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Job Description

Reliability Technician - 1st Shift

Salina, Kansas

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Starting Wage:

This is a full-time position within our manufacturing facility with opportunities for advancement!

Who we are!

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit

What we are looking for:

Here at Schwan’s Company, we put a high priority on having safe, clean, and healthy workspaces. And we want individuals that take that seriously.

The Reliability Technician will perform the set-up of different predictive maintenance asset routes and manage the condition- based monitoring program for a facility or facilities. The incumbent will work as part of a team that creates long term value by safely improving equipment reliability and manage programs such as a Motor Circuit Analysis various infrared thermography routes structure and air borne ultrasound routes motor testing vibration analysis oil analysis precision lubrication and precision alignment.

So what’s this job all about?

  • Assist with the improvement of the asset catalog preventative maintenance optimization and scheduling of corrective maintenance
  • Write specifications procedures and test programs for reliability testing and characterization
  • Prepare technical reports document test results and assist in selection of new reliability equipment
  • Assemble and lead cross-functional teams (maintenance operations engineering procurement) to support a wide variety of reliability improvement opportunities in the plant
  • Act as a team resource for all types of breakdowns
  • Apply various reliability principles such as Asset Strategy Improvement (ASI) Operating Envelope (OE) Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Motor Circuit Analysis various infrared thermography routes structure and air bourne ultrasound routes motor testing vibration analysis oil analysis precision lubrication and precision alignment
  • Resolve specific reliability issues and drive reliability improvements that support all areas of the plant
  • Install move remove repair and troubleshoot equipment 
  • Work in a safe manner and report any unsafe conditions or practices 
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Responsible to conduct yourself in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct

What we want to do for you:

Company Benefits:

We offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with their financial security, health and well-being. In addition to a competitive base pay, we offer a variety of benefit programs.

  • Health, Life, Dental, and Vision Plans 
  • Two weeks paid vacation + holidays for new hires
  • Employee discounts on company products


Years of Related Experience: 3 years of related experience (preferably with predictive tool experience in an industrial setting)


  • Strong troubleshooting planning and organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to follow machine blueprints diagrams sketches and maintenance standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Ability to properly use hand tools
  • Strong computer skills 
  • Ability to train and mentor others on reliability methods
  • Sense of urgency and personal accountability
  • The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required, including but not limited to bump cap, safety glasses/goggles, face shield, face mask, ear plugs, hair and beard nets, gloves and safety shoes or rubber boots 

If you’ve made it this far through the description, we think you should just apply already...

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan's Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected classes.

Job Type: Non-exempt Business Unit: SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc. Req #: 20003448

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Brand Logos
  • Big Daddy's
  • Edwards
  • Mrs. Smith's
  • MINH
  • Red Baron
  • Freschetta
  • Pagoda
  • Tony's