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Maintenance Technician I – 2nd Shift & 3rd Shift

Who We Are:

With over 11,000 employees at over 40 facilities across US & Europe, Hearthside Food Solutions is one of the fastest growing food companies and the industry’s largest contract manufacturer. Our secret to success? Our people. We know an investment in our people is an investment in our company. We strive to understand our team members and support them however we can. By empowering employees through skill development and career advancement opportunities, we emphasize a culture of continuous improvement – both for the business and our people. We want team members that will support us in owning safety together – speaking up when they see a problem. When we focus on our people and safety, it ensures we all are driving better performance as well as on time delivery to our customers!

What We Want to Give You:

We offer a competitive wage and wide array of benefits including: • health/dental/vision insurance • flex spending accounts • short & long-term disability • paid holidays and vacation • bonus opportunities (referral, production, etc.).

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Tech performs highly diversified duties including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting, and repair of machines, equipment and plant facilities. This includes scheduled, unscheduled or emergency repairs. Perform regular preventive maintenance which also includes maintaining supporting documentation for the PM’s.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

•Conduct maintenance according to skill level and pursuant to safety policies and procedures.
•Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
•Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make-adjustments.
•Detect faulty operations, defective material, and report those unusual situations to the facility maintenance manager.
•Utilizing Microsoft Office, order and schedule parts as well as jobs.
•Perform work in a safe manner and use Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) at all times.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Has completed or is working on a 2-year trades degree and/or 4 years of plant maintenance experience.
•High school diploma or equivalent.
•Must be 18 years of age.
•Able to read, write and speak English. Bilingual capabilities are a plus.
•Able to communicate and take direction from Sanitation Manager and communicate effectively with line workers, Leads, Supervisors and Plant Manager.
•Attention to detail.
•Legible record-keeping and data entry skills.
•Must be highly motivated, flexible and have creative problem-solving abilities.
•Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
•Welding and fabrication, full understanding of 3 Phase electrical, three phase motor controls. Troubleshoot AC & DC drives.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

●Manufacturing environment – exposure to a variety of machines, noise levels, and varying temperatures.
●Depending on which location, our environments can be very warm or refrigerated.
●Team environment – must be able to work well with others and communicate in a respectful and professional manner.
●Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
●May be required to work weekend and night hours to fill in as needed.

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Location
Des Plaines, IL
Posted On
18 August, 2023