Industrial Maintenance Technician $27.65 - $34.01


Sarasota, FL, US Bradenton, FL, US

Date:  Feb 9, 2024

Why Flowers?

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) is one of the largest producers of packaged bakery foods in the United States with 2022 sales of $4.8 billion. Among the company's top brands are Nature's Own, Dave's Killer Bread, Wonder, Canyon Bakehouse, and Tastykake. Learn more at

Our team is the essential ingredient to success. We embrace diversity and foster an environment that reflects our values of Honesty & Integrity, Respect & Inclusion, Sustainability, Passion, and Humility.

Full-time employees are offered:

  • Comprehensive health and medical benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement savings plan
  • Professional growth and leadership training
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and parental leave

Benefits may vary depending on your work location and your participation in a collective bargaining unit.


Maintenance technicians perform scheduled as well as unscheduled maintenance tasks. They must possess strong electrical and mechanical skills in order to support production in maintaining an efficient operation. Maintenance technicians must have the aptitude and desire for continued training because of on-going technological improvements.  Should have good mechanical and electrical aptitude and be proficient in troubleshooting both.

Maintenance Technicians must be flexible and adaptable as they will be required to perform job assignments throughout the facility. In addition, it is the responsibility of the technician to contribute to maintaining a safe work environment for themselves and their fellow technicians.

Position requires demonstration of competency for all on-the-job activities that may have a direct or indirect effect on product safety, legality and/or quality.

Job Responsibilities

• Performs assigned preventive maintenance tasks. 
•  Performs scheduled maintenance on plant equipment and machinery. 
•  Responds to and corrects equipment stoppage/mechanical breakdown. Troubleshoots (when necessary). Repairs/replaces worn/defective parts, motors, control devices, etc. 
•  Operates machine shop equipment and makes required parts when necessary. 
•  Maintains cleanliness of work area. 
•  Practice and comply with all Company policies and procedures (EEO, Harassment, Safety, Sarbanes Oxley, etc.) 
•  Performance of other duties which are deemed by management to be an integral part of the job, including but not limited to fulfillment of work schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable operating rules, policies and procedures. 
•  Performs other duties as directed by supervision.

Desired Experience

  • Two (2) or more years’ experience in hands-on industrial maintenance and/or formal industrial maintenance training including industrial maintenance, welding, electrical troubleshooting and repairs, PLC programming and troubleshooting, industrial equipment installations and maintenance, start-up repairs, plumbing, etc. 
  • Authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Education

  • High School diploma or equivalency plus successful completion of a technical certification course (i.e., HVAC, auto maintenance/repair, etc.). Equivalent military training, other related technical training, or successful completion of at least 45 college credit hours may be substituted for technical training. A technical certification course may include the completion of the AIB “Science of Baking” course.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent total rewards package.  Please reply by 03/09/2024.  Resumes are active for 30 days.  Interested job seekers who successfully complete the series of pre-screening questions and who appear to possess the basic qualifications for this position may be contacted for a telephone interview.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability


If you need assistance with submitting your resume due to a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to Diane Marie Roberts at or  .

Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Tampa

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