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Maintenance Technician

Company: Path Engineering
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Path Engineering LLC (a staffing agency with years of experience helping companies with high-volume hiring needs) is posting this job on behalf of Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC. Who We Are:With over 11,000 employees at 43 production facilities in the US, Canada and 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. By empowering employees through skill development and career advancement opportunities, we emphasize a culture of continuous improvement - both for the business and our people.What We Offer: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 --- bonuses opportunities (referral, production, etc.).Job Summary:Responsible for repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment used in the production and packaging of products. Will need to regularly inspect equipment, structures or material; work on all requests for the various types of maintenance work assigned to them. An understanding and adherence to company health and safety procedures as they relate to essential job functions is essentialJob Duties:

  • Effectively and safely operates standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools and basic electrical testing equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance from daily up to Semi-Annual.
  • Read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics.
  • Complete minor troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical related issues without direct supervision.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Follow prescribed safety rules and regulation as well as other departmental policies and procedures. Help to develop proper safety techniques.
  • Detect, document, report and repair improper machine operation and faulty equipment.
  • Follow and perform emergency procedures regarding power failures.
  • Diversify maintenance skills that will allow assignments to be given in any work areas as required and, on any shift, required
  • Understand and certify in our LOTO program.
  • Effectively inform through written communication daily pass-downs issues and actions.Required Competencies & Knowledge:
    • Standard practices in maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical components.
    • Extensive knowledge of hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical systems.
    • Knowledge of PLC's and conveyor systemsSkill in:
      • Problem solving using defined methodologies.
      • Organization and time management.
      • Hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.
      • HVAC and refrigerant system.
      • Understanding of 3 Phase electrical, tree phase motor controls
      • AC and DC control wiring.Ability to:
        • Basic PLC operation and understanding of programs.
        • Pneumatic, hydraulic system repairs.
        • Communicate effectively both verbally and written.
        • Ensure collaborative relationships with HFS staff.
        • Issue and receive instructions using known guidelines.
        • Lead 'best in class' behaviors with focus on safety, quality, and policies.
        • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, PM system trackingWork Environment:
          • Maintain harmonious working relations with employees from all departments.
          • Maintain harmonious working relations with management from all levels.
          • Communicate effectively with all employees and management.Physical Requirements:
            • Work is primarily done on a manufacturing production floor.
            • Frequent production environment exposure which includes noise, dust, moving machinery, fork lifts, and fluctuations in temperatures.
            • Sitting at a work station for short periods of time.
            • Frequent line calls throughout the building requiring immediate response.
            • Must be able to lift 50 pounds on an infrequent basis.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.You should be proficient in:
                • PLC Troubleshooting Skills
                • Electrical Troubleshooting Skills
                • Hydraulics Experience
                • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
                • Blueprint Reading
                • Electrical Schematics
                • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
                • Pneumatics ExperienceMachines & technologies you'll use:
                  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
                  • Conveyor SystemsSalary info:$24 - $30 / hr

Keywords: Path Engineering, Carol Stream , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Carol Stream, Illinois

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