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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Dayton, New Jersey, US, 08810

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 464441 

Job Description


What We Offer:

  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • Life insurance 
  • Health Saving Account 
  • 401K
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Robust Vacation and Paid Time Off
  • Shift Differential Pay


Here, we boldly bring together science and creativity to create what the world needs. An industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, we create essential solutions – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. Equal parts outspoken and analytical, our international collective of thinkers working with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products people crave. With more than 110 manufacturing facilities, 100 R&D centers, and 33,000 customers across the world, we’re poised to make a difference on an unprecedented scale. Without our boundary-pushing passion and end-to-end expertise, the future wouldn’t be the same.


We are currently looking for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our team in Dayton, NJ. This position is a second shift role with a schedule of  Sunday through Thursday from 3:30 PM - 7:50 pm. Maintenance Mechanics have a broad knowledge of plumbing, pumps, motors, and general facility repairs and possess a minimum of five years’ experience in a manufacturing or laboratory/education environment. Maintenance Mechanics must have strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to react to issues and emergencies. The person in this position should also be comfortable inspecting the work of the contractors and directing any improvements in services.



You Will Spend Your Time...

•    Conducting scheduled facility preventative Maintenance tasks, unscheduled and scheduled repairs, and project support.
•    Examining and evaluating mechanical/electrical equipment and systems to detect malfunctions and execute repairs for the same.
•    Processing documentation, including work order completion and parts identification for reordering.
•    Identifying replacement parts and communicate needs to the Supervisor.
•    Performing post-repair tests and documents results.
•    Reacting to emergency situations and involving the Supervisor when appropriate.
•    Complying with all company regulations governing Safety and Environmental Compliance.
•    Participating in recurring training and safety meetings.

Job Requirements

•    Must have the ability to work with minimal supervision and handle unexpected situations.
•    Strong communication skills.
•    Attention to detail.
•    Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
•    Ability to stand for 8 hours per day.



Required Experience:

•    High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Maintenance Mechanic in a manufacturing production plant.
•    Experience with Maintenance and Repair duties including the adjustment and alignment 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.
•    NJ Boiler Operator’s License (Low Pressure), OSHA 10 and/or formal emergency response training is a plus.

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, 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 an 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.

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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey