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Maintenance Tech II (Thornton) 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Category Maintenance  
Location Thornton, IL Plant  
Req Number MAI-12-00035  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Third  
About the Organization Ventura Foods is a leading national manufacturer and marketer of branded and custom made shortenings, oils, dressings, sauces, margarines, culinary bases and pan coatings for the foodservice and retail industries. From East to West, Ventura keeps pace with the dynamic food marketplace by delivering high quality products at competitive prices. In fact, our company's growth is fueled by long-lasting profitable partnerships that benefit all parties. We do this by meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world by applying the strengths of our commercial resources, the talents of our employees and the opportunities created by new technologies. Throughout our rich history, one thing hasn't changed: the dedication to our customers and the consumers we are proud to serve.

 
Description Multi-craft position that installs, repairs and maintains electrical and mechanical equipment such as engines, compressors, motors, boilers, product/utility pumps, pneumatic tools, conveyer systems, production machines, building and utility equipment by performing the following duties

Provides emergency / unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service. Calls for back up when necessary and coordinates repairs with other mechanics.

Uses mechanical skills including but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production machines.

Installs, repairs, overhauls, modifies and maintains electrical and mechanical systems, equipment and machinery.

Performs required routine preventive maintenance and repair activities when not working on breakdowns. Responsible for product line changeovers when necessary

Diagnoses and repairs faulty electrical, electronic, and mechanical components throughout the Plant
Assists in the preparation of various building components and systems for trades units and/or contractors; disassembles and installs equipment and fixtures

Performs all work in accordance with established GMP and safety procedures. Responsible for performing repairs for the Sanitation department and if necessary assist with the completion of duties and for daily cleanup of work areas in the plant.
The hours are subject to plant operation and are subject to change. Be available for emergency call outs during the week and over the weekend. Weekend work will be required

Other duties as assigned.

 
Position Requirements o Degree from college or technical school; and 5 years of relevant work experience in each of the following crafts:
o PLC installation, repairs, programming and troubleshooting
o Installation, repairs and troubleshooting of HMI, touch screens and other controls and interfaces
o Electrical motors, VFDs and other controls installation, repairs and troubleshooting
o Building electrical systems and controls installation, repairs and troubleshooting
o High and low voltage lighting systems installation, repairs and troubleshooting
o Refrigeration and HVAC installation, operation, repairs and troubleshooting
o High and low pressure boiler installation, operation, repairs and troubleshooting
o Compressed air systems installation, operation, repairs and troubleshooting
o Cooling Towers and chilled water systems installation, operation, repairs and troubleshooting
o Water and waste water treatment systems installation, operation, repairs and troubleshooting
o Product and utility pumps systems installation, operation, repairs and troubleshooting
o CIP systems installation, operation, repairs and troubleshooting
o Sanitary and other piping/valves systems installation, operation, repairs and troubleshooting
o TIG, arc and gas welding and fabrication
o Lathe, mill and other machine shop equipment operation
o Electric forklift operation, repairs and troubleshooting
o Articulating man lift operation, repairs and troubleshooting
 

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