Maintenance Mechanic

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Elk Grove Village, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 19, 2019
Job ID
Maintenance Mechanic
  • High quality food manufacturer recently expanded and is adding a 3rd shift and a 1st Maintenance Mechanic to the team. 
  • These role swill work with a team of mechanics on the shifts to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all the packaging and processing equipment
  • They are a family run facility that has been in business for 85 years.
  • They recently added 2 new packaging lines due to an increase in business. 
  • People who we have placed at this company describe them as family oriented, offers great benefits and place that cares about their employees
  • Local candidates only and sponsorship is not available 
Position Responsibilities
  • Repair, maintain, and troubleshoot high-speed packaging and processing machinery to ensure continuous production operations
  • Assist with installing new machinery, capital equipment projects and other necessary projects
  • Preform PM’s as scheduled
  • Preform efficient troubleshooting and maintenance repair to maximize efficiencies and limit downtime 
  • Maintain and repair electrical and mechanical breakdowns in operation, which includes packaging equipment, pumps, motors, conveyors, ovens, presses, VFD’s, PLC’s, wrappers, palletizers, robotics, etc.
  • Be proactive and run projects to ensure operation runs smoothly.  
Job Qualifications:
  • Prefer Associates or other technical discipline or an equivalent combination of maintenance training and maintenance manufacturing / military experience
  • Must have experience working as a maintenance mechanic in a manufacturing setting
  • Well-rounded electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • Experience troubleshooting any of the following: PLC’s, VFD’s, sensors, flanges, valves, hoses, steam, motors, conveyors, pumps, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.  HVAC and or Boilers is a plus
  • Able to read blue prints and schematics is preferred
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude, punctual