Elmer Chocolate
  • 06-Oct-2020 to 05-Dec-2020 (CST)
  • Hammond, LA, USA
  • Full Time

Elmer Chocolate is seeking a highly motivated professional Maintenance Technician for our Chocolate Packaging Systems.

Elmer Chocolate is a family owned business and the second largest heart box chocolates manufacturer in the USA. We manufacture seasonal chocolates including a variety of confections and snacks, some of which are Heavenly Hash Eggs®, Gold Brick Eggs® and Pecan Eggs®.

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Maintenance Technician / Robotics
Chocolate Packaging Systems
(Night Shift 3pm to 1am, Monday to Thursday with flexibility for training during day shift)

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, repair, install, troubleshoot, inspect and modify manufacturing equipment (mechanical and electrical).
  • Perform equipment changeovers for various product sizes on various packaging machinery.
  • Assess needs in regards to maintenance, spare parts, modernization, improvement of process.
  • Train operators.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2 year program in manufacturing engineering technology or equivalent with emphasis on mechanical/electric or 2 year program in automation/robotics.
  • 2 years of experience with repair, and maintenance of food processing equipment.
  • Mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Electronic skills a plus.
  • Ability to identify, evaluate, and problem solve.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient software skills, Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • 18 years of age.
  • Pass drug test

What Elmer Offers:

  • Competitive wage
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Climate controlled environment
  • Full time
  • Overtime available


Elmer Chocolate is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a disabled veteran or other veteran or military status, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or other protected by class status.

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