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Utilities Technician

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Responsible for managing the facility’s utility generation system operations on a 24/7 basis
best-practice sharing and networking.
•    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Maintain high on-time reliability of all of the facility’s utilities including: steam boilers, chillers, air compressors, cooling towers, process water systems, hot oil systems, plant fire protection systems, and hot glycol systems through close communication with the facility’s maintenance and engineering departments.
•    Monitor boiler operations and maintain required logs
•    Identify and correct any boiler operating problems
•    Monitor daily utility equipment operations and ensure correction of any mechanical issues.
•    Monitor plant fire systems and implement any required PM
•    Support maintenance in repairs of minor process equipment when needed
•    Maintain containment ponds at appropriate levels in conjunction with QHSE
•    Maintain equipment histories in CMMS
•    In conjunction with the maintenance, implement preventative maintenance procedures for all utilities and support systems.
•    Troubleshoot and correct the facility’s utility systems problems in conjunction with production and engineering.
•    Ensure that the filial’s utility systems are operated and maintained in a manner consistent with both Firmenich and filial specific safety policies and procedures and all regulatory requirements.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

•    High school diploma or equivalent
•    Minimum Blue Seal high pressure steam boiler operator license for high pressure boilers.
•    Minimum 5 years of experience in a chemical plant environment
•    Experience with the plant services including boilers, chillers, cooling towers, air compressors and hot oil systems
•    Experience with preventative and predictive maintenance techniques
•    Strong mechanical aptitude with hands on experience.
•    Ability to work independently in a team environment
•    Ability to work 12 hours, 7-day shift rotation


We value:
•    Growth mindset individuals who consistently strive to grow their capabilities, are not afraid to make a mistake, and never give up.
•    Strong collaborators who enjoy working across functions to drive improvement.
•    Nurturers who foster an environment of trust while ensuring Firmenich is a challenging and fun place to work and grow careers.
•    Professionals who consistently look beyond their function to drive solutions which are best for the company as a whole.
•    People who genuinely enjoy and value working with other people.
•    People who realize it is all about the journey, not the destination.


We offer:
•    The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
•    A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industries


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:


* Generous Paid Time Off!
* Quarterly Bonus Potential!
* Retirement Plans!
* 401(k) with Company Match!
* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!
* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!
* Flexible Spending Accounts!
* Tobacco-Free Campus!
* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!


Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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