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Maintenance Technician -3rd Shift

Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for the maintenance of all MFGIL production lines


Essential Functions:

  • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
  • Order parts, supplies, and equipment from catalogs and suppliers, or obtain them from storerooms.
  • Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment.
  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
  • Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery.
  • Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
  • Performs minor and major repair of equipment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance procedures on mechanical equipment on a scheduled basis; inspects belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, greases bearings, seals, etc., repairs or replaces broken parts


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   

  • Knowledge of the position
    • Advanced knowledge of GMP/HACCP
    • Experience in food processing and packaging equipment and processes
  • Skills of the position
    • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Abilities for the position
  • Ability to work independently


  Decision Making/ Problem Solving:

  • Process improvement implementation, work with operations, engineering to improve equipment reliability.
  • Report/correct unsafe conditions in the building or with the equipment.
  • Own the equipment in their areas, be a mentor to others, find a way to make a difference.                                



  • Degree or equivalent experience: High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Technical/vocational training preferred

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago