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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Sensient Technologies Corporation
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:


To perform all functions of plant maintenance. Primary responsibilities for support is preventative and predictive maintenance, calibrations, troubleshooting, repairs, installation of plant equipment, machinery, and buildings in a safe and professional manner. Work within the guidelines of good manufacturing practices at all times. Support the plant by providing technical support as assigned. This is a 12 Hour Night Shift Role. Hours are 6p-6a, 3-2-2-3 shift. Minimum starting salary is $32.03 per hour.


Repair, maintain and troubleshoot machinery, building utilities, and equipment.

Use and operate Maintenance Department tools, machinery, and equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Adhere to all GMP procedures.

Work from blue prints, sketches and schematics to troubleshoot and perform repairs on machinery and equipment with minimal instruction from Supervisor.

Assist all maintenance as needed and help in training and development processes.

Knowledge of Electrical/PLC/Instrumentation Control systems

Proficient with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and systems

Pipe fitting and Mechanical knowledge

General Welding skills desired or willingness to attain

Documentation of actions in service logbooks and work order system

Perform any other duties as assigned by supervision or management

Capable of working independently or in a team atmosphere


This position requires detailed knowledge of manufacturing equipment and the ability to make decisions concerning operation of this equipment which directly affects production capabilities. As the individual progresses through the system they will be asked to work with a reduced amount of supervision as skills improve.


A) Must have high school diploma or equivalent

B) Must have a history of good attendance

C) Must be willing to continue education through

  1. Schooling (courses chosen by supervision/management)

  2. Seminars

  3. Training sessions

D) Step Program utilized for growth plan and evaluation

Each "course" shall be from an accredited institution.

All advancement is dependent upon satisfactory total work performance, which includes: attendance, job performance, ability to learn, education, and performance of all job tasks.


This role requires working relationship and communication with maintenance mechanics, supervisors and management.


Ensure the highest level of commitment to Safe Quality Food (SQF) in order to provide assurance that all products have been produced, prepared and handled according to the highest possible standards.

As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package. For more information, visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Sensient Technologies Corporation, St. Louis , Maintenance Mechanic, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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