Job Details

Maintenance Millwright

1131 Arnold Street, United States | Chicago Heights | Full-time

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The General Maintenance is responsible for performing preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment and systems as assigned.  Utilizes skills of the trade to resolve complex mechanical issues


To perform this job effectively an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in a satisfactory manner - with or without reasonable accommodation.


  • Communicates with other maintenance personnel, specialists, operators, and supervisors and maintains records including a detailed review of any problems that may have occurred; potential problem situations with equipment or systems; and any job changes coming up that may require maintenance to change settings or setup equipment.
  • Perform an inspection, take readings, record information, analyze failures and return systems to operational status in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • Makes necessary repairs, replacements, and adjustments to plant systems as required.
  • Completes work orders and performs assigned repairs of a nature suitable for one person working alone or with assistance provided from other members of the shift or addition maintenance personnel.
  • In case of fire or other emergency, assist with plant evacuation and ensure alarm and sprinkler system valves are operational.  Follows the plant shutdown procedures.  Follow all Emergency Generator Procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining housekeeping and general upkeep of maintenance shop, all work areas, the compressor building and electrical switch gear areas.




The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum education, experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job.

  •  Prior work experience and Certification as Industrial Maintenance, Millwright, or similar trade. 


The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum education, experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job.

  • Must be able to understand, read, speak and write in English.
  • Demonstrate ability to correctly detect and classify defects in glassware.
  • Ability to work regular day shifts and rotating shift when needed (24-7-365)
  • Ability to follow departmental and plant S.O.P.’s.
  • Maintain general housekeeping and 5S.
  • Ability to be on call 24/7


Additional Information


Normal demand of professional level employee including but not limited to: (Code: Occasional- up to 2.5 hours; Frequent – up to 5.5 hours;  Continuous – over 5.5 hours

  • Standing/Walking                                          Occasional
  • Lifting up to 25lbs                                          Occasional
  • Twisting/Bending                                           Occasional                                
  • Stair Climbing                                               Frequent
  • Manual Dexterity 100% during shift              Continuous
  • Near Vision                                                   Requires accurate (20/20) vision
  • Color Vision                                                  Requires minimal color discrimination

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 11,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2022 of EUR 1.8bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

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