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Why You Should Work Here

Serving our customers for over 100 years, Japs-Olson is an industry leader in direct mail services and commercial printing. We need motivated individuals ready to work. We have an Earn and Learn training program which is designed for you to earn money while learning a skill and a career. If you want a career and the training to help you get there, Japs-Olson company is the place for you.

We are currently seeking entry level to advanced level Maintenance Technicians to join our team on 3rd shift 6pm-6am. Positions are operating on a 12 hour shift. They work a 3-4 schedule which means you could work 3 days on and have 4 days off. This schedule allows an extra 78 days off per year vs a typical 5 day workweek.

This is a great opportunity for someone that has promising electrical and/or mechanical skills to gain experience in maintaining and repairing production equipment.

Job Description

Maintenance Technicians work in a printing production environment and maintain and repair a variety of machines and equipment.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on mechanical equipment and components to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly.
  • Replace worn components at proper intervals before mechanical breakdowns occur to ensure maximum equipment uptime.
  • Troubleshoot and repair building and production equipment as assigned.
  • Find ways to improve equipment for increased reliability.
  • Help establish and support PM programs for production equipment.
  • Maintain spare parts inventory.
  • Order spare/replacement parts and materials as needed.
  • Work well with other technicians to cross train and assist in repairs.
  • Follow management system procedures, 5S and Standard Work.
  • Follow document control procedures.
  • Willing to work weeeknds.

Minimum Years of Experience

Required experience is minimal but must be able to display a mechanical aptitude and desire to learn and grow as a maintenance technician. Technical degree (or working towards degree) in electrical, electronics, or mechanical preferred. Knowledge of production and/or printing-related equipment a plus. Good problem solving techniques and abilities. Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, or pneumatic systems. Knowledge of operation and/or repair of commercial printing equipment.

Salary or Hourly Rate



  • Earn and learn training program
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance

Application Information

All we need is your resume to start! Must pass a physical, drug screen, and background check prior to starting.

About Company
Japs-Olson, an industry leader in direct mail services and commercial printing, has been serving customers for over 100 years and recently completed a building expansion with the latest technology.

7500 Excelsior Boulevard, St. Louis Park, Minnesota

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