Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Waukegan, IL 60087

Posted: 01/14/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 232313 Pay Rate: 23 - 29
Our client is need of an experienced Maintenance Mechanic to work the day shift (7: 00 am - 4: 30 pm). During busy seasons, this person will be required to work extended hours (OT) and Saturdays.

**Essential duties and responsibilities:**

* Perform installation, inspection, and repair of plant equipment such as Metal detectors, Baggers, Sealers and Scales
* Assist employees with diagnosing malfunctions in machinery, equipment or work processes
* Interpret instructions, specifications, blueprints for equipment installation, operation and repairs
* Recommend measures to improve operations and condition of equipment
* Ensure work is completed efficiently and timely
* Make sure correct material, equipment, and supplies are used
* Ensure all safety, housekeeping and environmental rules and guidelines are followed
* Ensure all pertinent data related to maintenance activities are correct and documented accordingly to company and regulatory regulations
* Provide training to employees on quality standards and safe performance of equipment and tools
* Adhere to all current SOP s, procedures, and quality requirements
* Perform electrical work, welding and other job-related duties and responsibilities as assigned


* Previous Industrial Maintenance Experience specifically with Metal detectors, Baggers, Sealers and Scales preferred
* Strong knowledge of plant maintenance operations (including production equipment), material handling equipment, electrical PLCs, AC/DC motors and controls, mechanical power transmissions, gear drives and speed ratios
* Ability to read, analyze and interpret written instructions
* Thorough working knowledge of all tools, procedures and methods utilized in an industrial maintenance environment
* Thorough working knowledge of all electrical, mechanical systems and electronic applications in an industrial environment
* Experience with metalworking and fabrication equipment
* Able to troubleshoot on mechanical and electrical systems
* Food Production, Manufacturing and/or Warehouse experience required
* Must be flexible with hours, possibility for OT
* Frequently required to lift and/or push up to 55lbs
* Possession of a current and valid driver s license


* Ability to prioritize and learn quickly
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to multi-task
* Strong attention to detail
* Strong organizational skills.
* Analytical and Mechanically inclined
* Ability to use percentages, add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
* Computer literacy
* Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

**Educational/Training Experience:**

* High School Degree Required
* Associates Degree Preferred
* PLC programming certification Preferred
* Electrical/Mechanical certification Preferred
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