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Maintenance Mechanic

6 Applications Submitted for this Position

Job Description

Inspecting, diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining food processing and packaging machines, mechanical/utility equipment, buildings and office facilities in a USDA production environment.

  • Perform all work as assigned while adhering to established standards associated with workmanship and safety.
  • Responsible for the safe and dependable operating condition of all equipment in the facility.
  • Set-up, troubleshoot and repair of high speed wrapping, check-weighing, cartoning, case packing, UPC bar coding, boxers, erectors and conveyor equipment.
  • Dismantling and re-assembly of equipment to perform repairs, cleaning and lubrication according to established maintenance schedules.
  • Testing, troubleshooting and repair of 110/230/460 volt electrical equipment including motors, starters, relays, timers, panels, breakers, conduit and wiring.
  • Able to read and interpret Electrical Control schematics for trouble shooting purposes.
  • Minor programming and troubleshooting of PLC’s.
  • Understands and adheres to established safety programs (ex/ lock out/tag out, ladder safety, etc).
  • Communicates effectively at all levels in the maintenance and operating departments.
  • Provides rapid response when equipment malfunctions or breaks down.
  • Ensures that all the equipment is ready prior to production.
  • Ensures the building is maintained in compliance to city and fire regulations.
  • Assists in coaching and training of maintenance and operating personnel.
  • Fabricates parts and modifies equipment as required.
Required Skills
  • Available to work any shift, as required
  • Work standing or walking for long periods of time.
  • Work bending and squatting.
  • Walk around the facility and be able lift a least 50 Lbs.
  • Proper and safe use of hand and power tools, and working on machinery.
Required Experience

We are looking for applicants with Mechanical & Electrical capabilities, and have the min. of five (5) years’ experience in a food (USDA or FDA) manufacturing environment.

Applicants will be working with the following equipment; Stretch Wrappers, Conveyors, Heat Shrink Film Wrapping Equipment, Freezer Tunnels, and food ingredient depositing, or applying equipment.

Having experience in working with Automated Equipment, and PLC trouble shooting a plus.

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Post Date 5/30/2015
Location Romeoville, IL
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Skilled Labor - Trades
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 20120872
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