Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Sr. Maintenance Technician

ID 2023-15315
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/12/2023 3:09 PM)
Work Location
Hutchins, TX
Posting Location : Postal Code
Min. Exp. (Yrs)
Job Function


The Sr. Maintenance Technician will report to either the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, or Maintenance Lead on the respective shift. The Sr. Maintenance Technician will perform day-to-day maintenance activities of the CFA Supply Distribution Center (DC) building envelope, building equipment, space occupied by CFA Supply, and common areas of the site. Maintenance operates 2 shifts per day, 7 days per week.

This role will work closely with the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, and Maintenance Lead, and interact with operations team members, plant employees, truck drivers, equipment operators, etc., in addition to the Safety, Quality, and Compliance Lead.

About Chick-fil-A Supply

Chick-fil-A Supply, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Inc., is an innovative distribution service provider focused on understanding and meeting the unique needs of Chick-fil-A® restaurants. Chick-fil-A Supply ensures restaurants have the food and products they need through a seamless delivery experience that extends the Chick-fil-A culture of care. For more information, visit


  • Perform daily inspections, preventative, reactive and predictive maintenance of the building envelope, building equipment, space occupied by CFA Supply, and common areas of the site.
  • Maintain equipment in accordance with manufacturer specs, work order instructions, and warranty agreements.
  • Escalate maintenance issues that cannot be resolved in a timely manner.
  • Perform maintenance activities in a reliable and cost-effective manner in compliance with safety, quality, compliance requirements and industry standards, and CFA's SOPs
  • Identify reoccurring problems impacting asset life and identify possible solutions.
  • Load financial and operational data into Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and its financial systems in an accurate, complete, and timely manner.
  • Perform off-shift critical work and emergency repairs when needed.
  • Participate in the selection of spare parts, tools, and equipment necessary to support the maintenance operations; help determine inventory levels and quantities of spare parts required.
  • Ensure maintenance and facilities management records are properly maintained and safeguarded.
  • Support CFA Supply Sustainment's initiatives to reduce energy consumption and waste generation.
  • Support the coordination and communication with site leadership to discuss/coordinate activities that might impact each other from an operational and safety standpoint
  •  Potential to be required to act as Maintenance Lead on weekend shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • 7+ years of experience in maintenance within food manufacturing and distribution operations or similar operations
  • Proficiency in equipment maintenance, mechanical design, and assembly
  • Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines, including hydraulic maintenance, with trouble-shooting experience
  • Experience with blueprints and shop drawings
  • Possesses an uncompromising commitment to food safety for customers and overall safety for the organization and its employees
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience leading and coaching maintenance teams
  • Availability for on-call support and shift flexibility, as needed
  • Team player, also able to work independently when necessary
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, problem-solving and multitasking skills; Intermediate computer skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in maintenance within food manufacturing and distribution operations or similar operations; 2+ years of experience in a supervisory role
  • Associate degree; certified maintenance technician
  • Engineering background and automation maintenance experience, including trouble-shooting experience
  • Prior Building Systems, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Rail Systems, Ammonia Refrigeration, and Robotics experience beneficial
  • Prior experience in the use of CMM
  • Knowledge of applicable SQC requirements
  • Knowledge of industry standards (e.g., ISO 55000 - Asset Management Standard), leading practices, and industry benchmarks
  • Quick and versatile learning skills, adaptive and open to change
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing implementation, including 5S Practices, Total Preventative Maintenance and Visual Factory

Minimum Years of Experience


Travel Requirements


Required Level of Education

High School

Preferred Level of Education

Associates Degree



Minimum GPA (4.0 Scale)



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