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United States of America
Manufacturing and Operations

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.




Summary:  The Equipment Development Technician will assist the research team in developing, testing, and implementing new technologies to manufacturing lines, including fish processing equipment, packaging, labeling equipment, conveyance, pumps, separation technology, and automation technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists the research team by serving as an onsite project manager to install and test prototype equipment.
  • Tracks and records performance indicators for new and prototype equipment. 
  • Assists with the installation of re-engineered equipment in manufacturing plants.
  • Develops, tracks, and reports on KPI’s for Research and Development projects.
  • Learns and utilizes Trident’s Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system, including requisition and asset management programs.
  • Provides training to other employees as needed.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings
  • Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned based on the plant operational and management needs

Minimum Requirements




  • A minimum of 2 years experience in manufacturing equipment maintenance, preferably with direct experience in seafood processing equipment, fabrication, and industrial electrical power systems.


  • Associates Degree or higher in Industrial Maintenance or a combination of education and directly related experience.


  • Must have good mechanical skills and be able to multi-task with managerial skills to direct crews.

Preferred Training and Skills:

  • Proficient with reading mechanical and electrical blueprints and strong organizational and analytical skills to solve problems.


Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.