Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelez International? 

We are the creators of BelVita, Wheat Thins, Nutter Butter, Ritz Crackers, and Chips Ahoy! To name a few. 


Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride. 

This Stationary Apprenticeship will ensure the efficient and reliable operation of high-speed processing and packaging equipment, facilities, and utilities. This includes troubleshooting, analyzing root causes, supporting improvements, testing, installing, and conducting all PL&H repairs and preventative maintenance.  


How you will contribute: 

  • Performs all duties in compliance with plant rules and practices safety, conduct, sanitation, and good housekeeping. 

  • Ensures conformance with all Safety, GMPs, health code regulations, NEC, NFPA standards, and Food Safety Policies. 

  • Utilize mechanical ability and knowledge to diagnose and repair and replace defective parts and equipment.  

  • Maintain production equipment in an industrial manufacturing environment following the company guidelines and strategy. 

  • Repair, maintain, and upgrade mechanical parts of the equipment.  

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints, or sketches. 

  • Must be qualified to operate forklifts, man lifts, ladders, and scaffolds. Work effectively with electrical, boiler room, and/ or operations personnel when needed. 

  • Participate in groups or teams to enhance the reliability and productivity of equipment and processes. 

  • Report all work through a computerized maintenance system (SAP-PM). 

  • Assist enhancements to the computerized maintenance system. 

  • Work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision in a team environment. 

  • Knowledge and complete usage of LOTO, hot work permits, and confined space permits.  

  • Protect the company's investment in machinery and equipment by exercising proper care, skill, and knowledge in the use of Company investments. 

  • Support and participate in business initiatives ie. HACCP, eQCMS, etc 

  • Read and understand process schematics and drawings (P&IDs, Block Diagrams, Work and Principals, Blueprints, Drawings, etc.)  

  • Must be able to demonstrate proper use and care of condition base equipment including but not limited to thermography cameras, ultrasound, etc. 

  • Know and understand the method and sequence of operations for troubleshooting and testing processing equipment. 

  • Utilize mechanical ability and knowledge to repair and replace defective parts and equipment. 

  • Collaborate with engineers, subject matter experts, and others to identify, define, and solve problems. 

  • Communicate effectively with managers, supervisors, and peers on a shift-to-shift basis. 

  • Ensure execution of preventive maintenance schedules using CMMS. 

  • Support the development of others and yourself. 


What you will bring 

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You will bring experience and knowledge in: 

  • Ability to work any shift, weekends, and holidays as required. 

  • Ability to work well in a team-based environment with limited supervision. 

  • Able to learn and apply Continuous Improvement tools (IL6S, HPO, TPM) 

  • Capable of working effectively as part of a High-Performance Team. 

  • Ability to problem solve and help with a practical solution. 

More about this role

Education / Certifications: 

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED). 

  • At least 1 year of classes at the IUOE Local Union  

  • Served and satisfactorily completed an approved Apprenticeship or Training 

  • Universal Refrigeration License 


Physical Demands: 

The following physical demands are examples of duties that may be performed: 

  • Climb steps 

  • Lift 50 pounds and maintain balance 

  • Ability to perform duties in extreme varying temperatures 

  • Crawl over, under, and into equipment as necessary to perform job duties 

  • Work from ladders and lifts 


  • 1 year of manufacturing experience 

  • Able to learn and apply Continuous Improvement tools (TPM, Lean, Six Sigma, etc.) 

  • Strong soft skills regarding training and communication for knowledge transfer 

  • Experience with high-speed packaging lines and production equipment in food processing, chemical, or pharmaceutical industries 

  • Familiar with SAP - PM, work order, and asset creation/management 


Job specific requirements: 

  • Working knowledge includes (but not restricted to) pumps, hydraulics, pneumatics, drives, machining of parts, some electrical knowledge, hand tool usage, and welding. 

  • Ability to work well in a team-based environment with limited supervision 

  • Ability to problem solve and help with practical solutions. 

  • Ability to analyze scenarios and provide root cause analysis. 

  • Schedule flexibility required  


Application Instructions

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