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Maintenance Mechanic

(10 pm Shift)

1934 W 21st. St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Job Description

**This is a Monday through Friday position from 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. shift. **


Position Summary:

Repairs and maintains equipment and infrastructure at the production facilities and warehouse    operations. Performs daily and weekly preventive maintenance programs to insure efficient operation of mechanical equipment.  Maintains a positive working relationship with other departments throughout the company.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintains Production and Facility equipment at 21st, the Creamery and Warehouse for efficient operation (installations & repairs)

  • Prompt and effective response and resolution to work orders (checklist & reports)

  • Maintains and checks tool and material inventory level. Communicates to Foreman and/or Lead if additional supplies are required. 

  • Conducts regularly and visual inspection (reports) of facility and equipment in order to determine repairs and communicates potential equipment failure and/or issues.

  • Conducts preventive maintenance work required (cleaning, lubricating, greasing, oiling) to ensure optimum working order.


Key Activities:

  • Effective Communication with associates and management

  • Follows proper operating procedures

  • Prioritize work orders by considering the importance of the work and the time needed to complete the work.

  • Recognizes and repairs malfunctions in processing, filling and ancillary equipment

  • Inform supervisor or management of any issues with materials or product

  • Completes all documents accurately as required.

  • Maintains adequate hand tool supply to perform maintenance repairs in an acceptable craftsmanship manner

  • Responsible for complying to all Safe Quality Food (SQF) polices/procedures and requirements for position.

  • Responsible for following Safety (OSHA) regulations and procedures.

  • Follow GMP’s, sanitation procedures, and quality procedures as set forth by QA and/or supervisors.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Lead, Maintenance Foreman, or other Management. 


Skills Required:

  • Fluent in Spanish and English (preferred) (written and spoken)

  • Hands-on can-do orientation

  • Troubleshooting

  • Basic PLC Skills (Preferred)

  • Basic knowledge of electrical meter and trouble shooting.

  • Communication

  • Knowledge of Good Management Practices

  • Positive Safety attitude

Necessary Experience:

  • High School or equivalent

  • 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Machine Operations (Preferred)

  • Food Manufacturing (Preferred)

  • Proficient Mechanical Experience


Why Should you Apply?

  • Competitive Pay

  • Growth and Advancement Opportunities

  • Shift Differential Pay

  • Competitive Benefits (Medical/Dental/401K)

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation/Sick/Personal)

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