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3rd Shift Maintenance Technician

Company: Tate & Lyle
Location: Sycamore
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Want to be part of collaborative team? Have a passion for making a difference, and want to work with other dedicated individuals? By applying, you are taking a big first step to be part of an exciting organization that makes an important difference in the lives of millions. Join us on this journey!

Our purpose is simple: to help people all over the world make healthier and tastier food and drink choices, whilst supporting our communities and caring for our planet, not just today but for the future.

Tate & Lyle PLC is a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions. Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide healthier and tastier choices.

Role Purpose

The Maintenance Technician is a critical role in our blending/packaging operations in Sycamore, IL. They are required to maintain and repair a variety of production and plant facility equipment, and assist the manager with ordering parts, standardizing components, and maintaining repair parts inventory.

Key Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for setting up, operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting manufacturing production equipment including, operating machine tools, chemical processing assembly, and packaging equipment according to production specifications, schedules, volume/cost/wastage targets, and quality standards.

We will look to you for support with disassembling equipment, diagnosing issues, rebuilding, and replacing defective parts such as motors, gear boxes, bearings, and electrical components. Performing repairs on blenders, fillers, conveyors, and other production equipment. Performing regular checks on building equipment such as pumps, valves, chillers, compressors, and power systems as required. Performing repairs and calibrating electronic instruments such as sensors, controls, scales, metal detectors. And working with outside contractors

You will work closely with other departments such as the process engineers, production operators, and quality control, and report directly to the maintenance manager.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions on site. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust. In addition, this job also operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Successful candidates must pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; work from heights, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move products ranging from 30 to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability see color and adjust focus.


Highschool diploma or GED is required

5 years of manufacturing maintenance or proficiency in an industrial maintenance program that includes electrical coursework

Blueprint reading skills

Computer skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Forklift operating skills and must complete on-site training and skills testing

Good understanding of proper use of tools and equipment

In addition to standard health and wellness offerings, you will also enjoy:

* Tier Progression Matrix that pays for additional skills more than 5 levels with the top tier

paying $32/hr

* Retention Bonus: totaling $2,000.00 paid at 6 months, 1 year, and 18 months
* Yearly merit/cost of living increases
* Medical, Vision, Dental benefits thru BCBS of Illinois start DAY 1
* Company 401K Match of 5% up to 10% based on Age and Years of Service
* Global 16-week Equal Parental Leave
* Flexible Working (when/where applicable)
* Membership in Employee Resource Groups
* Mental health & well-being support via
* Mental Health First Responders
* Employee Assistance Program
* Local volunteering opportunities

Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce

At Tate & Lyle, we are committed to all our employees being seen, heard, and valued and thus, we value the contributions of people with unique backgrounds, identities, and experiences.

Research shows that women and other marginalized people tend to only apply for a job when they check every qualification box.

If you meet even 50% of the qualifications, we still encourage you to get in touch and apply! We're flexible and would love to discuss what you can contribute and how you can grow into the role.

California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: Tate & Lyle, Elgin , 3rd Shift Maintenance Technician, Professions , Sycamore, Illinois

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