Cooper Farms
6793 U.S. 127
Van Wert, OH 45891
How to apply:

Maintenance Technician


Cooper Farms is a family-owned farm and food company based in Northwest Ohio for 85 years. A commitment to teamwork and quality has made us one of the top turkey, hog and egg companies in the U.S. and awarded the company and its team an excellent reputation. Our Van Wert Cooked Meats Plant in Van Wert County, Ohio creates, cooks, and slices some of the highest quality deli products on the market for brands you know and trust. Cooper Farms is currently seeking Maintenance Technicians to join our team in Van Wert. 


$$ 1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS $$

(Sign-On Bonus to be paid as $250 at thirty days, $250 at sixty days and $500 at six months. Rehires qualify a year after termination).



  • (1st) Monday through Friday 6:00am-3:30pm
  • (2nd) Monday though Friday 2:00pm-10:30pm
  • (3rd) Sunday through Thursday or Monday through Friday 10:00pm-6:30am

STARTING HOURLY RATE: $16.50-$33.75+ with a potential increase after 90 days (dependent upon experience and placement test)

PERKS: Monthly and year-end profit-sharing bonuses (dependent upon company performance)

 All training will be provided.  Job functions include:

  • Assisting in troubleshooting and fixing machines so that production can continue to run
  • Performing all assigned preventative maintenance procedures
  • Keeping record of all parts used and/or damaged and accurately complete all required paperwork
  • Electrical skills: 480vac 3 phase, VFD, PLC, Robotics, Print Reading Troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis
  • High Mechanical Aptitude: print reading and interpretation, Mechanical Assembly, Pneumatics and Hydraulics knowledge
  • Good communication and note taking skills
  • Basic computer skills: data entry, time logging
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Ability to be on feet for prolonged periods of time
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move up to 100 pounds. 
  • Must be able to work in a cool, damp environment
Career LevelMid - Level

Cooper Farms consistently works to be more than a workplace to our team members.  We provide…

  • Monthly and year-end profit-sharing bonuses
  • Generous paid vacation immediately after hire
  • Eight (8) paid holidays, plus two (2) floating holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • FREE healthcare clinics
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • $300 yearly wellness reimbursement
  • Great deals on Cooper Farms deli and turkey products

…and so many more opportunities to earn and grow with the company. Apply today to learn what “More Than A Workplace” really means!

Cooper Farms
401k Match
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Perks & Discounts
Referral Bonuses
Vision Insurance