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Cold End Mechanic

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

Job Description

The Cold End Mechanic will work closely with Journeyman Cold End Mechanics to learn the trade of a general electrician. They will perform a variety of tasks over a course of 8000 hours as an apprentice and attend school for 4 years to achieve Journeyman’s card.


  • Troubleshoots electrical systems from 480Vac to 110BVac and 48Vdc to 5 Vdc.
  • Checks and records instrumentation readings on critical plan equipment, including electrical, air gas, water and oil systems.
  • Performs maintenance and repairs on electrical, air, gas, water and oil systems.
  • Troubleshoots new and existing equipment.
  • Monitor, inspect and operate systems to make necessary adjustments and repairs as required.
  • Become highly knowledgeable in all aspects of plant operations.
  • 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 setting or setup equipment.
  • Perform an inspection, take readings, record information, analyze failures an return systems to operational status in a safe and efficient manner.
  • 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.
  • Makes necessary repairs , replacements, and adjustments to plant systems as required.
  • 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.



  • High School diploma required. College degree in mechanical, electrical or mechatronic field preferred.
  • Certificates from defect recognition and related processes a plus.


  • Hands on supervisory experience preferably in glass manufacturing
  • Knowledge of glass defects.
  • Understanding of state-of-the-art electronic inspection, automated packaging equipment and conveyor systems.
  • Ability to motivate, mentor and coach personnel and the ability to contribute to a team effort environment.
  • Computer skills and knowledge to include MS Office, SAP and Lotus Notes.
  • Strong organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate patience and have the ability to teach others
  • Must be aggressive, resourceful and independent, while showing flexibility and open mindedness

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


Food & drinks

We offer free beverages.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer gym membership discounts, health check-ups, private medical care and a life and group insurance.

Corporate Benefits

Benefit from special conditions with various brands in fashion, technology, leisure and many more.

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Hinweis: Benefits können je nach Position variieren.

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 12,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2023 of around EUR 2bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal Rights

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. All applicants are considered without any regard to color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status. Preference is given to hiring people with disabilities.

Interested? Apply today!

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