Maintenance Mechanic

Category:  Seneca Foods
Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Rochester, MN, US, 55901

Custom Field 1:  2495

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 in Rochester, MN is currently seeking a 3rd Shift Maintenance Mechanic to join our Freezer Warehouse and Production team.  Seneca Foods offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, paid time off and much more!  Help us make our Farm Fresh Goodness Great!


Assigned mechanical job duties to maintain and repair food processing equipment. Completes repairs during the processing season to meet production goals. Overhaul and install plant equipment during non-production periods to be ready for the next scheduled production run.


- Inspect, troubleshoot, maintain, repair, and replace crop harvesting, vegetable processing, and/or label line equipment to meet specifications and regulations.
- Maintenance of other areas as directed.

- Read sketches and blueprints to determine layout of assigned work.

- Design, fabricate, weld, and install equipment as required.

- Monitor equipment operation and make any necessary adjustments.

- Maintain accurate records of work performed and PM completed.

- Appropriate budget planning and maintenance of cost control over equipment.
- Employee relations.
- Ensure that Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), company policies, safety rules, and regulations are being followed and enforced.
- Supervision of seasonal production workers.
- Other duties as assigned.

- Must have good attention to detail and accuracy.

- Strong mechanical repair and trouble-shooting skills.
- Willingness and ability to work and function in a team environment.
- Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

- Ability to work with all levels of the organization.




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 585-495-4100.


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN