Maintenance Technician at Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Atlantic, Iowa

Posted in Other 27 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Overview/Function: The Maintenance Technician is responsible for production equipment maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting to ensure maximum equipment efficiency and minimize production downtime.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform regular preventative maintenance, unscheduled emergency repairs, and execute installations and other equipment-related projects in order to maximize equipment efficiency and minimize production downtime.

  • Quickly diagnose and troubleshoot routine and non-route problems related to mechanical equipment failures, replace or repair parts, test, and make adjustments.

  • Read and interpret equipment service manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools.

  • Follow all safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work area. Perform tasks safely and ensure safety of themselves.

  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) for department.

  • Favorably represent the company and iconic Coca-Cola brand image ensure ethical conduct at all times.

  • Other duties as required.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED with at least 3 years of related experience.  Previous PLC experience and completion of a craft apprenticeship is ideal.

  • Previous maintenance experience is needed.  (Production maintenance experience is highly desired.)

  • Strong mechanical and technical capacity.

  • Previous welding, piping/pipe-fitting, and mechanical solving experience with manufacturing/production equipment is ideal/preferred/required. 

  • Beverage manufacturing background is desired.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and quickly resolve problems within assigned timeline.

  • Ability to disassemble and reassemble.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow blueprints, service directions, and work orders; follow all standard operating procedures, safety requirements, and GMP protocols.

  • Strong problem resolution and analytical thinking skills.

  • Ability to analyze and effectively solve complex problems, while dealing with stressful situations.

  • An excellent team-player who is flexible and able to adapt to varying situations.  Must have a pleasant demeanor, with good verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with lock-out/tag-out.

  • Some computer experience is helpful.


  • Working in a beverage production environment, this position will present an environment with production noise and damp, wet hazards.  It is a very physically active role, requiring regular manual finger, hand, and arm dexterity, and to potentially work around cramped and tight spaces.  Standing, walking, twisting, grasping, reaching, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, sitting, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day will be required. The employee may frequently lift and/or move items over 55 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  The ability to climb stairs is also needed. 

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided.

  • This will mostly be a Monday-Friday role (6:00 am – 4:00 pm) however some evening and weekend work may be required as emergency and un-scheduled repairs will be needed.

  • This role is considered a safety sensitive position.

Note: No posting can contain a fully comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required in this role.  Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company offers a dynamic, ever-changing environment requiring flexibility and a willing, team-based attitude.  Some duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

To ensure the safety of our employees, our customers, and our products, Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company offers a drug-free workplace.  Employees are subject to pre-employment/post-offer drug and random drug testing.