Alsip, IL US
The Maintenance Mechanic I is responsible for keeping the facility operating and repair any problems when they are discovered before they have a chance to worsen. The Maintenance Mechanic will be required to perform a wide range of Preventative Maintenance tasks around the facility, including the repair of abnormal machine breakdowns.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs preventative maintenance on plant equipment as required by the PM schedule, including
lubrication and cleaning.
Responds to machinery breakdowns in a manner to minimize downtime and performs minor repairs on
plant equipment. Repairs or replaces defective parts using hand and power tools, as required.
Root-cause problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems;using precision
measuring and testing instruments
Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques;
Assists the other mechanics, as required, with major repairs. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing
related results as needed
Works with outside contractors, as required, to accomplish maintenance and project needs, especially
regarding building equipment and plant utilities.
Establishes and updates needs and methods for preventive maintenance on all equipment.
Maintains adequate inventories of required spare parts, requesting replacement parts as needed.
Operates snow removal and salt-spreading equipment and participates in other activities for safety of
building access and grounds.
Maintains compliance with all GMP, 5S SOP s and Safety polices
Completes and documents all Work Orders in a timely manner
Uses Maintenance Software (BEAM) to enter new work orders and to record completed work orders
Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and
Perform changeover operations of some production equipment
Works in a safe, courteous, and effective manner.
Maintains technical knowledge (continued education, technical publications, personal network)
Uphold the principles and practices of the GQM business management system, including QC Thinking,
Kaizen Innovation, and the corporate philosophy.
Participate in regulatory compliance activities related to the job function, including quality audits, adverse
event reporting for company products, and adherence to Good Documentation Practices for reporting and
Perform other duties as may be assigned.
An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities
listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions of this position.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience and/or Training:
Minimum of 1-2 years experience in maintenance mechanic position
Strong mechanical and manufacturing experience
Ability to move around the plant and to stand for up to 8 hours per day
Ability to bend, kneel, crouch, climb stairs and ladders to reach and repair machinery and building systems Sufficient dexterity and experience to use hand tools and power tools.
Maintenance Mechanics are required to provide their own basic tools to perform routine maintenance and repairs of equipment.
Ability to work outdoors as required.
Communication skills to diagnose problems and maintain working relationships with machine operators
Organized and detail oriented
Driver s license
Basic computer skills