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Maintenance Mechanic B Shift

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Pennant is a subsidiary of the Puratos group. Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality. Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 9,500 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over $2,3 billion in 2020. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Pennant so magical.

Position Overview

Based at our Pennant Ingredients, NY location, in order to further strengthen our team, we are currently seeking a:

B Shift Maintenance Mechanic (Rochester, NY)

Hours:  2pm  - 12 am Monday - Thursday; Friday 2 pm - 6 pm.

Job Description

-Knowledge of standard maintenance practices, methods, tools and materials of electrical and mechanical trades. Responsible for the dismantling, repair and reassembly of machinery such as motors, conveyor lines and palletizers. Conducting preventative maintenance audits on manufacturing equipment. Setup of all manufacturing equipment, equipment lubrication, read schematics, blueprints, and other mechanical documentation. Maintenance Mechanics use of hand, bench, and machine tools in the repair and maintenance of machinery, Mig, Tig and acetylene gas welding, operate drill presses, grinders, replace and repair bearings, shafts, sleeves, and other parts.

-Electrical skills using meters to diagnose electrical issues on drives, starters, timers, switches.

-Knowledge of occupational hazards and possess experience with OSHA safety training, ability to observe and enforce safety precautions, able to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and subordinates, skilled in the use and care of tools, able to climb ladders, use forklift, work in tight spaces, lift safety, conduct daily equipment audits, maintain equipment inventory and maintain daily records of operations and reporting deficiencies to supervisors. Knowledge of office, heating and cooling systems, alarm systems and building grounds.

-Computer skills, effective verbal and written communication skills. The ability to work with a team or independently when necessary.



-5 years' experience as a Maintenance Mechanic (preferred).

-Ability to perform maintenance, repair of property and production line equipment.

-Experience HVAC, ammonia refrigeration is preferred but not required.
-Welding, fabrication, pneumatics and hydraulic skills for equipment repair is helpful.
-Knowledge of repair and work on steam and pressure lines is helpful.
-Knowledge of air compressors and filtration systems is helpful.
-Overtime hours may be required based on work demand. May work a A or B shift, employee must be flexible with these hours.

Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course, Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.


-Health insurance
-Dental insurance
-Vision insurance
-Retirement plan
-Paid time off


Nearest Major Market: Rochester