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Maintenance Technician - New Ulm, MN

Key Responsibilities:


  • Monitor, repair, maintain and troubleshoot all field electrical equipment and control systems including plant safety systems and plant power systems.
  • Perform Protective, Predictive and corrective maintenance programs and daily tasks and chick lists.
  • Maintain, install and troubleshoot process equipment systems comprised of pumps, agitators, heat exchangers, tanks, reactors, piping systems, valves, PLCs, Nitrogen systems, steam systems, and other mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Monitor and document observations for all facility equipment including plant safety systems and plant power systems.
  • Fulfill all completed maintenance work orders on daily basis and help with filing and organizing them.
  • Communicate any open work orders with Maintenance Team Leaders and transfer them to the following shift with details about the work to be completed.




  • High School Diploma or Trade School diploma or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of electrical maintenance experience in a food industry facility with mechanical skills
  • Electrical certification and Industrial electrical technology preferred
  • Experience in welding and reading blue prints are required.
  • Experience PLC programming is preferred.
  • Must be able to work a 3rd shift: 10:30pm - 7:00am Sunday -Thursday


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to be on your feet through out the day based on required tasks (70%); 
  • must have HTE ability to operator a forklift; ability to climb ladders and flights of stairs up to heights of 2nd & 3rd floors;
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Willingness and ability to work in a facility with minimal temperature control, exposed to local temperature variations (hot & cold).


We value:

  • Demonstrate good decision making abilities under pressure, problem solving, organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of Computers, Excel, and SAP
  • Handling multiple priorities in a fast paced production environment
  • Working Knowledge of Inventory Control System


We Offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. 



Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran



At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:


* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!