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Technician Maintenance

Date: Mar 5, 2023

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Job Summary

Company Description

Glanbia is a global nutrition company, grounded in science and nature and dedicated to providing better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. The company takes pure and clean ingredients including milk, whey and grains and using expert knowledge and capabilities produces high quality nutritional ingredients and branded consumer products for customers and consumers worldwide.


Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia located in Downers Grove, Illinois. GPN’s brand portfolio consists of – Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Think!, Nutramino ABB, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass and SlimFast, each with its own brand essence. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition and lifestyle products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, ready-to-eat snacks and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet, gyms and FDM in a variety of formats including powders, bars and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries.


Glanbia Performance Nutrition has enjoyed consistent double-digit growth which has been achieved both organically and through acquisition. Today, GPN has approximately $1.2B in revenue and 2,500 employees worldwide. With state-of-the-art production facilities occupying over 500,000 square feet of operating space, GPN is the only sports nutrition company to manufacture and market items in every product category.


As the parent of Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Plc is a global performance nutrition and ingredients group with leading market positions in cheese, whey proteins, sports nutrition and micronutrient premixes headquartered in Kilkenny, Ireland. Glanbia Plc has over 6,900 employees in 34 countries worldwide. Its products are sold or distributed in over 130 countries. The company is organized into a number of divisions; Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), Glanbia Nutritionals, Glanbia Ireland and also a number of joint ventures. Revenues for Glanbia plc are approximately $4.1B. For more information visit the company website at:



Job Summary

Responsible for the maintenance of all MFGIL production lines under the general direction of the Maintenance Manager.


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Essential Functions

Duties and Responsibilities


% of Time Spent

• 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


• Perform other duties as assigned.




Decision Making/Problem Solving
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·      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.      




Education Requirements


Education Level



High School or GED

High school diploma or equivalent required


Vocational / Technical




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Years Of Experience

Minimum Years of Experience

Maximum Years of Experience




Other Experience

·      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



Physical Demands
The work is classified as Light - Medium Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept. of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Constant (67-100%)

Postural Demands













Lifting Demands




Lift up to waist


Up to 50 pounds

Lift on up to shoulder



Lift on up to overhead



Carry on up to 25 feet


Up to 40 pounds

Carry up stairs





Lifting Demands (Manufacturing)



At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago