Its an exciting time to be part of the Nutrition & Biosciences family at IFF. Nutrition & Biosciences is recruiting for a Maintenance Mechanic to join its dynamic team located at its manufacturing site in Gibson City, IL. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes: Medical insurance, including a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account Prescription drug coverage, dental and vision insurance 401k plan with a generous company match and a separate company Retirement Contribution 3 weeks of paid vacation to start, 12 paid holidays annually and a bonus plan This role is responsible for maintaining manufacturing/packaging equipment at required operating levels at the site. The incumbent will be replacing parts, repairing equipment, and preventative maintenance. This is a day shift role that will require a rotating, on-call schedule. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Execute work orders Perform preventative/predictive maintenance on equipment as assigned Install and align new equipment Service, troubleshoot, and repair any problem of any nature in mechanical and electrical area including, but not limited to, pumps, grinders, fire protection, boilers, electrical circuits, motors, controllers, pneumatic controls and valves, computer interfacing and maintenance Gather and process data from multiple sources related to electrical failures Troubleshoot and maintain PLCs and VSDs Troubleshoot and repair Variable Speed Drives Verify job is complete and machine made whole before turn over Maintain site safety and environmental requirements and policies
The following are required: High School Diploma/GED 3+ years of maintenance experience in an industrial, manufacturing, military, or related role A basic knowledge of hand tools and troubleshooting skills Basic computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Positive attitude with an open-minded approach to learning Strong communication and interpersonal skills to gather information related to mechanical/electrical failures Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions Willing and able to complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas Willing and able to stand and/or sit for extended periods Willing and able to work a day shift role with a rotating, on call schedule for a facility that operates 24/7
Nearest Major Market: Kankakee Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana
With the beauty of art and the precision of science, we are an international collective of thinkers who partner with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products the world craves.As a global leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, we do a lot and continually innovate to do it better.For more than 130 years we’ve been focused on finding the most innovative solutions to help bring “better for you” products to market. While we have grown over the years, we remain agile in our approach and put our customers’ needs at the forefront of our thinking.We offer end-to-end service that few can deliver on. Our unparalleled product portfolio is the most robust in the industry and we have leadership positions across key taste, texture, scent, nutrition, enzymes, cultures, soy proteins and probiotics categories.