Industrial Maintenance Mechanic  

Location: Peru, IL
Date Posted: 10-22-2016
As a Maintenance Mechanic in the Maintenance Department reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for providing support for the daily execution of the maintenance department's operating plan. Working with the Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Technicians, Operations, and Safety, Mechanics support department productivity and quality of workmanship for the purpose of increasing overall availability and reliability of equipment. The Maintenance Mechanic will support all maintenance and facilities activities. These duties will include electrical, mechanical, lubrications, safety, engineering, and reliability functions to assist the maintenance department with increased reliability and availability of equipment.

• Supporting plans to reduce breakdowns, improve planned maintenance, optimize scheduled maintenance, and effectively execute down-day events;
• Maintaining the facility in a safe manner and to a standard level of equipment availability;
• Participating in the wash up day planning, half-time, and follow-up meetings;
• Incorporating plant delay items into weekly wash ups;
• Maintaining close contact with Maintenance Supervisor to ensure maintenance activities occur with minimal disruption to production operations;
• Recommending improvement in maintenance and operational procedures; and
• Capturing and recording necessary equipment and material history;
• Working with storeroom personnel to order replacement parts.

Minimum 2 years of industrial maintenance experience in a continuous operating (24/7) manufacturing environment.
Proficient with hydraulic & pneumatic systems; pumps; changing various types of bearings
Welding & cutting; basic machining of metal.
Basic computer skills for use with our PM’s & CMMS systems.
Ability to effectively troubleshoot maintenance problems
Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail and continual diligence about follow-up.
Strong desire to learn.
Well organized, with the ability to multi-task.
Knowledgeable of root cause and fault tree analysis techniques.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Sound judgment, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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