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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 6.2 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 181 locations, the company has almost 14,969 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Maintenance Mechanic I

Your future position?
Every single day, millions of people enjoy our flavors..morning, noon, and night. From the first cup of coffee in the morning to the last sip of cocoa at night, by way of breakfast, lunch, and dinner – plus the odd snack or two – people the world over spend their days enjoying the flavors we help to create in our customers’ products, across the range of food and beverage categories. Our manufacturing operations teams are some of the best in the world. We invest in their training, have an excellent tuition reimbursement program for personal and professional growth, promote from within, and a winning culture that focuses on everyone being able to work in a Challenging and Inspiring team while being able to show your passion for what you do best. We are a flavoring company – To perform the routine repairs, preventative maintenance and installation of equipment in a timely manner to ensure minimal disruption to site operations. 

 

Job Duties:
• Performs preventative maintenance and basic troubleshooting and/or repairs of production and facility equipment 
• Conducts electrical and mechanical installation, repair, and troubleshooting of motors, instrumentation and/or controls 
• Work in accordance with all relevant requirements including, but not limited to GMP, Food Safety, OSHA, HACCP, FDA, USDA and internal safety guidelines 
• Responsible for Food Safety compliance 
• 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 (SAP) 
• Responsibilities may include welding, pipefitting, plumbing and mill wright work throughout the facility • Identify deviations and document/communicate them in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures 
• Participates in lean activities 
• Attends site training sessions, including, but not limited to hazardous waste training 
• Excellent attendance, flexibility, enthusiasm and a positive approach to work performance 
• Other tasks as assigned
• Must be able to safely use hand tools and equipment for installation, disassembly and testing of electronic, pneumatic and electrical devices 
• Must possess mechanical ability, an electrical aptitude and skills relating to a minimum


You?
Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and work in a team as passionate as you? Then come join us - and impact your world.

 

Your professional profile includes:
• High school diploma or equivalent required 
• Minimum 2 years experience in industrial background (food or chemical preferred), facility maintenance or general mechanical experience in pipefitting, welding, or pump and equipment repair or related experience 
• Forklift experience preferred 
• SAP, barcoding experience is required 
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs 
• Ability to perform duties at elevated heights

 

Technical Competencies: 
• Computer skills including Microsoft Office, including spreadsheets 
• Ability to read blueprints/schematics 
• Must possess strong written and verbal English skills and be able to read and explain technical documentation to others

 

Physical Demands:  
• Standing for up to 8 hours on a daily basis 
• Climbing stairs, ladders and other elevated heights on a frequent basis 
• Ability to lift at least 50 lbs, unassisted on a regular basis 
• Kneeling, Bending, Stooping, Crawling, Pulling and Pushing on a frequent basis 
• Up and down off a forktruck or reach truck on a regular basis 

 

Your next career step?
Givaudan is not only the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances, but also a place where you can impact your world and contribute to solutions that touch and delight people all over the world every day. We encourage our employees to work on varied challenges and opportunities that foster growth and promote career development. For the latest opportunities, visit Job Opportunities on Engage to grow and shape your path.

 

Givaudan is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

 

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.



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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