Equipment Maintenance Technician

About Voyage:

Voyage Foods offers a much-needed solution for challenges within the global food system: creating a future where food isn’t limited by a changing environment and can be enjoyed - without compromising on flavor and experience - for years to come. Voyage Foods recreates foods that face environmental challenges, using food science and wholesome ingredients to capture beloved flavors and textures. From peanut-free spreads, cacao-free chocolate and bean-free coffee, Voyage Foods makes classic foods even better for people and the planet, never compromising on taste.

We are the kind of team that supports each other and has each other's backs. Beyond this, we are always looking out for the future and career of each employee. We don’t sell prospective hires on happy hours and ping pong tables, here’s what we are uniquely able to offer:

  • A unique opportunity to build a business that will scale fast.

  • A company that’s fundamentally changing the food system for the better.

  • An environment where we not only acknowledge the hard work and success of our teammates, but also celebrate them!

About you:

  • You are a self-starter, results-oriented getting things done on time and on spec

  • You have a strong sense of personal responsibility

  • You work with ambiguity to get to clarity

  • You seek to solve problems collaboratively

  • You have a natural ability to develop strong, trusting relationships

  • You are organized and able to manage multiple projects and timelines effectively

  • You balance attention to detail with swift execution

  • Being creative is something you enjoy as well as using data to inform decisions

Role Summary

The Maintenance Technician is key to Voyage Foods’ manufacturing operation. This role will work closely with our Maintenance Engineer and Production manager to constantly improve machine function, carry out maintenance schedules, and help us achieve our manufacturing targets. He/she must consistently demonstrate the highest degree of integrity, ethical conduct, and trustworthiness. The ideal candidate is experienced in machine maintenance, general maintenance activities, and food safety best practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Maintenance Engineer to repair and maintain facilities equipment in order to support operations uptime and improve reliability of our systems

  • Maintain compliance with all safety, food safety, and security standards
    Perform preventive maintenance and routine inspections on all equipment

  • Perform troubleshooting on equipment and escalate to leadership and/or vendors as needed for additional troubleshooting

  • Document all work as appropriate

  • Lead root cause analysis of major downtime events

  • Act as a resource for technical issues and participate in root cause analysis

  • Perform building project work as assigned

  • Additional responsibilities as necessary


  • Functional knowledge of standard manufacturing practices including, but not limited to: general safety, lock-out tag-out, forklift safety, ARC Flash and electrostatic discharge awareness

  • Electrical skills in troubleshooting and repairing 480/230 v 3ph.120 v and 24v systems with the ability to read and understand schematics, blue prints and PLC ladder logic

  • Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment, and especially must be able to interface and communicate with line operators in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting

  • Must possess a high level of written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Associate Degree or other technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or the equivalent and relevant job experience

Preferred Experience

  • Being bilingual (Spanish/English) is a highly preferred skill for the position

  • Maintenance tech in a food manufacturing facility

Voyage Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Voyage Foods to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, or any other legally protected status.

To apply, send your resume to with the subject line Job Application – Equipment Maintenance Technician

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