Maintenance Electrician

Job Title: Maintenance Electrician

SHIFT: 3rd Shift (Supporting ALL Shifts)


We are a fast-growing, mid-sized CPG food manufacturing company (Top 125 in North America) that was founded by a father-son team (Louis and Fred Ruiz) 50 years ago with the idea of sharing their authentic Mexican family recipes with the world.

Today, Ruiz Foods is a recognized and reputable leader in the industry with the #1 brand in retail frozen Mexican Food (El Monterey) and the #1 roller grill snack brand in C-Stores (Tornados). We bring on-trend, delicious foods to consumers in US Retail, Warehouse Clubs and Foodservice including K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities, Business and Industry, Convenience Stores, Vending and Restaurants.

This position will be based in Central California, with a low cost of living, family-friendly communities, and ready access to three national parks and countless other recreational activities.


Responsible for the proper operation and repair of all the electrical systems and equipment used in the processing, bakery, packaging, and production areas. Under the direction of the supervisor, perform assigned work, trouble shoot and repair equipment, maximize reliability of machinery. Perform preventive maintenance on equipment, assist with improving manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, take initiative and communicate effectively with all department.


  • Trouble-shoot control and power electrical systems.
  • Remove and replace motors, starters, relays, limit switches, fuses, and primary control components.
  • Trouble-shoot primary electronic systems using ladder logic, diagrams, and schematics.
  • Remove and replace PLC processors, I/O cards, VFD’s, analog cards, racks, and controllers.
  • Proficient with Human Machine Interface, SLC series, PLC5, PLC5000, MicroLogix, PLC’s.
  • Proficient with PLC software.
  • Repair, calibrate, and adjust electronic weigh scales.
  • Must be able to program, repair, and troubleshoot PLC from “E” prom entry to
    completion of program.
  • Must be able to make new installation wiring hook-ups and upgrade present equipment (if needed).
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, and program AC inverter drives.
  • Troubleshoot and repair AC and DC motor control systems.


  • High school diploma / GED or formal training / certification preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years experience as a maintenance electrician including schooling.
  • Have complete understanding in reading and writing of ladder logic.
  • Must be proficient in trouble shooting of printed circuit boards, electrical controls and associated wiring including but not limited to HVAC and burner controls.
  • Must be able to program PLC ladder logic and Allen Bradley experience preferred.
  • Must be flexible to work any shift, weekends and holidays.



Send Resume To:
Human Resources
501 South Alta Ave
P.O. Box 37
Dinuba, CA 93618
Fax to (559) 591-1593
E-mail resume as a word attachment to: [email protected]

Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

El Monterey®, Tornados®, and Ruiz 4 Kids® are trademarks owned by Ruiz Food Products, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. Artisan Bistro®, Three Bold Brothers™, and Not Your Nonna's™ are trademarks owned by Ruiz Brands LLC, registered in the United States and other countries, and licensed for use by Ruiz Food Products, Inc.