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Maintenance Technician

Req. ID 35082
Primary Location: 

Colton, CA, US, 92324

Secondary Location:  Colton

Maintenance Technician: $23.50-35.50/HR + Shift Differential & Quarterly Bonus Opportunity

Brill, Inc. Colton, CA


Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“We are an international leader in the baking industry!”


About Brill, Inc:

Defined by our values, our people and our brand, the culture at Brill, Inc. inspires growth, optimism, loyalty, drive and innovation. It sets a high standard and positive tone for every interaction with our customers, our communities and our colleagues worldwide. Brill consists of a team rich in talented, driven and diverse people striving to exceed expectations and lead satisfying careers.


Brill, Inc. is an international leader in the baking industry, producing one of the industry’s broadest ranges of products for customers in more than 100 countries. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Brill is dedicated to developing and providing solutions that drive customer growth and success. We offer a broad, innovative portfolio of premium quality bakery ingredients, finished products and services for retail and foodservice markets as well as artisan and industrial bakeries.


Brill serves bakeries and businesspeople with an international presence that includes a vast network of manufacturing, innovation centers and product development facilities. We also maintain strategic partnerships around the world to ensure availability of specialized ingredients, leverage unique product expertise and offer known, trusted brands to help our customers grow their businesses.



We are committed to providing Brill, Inc. s a sustainable future, and that includes promoting the physical, mental and financial well-being of our employees. We are proud to offer a competitive suite of health and welfare benefits to support a healthy lifestyle.


Our employees contribute to our future, and we contribute to theirs. Some of our benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401K Company match
  • Quarterly bonus up to $500
  • Life Insurance
  • Short term and long term disability
  • Holiday pay (7 different holidays)
  • Employee referral program


Brill, Inc. is a leader in bakery ingredients and products serving retail bakeries and foodservice operators across North America. We have been inspiring creativity and defining special occasions since 1928 with ready-to-use icings, glazes, toppings, cakes, cookies and muffins.


Our facility in Colton, CA produces brownies, cupcakes, muffins, and 15 million loaf cakes a year! If placed end-to-end, they would span the distance from Los Angeles to New York! No matter how our business grows, one thing remains the same: a deep commitment to customer care, exceptional technical expertise and rigorous standards of excellence. Our promise is to deliver fresh ideas and superior formulations that help our customers create a one-of-a-kind experience.


Now it’s your turn. Go on… Be Brilliant.



The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the production equipment and plant facility in a conscientious and reliable manner, consistent with Company standards.


The Fine Details

  • Performs preventative and repair maintenance on production equipment, heating and cooling systems, ingredient handling systems, and plumbing systems; also office and plant facilities.
  • Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • Records preventative maintenance tasks and work orders in timely manner.
  • Troubleshoots various areas in the plant, including Frozen Department, Dry Mix Department, Tower, Basement, Compressor Room, and Boiler Room through regular inspection and test procedures.
  • Maintains safe and efficient use of pneumatics, air compressors, air dryer operation, small tools, grinders, and welding equipment in performance of duties.
  • Completes work orders and responds to maintenance calls on the Production Floor in timely manner.
  • Inventories spare parts and reports usage; suggests re-orders to Manager.
  • Performs basic repairs within office facility on furniture, lighting, paging system, etc.
  • Maintains neat and orderly work area; properly maintains tools.
  • Installing, maintaining, repairing, and overhauling production equipment.
  • Performing sanitary welding on equipment and food processing piping.
  • Installing and maintaining electrical equipment/controls, circuits, and PLC.
  • Troubleshooting identifying worn parts & rebuilding machine assemblies, pumps, meters, valves, valve actuators and other equipment.
  • Start up and operate production machinery and equipment.
  • Respond in a timely manner to calls at the production lines.
  • Participation in facility maintenance and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Safe handling and use of various chemicals with strict adherence to hazardous communication and MSDS requirements.


The Secret Ingredients

  • Strong motor controls and PLC skills.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Ability to train and work on various shifts.
  • Knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical & electro - mechanical systems and practical knowledge of plant electrical/mechanical systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of automated conveyor systems.
  • Ability to analyze electro-mechanical devices, trouble shoot failures and implement repairs


The BRILLiant Recipe

  • High school diploma or equivalent and ability to read, speak and write English so as to assimilate, retain, and apply training and knowledge of job functions and recognize and communicate problems and recommended solutions
  • Must have 3 or more years of related experience in a fast paced food or manufacturing plant.
  • Two years or more Technical School education preferred.


Work environment

  • Loud noise level


Physical demands

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs/pounds manually
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, crouch, or kneel
  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder


Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



We are committed to providing Brill, Inc. a sustainable future, and that includes promoting the physical, mental, and financial well-being of our employees. We are proud to offer a competitive suite of health and welfare benefits to supports a healthy lifestyle.


Our employees contribute to our future, and we contribute to theirs. Some of our benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k Company match
  • Quarterly bonus opportunity
  • Life insurance
  • Short term and long term disability
  • 7 paid annual holidays
  • Employee referral program


Equal Employment Opportunity & Diversity

It is Company policy that all employees work in an environment where individual differences are respected and valued. The Company embraces diversity and inclusion in all aspects and welcomes you to voice your opinions. We believe that by respecting and valuing a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds, we will be a better company and will attain our goals.


Brill is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all federal, state, and local equal employment and non-discrimination laws. It is Company policy to provide equal employment opportunity and to prohibit discrimination regardless of sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and childbirth), age, race, national origin, color, disability, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, and related conditions, or any other attribute protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.


This Policy applies to all employment actions, including hiring, training, promotions, transfers, rates of pay, termination, and layoff. Please contact your Supervisor or Human Resources Manager if you feel you have been discriminated against or harassed in any way, or if you have any questions about this policy. If you feel you are unable to speak with your Supervisor or Human Resources Manager, you may also contact SafeCall (discussed later) to express your concerns. Any calls to SafeCall will be treated as confidentially as possible without impeding the investigation process.


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: HVAC, Maintenance, Machinist, Facilities, Welding, Operations, Manufacturing

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