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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.

Mechanic I

About US:


Our name is an invitation to engage your senses. As the world's leading flavor and fragrances company, we unveil the tastes and scents that suit you best, and that you love most. We bring them to you every day, everywhere in every way. Stirring emotions, awakening memories, enhancing your senses. Expanding your taste and scent experiences, enriching your world. Enjoy the essence, express yourself.





You will:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and basic troubleshooting and repairs of production and facility equipment
  • Conduct electrical and mechanical installation, repair, and troubleshooting of motors, instrumentation and controls
  • Work following all relevant requirements including GMP, Food Safety, OSHA, HACCP, FDA, USDA and internal safety guidelines
  • Oversee Food Safety compliance
  • Maintain level of housekeeping/sanitation/food safety and safety which meets our standards
  • Perform administrative tasks including creating and closing work requests using Maintenance management system (SAP)
  • Responsibilities may include welding, pipe-fitting, plumbing and mill wright work throughout the facility • Identify deviations and document/communicate them in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures
  • Participate in lean activities
  • Attend site training sessions, including hazardous waste training
  • Excellent attendance, enthusiasm and a positive approach to work performance
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Can safely use hand tools and equipment for installation, disassembly and testing of electronic, pneumatic and electrical devices
  • Have mechanical ability and skills relating to a minimum




You have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience in the industrial background (food or chemical preferred), facility maintenance or general mechanical experience in pipe-fitting, welding, or pump and equipment repair or related experience
  • Forklift experience
  • SAP, barcoding experience is required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • perform tasks at elevated heights




Physical Demands:

  • Stand for up to 8 hours daily
  • Climb stairs, ladders and other elevated heights on a frequent basis
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs, unassisted
  • Kneel, bend, Stooping, Crawling and Pulling on a frequent basis
  • Up and down off a fork-truck or reach truck





We offer:

  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • PTO and family leave
  • Retirement plans

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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