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Mechanic I, Dec

Company: Primient
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Mechanic I

Decatur, IL

Join Primient for a more rewarding manufacturing role. From day one, you'll earn a great wage and full benefits.

  • $31.87 per hour
  • Benefits incl. Healthcare/Medical insurance, 401 K matching and non-contingent matching plans.
  • Structured career progression and greater responsibilities.


    Established yet entrepreneurial: Primient is an industry leader with proven products, six manufacturing plants, 1500+ employees and deep roots in corn wet milling. Yet we're also a brand-new company that is ready to drive change and create impact.

    Investing in the future of Decatur: We are making an unprecedent investment in our plant and people to create a state-of-the-art facility. It will be a rewarding place for people to work now and for generations to come.

    Poised for new era of success: our goal is to unlock the full potential of Decaturand our other US locations. The market is strong for our plant-based ingredients, which go into everything from sodas to hand cream and cardboard to clothing. As our business grows, our people will grow.

    Key responsibilities: Mechanic I
    • Perform all duties following Primient's safety procedures.
    • Install machinery and equipment using equipment and tools such as hoists, lifting equipment, hand tools, and power tools. Dismantles machines, moves machinery, and equipment using the above-mentioned items.
    • Precision alignment of machines and equipment using equipment and tools such as hoists, jacks, hand tools, scales, rules, micrometers, precision levels, plumb bobs, dial indicators and laser alignment tools.
    • Repair, perform preventative maintenance and inspection on industrial equipment such as pumps, gear boxes, fans, conveyors, and packaging equipment.
    • Perform building and grounds maintenance.
    • Fabricate, install, maintain, and repair utility, process and sanitary piping and plumbing systems. Uses hand and power tools and equipment to cut, solder, braze, weld, bend and thread materials used to work, and install piping and plumbing systems.
    • Perform lubrication activities on industrial equipment such as oil and filter change, oil sampling.
    • Work with materials necessary to fabricate, install, erect and repair metal parts and equipment.
    • Use electric and gas welding equipment to weld, braze, heat, form, cut, and fuse items associated with this craft.
    • Operate forklift, boom lift, and industrial moving equipment needed to perform duties.
    • Keep tools, equipment, and work area clean and orderly.

      • Minimum of a high school diploma or the equivalent (7-10 years of proven, tested and verified millwright experience will be considered in lieu of diploma)
      • 3+ years of chemical or industrial manufacturing experience preferred.
      • Demonstrate basic math, reading, and problem-solving skills
      • Experience working on hydraulic and pneumatic systems and troubleshooting issues.
      • Knowledge of pumps, compressors, distillation systems, reactors, centrifuges, filtration, and evaporation systems preferred.
      • Passionate about safety not only for yourself, but for your co-workers as well


        Rewards & benefits
        Competitive salary / 401 K matching and non-contingent matching plans / Healthcare / Medical insurance

        Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

        We are passionate believers in the power of difference. We strive to represent the communities in which we operate and to provide an inclusive, welcoming environment for all. We want Primient to be a place where every employee feels they belong and knows they are seen, heard, valued and safe to speak up. Our aspiration is to unlock the full potential in diverse perspectives, while offering everyone an equal chance to grow, thrive and progress.

        Primient is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

        Successful candidates must also pass a computer test, drug screen, and background check.

        California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

        The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Keywords: Primient, Decatur , Mechanic I, Dec, Engineering , Decatur, Illinois

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