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Senior Mechanic

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 providing maintenance, troubleshooting and advanced repair for mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, HVAC, plant equipment and facility maintenance and repair. 
• Ensure operation of plant and facility mechanical equipment by performing scheduled and unscheduled repairs, troubleshooting, rebuilds, inspections and routines.  Perform preventive and predictive maintenance to plant and facility equipment.. This includes providing proper record-keeping, especially of all safety checks.
• Serve as a support person to other departments by trouble-shooting equipment failures in the electrical and mechanical aspects in a timely manner for production operations.  
• Perform HVAC inspections, repairs, and routines as needed for cost effective and efficient operations. 

• Perform plant rounds, water readings, wastewater samples, boiler and refrigeration checks, and water treatment analysis as needed to insure efficient operations.
• Ensure safe keeping of company equipment by acting responsibly and maintaining in good order company issued hand tools, and all other Firlouis tools or supplies used during performance of duties.
• Update equipment history files as work is performed on equipment.  Responsible for noting, on Maintenance blueprints, electrical wiring diagrams, control schematics or P & ID drawings, any changes, modifications made to the process systems.  Maintain accurate spare parts usage log.
• Perform basic 3 phase wiring repairs to include troubleshooting electrical systems, wiring control systems, PLC diagnostics and repair and motor replacements as required.
• Ensure adherence to all management systems including, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001 and ISO 18001 and FSSC 22000, with an understanding of Firmenich’s Quality and Environmental Policies and Procedures.  Responsible that these policies and procedures are implemented throughout the organization and all related activities under the position’s jurisdiction.


Requirements
• Possess a minimum of ten years previous plant equipment and facility maintenance experience in manufacturing food product is preferred, not required.
• Experience in dealing with advanced electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, HVAC, PLC and general maintenance experience
• Maintain an up-to-date Class II Stationary Engineer’s License, preferred
• Lock-out / tag-out training , Hazardous Materials training , and Confined Space Entry Training is required. 
• Must have the ability to operator a forklift
• Ability to work independently, strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills required.  


Physical Requirements:
• Ability to be in a production/plant environment 100 percent of the time, and ability to be on your feet 60% - 90% of the day
• Physical work is a primary part of this position. Frequently lift a 35 lb. product hose; frequently move, lift, pull & push up to 50 lbs.
• Work environment involves exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions and standard operating procedures. 
• Willingness and ability to work in a facility with minimal temperature control, exposed to local temperature variations (hot & cold)


We value:

Diversity, Inclusiveness, Belonging
Work Ethics, Reliability, Punctuality (attendance)
Continuous Improvement Mindset, Leadership, Courage to be Innovative
Teamwork, Positive Attitude, Motivation, Adaptability
Safety & Quality Conscious, Integrity
 

We Offer:

High Challenge and High Reward Environment
Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives
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
 

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!

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. 

Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
 

 


Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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