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Mech/Pipe Technician - Gurnee

Company: Roquette
Location: Gurnee
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

People are at the heart of our strategy

A family-owned Group, Roquette offers a positive and attractive work and career environment, in which everyone can learn, develop, contribute to the overall company performance and be recognized for doing so.

A career with Roquette will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference as you work with some of the brightest individuals in the industry who use innovation and continuous improvement to solve challenging problems, while increasing efficiency and reducing waste. Our goal is to drive growth in the manufacturing industry to achieve and sustain best-in-class standards in everything we do.

Roquette America’s manufacturing facility in Gurnee, Illinois, produces polyols used in numerous applications, such as pharmaceuticals, food, confections and oral care products.

Job Description

The position of Maintenance Technician will work in close liaison with the Shift Team Leaders and other personnel in the Gurnee Plant. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and performing the necessary tasks, skills, resources, and acceptable criteria to perform scheduled maintenance activities in the safest manner, the shortest time, at the least cost and in such a manner as to allow assets to run reliably.

The successful candidate must possess mechanical aptitude and be motivated to find, repair and prevent mechanical problems in a demanding performance/results-oriented environment.  Areas of experience should include liquid pumps (single/multi-stage centrifugal/positive displacement), air fans, vacuum systems, mechanical/pneumatic conveying systems, reducers and gear drives, high-speed rotary equipment, steam generation systems, and packaging equipment.  This individual will be responsible for ensuring proper documentation is entered into SAP and will also work closely with external maintenance contractors.

This individual will work a Monday – Friday 6:00am – 2:30pm work schedule; will work in various environments including, but not limited to control rooms, boiler rooms, waste water treatment plant and maintenance shop; will be expected to operate hand and power tools, motor vehicles, lift objects weighing up to 100 pounds, climb stairs and ladders, wear appropriate PPE including Respirators, weld stainless steel and use technical measuring instruments.  The successful candidate must also be able to work in a on call organization.

Main Responsibilities

  • Performing Preventive Maintenance on Process Equipment
  • Troubleshoot and Repair Process Equipment
  • Troubleshoot and Repair Utilities Systems / Equipment
  • Work on the reliability maintenance
  • Ensure the documentation of his work
  • Work with Contractors during Plant Shutdowns
  • Ability to be “On-Call”.

Qualifications

  • 2 yr technical degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with Industrial equipment
  • Experience with precision-based maintenance techs and concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret various mechanical and technical drawings
  • Basic knowledge of CMM’s
  • Demonstrated basic computer skills
  • Basic Verbal and Written Skills

AAP/EEO Statement  

An Equal Opportunity Employer??“AAP, EEO, M/F/H/V/D, Drug-Free Workplace” 

 

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

 

Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

Add Your Talent to Ours!

Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

Add Your Talent to Ours!

Keywords: Roquette, Waukegan , Mech/Pipe Technician - Gurnee, Other , Gurnee, Illinois

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