair/maintenance work.
  • Perform MIG, TIG, or stick welding on stainless steel and aluminum parts when necessary as part of repair work or fabrication work.
  • Troubleshoot electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems and accurately diagnose equipment issues in a timely fashion.
  • Complete continuous training on vital work-related skills such as machinist work, such as the operation of mills/lathes, various methods of welding, and any other skills necessary to perform proper install, maintenance or repairs.
  • Compete continuous training on different safety policies and procedures such as lockout/tagout, pertinent OSHA regulations and SugarCreek’s internal safety policies.
  • Learn to read and interpret ladder logic diagrams and troubleshoot PLC problems using software driven diagnostic tools.
  • Learn to perform various tasks required to rebuild, repair and maintain industrial process equipment in a dynamic environment.
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Support all safety, food quality and sanitation initiatives and policies.
  • Follow SugarCreek safety rules and procedures.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.


Education: High School diploma or equivalent (GED), or equivalent experience.
Experience: 5+ years of experience in an industrial maintenance role; forklift/industrial lift operating experience required; experience in Auto CAD/drafting, working with metal lathes/mills, or welding with MIG/TIG/stick are all preferred.
Certification Requirements: Valid state driver’s license with a clean driving record for at least twelve months.


  • Know how to safely operate a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Possess strong proficiency in mechanical knowledge and repair.
  • Able to read and interpret electrical schematics, hydraulic and pneumatic P&ID drawings and identify components within a schematic.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to take accurate measurements with voltage meters oscilloscopes and ammeters.
  • Able to take and record accurate measurements in standard and metric units.
  • Possess strong understanding of electrical circuitry and the application and use of PLCs.
  • Able to use computers proficiently with strong competence in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel).
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work well both independently and with others in a team environment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to handle objects or use manual dexterity, occasionally lift/carry less than 75 pounds, frequently bend, crouch, push, pull, and reach, occasionally climb stairs or use ladder, and crawl as needed. hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The positions requires sitting, standing or walking throughout the workday.

Significant travel is required. Some work is performed in an indoor, manufacturing facility with close proximity to heavy and hazardous machinery. Safety wear is required, including hard hat, hairnet, hearing protection, safety glasses, steel toe boots, coats and other  necessary equipment.  Some work is performed outside of the manufacturing facility.  Certain work requires wearing fall protection and working in high places for long periods of time.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

We participate in E-verify.  Participamos en E-verify.

Right to Work.  Derecho al Trabajo.

Other details

  • Job Family Engineering and Maintenance
  • Job Function Indirect
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Job Start Date Friday, March 27, 2020
  • Kansas, 1600 W. McKay St., Frontenac, Kansas, United States of America