Synergy Flavors, INC.

Plant Maintenance Mechanic

Job Locations US-IL-Wauconda
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 5:53 PM)
# of Openings


This position monitors and properly maintains food plant production/processing systems, equipment and utilities for optimal performance.


  • Proper repair and maintenance of all plant machinery and process systems
  • Proper repair and maintenance of all plant utility systems
  • Develop and maintain a preventative maintenance program
  • Maintain an organized maintenance shop with critical spare parts inventory
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance and repairs
  • Repair/rebuild process equipment including manual and automatic sanitary valves, homogenizers, centrifugal pumps, HP pumps, diaphragm pumps, positive displacement pedestal mounted lobe pumps and gear pumps, high shear mixers, powder blenders and other similar process equipment used in the food industry


  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • Two-Year Technical Diploma, Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • 5-7 years of experience in the maintenance of process and utility systems and equipment in the food processing industry
  • Knowledge of sanitary process piping systems and equipment
  • Knowledge of utility piping systems and equipment; steam, condensate, RO/DI water, compressed air, chilled glycol, domestic water, sanitary and process drainage
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP’s, SOP’s, AIB, SQF and Hazard Analysis
  • Read and understand P&ID, mechanical and electrical blueprints
  • TIG/SMAW welding a plus
  • Ability to multitask or handle multiple simultaneous projects and priorities.
  • Good communication skills verbal and written. Able to communicate with all levels of the organization including technical teams.
  • Hands on knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products


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