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Maintenance Technician

  • Location: Bridgeview, Illinois
  • Pay Rate: $37.34 / Hour
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 3rd shift, 11:00pm to 7:30am
  • Requisition: #418209
  • Location: Bridgeview, Illinois 60455
  • Pay Rate: $37.34 / Hour
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 3rd shift, 11:00pm to 7:30am
  • Requisition: #418209
Maintenance Technician

Quaker Oats, part of PepsiCo, is looking for a Maintenance Technician to work in our fast-paced 24-hour operating manufacturing environment. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for repairing and installing production/manufacturing equipment. Maintenance Technician will inspect equipment for proper functioning and preforms preventative maintenance duties per manufacturer’s specifications.

Quaker is a progressive employer, utilizing high perform work systems focused on driving results through organization development. We are looking for engaged individuals that will be dedicated to safety and teamwork. It takes teamwork for a facility to run smoothly, so you can expect to work weekends and holidays with the rest of the team. We also offer unbeatable benefits including health insurance, dental and vision, retirement savings benefits including 401(k) with company contribution, vacation days and much more.

As a full-time team member, you would work 40 hours per week and overtime may be required to meet business needs.

Below is a list of responsibilities that would include but, are not limited to:
* Inspect, test, troubleshoot, and repair industrial equipment and machinery to ensure maximum operational efficiency
* Maintains function and reliability of manufacturing and support equipment by performing preventative maintenance
* Monitors machines regularly for signs of malfunctions, including visual inspections, listening for irregular noises, and conducting testing as appropriate
* Performs breakdown analysis
* Upgrade production lines with new equipment/technology
* Work with outside contractors on assigned tasks
* Comply with GMP, safety, and audit standards
* Work independently under limited supervision and on teams
* Documentation of work schedule and work tasks completed
* Maintain machinery and the adjacent workplace in a state of appropriate cleanliness
* Use a variety of power and hand tools to perform job functions
* May perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

Helpful Experience:
* Electrical systems and electronics (starters, fuses, contacts, relays, drives/VFD’s, flow meters)
* Conveyers and airveyors (air cylinders, diverters, sensors, motor/speed control)
* Gearing and gear boxes (rebuilds, ordering parts, machining parts)
* PLC (industrial maintenance, computer control systems.)
* Experience with pneumatics and hydraulics (solenoids, cylinders, valves, troubleshooting)
* Schematics (electrical blueprints)
* SERVO (intelligent/robotic motors, in-coders, etc.)
* Troubleshooting (diagnostics, problem solving, etc.)
* Working in a team-based environment
* Knowledge and use of basic machining techniques and equipment (drill press, lathe, milling machine)
* Welding experience (TIG, MIG, Arc-Welding)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Requirements:
* Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
* Must have a general knowledge of PC’s, excellent communication, interpersonal, training, teaming, and problem-solving skills
* Past experience with root cause problem solving and troubleshooting complex machinery.
* Must have basic math, analytical and technical skills.
* Must work effectively in a team environment which requires continued development of new skills, continued drive for productivity and process improvements, self-direction and the ability to communicate at all levels
* Must be able to work any shift in any department, including an alternative 12-hour work schedule, weekends, and holidays.
* Regular predictive attendance is required.
* Must be able to work over 40 hours a week.
* Must be able to meet the physical demands of working in a manufacturing environment including, but not limited to, excessive heat, dust, and noise
* Must have the ability to lift moderately heavy weights (up to 50 pounds)
* Must be willing to comply with grooming/sanitation requirements

Join the 2,500 Quaker associates that work hard to bring you the snacks you love by submitting your application today.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available [1] EEO is the Law & [2] EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View [3] PepsiCo EEO Policy.

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