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Maintenance Tech



Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024

Join the Hostess Brands Team and help us inspire moments of JOY for our customers, consumers, stakeholders, and each other!

Job Description

Job Overview

Perform troubleshooting and diagnostics on production equipment and tools in a just-in-time environment. Perform scheduled, preventative and emergency maintenance tasks and projects as assigned by the maintenance supervisor or their designee


  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Prepares and sets up machinery for scheduled production runs.
  • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Diagnose problems, replace, or repair parts, test, and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Follow health and safety practices as they apply to area of work and the facility
  • Perform appropriate housekeeping tasks as needed
  • Performs other responsibilities and duties assigned by manager
  • Ensure product manufacturing is running smoothly without significant interruptions.
  • Work closely with Regulatory Compliance regarding food safety.


  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Training in electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics
  • Industrial electricity courses, welding, PLC, pneumatic or other mechanic courses extremely desirable. Ability to operate forklift or other powered equipment desirable.
  • Ability to use the required personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Manufacturing Environment
  • The employee must have the ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, squat, bend, reach, push, pull, twist, crawl, climb stairs/ladders
  • Be able to lift to a maximum of 50 pounds.

Hostess Brands, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, and encourage minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Upon request, Hostess Brands, LLC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified applicant.

About Us: Hostess Brands is a leading sweet snacks company that makes, markets, and distributes our delicious treats throughout North America.
Our approximately 2,600 employees put their hearts in everything they do, inspiring moments of joy by baking new and classic snacks including Hostess® Donettes®, Twinkies®, CupCakes, Ding Dongs® and Zingers®, as well as a variety of Voortman® cookies and wafers.