The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the safe, efficient, and effective mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repair of all plant equipment, including ovens, packaging equipment, facility equipment, and support systems. Responsible for planned and preventive maintenance on same equipment. This position is on 2nd shift (2pm – 10:15pm) with a requirement to complete training on 1st shift (6am – 2:15pm) before starting 2nd shift schedule.
Possess and demonstrate:
Troubleshoots and repair packaging, baking and processing equipment
Repair pneumatic, mechanical drive and electrical components
Can safely operate shop equipment including: Hydraulic presses, Bridgeport, lathes, band saw, and hand operated power tools
Mig,Tig and stick welding skills preferred
Operate Fork lifts and Arial lifts
Understanding of plant utilities equipment including: Chillers, HVAC, Air Compressors
Food Processing experience preferred
Basic Electrical troubleshooting to including: fuses, motors, circuit breakers, plant lighting
Education- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred or one to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
5 years of Maintenance experience minimum or a combination of 3 years’ experience and education.
Must be flexible with work scheduling as well as overtime and holidays
Ability to walk or stand for prolonged periods; ability to bend, stoop, reach and lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to understand detailed written and/or oral instructions including basic mathematical skills
Experience with CMMS or ERP systems preferred, SAP experience preferred
Basic Computing skills
A privately held company, Ferrara has its global headquarters in Chicago. We have a close relationship with the Ferrero Group as a related company which provides industry partnership and collaboration opportunities. Our operational network of more than 13 locations in North America includes manufacturing, distribution sales and R&D facilities. Learn more at www.ferrarausa.com or www.linkedin.com/company/ferrara-.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
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