Maintenance Technician III


Swedesboro, NJ, US, 08085

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 14 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.



The position is a cross-functional role that requires the mechanic to provide technical support for complex electronic, electric, and pneumatic controls and instrumentation. The position requires interfacing with other crafts (boiler mechanics, HVAC mechanics, locksmiths, plumbers, etc.) to repair and/or install complex control/ instrumentation systems.



  • Troubleshoots, repairs, fabricates, and/or installs electronic systems, complex gauges, instrumentation repairs, and new parts including mechanical and electronic interfaces;
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, adjusts, installs, and programs, electronic, electric, and pneumatic controls and instrumentation used to control and measure the performance of: boilers; access to buildings; building automation systems; fire protection systems; material handling systems (elevators, etc.); time management systems; and energy measurement systems;
  • Programs PLC (programmable logic control) and/or microprocessor-based systems;
  • Calibrates instruments for accuracy requiring fine tolerances; recalibrate any instruments or gauges that do not meet the manufacturer's performance specification;
  • Rebuilds instruments when appropriate, including acquiring necessary parts and tools;
  • Assists with data communication design and installations;
  • Maintains time and material records; prepares work reports in accordance with standard operating procedures;
  • Performs inspections and makes recommendations for system upgrades and renovations;
  • Uses computer to access e-mail, receive work instructions and other administrative information including electronic payroll forms;
  • Communicates daily using a two-way radio and/or pager system in order to respond to work-related routine and emergency information;
  • Ensures shop equipment is in proper working condition;
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.



  • Requires a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • Minimum four (4) years experience in instrumentation, measurement, and control, electronics, electrical, and/or a mechanical program. Associate's degree from a post-secondary technical school in Electronics or Process Instrumentation and Control preferred. Four (4) years of experience in industrial maintenance environment troubleshooting PLC software, I/O, and field devices and working with mechanical, pneumatic, or hydraulic systems preferred.
  • Certification as a journeyman in the instrumentation trade and ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CSST) Program Level II in addition to a high school diploma or GED may be substituted for the required education.
  • Experience working in a maintenance department, preferably in an automated food processing plant.
  • Knowledge of equipment set-up, functions, operating procedures, and preventative maintenance techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) is preferred.


Shift: 2nd (2:00 pm - 10:30 am must work weekends)


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.