Maintenance Technician

Olam Americas, Inc.
Job Description
Job Title:         Maintenance Technician
 
Olam International is a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 70 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 23,000 customers worldwide. Our team of 70,000 employees has built a leadership position in many businesses including cocoa, coffee, cashew, rice and cotton.
 
Olam, as a leader in Global Supply Chain Management of food ingredients is seeking a self-motivated individual for a critical position in our Bolingbrook, IL Cocoa Processing Facility and Warehouse.  The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit, be highly organized, detail oriented and thrives in a culture of teamwork and collaboration.
 
Specific responsibilities include:
 
  • Maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, conveyors and production equipment including mixers, mills, chillers, blowers and packaging equipment, etc.
  • Participate in employee training as it relates to GMP’s and Safety
  • Understand and adhere to all safety procedures.
  • Daily Maintenance Shop housekeeping, organization to be in compliance of GMP Food Safety standards.
  • Utilize Maintenance Computer Program to track inventory and work orders.
  • < >Perform reactive maintenance on production equipment including clearing of plugged lines, inspecting lines for leaks, opening equipment for inspection purposes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot PLC control systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical components up to 480 V 3 phase equipment.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, repair or replace parts, test and make adjustments as needed.
  • Work closely with process and packaging operators to eliminate down time.

Duties and Skills:

  •  Should be able to work individually when required and self-motivated
  • Team player, assists in improving process as needed and recommend work instruction changes.
  • Should be capable of working in demanding situations when required
  • Overtime may be necessary as business needs dictate
  • Ability to multitask with ease
  • Effective communicator, verbal and written, to all levels of the organization
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Required):
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Proficient in suite of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Computer proficiency to learn other applications with basic instruction
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Able to lift 55lbs
  • Basic math skills
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