• Mechanical Technician

    Location US-IL-Wyoming
    Job ID
    2018-8354
    # Positions
    1
    Exp. (Yrs)
    5
    Category
    Maintenance
    Level
    Entry Level
    Type
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    No
    Domestic Travel Required
    No
    Int'l Travel required
    No
    Company Vehicle
    No
    Working from Home Office
    No
    Relocation Eligible
    No
    Works with Chemicals
    Yes
    Lifting required
    Yes
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural and lithium technologies. We are proud that our products help grow the world's food, improve health and contribute to a more sustainable energy supply.

     

    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

     

    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

    Overview

    The Agricultural Products' Division formulation facility seeks a Mechanical Technician based in Wyoming, Illinois.  This role works within a team environment.  This position requires an open minded, positive, high-energy individual with a strong commitment to results.

    Responsibilities

    • Setting up and repairing all packaging equipment for the facility.
    • Managing all troubleshooting equipment malfunctions in a timely and efficient manner to minimize production downtime.
    • Performing major mechanical equipment repairs, including replacing motors, gear boxes, bearings or other machine parts.
    • Reading pneumatic schematics and making the necessary pneumatic repairs to all packaging equipment.
    • Ability to fabricate metal guards and brackets using maintenance shop equipment to include: milling machines, engine lathes, surface grinders, cut-off saws and all other tooling necessary to complete the job.
    • Ability to perform some facilities maintenance repairs to include plumbing, pulling wire through conduit piping and assisting on other facility maintenance repairs, problems or installations.
    • Responsible for maintaining a well-organized, safe maintenance shop to ensure that all milling and turning equipment is in safe operative condition.
    • Willingness to perform and all duties
    • Maintenance and repair of all mechanical systems and equipment in a safe, efficient manner.
    • Carries out fault finding and diagnosis of problems affecting plant and systems.
    • Performs breakdown repairs whenever required
    • Shows initiative in identifying opportunities to improve plant and machinery performance.
    • Assists in preparing and submitting requirements for spares.
    • Assist Maintenance Supervisor to identify maintenance and shutdown priorities.  
    • Develop procedures to control the effective utilization of electrical, instrument & PLC systems.
    • Provide technical support for all users.
    • Provide after hour “On-call” support for plant on emergency basis.
    • Participate in new & existing process development support and Safety Hazard Reviews

    Required Education

    Associate's - Technical related degree or appropriate on the job experience. 

    Qualifications

    5 years + of experience in a manufacturing setting (chemical industry is a plus)

    Ability to manage time and priorities effectively

    Strong communication skills (written & verbal) 

    2nd shift (with flexiblity in hours, ex: 4p-12a or 6p - 2a)

     

    EEO Statement

    FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 

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