Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Location: Waukegan, IL
Reports To: Plant Engineer
Monday thru Friday
3PM - 11PM
11PM - 7:30AM
Welcome to Eagle Foods!
Eagle Foods is expanding its team in Waukegan and is looking for motivated men and women to join in the food production facility! With innovations and upgrades taking place around the clock, now is the perfect time to find your place within the organization! Eagle Foods is a group of passionate people with decades of food industry experience. With a focus on a family atmosphere and an entrepreneurial spirit, they are building better brands and bolder people. Be a part of the change with this full-time direct hire opportunity.
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the facility equipment to ensure a safe and efficient operation. They are responsible for the completion of scheduled work assignments, including production equipment, building systems, fabrication, calibrations, feeder designs, PLC troubleshooting/programming, and new equipment installations.
· Respond to production floor maintenance calls from machine operators as needed
· Perform maintenance tasks to ensure continuous production
· Conduct preventative maintenance on all equipment and machinery as needed
· Read blueprints, instruction manuals, and mechanical drawings
· Rework and rebuild mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems
· Perform electrical troubleshooting on all plant equipment and machinery
· Set-up and operate all types of production equipment and machine tools such as lathes, mills, and welders.
· Follow all aspects of the lock out/tag out program.
· Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED required
3-5 years of mechanical/electrical technician experience
Fluency in English & Spanish preferred
Experience in food manufacturing preferred
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite in addition to knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures
Fork-lift operation experience preferred.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to use a keyboard and telephone. Frequent sitting, talking, hearing, and occasional standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting 50lbs, ability to adjust vision for close vision work. Occasional exposure to airborne dust, high humidity and extreme heat are possible in the plant.
Eagle Foods is a leading producer and marketer of canned sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk products. We also have branched into deliciously awesome retail snack foods. Chances are, you have seen our products already; we market and distribute through many U.S. retail channels, which include grocery stores, club stores and mass-merchandisers, as well as foodservice and export, U.S. military, and private label business.
Eagle Foods is based in Richfield Ohio, and is built upon a long history dating back over 150 years. From that history we have recently formed into a new group with a very ambitious and optimistic eye towards the future, and big plans for growth. As a culture, we are focused on people, and what we will do for the world.
Role: Industrial Machine Maintenance Technician, Food Production
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