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Maintenance Mechanic - Multiple Levels

Company: Dart Container
Location: Chicago
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Join Dart Container in Chicago, IL as a member of our maintenance team! (we offer a $2/hr shift premium for overnight shifts!)Rotating 12-hour schedule that guarantees 8 days off per month! Our employees manufacture some of the most recognizable products in the world (including the iconic Red Solo Cup!), making Dart a global leader in foodservice packaging. We need leaders with a true production mindset who thrive in a highly collaborative environment and share our strong commitment to safety, quality, service and cost. Our valued Maintenance Mechanics maintain, analyze, troubleshoot, install and repair production and/or facilities machines and equipment in accordance with established manufacturing procedures to achieve efficiency, quality and optimum production objectives. If you want an opportunity like no other to learn skills and contribute to the heartbeat of our company, Dart is the choice for you!! Family owned and operated for more than 60 years, we're proud to offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Account, 401K and wellness incentives
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Full tuition reimbursement Day to Day Role:
  • Diagnose, maintain, modify, repair, and/or rebuild a variety of plant and facility equipment
  • Repair equipment during mechanical breakdowns or assist other staff in repairs
  • Assist production personnel in change-over and set-ups
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment to gain access to problem areas or to install new or repaired parts
  • May troubleshoot basic electrical equipment problems such as changing fuses, buttons, and switches
  • Learn how to read and follow blueprint, schematics, and manuals
  • Learn specific knowledge for a variety of skilled trades, including but not limited to, production and facility machinery and equipment, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, pipefitting, carpentry, utilities, etc.
  • Learn and use SAP Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Work Order Process, production schedules and reports, HMI control panels, and machine controls and settings. Core Skills and Qualifications:Mechanic I must possess:
  • One (1) year experience performing routine maintenance and determining when maintenance is needed, or comparable experience with trade school or training
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot basic problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures
  • Ability to obtain and maintain powered industrial truck (PIT) license
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues Additionally, Mechanic II candidates must possess:
  • Three (3) years experience performing preventive maintenance, diagnostics, and repair, or comparable experience with trade school or training
  • Special knowledge in the use of hand-tools and power-tools
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot moderately complex problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature, and pressure gauges
  • Ability to learn and understand manufacturing processes and able to inspect and repair or replace components
  • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures
  • Proficient in reading and following basic blueprints, manuals, and mechanic and electrical schematics
  • Experience operating test equipment and/or software
  • Experience operating various hand and power tools
  • Working knowledge of automated controls
  • Ability to operate Powered Industrial Truck (PIT), hoists and cranes, and maintain PIT certification
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
  • May be required to work additional hours including weekends, holidays, and/or overtime Additionally, a Mechanic III candidate must possess:
  • Five (5) years' experience performing preventive maintenance, diagnostics, and repair, or comparable experience with trade school or training
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis, compare and investigate information, and recommend and implement resolution
  • Proven analytical problem solver
  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities
  • Special knowledge in use of assembly, thermoforming, extrusion or injection molding
  • Advanced understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature and pressure gauges
  • Understand manufacturing processes and able to inspect and repair or replace components
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to modify basic reports, documents and spreadsheets in MS Word, and MS Excel Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Vocational, Technical or Associate Degree in Machine Tool, Machine Maintenance, Industrial Electrician, Electro-Mechanics, Mechatronics Technology, Automation Controls, Robotics or related field
  • Paper Converting/Chemical Processing and/or Packaging Industrial experience

Keywords: Dart Container, Chicago , Maintenance Mechanic - Multiple Levels, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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