Maintenance Mechanic

at Danaher Corporation in Richmond, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Maintenance Mechanic for Leica Biosystems is responsible for the upkeep of manufacturing equipment and systems, light fabrication as needed, generating requisitions for materials, equipment, etc. monitoring work being performed by outside contractors, completing all 5S duties as directed and following safety standards which comply with all company, local, state, and federal guidelines.

This position is part of the Manufacturing Maintenance and Engineering team located in Richmond, Illinois and will be on site, reporting to the Manufacturing Science & Engineering Manager. If you thrive in a fast paced role and want to work to build a world-class organization-read on. At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

+ Repair/service various types of production equipment (blending, filling, capping, labeling, milling, heating/cooling tunnels etc.)

+ Perform scheduled preventative and reactive maintenance work

+ Diagnose and repair various systems (Low voltage wiring and controls, Industrial electric, Mechanical drives, gearmotors, timing belts, bearings, and Hydraulic and pneumatic lubrication systems)

The essential requirements of the job include:

+ 3+ years proven track record of experience in production equipment maintenance

+ Maintain availability as required for on-call maintenance rotation

+ Must be able to exert 50 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, 25 to 50 lbs. of force frequently and 10 to 20 lbs. of force constantly; Standing/walking is required up to 90% of the workday

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

+ Must be able to read, understand and interpret mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic drawings or schematics

+ Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving ability with practical, electrical & mechanical aptitude

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here ( .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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Job Posting: JC242195139

Posted On: Jun 17, 2023

Updated On: Nov 17, 2023

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