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Job Category:  Operations and Production
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Dolton, IL, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3900

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.


Contributes in the maintenace team environment. Inspects, identifies, diagnoses and corrects mechanical or minor electrical/instrumental problems. Fabricates, installs, adjusts, repairs, replaces parts, dismantles and rebuilds equipment/instruments to correct problems per schematics and work instructions.


Shift:  This position will train on day shift for 1 to 2 months and, once trained, will work only 3rd shift.  


Essential Job Functions:


  • Self-starter to Inspect, Identify, diagnose, and correct mechanical, pneumatic, problems.


  • Install, maintain, repair, adjust, dismantle, and rebuild control systems per schematics and instruction.


  • Ensures work conditions are safe utilizing required safety procedures, LOTO, Confined Space, Hot work permits, Class 1 Div. 2 hazardous area precautions, etc.
  • Personnel Protective Equipment is required to be utilized as instructed.


  • Performs tests, collects data and prepares accurate work log records and data bases, utilizing basic computer skills.


  • Uses maintenance equipment such as arc and tig welders, acetylene torch, lathe, pipe threader, drill press, various power and hand tools. Utilizes and inspects forklift, scissors lift, drum handler and pallet jack.


  • Prepares records of activities in computer databases, logbooks and on repair records.


  • Works in accordance with OSHA requirements, established safety procedures, wears appropriate PPE, uses prescribed safety equipment, attends safety meetings, and notifies appropriate personnel of emergency conditions.


  • Understands and and follows Food Safety requirements and Good Manufacturing Procedures to meet plant sanitation standards. Works any shift schedule or weekday as required.


Minimum Qualifications:


Education: This position requires a high school diploma minimum with trade school preferred. Mechanical trade and welding skills may be required for this position along with the ability to comprehend piping schematics and blue prints.


Experience: Requires 2 years experience in industrial maintenance operations or related field.


Other Essential Skills:


  • Has basic knowledge of manufacturing process and material characteristics and instruments. Has strong mechanical knowledge of equipment. 


  • Capable of ordering parts and maintaining accurate inventory control.


  • Can be trained in other job classification procedures as required by the Supervisor.



Physical Requirements:


This job position requires standing, walking, kneeling, bending, climbing, pulling, pushing, lifting, grasping, repetitive motions and reaching above and below the shoulders. The ability to verbally communicate, hear and perceive visually is required. Exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects is required for this job position.


Environmental Conditions:


Duties will be performed both inside and outside of the manufacturing plant. Most inside processing locations, which are not heated or cooled will have a temperature range of 45° F to 110° F depending upon weather conditions.  Outside work, when required, is exposed to the elements and temperature of  –20° F to 100° F.

About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2490 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Pipe Welding, Medical Device, Mechanic, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Operations

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