Dean Foods Lead Maintenance Mechanic in Belvidere, Illinois
DFA Dairy Brands, is excited to announce an opening for a Lead Plant Maintenance Mechanic!
We offer excellent union benefits and competitive pay with great growth opportunities!
Schedule: 2nd Shift - Monday- Friday
Leads group of Maintenance Mechanics and is a senior expert in job which repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments.
May also lead mechanics that are responsible for the overall system functionality for the facilities ammonia refrigeration system on a daily basis as well as installs and repairs industrial and commercial refrigerating systems according to blueprints and engineering specifications, using knowledge of refrigeration, structural layout, and function and design of components.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Formal Engineering/Maintenance Training desired
3 years experience required in a maintenance role within a manufacturing facility, preferably food and beverage industry.
1 year minimum experience with one or more technical experiences: Electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, computer controlled equipment, PLC and HVAC
1 year minimum experience on a variety of equipment including lubricating, cleaning, material handling, motor control, relay control, process control and packaging equipment.
Professional experience with ammonia refrigeration systems preferred.
Ability to inspect equipment, recognize potential problems and independently take appropriate corrective action to prevent component failures or equipment down time.
Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required for virtually the entire shift.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Must be able to work in a wet environment with moderate to high noise volume.
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).
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Requisition ID: 2021-19876
Relocation Assistance: No
External Company Name: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
External Company URL: www.deanfoods.com
Street: 630 Meadow Street