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Maintenance Mechanic
General Mills
Belvidere, IL 61008

Pay Rate
$26.00 per hour with annual pay increases up to $32.50 per hour
Shift differential
Additional $1.00 per hour for hours worked on 6 pm to 6 am shift
12 hour shifts
6:00PM – 6:00AM: 5 on, 3 off, 2 on, 5 off, 4 on, 2 off, 3 on, 4 off
6:00PM – 6:00AM: 5 on, 3 off, 2 on, 5 off, 4 on, 2 off, 3 on, 4 off
Ability and willingness to work overtime, any shift, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and emergency events
Plant operation is 24 hours a day, 7 days per week
Your seat at the table will include: (Duties and Responsibilities)
Following all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
Installing, maintaining, repairing, and replacing industrial processing and packaging machinery, work tools and equipment
Providing technical support and plant leadership for equipment troubleshooting and equipment modifications
Performing both uptime and down time preventative maintenance in adherence to the master PM schedule
Performing corrective maintenance work orders
Repairing and maintaining building utilities
Ability to learn and perform minor machining and welding tasks
Design and layout of circuits, installing fixtures, wiring conduits, motors, and other electrical equipment/components
Participating in Continuous Improvement initiatives to increase platform performance
Assisting with training new employees as needed
Attending meetings and training as required
Performing additional related tasks as assigned
Leading with and championing human and food safety
Your recipe for success must include: (Minimum Qualifications)
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
Must have high School Diploma or GED
Working knowledge of PLCs, HVAC systems, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Current Maintenance Experience – Ability to maintain and repair manufacturing equipment
Mechanical, math, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Proficiency in PC operating skills and Microsoft Office software applications
Must be able to perform physical requirements of position with or without reasonable accommodation
Must be able to lift, move, push, pull 50 lbs as required by the position
Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time, including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling, and twisting over surfaces
Ability to climb and/or work at heights while utilizing stairs, ladders, personnel lifts, or platforms
Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends, daily overtime or overtime outside of your regular scheduled hours as required (more than 40 hours per week)
Ability to work flexible workdays and hours depending on the season
Willing and ability to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary protective clothing and equipment such as safety shoes, face masks, safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hat/bump cap, hair/beard net and gloves when required
Ability to work in confined space areas such as bins, silos, or tanks
Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
Ability to work in hot, cold, noisy, dusty, wet environmental working conditions
Willing to work around industrial high-speed moving machinery
Ability to work with allergens that might be present in a food environment
Preferred Qualifications:
6 months of experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment
Past Maintenance work experience
Demonstrated leadership ability
Reasons you will LOVE working here:
Benefits starting on day 1 (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Vacation (up to 120 hours your 1st calendar year!)
Sick and Emergency Time
401k and Roth 401k (with match and automatic company contribution)
Annual Incentive Bonus Plan
Mental Health and Wellbeing programs
Parental Bonding Leave
Caregiver Leave
Learning and Development
On-site Fitness Room
And more!
What’s Next
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