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Maintenance Mechanic - Multiple Positions Available

Date: Oct 10, 2021

Location: North Aurora, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Applies advanced expertise to maintain, analyze, troubleshoot, install and repair complex, specialized machines and equipment in accordance with established manufacturing procedures to achieve efficiency, quality and optimum production objectives.  The duties are performed utilizing experience in multiple skilled trades including but not limited to, production and facility machinery and equipment, electronics and electrical, automation and controls, HVAC, plumbing, pipefitting, carpentry, energy and utilities, etc.  Can install, troubleshoot and repair most or all equipment within the plant.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements. 
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards 
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) 
  • Install, diagnose, analyze, maintain, modify, repair and/or rebuild a variety of complex and specialized plant and facility equipment
  • Complete root cause analysis and recommend solutions
  • Recommend work procedures, evaluate experimental procedures, and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and adaptability to setup and production
  • Apply advanced, complex troubleshooting
  • Lead process improvement initiatives and/or cross functional team projects
  • Understand precedence relationships (e.g. sequence of events)
  • May perform one or more of the following responsibilities within production or facilities maintenance:
    • Diagnose and repair complex machine and electrical problems, including multiple components on the same production line that are interlinked, assembly mechanisms or automated controls machines 
    • Troubleshoot and analyze control systems to resolve software/ hardware and configuration
    • Communicate with operators to detect equipment problems and to ascertain whether mechanical or human error contributed to the problems
    • Layout, assemble, install and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment. 
    • Assist machinist / fabricators in fabricating parts
    • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, sketches, and work orders in order to plan, layout and complete work
    • Install, maintain and repair equipment, machinery, physical structures and plumbing/electrical systems.
    • Use tools ranging from common hand tools and power tools, such as hammers, saws, drills and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments, and electrical and electronic devices.  
    • Operate Powered Industrial Truck (PIT), hoist, crane, and aerial lift
    • Inspect, operate, or test faulty machinery, equipment, programmable controllers, and motors to diagnose machine malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and apply knowledge of the functional operation of machinery  
    • Assist production personnel in change-over and set-ups
  • Utilize predictive maintenance technologies to collect equipment performance data 
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment to detect and prevent problems to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly and operate efficiently
  • Maintain accurate documentation for assignments, machine repairs, parts inventory, and maintenance logs
  • Understand and use SAP Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Work Order Process, production schedules and reports, HMI control panels and machine controls and settings
  • Prioritize work assignments to ensure efficiency and that production schedules can be met
  • Train other Maintenance Mechanics as required
  • Fill in for Lead Maintenance Mechanic as needed
  • Utiltize specific knowledge within multiple skilled trades 

Core Skills and Qualifications:

Maintenance Mechanic II Requirement:

  • Three (3) years’ experience performing preventive maintenance, diagnostics, and repair, or comparable experience with trade school or training 
  • Special knowledge in the use of hand-tools and power-tools
  • Understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature, and pressure gauges
  • Ability to learn and understand manufacturing processes and able to inspect and repair or replace components.
  • Proficient in reading and following basic blueprints, manuals, and mechanic and electrical schematics
  • Experience operating test equipment and/or software
  • Experience operating various hand and power tools
  • Working knowledge of automated controls

Maintenance Mechanic III Requirements:

  • Five (5) years’ experience performing preventive maintenance, diagnostics, and repair, or comparable experience with trade school or training 

Maintenance Mechanic IV Requirements:

  • Seven (7) years’ experience performing preventive maintenance, diagnostics, and repair, or comparable experience with trade school or training

All Levels Require:

  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot moderately complex problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures
  • Ability to obtain and maintain powered industrial truck (PIT) license
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 


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