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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at

Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Operator/Technician II performs routine repairs, preventive maintenance and installation of equipment and facilities under regular supervision and in a timely manner to minimize disruptions of site operations.


The Responsibilities are:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting and/or repairs of production and facility equipment, proactively identifying and resolving recurring maintenance issues in the assigned area of activity.
  • Conduct electrical or mechanical installation, repair, and troubleshooting of motors, instrumentation and/or controls. Identify deviations and document/communicate them in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Work in accordance with all relevant requirements including, but not limited to GMP, AIB, OSHA, HACCP, FDA, USDA and internal safety guidelines.
  • Participate in lean activities. Maintains level of housekeeping/sanitation/food safety and safety which meets Company’s standards and guidelines.
  • Perform administrative duties including but not limited to creating and closing work requests using Maintenance management system
  • May perform other tasks as assigned.


Educational Requirements:

  • Vocational diploma in Technical engineering or related discipline (pre-university level).
  • Certification required in least one of the following: pipefitting, welding, plumbing, or pump, PLC, electrical or equipment repair.


Required Qualifications:

  • Overall work experience minimum of 4 years in manufacturing plant operations maintenance.
  • Good knowledge of EHS rules and guidelines.
  • Basic knowledge of CMMS, SAP, Excel and office suite software.
  • Ability to safely use hand and power tools and equipment for installation, disassembly and testing of electronic, pneumatic and mechanical devices.
  • Good mechanical and/or electrical abilities within e.g. welding, plumbing, pipefitting, high- or low-voltage electrical systems, steam systems, pneumatic systems, pumps.
  • Ability to draw/sketch/redline standard machine and process drawings, write and provide simple and accurate instructions.

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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