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Maintenance Technician III


Hazleton, PA, US, 18202

Job Type:  Maintenance

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 15 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.





  • Maintains troubleshoots, and repairs all manufacturing equipment such as wrappers, mixers, motors, conveyors, and refrigeration systems.
  • Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breakers panels.
  • Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads.
  • Monitors and ensures that the equipment is in excellent condition for operation.
  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on the equipment.
  • Repairs faulty equipment or systems.
  • Installs power on the new manufacturing equipment.
  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problems or repair machines.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Installs, modifies, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, SOVs, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains the physical structure of the facility.
  • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots and PLCs.
  • Generate Work Orders, close out WOs, search for available WOs and enter work order confirmations into SAP 
  • Follow GMP, Safety, and Food Safety policies and procedures
  • Any other duties as assigned.



  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • An associate's degree or certificate in electrical, mechanical, or industrial automation engineering is preferred.
  • PLC and/or construction electrical (journeyman) certification is highly desirable.
  • Welding and/or machinist certification is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of ammonia refrigeration systems is highly desirable.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience maintaining manufacturing systems and equipment in an automated plant is preferred.




Aspire Bakeries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.