Journeyperson Mechanic

  • Mondelēz International
  • Naperville, IL 60540, USA
  • Aug 02, 2023
Full time Manufacturing Mechanic

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International / Nabisco?

We are the creators of Oreo, Ritz Crackers, Triscuit, Sour Patch and Swedish Fish to name a few.

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

You will perform preventive maintenance on plant equipment to keep in good running order. Troubleshoot problems, recommend and perform mechanical repairs to minimize downtime. Work collaboratively with Operations Team to share knowledge and contribute to a Continuous Improvement environment.

How you will contribute

You will:

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

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

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

  • Must be qualified to operate forklifts, manlifts, 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).

  • Assist enhancements to computerized maintenance system.

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

  • Knowledge and complete usage of LOTO, hot work permits, 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, QCMS, etc.

Job specific requirements:

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Served and satisfactorily completed an approved Apprenticeship or Training

  • At least 2 years manufacturing experience in similar positions

  • 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)

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

  • Ability to problem solve and help with practical solution

Physical Demands: 

  • 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

Work schedule:  

  • Flexibility to work 2nd or 3rd shift is required given the dynamics of our environment.


We are a unionized site and we offer competitive benefits outlined in the Union contract such as:

  • 13 paid holidays for qualified employees

  • Competitive Medical & Dental Plans

  • Pension Benefits per Union contract

  • 401k Company Match

Business Unit Summary

The United States is the largest market in the Mondelēz International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, we produce our well-loved household favorites to provide our consumers with the right snack, at the right moment, made the right way. We have corporate offices, sales, manufacturing and distribution locations throughout the U.S. to ensure our iconic brands—including Oreo and  Chips Ahoy!cookies, Ritz, Wheat Thins and Triscuit crackers, and Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids confectionery products —are close at hand for our consumers across the country.  

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Job Type


Manufacturing support