Careers at Cometeer

Maintenance Technician II

Gloucester, MA

Welcome to the future of coffee. Cometeer features the best beans from world-class roasters, brewed better through science, and frozen in a peak-state of coffee deliciousness.  Delivered in a tiny recyclable capsule, all you have to do is melt it with hot water (or ice water, or oat milk if you’re fancy). Think pour over quality, pajama convenience. 

We’re a technology-driven company, looking to revolutionize the $400+ billion global coffee market. Our new-format coffee capsule – perfected over years of investment and research – delivers the quality of specialty coffee in a uniquely convenient format.  Our capsules are shipped straight to your door frozen; all you need to do is peel back the lid, add water or milk, and enjoy (no machine required).   

Our coffee has received rave reviews from celebrities (including David Chang, Aaron Paul, and James Hoffman), coffee aficionados, and entrepreneurial leaders alike. We’ve built a 70,000 square foot state-of-the-art production facility in Gloucester, MA that leverages custom-built machines, a proprietary brew science, and novel flash-freeze technology that preserves coffee freshness like never before. We are now beginning to scale our business across multiple channels, from direct-to-consumer to office, retail, wholesale, online delivery, and more.   

Our world-class team includes alums from Tesla, Palantir, Oscar Insurance, Blue Bottle, Wayfair, and Apple. We’ve also raised over $150 million in venture capital from leading investors, including D1 Capital, Greycroft, Elephant Ventures, Addition and Avenir.

To learn more about us, check out some of our coverage here and here.

Maintenance Technician II 

Cometeer is looking for a manufacturing professional with mechanical aptitude and strong attention to detail. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for maintaining the equipment on the production floor, in the warehouse and in the office areas. This individual will also be responsible for cleaning and providing minor repairs on warehouse machinery. The ideal candidate will perform regular preventive maintenance on equipment used in the manufacturing process to ensure the successful execution of production activities.



  • With some oversight and guidance, conduct on-shift Preventative Maintenance (PM) and Reactive Repairs on more than one of these types of equipment:
      • Mechanical systems  
      • Conveyor Systems
      • Hydraulics  
      • Pneumatics
      • Robotics
  • Install, assemble and test new machines and equipment; understand and comply with workplace safety and quality regulations
  • Work with the Operations team and Engineering to develop procedures for cleaning, repair, and operation of equipment
  • Assist in training production associates for equipment use and safety
  • Document work completed through electronic work order CMMS system (MaintainX)
  • Monitor, identify and respond promptly to signs of malfunction in machinery such as changes in performance, temperature fluctuations, sounds, smells or atypical energy usage
  • Perform troubleshooting for production machinery
  • Identify and replace worn or damaged parts, assist with sourcing spare parts
  • Use a variety of power and hand tools to perform job functions
  • Manage/organize spare parts inventory through MaintainX MMS system
  • Mix and use cleaning chemicals safely
  • Read manufacturer user manuals to properly use and maintain electromechanical systems
  • Fix potential safety hazards to avoid injuries, follow lock out tagout procedures



  • 3-5 or more years of experience working in a maintenance capacity on production manufacturing equipment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent industrial training or certification
  • Hands on experience working with and troubleshooting electro-mechanical systems
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed mechanical assembly drawings and accurately measure and inspect tolerances
  • Moderate electrical knowledge (has a thorough understanding of electrical requirements and hazards)
  • Proficient with pneumatics-solenoid valves, actuator and control operations and can read schematics 
  • Proficient with basic hydraulic system operations
  • Ability to analyze problems and error conditions, identify root causes, and implement viable long-term solutions 
  • Good communication skill cross functionally with various departments (Quality, Operations, Engineering, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently but also within a small team
  • Ability to work in refrigerated environment
  • Advanced understanding of general maintenance procedures and technique
  • Well- organized and have the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Physical stamina to handle a full shift of being active and working on the building
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs  
  • Ability to work off-shifts, as needed



  • 3+ years of experience working in a food manufacturing facility
  • Mill, lathe, or other machining/fabrication experience
  • Journeyman or Master Electrician Certification
  • Solidworks, AutoCAD, or other CAD experience
  • Allen Bradley or other controls automation experience
  • Forklift experience
  • Experience working with a quality management system in a regulated industry
  • Certificate in HVAC, building maintenance technology or relevant field
  • Welding experience – stainless steel tig welding
  • Experience working with a Maintenance Management System (MMS) platform (MaintainX preferred)
  • Chemical dosing and titration experience
  • Love for Coffee!

Cometeer is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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