Maintenance Mechanic - 3rd Shift


Adecco is currently hiring Maintenance Mechanics for a Candy manufacturing company in Itasca, IL. This is a DIRECT HIRE position and you get paid weekly

Note: Shift hours can be 10-12 hours up to 6 days per week. Must be available for overtime.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic components, conveyor systems, and production machines; follow diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshoot malfunctions.
  • Install new machinery and/or equipment by installing utilities to and between machines and equipment using hand and power tools and test equipment.
  • Repair electrical systems and equipment by diagnosing malfunctioning apparatus, such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures; determining faulty wiring; inspecting and testing malfunctioning machinery.
  • Repair and replace faulty electrical components by using testing equipment and hand tools to install relays, switches, motors, printed circuit boards, and position-sensing devices.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain equipment including but not limited to:
    • High-speed horizontal and vertical carton machines
    • Bag machines
    • Moguls and related equipment such as pumps, conveyors, printers, tapers etc.
  • Rebuild machinery as wear and tear occurs.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance per established PM program.
  • Fabricate and repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Maintain equipment, parts and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipate needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.


  • Minimum of 1-year experience in the maintenance and repair of related manufacturing and material handling equipment required; food manufacturing experience strongly preferred
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting abilities, as well as a working knowledge of machinery repair practices, shop practices, use of hand and power tools and electrical testing instruments
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems, hydraulics, and pneumatics
  • Ability to pass certification test on pallet jack and fork lift
  • Must be able to work 10-hour days up to 6 days per week
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to understand detailed written and/or oral instructions
  • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Shift & Hours: 
3rd Shift
: 8-10 hour day / 5-6 day a week.  Sunday – Friday morning (Saturdays may be required)
Hours: 10:30PM to 7:00AM 

How To Apply: Interested in this position and you meet the requirements above, then please click "APPLY NOW" and upload your updated resume for immediate consideration. 

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