Maintenance Mechanic

Hodgkins, IL

Posted: 12/20/2018 Industry: Food Production Pay Rate: 25.00


1st, 2nd, 3rd shift Maintenance Mechanic


Position Summary:

Maintenance Mechanic for manufacturing facility to maintain, fixes, and improve equipment used in our packaging operations. 

Key responsibilities to include:


  • Plan, lead and execute preventative maintenance (PM) according to PM schedule to minimize equipment downtime.
  • Complete reactive maintenance on production lines to recover from equipment failures by repairing, electrical, mechanical and structural components
  • Create retrofits mechanical and fabrication, complete machine tear down/repair and assembly
  • Be able to troubleshoot PLCs, VFDs, and electric motors
  • Conduct creative problem solving to identify and perform equipment improvements
  • Coach operators and peers on basic maintenance and equipment settings
  • Participate in special project work on equipment upgrades or installations
  • Work with team members and operators to ensure the daily production schedule is met
  • Maintain partnerships with team members and vendors using effective communication
  • May perform general labor duties as assigned
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of diverse individuals within the plant and corporate environments.
  • Ability to effectively present information to management.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
  • Ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment.
  • Other duties as assigned by management


Food Safety Responsibilities:


  • Follow all relevant food safety rules including SQF, cGMPs, and Food Defense.
  • Report any observed food safety violations to your Supervisor immediately.


  • Pay $22.00-$25.00 per hour based on experience
  • Monday – Friday and rotating Saturdays and Sundays
  • Shifts –
  • 1st 6:00am- 2:30pm
  • 2nd 2:00pm- 10:30pm
  • 3rd 10:00pm- 6:30am


Company Perks*

  • Holiday program 1000 hours worked
  • Monthly attendance program
  • Requirements:
    • Must be willing to work overtime (shifts vary from 8-12 hours) and weekends
    • Must have your own vehicle to transport yourself to work
    • NOT accessible by public transportation


Alternative Staffing, Inc.

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