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Maintenance Mechanic - Packaging Department
Title:Maintenance Mechanic - Packaging Department
Location:South Holland, IL
Full Time / Part Time:Full Time
Company:Carl Buddig & Company
Position NameMaintenance Mechanic Packaging Department
Position LocationSouth Holland, Illinois
Position Description
The Maintenance Mechanic in the Packaging Department will have responsibility for repairing, reporting, making recommendations regarding all of machinery within the packaging area.  They will also take responsibility for their work area in order to help produce a safe and quality food product.                       
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics and diagrams.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and replace electrical systems to the component level.
  • Understand PLC ladder logic.
  • Perform building and/or masonry repair.
  • Understand industrial electrical systems.
  • Install, service, and repair electric motors, heaters, coolers, refrigerators, and other related equipment using various hand and power tools.
  • Move and replace machinery and auxiliary apparatus using hand and electric trucks, forklifts, and dollies.
  • Replace fuses, light bulbs, circuit breakers, electric switches, and other electrical equipment.
  • Fabricate, assemble, and test machinery parts as needed.
  • Perform related work as assigned.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports related to the work regarding equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Prepare written reports on projects and equipment conditions.
  • Ensure the proper use, care, and storage of tools and equipment.
  • Maintain work area in a clean and sanitary manner.
Primary Requirements:
  • Must be flexible and able to work as needed, this includes overtime when necessary
  • Must be able to work in a high speed packaging environment.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to work 48 or more hours per week.
  • Must have the ability to work on ladders reaching overhead.
  • Must have knowledge of the accepted practices, processes, materials, and tools of the maintenance trades.
  • Must have knowledge of electric motors, generators, pumps, pressure systems, water systems, and other equipment and systems.
  • Must have knowledge of the servicing and maintenance of simple power, heating, and cooling units.
  • Must have the knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the building and maintenance trades.
  • Must have the ability to do routine mechanical and electrical maintenance and care for tools and equipment.
  • Must have the ability to work from sketches, drawings, and blueprints.
  • Must have the ability to maintain records regarding material, equipment, and repairs.
  • Ability to legally work in the United States is required.
Essential Functions:
  • Must be able to stand for 8-12 hours per day.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop and squat as needed for housekeeping responsibilities and other miscellaneous duties.
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in temperatures of 40 degrees or less.
Preferred Experience:
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Four years of experience in the mechanical or electrical trades preferred.
  • Completion of a recognized program in vocational training for the mechanical or electric trades may be substituted for two years of experience.
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