Maintenance Technician

Vermont Smoke & Cure Meat Sticks

Competitive Pay and Great Benefits, Including Paid Time Off, Healthcare & 401k — Mon-Thu 

Our team members are the heart of our organization, and we are proud to work with quality-minded, neighborly, respectful people who do things The Vermont Way. 

Job Description:

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The Maintenance Technician is responsible for helping to build the Vermont Smoke and Cure (VS&C) Maintenance programs. Responsible for maintaining Plant equipment and facility to ensure reliable and efficient operation in support of the production and distribution teams. Works to support the Production and Quality Teams to increase safety, quality, up-time, and efficiency. The position focuses on preventative, autonomous, predictive, reliability improvement and emergency repairs and continuous improvement to meet company goals, including safety, quality and operational performance targets.

Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Hinesburg, VT
Shifts: Day, Night & Overnight
Schedule: 10-hour Shift
Mon-Thurs 6AM-4:30PM
Weekend Availability
Status: Non-Exempt/Hourly
Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor
Manages: n/a
Department: Manufacturing


401k *with company match Dental insurance
Disability insurance Flexible spending account
Health insurance Paid time off
Vision insurance Bonuses

Why This is a Great Job...

Essential Functions:

  • General and specific responsibilities for Vermont Smoke and Cure Food Safety and Quality Systems and Programs. Ensure the Food Safety and Quality standards of the Company are consistently maintained.
  • Hold non-conforming product and equipment.
  • Follow QMS standards, policies and procedures
  • Provides technical coverage in the absence of other Maintenance Technicians and the Maintenance Manager
  • Improves the safety and health standards in all processes and practices.
  • Works to support the production teams to continuously improves production up-time, efficiency and process effectiveness
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance work as assigned by Maintenance Manager
  • Log work and inventory consumption in CMMS
  • All other duties as assigned and directed.


  • Previous vocation or training in a mechanical or electrical environment, manufacturing and /or food processing preferred but not absolutely necessary. Will train the right candidate.

Expected Hours of Work: This is a full time position. Standard hours of work are 6:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Thursday, but the position is on call and could be called back to the plant during off-duty hours. Flexibility for evenings and weekends, with at least a half-weekend day every other weekend.


High School Diploma or Equivalent Required. 

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