Randstad Maintenance Mechanic in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic

job details:

  • location:Glendale Heights, IL

  • salary:$23 - $30 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 12, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_731027

  • questions:andrew.crawford@randstadusa.com847-253-6433

job description

Maintenance Mechanic

Are you a maintenance mechanic with experience in food manufacturing? You will be a leading candidate for this role!

Maintenance and repair various types of manufacturing equipment utilized to produce Gyros, Italian Beef, and Hamburgers products such as: Grinders, Mixers, Stuffers, Slicers, Extruders, Ovens, Wrapping machines, etc.


Daily Responsibilities:

Pre-op inspection of all Production equipment completed by 6am.

Perform daily inspections, emergency repairs, and routine adjustments; follow periodic preventive maintenance schedule.

Basic electrical repairs and troubleshoot for the following: AC & DC motor controls, solid state motor controls, advance circuits and grounding, interpret diagrams and test equipment.

Develop a Preventative Maintenance schedule to maintain production equipment in proper working order.

Maintain organized documentation, inspection records, etc.

Maintain inventory of parts that are required for proper maintenance and/ or repairs.

Perform overall mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic repairs on food processing and packaging equipment.

Recommend equipment needs to improve production improvement and efficiency.

Recommend equipment layouts and modification within Production areas.

Must demonstrate an understanding of the company?s objectives including productivity, yields, food safety, quality, customer service and cost goals; daily work activities should support achieving those goals

Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Working hours: 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications/Skills:

Minimum 2-5 years' experience with industrial, high speed processing, packaging, weighing, filling and inspection equipment OR minimum two years of technical training

Minimum of a High School diploma/GED, some Technical School coursework, or Mechanical Certification (must have at least one of these three items to be considered)

Familiarity with preventive or reliability based maintenance

Ability to read, write, and speak English

Must work effectively in a team setting

Must demonstrate a basic ability to cross-train production personnel

Ability to use Computerized Maintenance Management System to track work orders, PM's, and inventory

Ability to read and understand schematics, drawings, and manuals to establish facts and draw conclusions

Ability to demonstrate math skills as part of the daily activities such as fractions, decimals, percentages and the metric system; efficient with ratios, metric system, and formulas

Effective communication skills


High School




Physical Requirements: the employee is required to stand for extended periods of time (duration of the shift, 8 hours or more); walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; bend continuously; or crawl. The incumbent must be able to climb stairs and ladders or step up onto a platform several times throughout the shift; and is occasionally required to sit. The employee must be able to push/pull/lift and/or move 50 pounds. The incumbent must operate light motorized equipment, hand and power tools skillfully and safely.

If you are interested in this position please and contact us at 847-253-6433 or andrew.crawford@randstadusa.com. Thanks and have a great week!

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