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Mechanical Technician

Location: McAllen, TX
Position: Hourly
Report to: Maintenance Manager


The Mechanical Technician will be required to perform routine predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance and repairs for conveyor equipment, production equipment and support facility operations to minimize downtime.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Operate, troubleshoot, repair and maintain all mechanical equipment as required
  • Trouble shoot conveyor problems and recommend parts or solutions for effective repairs
  • Monitors and maintains conveyors and mechanical equipment to ensure effective and efficient service.
  • Works with sanitation crews, guards, catch pans and related items.
  • Collects equipment operation history and data to facilitate reliability improvements.
  • Takes corrective action with people, parts and tools to minimize downtown
  • Take preventative action with equipment to prolong life
  • Uses predictive maintenance and historical equipment data to understand and forecasts equipment maintenance, replacement and performance.
  • Assist facility technicians and engineers in trouble shooting and diagnostic analysis
  • Utilize instruments, and basic facility tools as needed
  • Read, write and assess drawings and mathematical formulas to determine equipment problems.
  • Maintain and control work order system and spare parts inventory
  • Develops operating procedures for facility equipment to ensure consistent and safe operation
  • Trains and develops other employees in performing preventive maintenance and routine equipment service activities
  • Must follow all instruction related to Food Defense, Good Manufacturing Practices, and HACCP program. Everyone at STS is must report to the Food Safety Department or their direct supervisor any problem or irregular situation related to food safety.
  • Responsible for proper use of all mixing chemicals used in the maintenance process, cleaning/sanitation procedure.  
  • Maintain logs and documents related with food safety. Keeping all MSDS information for the product that they use.
  • Must be willing to work overtime weekends, holidays and varying shifts as required
  • Required to follow all quality system requirements for position and facility operations
  • Required to comply with and ensure all general safety, OSHA, USDA/APHIS, FDA and State of Texas regulations for position and facility operations.


  • High School diploma, technical school and/or military training and experience in relevant field
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing or facility work performing mechanical predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Understanding of basic machine operations and maintenance items.
  • Understanding of historical data and equipment forecasting
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job

The employee must be able to remain in a stationary position most of the time. The employee must be able to move from location to location, operate, detect, diagnose, remove, install, modify, use and control machinery, equipment and tools in work environment.  Constantly positions self to maintain, operate and assess equipment, including underneath, inside, beside and above.  Must be able to frequently ascend and descend spiraling staircases and work in confined spaces.  Must be able to communicate, detect, discern and hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. This job includes close vision and adjusting focus to detect, discern, operate and inspect.  The employee is regularly exposed to energized electrical gear, moving mechanical parts, tools and vehicles.  Is occasionally exposed to low permissible levels of ionizing radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Constant work temperature averages 41F.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

To apply: Email your resume and cover letter specifically noting the position you are applying for  to

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6800 South International Parkway
Suite 70
McAllen, TX 78503