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Maintenance Mechanic- Processing Department *Sign on bonus*

Company: Carl Buddig and Company
Location: South Holland
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Carl Buddig & Company is actively hiringMaintenance Mechanicswho want to join our talented/dedicated maintenance team at our facility located in South Holland, IL.#Buddig #HiringNow #JoinOurTeamOUR COMPANY:Carl Buddig & Company is the parent company of great-tasting Buddig lunchmeat, Old Wisconsin hardwood-smoked sausage brand snack products, and pre-cooked ribs and barbecue entrees under the Kingsford brand. Family-owned and operated since 1943, we have fed family traditions for over 75 years with the best taste, variety, and convenience.For Carl Buddig & Company, family is at the heart of everything we do, and our idea of the family also extends to the two thousand-plus people we employ. We all share a commitment to upholding the quality of the Buddig products you know and love. A great job and a great future await you!#BuddigProud #BuddigCareersJOB SUMMARY:The Maintenance Mechanic in the Processing Department will have responsibility for repairing, reporting, and making recommendations regarding all of the machinery within the processing area. They will also take responsibility for their work area to help produce a safe and quality food product.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Install, maintain, and repair equipment using hand and power tools of the plumbing trade such as pipe wrenches, pipe cutters, and torches.Install, service, and repair electric motors, heaters, coolers, refrigerators, and other related equipment.Maintain central steam and chemical water treatment systems, as well as other systems, using gauges and other test instruments to diagnose malfunctions.Move and replace machinery and auxiliary apparatus using hand and electric trucks, forklifts, and dollies.Replace fuses, light bulbs, circuit breakers, electric switches, and other electrical equipment.Perform related work as assigned.Maintain records and prepares reports related to the work regarding equipment, supplies, and materials.Prepare written reports on projects and equipment conditions.Ensure the proper use, care, and storage of tools and equipment.Unload equipment off trucks by hand or with the use of a pallet jack/forklift.Change over, repair, and/or adjust beehive heads, grinder screws and heads, dumper cylinders and chutes, stuffer feed screws, vacuum pumps and gearboxes, motors for smokehouses, rooftop condensers, motors for kitchen exhaust fans in the loft, and other equipment as needed.Maintains work area in a clean and sanitary manner.Lubricate equipment as needed.Perform preventative maintenance on all forklifts/pallet jacks.Repair racks (castors) and Perform building and/or masonry repair.Read and interpret electrical schematics and diagrams.Understand PLC ladder logic and industrial electrical systems.REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:--The ability to legally work in the United States is required.High School Diploma/GED required.Four years of experience in the mechanical or electrical trades preferred.Completion of a recognized program in vocational training for the mechanical or electric trades may be substituted for two years of experience.Must know the accepted practices, processes, materials, and tools of the maintenance trades.Must know about electric motors, generators, pumps, pressure systems, water systems, and other equipment and systems.Must know about the servicing and maintenance of simple power, heating, and cooling units.Must know occupational hazards and safety precautions of the building and maintenance trades.WHY BUDDIG? WHAT WE OFFER:----Competitive Pay and Benefitsamong the best in the industry!Medical (BCBS), Dental, VisionPaid Time Off & Vacation Time401K, Training & DevelopmentOpportunities for career growth with a variety ofcareer paths.Education Reimbursement (Salaried and Hourly), We Invest in You!Lucrative Employee Referral Bonus Program--

Keywords: Carl Buddig and Company, Chicago , Maintenance Mechanic- Processing Department *Sign on bonus*, Professions , South Holland, Illinois

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