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Maintenance Trainee

Company: Hoffmaster Group, Inc.
Location: Appleton
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

Endless learning opportunity!

No experience necessary!  Employees in this role would be performing entry level maintenance and grounds keeping tasks while getting exposure and training on tools, equipment, and processes.  Creative Converting values growth and development and will provide additional outside training to support a maintenance career path for you!  This could be through internal training provided by current employees or an outside vendor.  It also includes paid schooling through technical schools and a tuition reimbursement program to encourage continuing education.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Must work safely, follow safety procedures and use appropriate safety equipment, guards, lock-out-tag out procedures and gear in the performance of duties at all times.
  • Performs preventive maintenance equipment and facilities adhering to published PM schedules.
  • Assists in the update and accurate maintenance of computer tracking for preventive maintenance, work order system, labor tracking, spare parts and general maintenance. 
  • Must follow GMP guidelines and report any food safety issues to your supervisor


Equipment Operation Includes but is not Limited to:

Drill Press                                          Hydraulic Press

Wire, stick, aluminum welder          Threading Machine

Milling machine.                               Diagnostic & Measurement Tools

Lathe                                                  Grinders and Sanders

Metal cut-off saw                              Band saw

Power Transmission Equip.             Pumps

Forklifts                                             Air Compressors

Numerous powered/non-powered hand shop tools

(Reasonable Accommodations Statement:  To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)


Job Specifications:

  • To determine skill level and training needed, candidates would need to complete the Ramsey Main Test and aptitude test
  • High school Diploma/equivalent required
  • Must have a positive attitude towards training and developing new skill sets while always keeping safety a priority
  • Have some mechanical/electrical aptitude, basic understanding of associated equipment, processes and tools.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritize work load, and respond to changing priorities
  • Possess good judgment and decision making skills
  • Must be able to read, comprehend, communicate and perform tasks effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work shifts as needed for vacation relief , other vacancies or based on business needs



  • Safety glasses,
  • Hearing protection,
  • steel-toed shoes,
  • Gloves



The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by

employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,

responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


To apply, please upload a resume and complete an online application at


Creative Converting is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Hoffmaster Group, Inc., Appleton , Maintenance Trainee, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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