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Maintenance Technician

Req. ID 36546
Primary Location: 

Dallas, TX, US, 75238

Secondary Location:  Dallas

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 Dallas facility is the cupcake capital, producing 800,000 cupcakes per day! 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.



This position 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 pace food or manufacturing plant.
  • Two years or more Technical School education preferred.


Physical demands

  • Ability to see, hear, write and speak.
  • Frequently required to stand for up to four hours at a time.
  • Required to walk, climb stairs and ladders, and/or balance one’s body.
  • Carry tools and/or push tool cart
  • Properly wear a safety harness
  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds, infrequently.
  • Drive forklift, scissor lifts, etc.
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Walk o for long periods of time.
  • Bend or twist their body.
  • Repeat the same movements.
  • Kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee will be exposed to working at various heights.
  • The employee will be exposed to working in small tight spaces.
  • Required PPE includes slip-resistant footwear, hair/beard nets, hearing protection, and safety glasses.  When performing some functions, bump caps, gloves, and chemical-resistant coverings may be required.


Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The individual in this role will spend a significant amount of time on the plant floor, which is where most of the hazards detailed below will be encountered.

  • The employee is frequently exposed to airborne particles and/or aromas. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is loud in the production environment.
  • The employee will be exposed to allergens and chemicals on a regular basis.
  • The employee will be exposed to wet floors, steam, hot water, and industrial equipment with large, moving components.
  • The employee will be exposed to a hot, humid environment on the production floor, especially during the summer months.  Winter months may provide for a cold environment. 
  • The employee will be exposed to refrigerated and frozen environments in storage areas, very infrequently. 


Must be able to work weekends and overtime.


Shifts available:


2nd shift: 1:30pm - 10:00pm 

3rd shift: 9:30pm - 6:00am


Travel required

  • None



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



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.




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: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Machinist, HVAC, Facilities, Maintenance, Technician, Manufacturing, Operations, Technology

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