Maintenance Mechanic in Chicago, IL at Elite Staffing

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic-Industrial


  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production machines.
  • Self starter, needs little supervisor/or none to accomplish work.
  • Able to Reads and interprets blue prints, mechanical and electrical schematics, and ladder logix.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines and facility equipment.
  • Ability to trouble shoot issues from PLC and other electrical issues from production equipment.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and milling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Read, review schematics and operating manuals to repair and maintain equipment.
  • Complete work orders and paperwork regarding daily maintenance activities.
  • Perform general building maintenance, plumbing, roof, fire system, drywall, floor and any other carpentry repairs.
  • Perform a variety of maintenance requiring knowledge pertaining to pipefitting, electrical, electronics, welding, Lathe, Milling, fabrication, soldering, brazing and other skilled trades.
  • Perform a variety of preventative maintenance on machines, pumps, motors, hydraulic systems, boilers, fillers, and facility equipment.
  • Rebuild and fabricate parts


  • HS diploma/GED (Apprenticeship or applicable certifications preferred)
  • 4-7 years maintenance experience in the food industrial environment
  • Must provide his own tools to make repairs and/or make adjustments.
  • Excellent electrical & mechanical aptitude.
  • Must demonstrate excellent trouble shooting skills.
  • Experience in juice filling equipment is a plus.
  • Experience with welding/fabrication, sanitary welding is a plus.
  • Knowledge in top sealers, case erectors, conveyors, mixers, pumps, and tape machines.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks with capability of prioritizing and planning work activities.
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness with ability to improve and promote quality and safety.
  • Understanding of PLC and computer based control systems with the ability to diagnose and repair the issue.
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Good verbal and communication skills.
  • Ability to complete daily maintenance work orders and PMs.
  • Knowledge of GMPs, lock out/ tag out, and arc flash.
  • Work overtime and weekends when required.
  • Able to work any shift when needed.

2nd shift: 10am-630 or 1pm to 930pm
Chicago, IL 60609
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Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.