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Maintenance Technician

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Rochester, NY, US, 14623

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

IFF in Rochester, NY is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our team! This individual will be part of a maintenance team responsible for supporting all Rochester Manufacturing to ensure safe operations while maximizing equipment efficiency and effectiveness. This individual is responsible for troubleshooting issues, repair failures, and preventative maintenance of production and facilities equipment. All responsibilities will be performed while complying with company policies, goals, and objectives of the Rochester site.


Responsibilities & Duties:


  • Perform highly diversified duties to maintain production machines and plant facility equipment
  • Perform regular preventative and predictive maintenance task on machines, equipment, and plant facilities. Plant facilities include compressors, chillers, HVAC, steam, condensate equipment, etc.
  • Perform emergency/ unscheduled repairs of complex production equipment during production to return equipment back to running order in minimal time
  • Troubleshoot and repair of equipment requiring knowledge of: mechanics, basic electrical, pneumatics, controls, etc. 
  • Read and interpret blueprints, equipment manuals, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material, and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation of maintenance records, work order completion, charging of time & spare parts, etc.
  • Identify parts and material required for the task. Maintains contact for suppliers and vendors for equipment support
  • Effective team player who willingly shares and accepts responsibilities, helps others, asks for help when needed.
  • Ability to interact with wide range of co-workers as well as contractors and suppliers in a professional manner. Communicates in an open, honest, and constructive manner.
  • Responsible to complete training and perform qualified individual tasks according to site policies.

Job Requirements

  • College degree or high school diploma with a minimum of 3 years of manufacturing experience
  • Have experience with hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and basic electrical repairs.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to learn SAP and other site systems
  • Must be willing to attend/ learn safety training, lockout tagout, fork truck, scissor lift, respirator training, etc.
  • Must be willing and able to support call-ins.
  • Ability to do moderate lifting, walk, stand, stoop, bend, twist, climb, and kneel throughout shift
  • Able to use protective equipment including safety shoes, hard hat, safety glasses, respiratory protection, hearing protection, lift protection, etc.
  • Must be able to work in various locations such as heights, confined enclosed spaces, etc.
  • Must be able to work in various conditions such as hot, cold, snowy, etc.

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 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: Rochester