Careers — Maintenance Mechanic

Maintenance Mechanic

Green Bay, WI

AK Pizza Crust is now accepting applications for experienced Industrial Maintenance Mechanics. These are full time, year round positions with a growing, successful company. Join one of the nation's foremost manufactures of pizza crust and pizza dough products-right here in NE Wisconsin. Training is provided, but some professional mechanical experience and/or technical education is required.

Shifts & Locations

The Company operates three production plants and one fabrication shop in Green Bay. Immediate openings for will vary based on staffing needs at one of these work-site locations:

  • 606 S. Fisk Street (West side)
  • 3050 Walker Drive (East side)
  • 1326 Cornell Road (Howard industrial park)

Public transportation: The plants on Fisk Street and Walker Drive are on the bus line.

Job Duties

  • Preventive maintenance on production equipment including conveyors, ovens, and freezers;
  • Troubleshooting and repairing motors, conveyors, belts, pneumatic systems and more;
  • Utilizing diagrams, sketches, manuals, manufacturer's instructions and engineering specs;
  • Removing defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools;
  • Examining form and texture of parts for wear;
  • Maintaining equipment, parts, and supply inventories;
  • Compliance with food industry GMP's, Quality Assurance and Safe Practices;
  • Accurate documentation and record keeping;
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working environment.

Essential Job Requirements

  • At least 1 year of technical education or equivalent experience in mechanical or electrical fields.
  • Prior LOTO training and forklift certification desired; we will re-certify.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test.
  • Excellent attendance.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to stand and walk 8+ hours per day
  • Ability to work at heights (ladders, lifts)
  • Ability to tolerate hot / cold temperatures; some time spent in cold storage and/or near ovens
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, twist, and perform repetitive hand motion for 8+ hour shift.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds +/-
  • Some overhead reaching, lifting
  • Some use of ladders, stairs and step stools possible
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination

Dress code: Food Safety GMP's are followed in all plant areas. Hairnets, beard nets, and uniforms are worn. No watches, no jewelry, no piercings, no false fingernails or nail polish are permitted. No dresses, skirts, shorts, capris, or pants with holes are permitted. New slip-resistant footwear is required. The company provides a voucher for purchase of safety shoes.

Language skills: Requires the ability to understand and follow instructions and to communicate effectively one-on-one and in small groups.  Teamwork and a positive attitude are essential in keeping with our culture of cooperation and respect.
Strong reading, writing, and basic math skills required.

Computer skills: all employees must be able to punch in and out on a computer interface. Use of I pad's to keep daily notes, daily tasks and much more.

Safety: Employees must comply with company Safe Practices. Slip-resistant footwear is required. the company provides a voucher for the purchase of safety shoes.

General: Employees will be expected to work to achieve company goals and to comply fully with all policies and procedures. Good attendance is required.

Drug Free Workplace: Pre-employment, Random, Post-Accident, and Reasonable Suspicion Drug & Alcohol Screening is strictly enforced.

Starting pay:

Current openings in the Maintenance Department will vary based on staffing needs and may include:

- 1st shift, $29.00 per hour plus bonuses, benefits
- 2nd shift, $29.75 per hour plus bonuses, benefits
- 3rd shift, $30.50 per hour plus bonuses, benefits

$500 New Hire Bonus!

+ $150 bonus after 40 hours
+ $150 bonus after 160 hours
+ $200 bonus after 480 hours

Amazing Benefits!

Shop employees of AK Crust enjoy a truly amazing array of workplace benefits and perks. Generous benefits include:

  • $500 New Hire Bonus
  • Double Time Pay 
  • $1,000 annual tool allowance
  • On-site physical therapist
  • Satellite radio in work areas
  • Free uniforms
  • $140 Safety shoe allowance
  • FREE Dental (employee coverage)
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Benefit
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid vacation, up to 20 days per year!
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick days
  • PTO days
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Picnics, Parties, Family Events

Exceptional Workplace Perks

Double overtime bonus
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*Perks may vary by position and location

How to Apply

Apply In Person

Alive & Kickin’ Pizza Crust
1326 Cornell Road

Green Bay, WI 54313

Apply Online


Any Questions?

Feel free to call the Recruitment Coordinator at (920) 662-0304 ext. 133