Refrigeration Operator, Line Electrican, Line Mechanic - Belvidere IL

Food. Purpose. You.
As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$15.6 billion during fiscal 2017. We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.
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Food. Purpose. You.
We serve the world by making food people love. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, H?agen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Annie's, Lara Bar, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$17.6 billion during fiscal 2015.
We seek out the best talent, and then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.
Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee's responsibility to fully support this vision. Refrigeration Operators are hired as members of a manufacturing team. They are responsible for the preventative and reactive maintenance of utilities systems within the manufacturing facility.
The General Mills Belvidere plant operates up to 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Refrigeration Operators must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends.
Purpose Statement
A Refrigeration Operator performs specific preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, mechanical and electrical repair, and other tasks and techniques to keep refrigeration systems in operational conditions to meet production, refrigeration, storage, and shipping needs.
The wage rate for a Refrigeration Operator position is between $19.50-$29.00 per hour based on skill and experience. A Pay for Skills Program is designed to provide development opportunities for Refrigeration Operators that could lead to higher salaries. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including pension plan, 401K, performance based bonus, medical insurance, and a generous paid vacation plan and paid holidays.
Main Responsibilities
In this role, you will:
Follow all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
Provide technical support and plant leadership for refrigeration equipment troubleshooting and modifications
Develop and maintain a good working relationship with Team Leader, peers, team members, other leaders and managers, and corporate partners.
Perform both uptime and down time preventative maintenance in adherence to the master PM schedule
Perform corrective maintenance work orders
Perform daily rounds/checks of ammonia system
Troubleshoot, maintain and repair manufacturing and refrigeration equipment or systems
Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance
Assist with training new employees as needed
Attend meetings and trainings as required
Resolves problems and conflicts in an acceptable manner that shows respect for the other person(s).
Learn, follow, and be engaged in Process Safety Management (PSM)
Perform additional related tasks as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
High School Diploma or GED
Two years of refrigeration experience or equivalent education preferred
Must be able to participate on HAZMAT team and pass a respiratory fit test
Possess minimum two years electrical and mechanical maintenance experience
Working knowledge of industrial ammonia refrigeration
Proficiency in basic computer skills
Mechanical, math, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Must be able to lift 75 lbs
Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
Preferred Qualifications:
Technical degree in industrial maintenance or related field
Continuing education in maintenance/technical skills
Computer Maintenance Management System experience
Priority will be given to those possessing a current HazMat Technician Level Emergency Response Certificate and/or CIRO or CARO Certification through RETA
Demonstrated leadership ability



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