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Dairy Farmers of America Maintenance Lead 1st shift in St. Paul, Minnesota

Position : Maintenance Lead 1st shift

Location : St. Paul, Minnesota

Requisition ID: : 15296


St. Paul Beverage Solutions has immediate job openings for skilled plant maintenance lead, responsible for directs and assists the shift maintenance crew, performs routine, and break down maintenance on processing and packaging equipment, and is responsible for keeping the plant running and in compliance with all rules and regulations by using safe methods of equipment repair/upkeep. The maintenance lead performs repairs as needed by the department, troubleshoots processes, manages, and administers the preventive maintenance program and assists with machine set ups and rebuilds as needed.

St. Paul Beverage Solutions is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers. Our mark matters and it represents the wholesomeness of dairy that we share with our communities and loved ones. DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands. Our fingerprints touch thousands of brands across the marketplace, and we're passionate about delivering the simple pleasures of dairy to people everywhere, straight from our family farm-owners. At St. Paul Beverage Solutions, we create fluid milk and are proud to provide families with fresh, delicious dairy.

By joining DFA, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters. We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world. It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities -- come join us!


+ + $ 1 shift differential from 6pm -6am

  • Sign on bonus $4000

SCHEDULE: 7pm -- 7am


  • 401(k) with company contribution

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Career growth opportunities -- we promote from within!

  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits

  • Service recognition and employee rewards

  • Employee referral program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Uniforms provided

  • Work for dairy farm families


  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Technical School degree or coursework in boiler, welding, electrical and HVAC

  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screenings including drug, background, and criminal checks

  • Minimum five (5) years of maintenance experience in a food manufacturing environment required.

  • Experience with fluid processing and basic welding required.

  • Experience with reading electrical and PID drawings required.

  • Previous supervisory or leadership experience preferred.

  • Must be able to handle basic hand tools

  • Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required for virtually the entire shift; occasionally required to climb or balance

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally

  • Must be able to work in a cold, wet environment with moderate to high noise volume

  • May experience some exposure to fumes airborne particles, chemicals, or allergens

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends, and holiday

  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships


  • Obtain and maintain Forklift Driver Certification as required by OSHA.

  • HazMat Responder Certification required.

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