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

Reliability Maintenance Specialist


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 a weekend Reliability Maintenance Specialist to join our team in Van Wert. 

The primary goal of this position is to perform major rebuilds and play integral role in all projects involving equipment.

SHIFT HOURS: 12 hours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday (exact times TBD) & 4 hours on Monday

STARTING RATE: From $65,000/yr

PERKS: Monthly and year-end profit-sharing bonuses

All training will be provided.  Job functions include:

  • Perform machine rebuilds.
  • Troubleshoot and repair complicated machine issues.
  • Ensure completion of all jobs and maintain an accurate log of work.
  • Engineer and fabricate machine upgrades and repairs.
  • Ensure all equipment is ready for start-up on Monday mornings.
  • Rebuild parts for equipment (motor, gearbox, heaters, etc.)
  • Prior maintenance and/or rebuild experience
  • Thorough understanding of control and safety wiring
  • Strong fabrication and troubleshooting skills
  • Basic computer knowledge and competency
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