Cooper Farms
6793 U.S. 127
Van Wert, OH 45891

Maintenance Technician – 3rd shift


Cooper Farms is a family-owned farm and food company based in Northwest Ohio for over 80 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 2nd and 3rd  shift Maintenance Technician 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.)

SHIFT HOURS: (2nd shift) Monday through Friday 2:00pm-10:30pm

(3rd shift) Monday through Friday 10:30pm-6:30am

STARTING HOURLY RATE: $22.00 – $26.00 with a potential increase after 90 days.

PERKS: Monthly and year-end profit-sharing bonuses

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 old

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 LevelEntry level

Cooper Farms consistently works to be more than just a workplace to our team members.  We provide generous paid vacation immediately after hire, eight (8) paid holidays; medical, dental, vision and life insurance, and FREE healthcare clinics; a 401(k) plan with company match; monthly and year-end profit-sharing bonuses; great deals on Cooper Farms deli and turkey products; a $300 yearly wellness reimbursement, 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