Lead Engineer - Maintenance


Cloverland Farms Dairy in Baltimore MD is seeking a Lead Engineer in Maintenance.  Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Lead Engineer is responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance of the UHT / ESL equipment.   


Pay Rate: Starting at $33/hr

Work Schedule: Day Shift.  Must be able to work weekends and off-hours.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install and test new equipment and/or parts and start-up machines, ensuring proper operation.
  • Trouble shoot issues by reading electrical prints, PLC code, and error codes on the machines.
  • Train other mechanics on the operation of the equipment
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting via phone when issues arise off-hours. 
  • Order and maintain inventory of parts needed for repairs.
  • Create and maintain service records and preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Perform PMs on equipment which include box formers, robotic palletizers, homogenizer, pumps, air valves, and fillers. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Background in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrician license or boiler license a plus
  • Proficiency in programming PLC’s
  • Ability to install, repair, service, test, and troubleshoot equipment
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication, as well as training skills
  • Ability to read, understand and electrical schematics, blueprints, and diagrams
  • Ability to work under pressure experienced during machine downtime
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and diagnostic skills
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends, and holidays.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Wet and slippery floor conditions.
  • Must be able to stand and walk during the entire shift.
  • Constant bending, lifting, reaching, pulling, and climbing ladders during an eight (8) or ten (10) hour shift.

We offer a competitive benefit package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-and long-term disability, paid time off and 401(k).

As a condition of employment applicants, offered a position, will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result, and confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify.  EEO/AAP






EOE Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability