Maintenance Technician- Day Shift

Alsip, IL 60803

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: JS2730407811 Compensation: $62400-72800 / year

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician- day shift

Location: Alsip, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician to join our team and play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient operation of our Bakery mechanical and electrical systems, including production equipment and general building maintenance. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in mechanical and electrical maintenance, with the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot a range of technical issues. This role requires a detail-oriented individual who can work collaboratively with various teams to minimize disruptions to production schedules while adhering to quality and safety standards.

Job Duties:
  • Performing preventive, scheduled, and corrective repairs on equipment, promptly reporting findings to the supervisor and taking appropriate action.
  • Assisting production workers in diagnosing malfunctions in systems and equipment, conducting thorough tests after repairs, changeovers, or extended downtime.
  • Participating in major equipment overhauls, as well as troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, plumbing, and PLC Software problems.
  • Maintaining production equipment in accordance with a defined production schedule.
  • Operating various machinery and tools, such as saws, drills, power tools, scissor lifts, and forklifts.
  • Utilizing computer systems to interact, maintain records, and communicate via email, in compliance with Maintenance Management System requirements and job assignments.
  • Executing duties in alignment with quality assurance, GMPs, safety protocols, and company procedures, ensuring compliance with government codes and regulations.
  • Keeping the work area clean, organized, and safe, including equipment and tool maintenance, floor sweeping and mopping, and proper trash disposal.
  • Coordinating activities with Bakery personnel and other departments to minimize disruptions to both production and maintenance schedules.
  • Escorting contractors during scheduled visits to the bakery facility.
  • Undertaking any other assigned or required duties as needed.

  • A high school diploma, accompanied by a minimum of 3 years of mechanical and/or electrical experience in industrial and manufacturing machinery, OR 5 years of similar experience.
  • A preference for a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in Electrical, Refrigeration, Welding, Boiler/Air Compressor, and Machinist work.
  • Proficiency in two of the following skills: refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and food manufacturing process controls.
  • A deep understanding of equipment setup, functionality, operating procedures, and preventive maintenance techniques.
  • The ability to multitask, prioritize work activities, and plan effectively.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, and control systems design documentation, as well as vendor-supplied documents including Process &
  • Instrument Drawings (PID), electrical single line drawings, instrument loop drawings, electrical cable routing and termination, mechanical diagrams, and machine layout drawings.
  • Adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and handle frequent changes on the production line.

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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