Maintenance Mechanic - Blue Island, IL

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic
  • Our client has been in business for 100 years and is doubling in size. Because of the expansion they are adding a 10-maintenance mechanics to the operation. The skillset will vary from entry level to senior mechanics / electricians
  • People who we have placed at this company describe them as family oriented and a place that cares about their employees’ successes
  • Our client offers overtime, growth potential, great benefits and a place to expand your skill set and grow your career

Position Responsibilities
  • Assist with capital projects for installation of new equipment
  • Repair, maintain, and troubleshoot machinery to ensure continuous production operations
  • Preform scheduled PM's
  • Troubleshoot / problem solving activities and maintenance repair to maximize efficiencies and limit downtime
  • Maintain and repair packaging equipment in operation, which includes packaging equipment, pumps, motors, conveyors, presses, PLC’s, VFD’s and similar equipment.
  • Maintain and repair electrical and mechanical issues
  • Be proactive and run projects to ensure operation runs smoothly.
  • Work with a highly skilled, well tenured team of 20+ mechanics and electricians

  • Prefer Associates or other technical discipline or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 2+ years of manufacturing maintenance or equivalent military maintenance experience required
  • Skilled with electrical and or mechanical troubleshooting
  • Able to check a motor, a fuse, and troubleshoot industrial equipment
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude and punctual
  • Understand the importance of PM’s

Preferred experience: (not required)
  • Demonstrated experience with Allen Bradley PLC controllers and variance frequency drives (VFD’s). Programming experience is a plus
  • Experience troubleshooting any of the following is preferred: motors, conveyors, packaging equipment, mixers, slicers, cutters, cartoners, weighers, pumps, VFD's, robotics, hydraulics, pneumatics, steam traps, cooling tunnels, ammonia, valves, gaskets, vacuum systems, flanges, and hoses, waste water treatment.
  • Able to fabricate basic parts
  • Welding
  • Able to read blueprints and schematics
  • Automation and process control
  • Installation of new equipment
Blue Island, IL
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