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Maintenance Technician

Morgan Hill, CA

About Us

Sakata is committed to providing a workplace free of any and all kinds of discrimination. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to promote a culturally diverse workforce. Thanks to our global and multicultural business environment, individuals can meet and work with people from all over the world.

Position Summary

Responsible for various routine tasks used in maintaining the daily operations of Sakata Seed America facilities, including maintenance of heating & refrigeration equipment, lights, bathroom facilities, forklifts, warehouse machinery, fabrication, construction and installation of new equipment.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the maintenance of the heating and refrigeration units to include new filters, belts, bearings and fuses on a monthly basis.
  • Maintains all lighting and insures bulbs are replaced as needed.
  • Maintains any plumbing problems in restroom facilities or warehouse areas.
  • Coordinates the maintenance on all forklifts as required.
  • Help warehouse employees in the maintenance and repair of production machinery.
  • Assist in the planning of new equipment.
  • Fabricate and install necessary products to fulfill warehouse and production needs.
  • Oversee Facility and Grounds maintenance.


  • Prior forklift experience.
  • Prior heating and refrigeration repair experience.
  • Prior electrical trouble shooting experience.
  • Welding and fabrication experience.
  • Must be able to work around chemicals and other irritating substances.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment when required.
  • Must be able to work with excessive noise and be able to wear hearing protection.
  • Must be able to work in dusty, hot or cold conditions.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work overtime as necessary.
  • Must be able to work at times under stressful conditions.

Knowledge / Skills Required

  • Must have excellent visual discrimination and manual dexterity.
  • Must have excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Must have excellent mechanical aptitude.
  • Must have ability to interface effectively with management and fellow employees.
  • Must have ability to do accurate detailed work under time constraints and deadlines.
  • Must have ability to adjust to seasonal surges in workload.
  • Must have ability to read and understand technical written instructions.
  • Must have ability to safely operate welding and metal fabrication equipment.
  • Must have ability to trouble shoot and repair electrical problems.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Heating & refrigeration repair school preferred.
  • Compliance WISHA, OSHA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Electrical repair.
  • Basic computer skills.
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