Maintenance Technician | 3rd Shift

Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Technician Job Number: Js854494419 Compensation: $26.50 / hour

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Chicago Heights, IL

Hire Type: Contract to hire

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: 
We're looking for a skilled Maintenance Technician to play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our equipment. Your primary responsibility will be to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair production and facility equipment while adhering to safety and quality standards. Collaboration with team members and proactive problem-solving will be key aspects of this role.

Job Duties:
  • Conduct routine maintenance tasks to keep equipment running efficiently and safely.
  • Troubleshoot issues with machinery and perform necessary repairs to minimize downtime.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of maintenance activities and adhere to company protocols.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and food quality standards at all times.
  • Collaborate with supervisors and other team members to address any equipment or safety concerns promptly.
  • Assist with equipment setup, operation, and shutdown procedures as needed.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Solid mechanical, electrical, and troubleshooting skills are essential.
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately and work independently or as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including overtime and weekends if required.
  • Previous experience in maintenance or a related field is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with CMMS software and lean manufacturing principles would be advantageous.

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


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