Electro-Mechanical Maintenance - 3rd Shift - Booneville

Location: Booneville, MS
Job Status: Full Time

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Join our team where your dedication and passion will be appreciated. Since our start in 1952, Marathon Cheese has been a leader in the Cheese Packaging Industry. Our Booneville Plant opened in 1962 and has been steady growing strong in the community.

We are currently seeking Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Employees for our 3rd Shift. Excellent pay rates including shift differential. We offer excellent and affordable benefits.


Core Hours

1st Shift: Monday thru Friday, 5:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. *Saturday hours are generally 5:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Availability of Saturday hours are dependent on production and staffing needs

2nd Shift: Monday thru Friday, 1:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. *Saturday hours are generally 11:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Availability of Saturday hours are dependent on production and staffing needs.

3rd Shift: Monday thru Friday, 9:45 p.m. to 6 a.m. *Saturday hours are generally 5:45 p.m. to 12 a.m. or until Sanitation is complete. Please note we have a Monday night start for 3rd Shift. Availability of Saturday hours are dependent on production and staffing needs


  • Repair, adjust, install and remove all packaging equipment including legacy equipment and state of the art equipment.
  • Provide technical support to the production environment ensuring proper functioning equipment producing consistent quality products.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical problems on high-speed cheese packaging lines.
  • Installation and removal of new and existing equipment.
  • Ability to fabricate and machine stainless steel and other materials used in the facility.

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Possess a high mechanical aptitude and apply it.
  • Read and write English and solve basic math problems.
  • Industrial Electric knowledge including PLC’s, drives, schematics and ladder logic.
  • Must be able to give and accept constructive criticism and work as a team player.
  • Responsible for maintaining a professional image with customers, peers, supervisors and the public.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.

Education & Experience

  • Associates Degree in Electro-Mechanical Technology or Comparable. Willing to complete additional education as technology continues to change.
  • 5+ years of work experience in a similar manufacturing plant is preferred.

Working Conditions

Work inside a clean manufacturing environment. Required to sit, stand, walk, climb stairs, and lift up to 100 pounds. Normal hours are 8 1/2 hours per day, Monday through Friday and when production is scheduled on Saturdays (Saturday hours vary between 6 and 8-hour shifts). When production is not scheduled on Saturday, you may be required to work on an as needed basis, i.e. preventative maintenance or special projects. All work performed in excess of 8 hours in any workday or 40 hours straight time in any work week shall be compensated at the rate of time and one-half your straight time rate.