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Youth Mechanic Apprentice

Category:  Seneca Foods
Date:  Jul 31, 2022

Montgomery, MN, US, 56069

Custom Field 1:  458

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.  Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby’s®, Aunt Nellie’s®, READ®, Seneca Farms®, Green Valley®, CherryMan®, Paradise®, Pennant®, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.



Seneca Foods Corporation of Montgomery, MN, a food production and distribution center located approximately 35 miles southwest of the Twin Cities metro, is currently seeking a Youth Mechanic Apprentice to join its team.


The goal of this apprenticeship is to allow an individual with mechanical interest to gain knowledge and hands-on experience in the food processing and distribution industry. This position will be responsible for observing various areas of the facility’s operations and assisting with basic production management tasks under the guidance of mentors. Current high school students are encouraged to apply.



  • Work under mentor(s) in various areas within the Production and Distribution departments
    • Engine room: startup and shutdown procedures
    • Canning room: daily PM’s and record keeping associated with canning vegetables
    • Corn building: daily operations including PM of cutter and vision equipment
    • Distribution: daily operations of label line
  • Employee relations.
  • Follow all appropriate GMP/safety rules and regulations.
  • Follow all youth safety standards as defined by OSHA and the State of MN.
  • Other duties as assigned. 



  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Willingness and ability to function in a team environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Flexibility, organization, and time management skills.
  • 17+ years of age.
  • Interest in maintenance/mechanical work in a production setting; some mechanical experience is preferred.



Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at or call 315-926-8100.

Nearest Major Market: Mankato