Electro-Mechanical Technician 1st Shift in Momence IL

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Johnsonville, LLC
Electro-Mechanical Technician 1st Shift
Job ID: 
Momence IL
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Job Types:
Electrician/Elec. Supervisor, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor

We can t do what we do best make our great-tasting sausage products unless our equipment is running well and reliably. This is where you ll do your part to make Johnsonville great, by keeping our machines, lines and facilities running. You and your maintenance teammates will be responsible for all production and industrial refrigeration equipment, as well as our electrical and controls systems. You ll also work closely with our engineers and production members to make important upgrades to our production machinery, as innovate and grow our business.

Maintenance Technician

1st Shift (5:00am - 3:00pm)

Position Overview:

The responsibilities of this position are, but not limited to, maintaining all current and new equipment and applying Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) techniques to improve the performance of production equipment.


  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems on various production and utility equipment and apply RCA (Root Cause Analysis) techniques to improve and eliminate future problems
  • Maintain facilities and equipment to meetMomence Packing Company, OSHA and U.S.D.A. standards
  • Engage in continuous improvement efforts as they relate to equipment and process
  • Work on projects (i.e. machining, fabrication, Capital projects and work with outside vendors)
  • Use SAP-PM software to collect technical data for the development of better preventative maintenance information in SAP
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance and repair of all production and building equipment
  • Assist with new equipment installation and/or equipment relocation and modification
  • Be part of teams that implement ideas to improve the uptime of plant equipment through equipment modifications, layout adjustments, and general machine maintenance
  • Member must be highly motivated with high expectations


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate's degree, Technical diploma, Journeyman Cardholders, or other electrical certifications, degrees, or training coursework strongly preferred but not required.


  • Candidates with Electrical Journeyman certifications are strongly encouraged to apply
  • 2 years of Industrial maintenance experience is preferred but not required (electrical troubleshooting, welding, machining, metal fabrication skills specific to stainless steel a plus)
  • Experience with low and high voltage electrical systems preferred
  • Experience with programmable logic controllers (PLCs) preferred
  • Electrical, PLC troubleshooting, Frequency Drives, and Servo experience/understanding is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of conveyor systems, motors, bearings, power transfer systems and gearbox systems preferred

Skills and Competencies

  • Understand the difference between AC/DC circuits as well as how to measure each of them
  • Ability to understand different circuits (ie; safety circuits, relay logic circuits, PLC, and start / stop circuits)
  • Ability to safely understand and modify / repair, control wiring to enhance or update components
  • Ability to identify the major components in a control panel and describe what each does
  • Strong computer skills required
  • Ability to learn parts/inventory system using SAP for both production and building equipment information
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Must be willing to share skills to help develop others
  • Must be highly motivated and possess a high level of expectations
  • Willingness to learn and support Continuous Improvement efforts, Asset Management, Maintenance, Product Quality, Safety and Operational Efficiency initiatives
  • Committed to providing a high level of detail and pride towards equipment, projects, general housekeeping and maintaining all shop/utility areas in a neat/orderly fashion
  • Member must have an unending commitment to personal and professional development through technical and non-technical efforts
  • Understanding of SAP-PM or other CMMS software is a plus

Other Requirements

  • Ability to perform responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Comply with GMP and safety rules at all times
  • Must be willing to work in varying temperatures, both cold and warm conditions
  • Member must be able to lift 15 to 85 pounds, carry and push 5 to 85 pounds approximately
  • Physical demands for this position require walking or standing most of the time

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

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