Maintenance Technician

Manteno, IL 60950

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Rd926888516 Compensation: $30-35 / hour

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Manteno, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • This position will troubleshoot and perform immediate corrective maintenance on production lines, facilitate changeovers, maintain machinery, execute planned work activities, and follow maintenance procedures. This includes production equipment, facilities equipment, and material handling equipment. Join us if you're a proactive problem solver with a strong technical aptitude, and play a vital role in ensuring seamless operations and the production of top-quality food products.

Job Duties:
  • Perform assigned maintenance activities, including cleaning, troubleshooting, and repairing equipment.
  • Assist in large rebuilds, overhauls, and new equipment installations.
  • Rebuild and fabricate parts as required.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Generate parts requests to ensure adequate inventory.
  • Execute assigned work orders promptly and accurately.
  • Perform equipment change-overs and production line setups.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and compliance with operating procedures.
  • Collaborate with the Sanitation team for equipment breakdown and reassembly.
  • Communicate effectively with the Production team during repairs or downtime.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a maintenance technician in a food manufacturing facility
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with electrical systems, including wiring, circuitry, and troubleshooting
  • Proficiency in programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and demonstrated ability to troubleshoot PLC systems
  • Familiarity with industrial automation systems and their components, such as motor controls, sensors, and actuators
  • Proven ability to perform preventive maintenance tasks on production equipment, including inspection, cleaning, and calibration
  • Experience in diagnosing and resolving mechanical issues in food processing and packaging machinery
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting technical manuals, blueprints, and schematics to identify and resolve equipment malfunctions
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations and ability to ensure compliance during maintenance activities

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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