Lead Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift)


Cincinnati, OH, USA



Feb 27

Lead Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift)


Reports to: Facilities & Maintenance Manager

Position Type: Full-time + Benefits

Based In: Cincinnati, OH

Company Overview: 

Rhinegeist Brewery is a regional craft brewery based in the historic Over-The-Rhine in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. We have built a strong and dedicated team of employees that believe in the power of beer to bring people together, create fantastic ideas, and build a community. Our unique group of employee-owners believes that it is our responsibility to make inspiring beverages and cultivate memorable experiences. We strive to find high-quality, creative solutions with a fierce spirit of independence as we grow. Rhinegeist welcomes all people and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Position Summary: 

We are looking for a Lead Maintenance Technician to be responsible for assisting the Maintenance Supervisor in the daily maintenance operations while performing and assigning tasks to repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide assistance and guidance to fellow technicians to ensure execution of department objectives/assignments, while performing duties associated with the maintenance technician role
  • Oversee shift maintenance personnel for the purpose of maximizing the efficiency of the work and meeting shift requirements
  • Read a variety of manuals, write documents, present information to others, and solve practical problems
  • Work as part of and with the team to meet deadlines, create schedules and set priorities
  • Adapt to changing work priorities, display mechanical aptitude; 
  • Maintain accurate and complete departmental records, i.e detailed shift reports, updating PM’s and WO’s in a timely manner, etc...
  • Support outside contractors as needed
  • Follow OSHA regulations about Forktrucks, chemical handling, LOTO, confined space, etc
  • Be comfortable climbing and working from a ladder on occasion

Job Requirements

  • Must be proficient in electrical troubleshooting, mechanical drive systems, & process flow i.e pumps. 
  • Must be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings, construction drawings, machine manuals, electrical blueprints/schematics.
  • Microsoft Office and tablet familiarity.High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Degree/Certification or equivalent experience in industrial manufacturing preferred.
  • 3+ years working in an industrial manufacturing environment, preferably overseeing a team. ***Beverage experience not required***
  • Willingness to be on call and/or weekends.

Please consider applying even if you do not match all the listed qualifications. Additionally, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a position. 

Benefits at Rhinegeist 

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Employer Paid Basic Life Insurance
  • 17 days of PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Paid Short-Term/Long-Term Disability/Additional Life Insurance
  • Dependent Care – Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k Match Offered
  • 8 Company & 2 Personal Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Free Breakroom Snacks
  • Beer and Merchandise allowance

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