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Fontanini Foods LLC- Industrial Mechanic 1st Shift

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6987036
Company Name
Hormel Foods Corporation
Physical Address
Company Worksite
McCook, IL 60525
Job Description

Description

Fontanini Foods, LLC has an opening for an experienced Industrial Maintenance Mechanic. Successful candidates will work in our modern food processing production facility located in McCook IL (Located 15 miles SW of downtown Chicago) Enjoy competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefits package. Our Industrial Mechanics are given regular performance and annual salary reviews. Vacancies on 2nd and 3rd shift with opportunities for overtime. Non-traditional work schedules such as 3/2/2 rotating, M/R/F/S/Su, ect… Specific schedules will be discussed during the interview process. Fontanini Foods, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation, a Fortune 500 Company, produces a variety of Italian Meats and Sausage products for foodservice and retail consumers.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform proactive and reactive maintenance on all production equipment, buildings, and grounds
  • Use knowledge and skill to produce equipment and modify existing equipment to meet the needs of the production teams
  • Perform the necessary work with a minimum of direct supervision to identify and solve problems
  • Use communication skills to keep Team Leaders, Maintenance Engineers and fellow team members informed of their progress
  • Practice safe working procedures in accordance with safety policies of Fontanini Foods, LLC
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management

Qualifications:

  • Candidates will complete a maintenance assessment during the interview process
  • Qualified candidates will have either previous relevant experience as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, or related field, or training at an accredited technical school
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment on a variety of complex projects
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills

Salary:

  • $24.25 to $28.50 Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Meds
  • Employee/Spouse/Dependent Life Ins.
  • Long and Short Term. Disability Ins.
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Night Shift Differential Pay
  • Eligible for Qtrly Pay for Performance Bonus
  • 40+ hours per week
  • This position is a Full-time/permanent position

Applicants must be willing and capable of:

  • Standing in one spot on a work stand or at a work station except during breaks and lunches
  • Climbing up and down 50 steps to both enter/exit the facility and to/from production floor
  • The ability to lift 50 pounds and frequently bend and twist
  • Working on short notice, working 8 to 12 hours per day, work several days in a row if our business dictates and work mandatory overtime throughout the week and weekend
  • Working a day, evening, third, weekend, or 12-hour rotating A or B 3-2-2 shift (Work 3 days, take 2 off, work 2 days, take 3 off)
  • Working in average temperatures of 35-45 degrees or less
  • Working with different types of raw, chilled, processed, or ready-to-eat meats
  • Following our strict sanitation requirements, including but not limited to, wearing hair nets, beard nets, and washing hands frequently, no jewelry, no nail polish, etc.
  • Following our strict safety requirement, including wearing a hard hat, ear/eye protection, cut resistant gloves, uniforms, and hand/foot protection
  • Practice safe working procedures in accordance with safety policies of Fontanini Foods, LLC

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Technical degree in industrial maintenance or electronics
  • Five years of verifiable work experience as industrial mechanic in a food mfg environment
  • Welding and working with food processing equipment
  • Working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Prior food manufacturing or food industry experience

COMPANY INFORMATION

Hormel Foods Corporation, in association with Fontanini Foods LLC, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Job Type
Full-time

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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