HOURLY: Maintenance Mechanic in Wheeling, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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Job Title: HOURLY: Maintenance Mechanic

City: Wheeling / State: Illinois


Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team!  We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our team at our manufacturing facility in Wheeling, IL.

Your Role:

As a Maintenance Mechanic you will be responsible for following all standard work practices and procedures to include: hot work permit system, proper startup and shutdown of all plant equipment, confined space policy, identify permit and non-permit confined spaces in the plant, Lockout Tagout procedures, Critical Safety Rules, plant and department safety rules, PPE, MSDS Policy and Procedures, plant fire protection system alarms and diesel pump. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Complete work orders in computer.
  • Lookup crib part in computer on SAP and sign parts out properly and pass on jobs in orderly fashion.
  • Perform minor electrical work as needed with proper training– for example: unwire and rewire direct replacement parts, such as valves, photo eyes, small motors, etc.
  • Rebuild pumps and change mechanical seals, trouble shoot and repair extrusion vacuum loading systems.
  • Know application of hydraulic and pneumatic valves on Thermoformers, Punch Presses and Extruders.
  • Rebuild and change blades on granulators and blowers, install coating rolls and nip rolls, use inside, outside micrometers and other shop measuring tools, bore and broach gears and sprockets, machine and fabricate parts to tolerances of +-.001, weld with mig and arc welding machines.
  • PM Thermoformer, Punch Presses, PM Extruders, perform hoist inspections, replace and align motors o Unjam scrap lines and change cyclone and baler filters and perform pipefitting including tubing and hydraulic fittings.
  • Comply with all Plant rules, safety rules, GMP and PPE guidelines and Department work instructions.
  • Work as directed by Department Supervisor and as assigned by shift Lead.
  • Perform housekeeping duties.
  • Understand the roles and actions of different individuals for plant emergency response.
  • Gain knowledge of asbestos location and radioactive devices in the plant and proper handling.
  • Know the domestic water system and where the shutoffs are and know where the main gas shutoff is located o Practice good housekeeping and clean up after all jobs.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned.

You will love it here if…

  • You enjoy the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment
  • You enjoy doing hands-on work
  • You are analytic and have a mechanical aptitude
  • You are looking for an opportunity to grow in your career and advance your skills

We need you to have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of apprentice program or 2 years’ experience in maintenance repair
  • Certification to operate a Forklift Truck, Scissors Lift, Cherry Picker and Bobcat
  • Ability to do basic machine shop, welding and blueprint reading
  • Ability to successfully pass the Company designated written test.

Icing on the cake:

  • Ability to speak, read, and write with a proficiently in English, preferred


Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available


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Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link: 


The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.


For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email Recruitment@ReynoldsBrands.com.

No recruiter calls or emails please.