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Maintenance Mechanic II

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19154

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Great taste takes more than great ingredients. That’s why we go above and beyond. Every day.

About Us...

Tastepoint is the newest name in taste, backed by more than a century of experience. We are fueled by passion and enhanced by the technology and insights of IFF. Our purpose is to be the spark that advances our customers. We’re an agile, energetic product development partner with a fresh perspective. Tastepoint captures the essence of our customers’ ideas, and the imagination of their consumers. Together, we'll create a fresh take on taste. We solve customer challenges and craft consumer delight.

Job Description

As the Maintenance Mechanic you will be responsible in performing preventative and scheduled maintenance throughout facility.  You will install, maintain, and repair processing machinery including stills, pressurized reactors, control systems, rolling stock, physical structures, piping, and electrical systems in a manufacturing environment; operate automatically fired boilers and related equipment.  

Job Requirements

How you will spend your time:

Correctly use tools and equipment to identify problems and to make repairs; diagnose machine or equipment failures/malfunctions; Dismantle; install new or repaired parts.
Repair automated machinery and equipment, such as bottling machines, packaging machines, or programmable controllers.
Clean and maintain Boiler Room and Maintenance Shop.
Adheres to all HACCP requirements including scheduled calibrations and protocols for releasing repaired equipment back to service (FSP-013 & FSP-014)
Performs all remaining essential duties and responsibilities in accordance with the requirements of all applicable SOP’s
Correctly diagnose machine or equipment failures or malfunctions.  Dismantle defective machine and equipment and install new or repaired parts.
Install or repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, electrical and electronic components of machinery, equipment, or the facility. 


Required Skills and Experience: 

Minimum five years’ exp. as a Maintenance Mechanic in production or manufacturing facility or chemical/food/pharmaceutical plant
Must have the ability to work with minimal supervision and handle unexpected situations.
Experience with Maintenance and Repair duties incl the adjustment and alignment of all types of pumps, fluid machinery, valves, pneumatic systems, steam systems, solid material processing and handling equipment, filling and packaging machinery.
Experience with basic welding, shop machinery, and portable power tools.
Trained in confined space entry, hot work, line breaking, LOTO, and lift truck operation
Boiler Operator’s License, OSHA 10 and/or formal emergency response training is a plus
Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable; Philadelphia Class “A” or Class “D” Operating Engineer’s license.
Ability to read & comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, and work orders;
Ability to communicate effectively with written and verbal correspondence in English. 
Ability to operate or learn to operate a computer and Windows based programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).
The employee may be exposed to hot, cold, wet and/or humid conditions, loud noise levels. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) policies must be followed.
The physical demands described here are representative, but not inclusive, of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. 
Strict COVID Protocols are in place and adherence is required.

At Tastepoint, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit to learn more… 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia