25 Aug
Deli Maintenance Technician
Michigan, Ann arbor

Zingerman's Delicatessen is hiring a Maintenance Technician!

The Maintenance Technician will work directly with the Facilities Director. Qualified candidates would be responsible for repairs, equipment maintenance, have general handyman expertise, PM cleaning of all Delicatessen equipment as well as the upkeep of the physical grounds.

Compensation: $12-$16/hour


  • 32-40 hours per week Wednesday through Sunday daytime hours

  • Weekend and holiday availability (Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day)

  • Full availability in November and December

Performance Expectations-Essential Functions:

  • Works with the Facilities Director on equipment purchases and installations

  • Performs under direction of the Director- daily, weekly and monthly priorities for equipment and facilities maintenance with the goal to minimize breakdowns and support smooth uninterrupted business operations

  • Maintains an organized and properly stocked maintenance shop to ensure the highest level of efficiency, productivity, and cost savings

  • Performs and/or assists in the performance of maintenance repairs as appropriate and possible

  • Learns to repair some of the common issues of the unique Delicatessen equipment

  • Ensures workplace safety through maintaining all applicable safety rules and requirements

  • Conducts all maintenance and repairs work in accordance with the Delicatessen Food and Safety Plan

  • Updates a computer based system to track preventive maintenance programs and to schedule preventive maintenance services

  • Develops and maintains a strong relationship with Deli Managers and provides great service to these internal customers

  • Communicates equipment and facilities repairs status with department Managers as necessary


  • The ideal candidate will have some experience and familiarity in HVAC, electrical and carpentry work

  • Must have some mechanical background

  • Some factory maintenance experience would be desirable but not necessary

  • Valid Michigan driver's license with good driving record

  • The ability to deal successfully with multiple tasks and high stress situations

Success Patterns for the Position Include:

  • Takes pride in work accuracy and organization

  • Is responsible and dependable

  • Can learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment

  • Enjoys giving great service

  • Is a team player

  • Thrives in a production-oriented environment

  • Works well with others

Physical Demands:

  • Able to life up to 50 pounds repeatedly during an 8 hour shift

  • Comfortable standing, lifting, and bending for the duration of an 8-9 hour shift

  • Must be able to ascend/descend between multiple levels of the Deli building

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