Third Shift Maintenance Mechanic-Industrial Food

Location: Melrose Park, IL
Date Posted: 02-04-2018

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Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
Empowering our people
Promoting diverse thinking
Investing in innovation
Acting on sustainability
Embracing our differences


HS diploma/GED (Apprenticeship or applicable certifications preferred)
5-10 years’ experience in the food industrial and/or bakery work environment preferred
Must provide his own tools to make repairs and/or make adjustments
Ability to apply various principles and practices in a variety of skilled-trade areas (e.g., plumbing, plc., robotics, boilers, HVAC system, mechanical, electrical, carpentry, welding, etc.)
Ability to lift in excess of 50 lbs. and work in a dusty / hot environment
Able to stand or kneel for extended periods for repairs as required
Able to climb ladders to silos or towers up to 50-60 ft. on a daily basis as required
Basic PC skills (MS Office)
Good communication skills
Knowledge of GMPs, lock out/ tag out, and arc flash preferred
Work overtime and weekends when required

We have a Maintenance Mechanic position in Melrose Park, Illinois. Our Melrose Park facility plant is part of the Meat division business, and has 170 employees. This site is growing operations and investing capital on improvement projects. We are looking for someone comfortable working on third shift from 10:00pm to 6:20am, but flexible to work over time when needed. 


Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production machines
Self-starter, needs little supervisor/or none to accomplish work
Able to read and interpret blue prints, mechanical and electrical schematics, and ladder logic
Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities
Ability to wire, configure and troubleshoot electrical instruments and robotics and variable frequency drives such as temperature sensors, pressure sensors, level sensors, position sensors etc
Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
Read, review and apply prints, schematics and operating manuals to repair and maintain equipment
Complete work orders and paperwork regarding daily maintenance and repair duties
Perform general building maintenance requiring knowledge of plumbing, pipefitting, carpentry, electrical, electronics, welding and other skilled trades
Generate and complete work orders as assigned from our CMMS system
Perform a variety of preventative maintenance on machine parts, pumps, motors, hydraulic systems, PLCs and related plant and facility equipment
Rebuild and fabricate parts 
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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