Lead Maintenance Technician
Hostess Brands, LLC

Chicago, Illinois

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Join the Hostess Brands Team and help us inspire moments of JOY for our customers, consumers, stakeholders, and each other!

Job Description

This is for 3rd shift: 10:00pm - 6:30am

Job Overview

Directly responsible for assisting the Engineering department supervision with the assignment and coordination and/or execution of activities within the Engineering group to ensure a productive workforce that supports the facility. Oversee planning and preparation of work orders for work to be performed by the respective engineers to ensure the plant is maintained in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner.


  • Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment and skill of personnel.
  • Monitor employees' work levels and review work performance.
  • Monitor tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shops to ensure adequate working conditions.
  • Counsel employees about work-related issues and assist employees to correct job-skill deficiencies.
  • Conduct or arrange for worker training in safety, repair, and maintenance techniques, operational procedures, or equipment use.
  • Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
  • Inspect, test, and measure completed work, using devices such as hand tools and gauges to verify conformance to standards and repair requirements.
  • Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, and replacement parts.
  • Perform skilled repair and maintenance operations, using equipment such as hand and power tools, hydraulic presses and shears, and welding equipment.
  • Effectively oversee maintenance personnel to ensure that all assigned activities are performed effectively and efficiently in accordance with plant procedures and local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Oversee preparation of work instructions that provide direction to the
  • Engineering Department for corrective maintenance repairs, performance of preventive maintenance and the implementation of modifications.

  • Requires high school diploma, or equivalent. Additional post-secondary education is preferred (i.e.: Technical of Vocational education) in areas of industrial engineering.
  • Previous work experience in industrial engineering preferred.
  • Prefer previous safety training

Working Conditions
  • Manufacturing Environment

Hostess Brands, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, and encourage minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Upon request, Hostess Brands, LLC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified applicant.

About Us: Hostess Brands is a leading sweet snacks company that makes, markets, and distributes our delicious treats throughout North America.
Our approximately 2,600 employees put their hearts in everything they do, inspiring moments of joy by baking new and classic snacks including Hostess® Donettes®, Twinkies®, CupCakes, Ding Dongs® and Zingers®, as well as a variety of Voortman® cookies and wafers.

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