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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Maintenance Technician A

Job duties:

  • Prepare and anticipate job demands.
  • Advanced mastering of all Class “C and B” requirements.
  • Ability to train level b and c technicians in a safe, accurate, and professional manner.
  • Ability to and use various styles of tubing/piping for various trades and their proper applications.
  • Design and fabrication tooling from scratch or diagrams.
  • Analyze equipment, determine sound mechanical/electrical repair options, order parts as required, perform rebuilds/repairs and follow-up upon completion/parts arrival.
  • Implement preventive and predictive maintenance.
  • Electrical trouble shooting up to 480.
  • Rigging, hoisting, and machinery placement.
  • Conduit bending and wiring.
  • Adjust, rebuild, replace or modify machines.
  • Parts fabrication on the engine lathe.
  • Write, complete and verify work orders
  • Welding and cutting using
  • Evaluate, design and test new equipment
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports
  • Input, update and modify maintenance program



  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • At least 5-8 years’ experience in maintenance.
  • Intermediate understanding of all plant systems and their controls.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English in order to complete documentation.
  • Computer literate to be able to utilize our computerized systems.
  • Capable of operating a forklift.
  • Capable of lifting 50 lbs and ability to handle up to 400 lbs with use of forklifts or jacks.
  • Mathematical aptitude: Ability to perform electrical and mechanical conversions, numeric estimates and computations for size, speed, feed, dimension, and tolerance.
  • Intermediate plasma and oxy-acetylene torch cutting ability
  • Strong understanding of electric motors, rotation, windings, operation, and all major motor/motor system troubleshooting and testing procedures.
  • Advanced comprehension of electrical and mechanical schematics, shop drawings, vendor manuals, and other technical documents.
  • Requires minimal direction in terms of maintenance functions and troubleshooting pathways.
  • Understands PLC operational concepts including power supplies, controls, cards, system care, interpret basic ladder logic and preventive maintenance.
  • Completion of two year technical school program.

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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