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Maintenance Mechanic

Location: 

Niles, IL, US, 60714

Req ID:  24411

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Maintanence Mechanic controls the efficient operation of all plant equipment by performing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and electronic repair and preventive maintenance

***Position scheduled 3 days/week, Friday - Sunday, 4:30 pm - 6:00 am. Work 39 hours and get paid for 40.***

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses all maintenance failures.
  • Uses assembly drawings, P&ID’s and manuals to tune equipment for operation, uses electrical (VFD’s, SCR’s, motor starters) and logic (PLC, SLC) principles to solve equipment problems.
  • Uses basic plumbing, metal working and general facilities and building maintenance knowledge as needed.
  • Works with operating devices such as gages, RTD’s, pressure transmitters, I/P’s and vortex flow meters.
  • Trains new Associates and team members on required skill sets for Maintenance.
  • Maintains work area in a safe and orderly fashion according to GMP and Safety guidelines.
  • Operates Rich’s SCADA system and completes appropriate paperwork.
  • Performs any other related miscellaneous duties assigned by Team Leader.
  • Will be required to work with and train operations Associates on basic equipment troubleshooting and assist operations as needed with production.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Must have 3-5 years experience in food processing, working with standard troubleshooting and repair of production equipment with highly sophisticated control systems
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have the ability to train other Associates in Maintenance operations
  • Must have the desire and ability to operate as a member of a Self-Directed work team
  • Must be proficient on Rich’s SCADA system
  • Must have general mechanical knowledge and electrical and logic principle knowledge
  • Has basic plumbing, metalworking and general facilities/building maintenance knowldege
  • Has an awareness of and the ability to follow Associate Safety guidelines
  • Has an awareness of and the ability to follow GMP and Food Safety guidelines
  • Understands proper machine operating and adjusting procedures
  • Must have the ability to work in and contribute to Production Improvement, Associate Involvement and Temporary Teams, as assigned
  • Experience working with SAP strongly preferred
  • Competence with computers, including MS Suite, required
  • Ability to work OT/other shifts required

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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