Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: 1108657555-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Japs-Olson Company
  • Location: St Louis Park, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanics & Technicians

Up to a $6,000 stay-on bonus to qualified candidates.

Japs-Olson Company is a commercial printing and direct mail marketing company. We are the leaders in direct mail production. With over 115 years in business, we understand direct mail production better than anyone. Our national client base is served by our 600+ team members at our manufacturing facility in St. Louis Park, MN. Japs-Olson offers weekly pay, great benefits, and opportunities for advancement.

The maintenance technicians and mechanics at Japs-Olson play a critical role in ensuring our production equipment is running as efficiently as possible throughout the day. In this role, you will perform preventive maintenance, troubleshoot, and repair various industrial machines.


  • $32-$40/hour


  • 2nd Shift: 2pm-10pm with an additional $0.75/hour shift differential
  • 3rd Shift: 10pm-6am with an additional $1.25/hour shift differential


  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on mechanical equipment and components
  • Troubleshoot and repair large scale commercial printing presses
  • Provide best practices to improve equipment reliability
  • Maintain spare parts inventory.
  • Order spare/replacement parts and materials
  • Follow management system procedures, 5S and Standard Work.
  • Follow document control procedures.
  • Participate in rotating weekend on-call schedule

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Technical degree (or working towards degree) in electrical, electronics, or mechanical preferred
  • Knowledge of production and/or printing related equipment a plus
  • Strong mechanical and electrical background
  • Previous experience working with printing, bindery, and mailing equipment
  • Good problem-solving techniques and abilities
  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and/or pneumatic systems
  • Knowledge of operation and/or repair of commercial printing equipment

Benefits Overview:

  • Stay-on bonus available, up to $6,000*
  • Company provided training and certification program
  • Affordable medical insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with company contributions
  • 401(k) savings plan with company contributions
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • Indoor, climate controlled environment
  • Located on the 612 bus line in St. Louis Park

*Stay-On Bonus amount is based on experience. Paid out in three installments at 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months of employment at Japs-Olson.

*All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.