Maintenance Mechanic (Blue Island)

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Job Location:  Alsip, IL

Job Type: Temp-to-Hire

Shift: Monday-Sunday, you will have two days off – to be determined.

First Shift: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. with two days off (Possibly Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun).
Second Shift: 4-12:30 a.m. with two days off (Possibly Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun).
Third Shift: 12 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Days off will vary on this shift, open for flexibility.

Salary: Starting $26.00/hour based on experience.


  • To gain PTO, you must meet qualifications – you must work 80/120 days
  • Holiday Pay after 120 days
  • Health Insurance
  • IRA

Job Description:

  • Maintains production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance tasks on motors, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, conveyor systems, and production machines; following schematics, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting equipment failures.
  • Troubleshoots equipment failures by observing equipment in operation; listening for problems as well as using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Performs required equipment mechanical adjustments.
  • Ensure proper procedures for Lock Out/Tag out are followed.
  • Controls downtime by communicating with production workers regarding machine performance and necessary repairs.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop tooling and equipment; this includes the use of calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a general understanding of GMP’s, HAACP and Food Safety.
  • Minimum of 5 years food production or bakery experience.
  • Electrical experience with 3 phase, 230 & 480, proximity switches, PLC diagnose and troubleshoot technical understanding.
  • Basic reading skills.
  • Have experience with hydraulic and pneumatic systems troubleshooting.
  • Experience with hand and power tools and welding, mill and lathe work.

Contact: or call 708-388-9500.

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