Bakery Maintenance Engineer- Seattle (Weller St.)


Requisition Number:
Date Posted:
2006 S Weller
Pay Rate:
$29.25 - $39.00

Are you ‘bread’ for success?

Come make $ dough $ with us!

Franz Family Bakery was founded in 1906 in the Pacific Northwest and has become one of country’s most successful bakeries. We produce a variety of baked products, marketed under a wide range of premium labels, all made with quality ingredients and a superior baking process. We employ over 4,000 employees and distribute our products in Alaska, Idaho, California, Utah, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Take your career to the next level and join our exciting team. Franz offers employees excellent benefits including:

  • Competitive Wages
    • $3000 sign on Bonus 
    • hourly wage, ranging from $29.25 - $39.00 depending on experience
    • Additional hourly premium compensation for demonstrated knowledge of PLC, Welding, and/or Electrical UP TO $5.00 PER HOUR IN ADDITION TO THE BASE WAGE. 
  • Growth and Development Opportunities
  • Generous Holiday and Vacation
  • Full medical, dental and vision with 100% PREMIUMS PAID FOR EMPLOYEE, SPOUSE AND CHILDREN 
  • Pension and Retirement funds
  • 50% Outlet Store Discount on Franz Products 

We are seeking Bakery Maintenance Engineers to join our hard working and fast-paced team. Bakery Maintenance Engineers will perform required repairs and maintenance tasks as assigned in an orderly, timely, and cost conscious manner on a variety of bakery production equipment, freezers, and/or facilities.  

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for preventive maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of all pieces of equipment within the bakery including production equipment; mechanical and electrical components.
  • Responsible for maintaining the equipment’s productivity to minimize downtime or malfunctions. Some tasks are required to be performed within rigid time frames to maximize bakery product productivity.
  • Ensures all work areas are clean, safe, and follows company GMP’s.
  • Works in a safe and efficient manner and in compliance with federal and state requirements at all times.
  • Maintains accurate and timely records of work performed on work orders, maintenance calls, and preventative maintenance reports.
  • Prepares specific and accurate parts request forms.
  • Responds to maintenance and line stoppage calls with a sense of urgency and ownership.
  • Provides emergency repairs quickly and efficiently.
  • Performs duties in all areas within maintenance department.
  • Provides technical assistance and information to the Engineering management team. 
  • Displays initiative in recognizing work to be accomplished and makes recommendations to Chief Engineer.
  • Additional duties and/or responsibilities as assigned.
  • SHIFT & HOURS: Shifts are assigned through the union bid process.
  •  Union membership within 30 days of hire is required. Previous experience in similar maintenance of production line equipment and facilities is preferred.
  • Ability to quickly learn new job tasks and flexibility to work in different jobs as needed. 

Franz Family Bakery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.