1st Shift Maintenance Mechanic

Behrens Manufacturing in Winona, MN, a premiere manufacturer of steel containers, is looking for some hard-working individuals to join our team as a Maintenance Mechanic on 1st Shift.


This is a 1st Shift position with a standard schedule of 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.


The Maintenance Mechanic position is directly responsible for diagnosis, repair and improvement of equipment and facilities.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Install, assemble, and test new machines and equipment.

2. Schedule and perform routine preventative maintenance and service for each piece of equipment.

3. Inspect machines regularly for signs of malfunctions, including visual and sound inspections.

4. Use a variety of power and hand tools to perform job functions.

5. Troubleshoot to diagnose root cause, repair and replace parts if necessary

6. Work effectively with other team members in a loud environment.

7. Repair, install, adjust, or maintain machines or vehicles.

8. Complete digital record of work completed


1. Valid driver’s license.

2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

3. Ability to act competently in emergencies.

4. Strong Mechatronics knowledge

a. Electrical Circuits

b. Industrial Controls

c. PLC’s

d. Mechanical Power Transmission

e. Hydraulics & Pneumatics

f. Robotics

Supervisory Responsibility

This position manages no direct reports.

Work Environment

This job operates in a manufacturing environment.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7 am to 3 pm. This position may require overtime.


No travel is required.

Required Education and/or Experience

  • Highschool or GED Diploma
  • 3+ years working in a manufacturing environment
  • 1+ years working in a maintenance department

Preferred Education and Experience

1. Successful trade or vocational school completion

2. Associate’s degree in mechatronics, mechanical, electrical or engineering specialties (preferred)

3. 2 years’ experience in one or more of the building trades’

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $23 an hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday – Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

Work Location: One location

Behrens Manufacturing LLC is an EEO and AA employer.


For full position descriptions and to apply online, visit:


Walk-in and apply in person at our Winona facility:
Mon–Fri 8:00am–4:30pm

Behrens Manufacturing
1250 East Sanborn Street
Winona, MN 55987