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Golden State Foods Maintenance Mechanic - KanPak - Ark City in Arkansas City, Kansas


Welcome To KanPak® in Arkansas City, KS – Your Complete Beverage, Yogurt and Dessert Partner!

KanPak® is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of the very best beverage, yogurt and dessert solutions. Aseptic technology is at the heart of many products we create, allowing all KanPak® products to ship and store without refrigeration for up to 12 months, but it’s our state-of-the-art beverage manufacturing capabilities and exceptional customer service that really set us apart from competitors.

Coffee beverages, creamers, yogurt, frozen desserts, and specialty beverages – no matter what kind of product you’re looking for, we can deliver. Our aseptic processing and packaging makes our solutions more convenient, efficient and environmentally friendly.

We are seeking an energetic, skilled​ Maintenance Technician for openings in our facility in Ark City, KS.

We operate 24 / 7, 7 days per week. This opportunity will require flexibility to work weekends and overtime.


Skilled position responsible for the efficient performance of a variety of building, installation, maintenance and repair tasks in one or more of the following trades: carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical repair, welding, sheet metal work, auto mechanics and wastewater facilities repair.



  • Troubleshooting complicated mechanical systems and monitoring operations throughout the facility including mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

  • Perform preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance of process equipment throughout the plant.

  • Troubleshoot minor plumbing, building repair and maintenance.

  • Responsible for monitoring equipment performance. Recognizing deviation from “normal operation” and rectifying it.



  • High school diploma or GED, plus two (2) year of experience as a skilled worker in one or more of the electrical, mechanical, or construction trades.

  • Mechanical aptitude to disassemble and reassemble all types of equipment.

  • Must have reliable transportation.

  • Must have experience with electrical, electro-mechanical, or pneumatics.

  • Ability to read and interpret schematics and drawings preferred.

  • Experience with troubleshooting preferred.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written skills.

  • Must have strong problem-solving skills.

  • Must be a self-motivated individual.

  • Ability to work well with others and be a team member.

  • Must have safe work habits.

  • Must show enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work.

  • Must be comfortable with heights and confined spaces.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

KanPak, LLC encourages diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

Applicants only; No Recruiters please.KanPak, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. KanPak will not discriminate against persons because of their disability, including disabled veterans, and will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.

LocationUS-KS-Arkansas City

Job ID 2022-14629

Category Manufacturing