Maintenance Mechanic | 3rd Shift

Bartlett, IL 60103

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: JS7577371720 Compensation: $52000-76960 / year

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Bartlett, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • We are seeking a skilled and motivated Maintenance Mechanic to join our team. As a Maintenance Mechanic, you will be responsible for operating and maintaining various packing machines and production equipment, with a specific focus on food manufacturing plant experience. Your technical expertise in troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining complex mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical systems will be essential in ensuring smooth operations. If you have a strong background in high-speed equipment, possess excellent communication skills, and thrive in both independent and team-oriented environments, we welcome you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join our team and contribute to the success of our organization while utilizing your expertise to meet the demands of this dynamic role.

Job Duties:
  • Performing machine setup, inspection, and preventive maintenance tasks as well as addressing work order service requests.
  • Demonstrating proficiency in diagnosing, repairing, replacing, and overhauling various mechanical components across a wide range of equipment, such as production machinery (Blenders, Grinders, Pumps, Fillers, Sealers, Cappers & Conveyors), packaging equipment (Metal detectors, Printers, Case packers & Case tapers), electrically operated machinery, variable speed controllers, hydraulic equipment, air compressors, air handlers, HVAC, and related software programs.
  • Responding to emergency and unscheduled repairs of production equipment during active production, and conducting scheduled maintenance repairs on production and facility equipment during planned machine service.
  • Possessing comprehensive knowledge and skills in mechanical and troubleshooting aspects, including but not limited to mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical operations, process and control systems (both building electrical and machine electrical panels).
  • Reading and interpreting equipment operation and parts manuals, electrical schematics, blueprints, and effectively performing computer-based tasks related to work orders, preventive maintenance, and service orders.
  • Maintaining daily documentation of job-related activities through written or computerized data entry, including details on task performance, downtime, spare parts usage, preventive maintenance, and work orders.
  • Engaging in day-to-day troubleshooting, repair, and installation of low and high voltage industrial electromechanical and control systems for utility purposes.
  • Providing support during project and system startups, conducting operational checkouts on systems, and ensuring proper configuration, wiring, calibration, grounding, and power testing.
  • Adhering strictly to Rana work rules, GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices), and following all safety processes, procedures, and regulations, including compliance with OSHA Safety and Health rules.
  • Performing any additional duties assigned or required to support the maintenance and operation of the facility.

  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Completed technical training with exposure to high-speed equipment.
  • Demonstrated 3-5 years of relevant experience in operating and maintaining packing machines/production machines, with a specific focus on food manufacturing plant experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact tactfully and courteously with colleagues, interdepartmentally, and vendors.
  • Proficient in troubleshooting, problem-solving, and performing maintenance and repairs on complex mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical systems.
  • Must have the flexibility to work weekends and other shifts as required.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a motivated team member.
  • Capable of meeting the physical demands of the position, which may include heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.), carrying tools and supplies, kneeling, stooping, and standing for extended periods.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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