Golden Boy Foods is seeking applicants for a Maintenance Mechanic in Troy, Alabama. Golden Boy Foods is a leading manufacturer of private brand and branded food products. We supply organic and conventional peanut butter, tree nut butter, other nut butters, snack nuts, trail mix, baking nuts, and dried fruit to leading grocery retailers, top food service distributors and industrial bakeries across North America. 





PAY: $21 - $26 PER HOUR



Our Mechanic is a valuable part of our team. Our Mechanics perform troubleshooting and preventative maintenance work throughout the facility during their shift.  The priorities for this role include: preventative maintenance, mechanical troubleshooting, repair of mechanical systems equipment and components, and rebuilding of mechanical systems equipment and components.


  • Perform daily maintenance tasks and troubleshooting of packaging and production equipment and systems, including: Extruder, Dryers, Dry bulk storage & conveying, Dilute phase pneumatic conveying, High speed packaging including cartoners, baggers, case-packers, palletizers, low pressure boilers, thermal fluid process heaters, material handling systems, water chillers, compressed air systems, and HVAC systems
  • Partner with operations and maintenance teams to solve repetitive problems, complete preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance programs and work
  • Partner with operations to learn operating systems, while providing training on mechanical components
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent from and accredited institution and one of the following:
    • Two-year associate degree or higher in technical field (mechanical, electrical, mechatronics, electro-mechanical, controls and automation, etc.)
    • Completed apprenticeship in mechanic, mechanical maintenance, or electro-mechanical, electrical, or related field
    • Military training and experience in a relevant Military Occupational Specialty (MOS)
    • 2+ years hands-on experience in a mechanic, maintenance, electrical, electro-mechanical, controls and automation, or related role
  • Previous maintenance experience in a food manufacturing facility
  • Previous experience reading blueprints and schematics
  • Previous experience with MIG, TIG, and stick welding
  • Previous experience with power transmission components; belt drives, chain drives, bearings, motors & gears
  • Previous experience with drill presses, lathes, Bridgeport-type mills
  • Experience with operation and maintenance of forklifts, scissor lifts, and articulated lifts 
  • May be required to lift up-to 34 pounds for 6+ hours per shift
  • May be required to lift up-to 50 pounds for 3+ hours per shift
  • May be required to sit, climb and work off ladder, and operate foot pedals for 3+ hours per shift
  • May be required to work in a dusty and cold environment for 3+ hours per shift
  • May be required to work in high heat and humidity for 6+ hours per shift
  • May be required to balance, bend, crouch, kneel, stoop, walk, and reach above shoulders for 6+ hours per shift
  • May be required to perform simple grasping, push, pull, perform fine manipulation for 6+ hours per shift
  • May be required to stand for 8+ hours per shift


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company Paid STD
  • Company Paid Life Insurance


Equal Opportunity Employer

Should you have special needs that require reasonable accommodations, please notify AIDT at 334-280-4400 so proper arrangements can be made. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users, our number is 334-280-4475.