Job Title: Electrician

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Job Code: 20100                                                         



Red Gold is an exciting opportunity for someone with ambitious talent who desires to work for a winning team and enjoys a challenge. It is both fast-paced and results driven. Red Gold is America’s largest privately-held tomato processor and is currently celebrating our 75th Anniversary and we’re still growing!


The Red Gold – Elwood plant is a state of the art food processing facility located in Northern Madison County and produces our signature Red Gold ketchup. We currently have openings for Electricians that are responsible for job functions related to maintaining production/packaging lines along with being held accountable for operation of all electric equipment and repair. Apply today to see why our employees are our company’s most valuable resource!


Due to the dynamic nature of our business, duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.



  • Maintenance and repair of motors
  • Maintenance on control boxes
  • Maintenance on PLC’s, variable speed drives etc.
  • Maintenance on starters
  • Run of conduit and wiring
  • Replacement of parts as needed
  • Installing and removal of machinery
  • Know emergency procedures when lights go out in plant
  • Maintain records and files
  • Housekeeping
  • Procedures for lockout/tag out
  • Clean up at the end of job
  • Responsible for monitoring, record keeping, and taking appropriate action for specified Food Safety Plan, Food Quality Plan and prerequisite program requirements.
  • Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management.



  • High School Diploma, General Educational Development Diploma (GED) or equivalent experience
  • Strong background in electrical
  • Good work history
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as an electrician in an industrial environment preferred


  • Teamwork
  • Background in industrial electricity
  • Basic PLC understanding and usage skills
  • Must be able to understand and carry out basic instructions while performing manual labor related tasks
  • Must be able to successfully use basic, math, writing, and reading skills necessary to complete the required paperwork and projects
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Accurate
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to handle pressure
  • Multi-task oriented
  • On the job training:
  • Complete Apprenticeship program
  • Credit for previous applicable schooling
  • Use of PC for program trouble shooting
  • Schooling on safety
  • Lockout procedures
  • Repair and maintenance of electrical equipment
  • MP2 training, writing work orders and purchase requests
  • GMP, Food Safety for Maintenance



Direct: None

Indirect: None



  • Sitting- to complete a task at lower levels
  • Standing- to complete most all tasks
  • Walking
  • Climbing- to get to parts department, when using ladder, on equipment
  • Reaching- to perform activities, to get tools out of toolbox
  • Kneeling- to perform work activities at low levels
  • Crawling- to perform work activities under equipment
  • Squatting
  • Bending/stooping- to pick up tools or parts, to perform work tasks at lower levels or inside a machine
  • Twisting- to perform work activities
  • Pinch- to use tools, to manipulate wires
  • Grasping/handling- using tools, manipulating parts
  • Must be able to lift 80 pounds
  • Must be able to move parts in excess of 100 pounds
  • Must be able to climb ladders
  • Must be able to work in confined areas



  • Ethics/ Integrity/ Trust
  • Attitude and Commitment
  • Diversity
  • Customer Service
  • Company Engagement
  • Quality
  • Cost Consciousness


  • Responsible for monitoring, record keeping and taking appropriate actions for specific Food Safety Plan and Food Quality Plan and pre requisite program requirements.
  • Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management.