National Maintenance Mechanic

Panera Bread   •  

Saint Louis, MO

Industry: Food & Beverage


5 - 7 years

Posted 424 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position is based in St. Louis

Panera Bread is actively seeking a National Maintenance Mechanic for our Fresh Dough Manufacturing facilities (FDF). This person will providehands-on mechanical support and knowledge to the FDFs to help ensure equipment is operational, properly maintained and meeting safety standards.

National Maintenance Mechanic

Key Accountabilities:

  • Travel to the FDFs and assist FDF Maintenance Personnel with major equipment installations and emergency repairs to minimize downtime
  • Rebuild equipment to extend life of asset
  • To work in a manner which is safe, clean and well organized
  • To execute and complete corporate FDF Preventative Maintenance programs in those facilities that is not large enough to support a permanent mechanic.
  • To assist in the establishment of and to monitor and maintain critical spare parts and equipment for the FDF business
  • To follow schedule performing rebuilds and completing all required paperwork to track costs and manage inventory


  • Minimum five years of direct hands on experience as a mechanic in a food manufacturing or fresh or frozen dough-manufacturing environment
  • Ability to travel at least 75% of the time
  • Knowledge of motor controls, electronics, welding, plumbing
  • HVAC certification and experience working with commercial refrigeration is a plus
  • Experience using hand tools, reading and following mechanical drawings and manuals
  • Experience rebuilding equipment
  • Ability to follow project timelines and budgets
  • Experiencetroubleshooting and repairing food production process equipment
  • Able to communicate in a professional manner with all customers and fellowassociates
  • Basic computer skills in a Windows environment
  • Good problem solving and organizational skills