Maintenance Technician with Electrical and Instrumentation Focus

IFF | International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc

It’s an exciting time to be part of the Nutrition & Biosciences family at IFF.  We are a global leader in the industrial biotechnology sector which develops innovative enzymes and bio-products to improve the performance and reduce the environmental impact of the cleaning, textiles, animal nutrition, grain processing and other chemicals industries.

We invite you to apply for this exciting opporunity be part of a team responsible for Maintenance Reliability of the production facility at our Cedar Rapids, IA plant.   

We are looking for an exceptional individual to be responsible for the following tasks:

•    Responsible for troubleshooting, repair or replacement of equipment found in wet processing and spray dry production facilities.
•    Responsibilities include maintaining typical utility systems (water, air, steam, chilled water & glycol cooling systems & related equipment, etc.) 
•    Interpreting isometric drawings, P&IDs, schematics and equipment drawings related to pumps, valves, agitators, motors, chillers, air compressors.
•    Perform troubleshooting tasks - electrical, mechanical - including three-phase, single-phase, control circuits, motors, switches, brakes and gearboxes
•    Problem solving, root cause analysis, system design & construction
•    Data tracking & entry in SAP (labor hours, parts, detailed comments)
•    Recognizes the need for and provides assistance beyond your core work area to drive improvement.
•    Demonstrates a commitment to safety, personal integrity and accountability.
•    Maintains a positive attitude while being self-motivated.

You are qualified if you have the following education and experience:

•    A.A. in Industrial Maintenance Technology or related field preferred. 
•    Previous industrial maintenance experience; strong troubleshooting skills and repair of mechanical, electrical, systems.
•    Experience with Instrumentation and Control Systems.


Ability to work flexible schedules including an on-call schedule, overtime, evenings, holidays, and weekends as needed.


Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

Job Benefits:


We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
•    Medical insurance, including a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account
•    Prescription drug coverage, dental and vision insurance
•    401k plan with a generous company match and a separate company Retirement Contribution
•    3 weeks of paid vacation to start, 12 paid holidays annually and a bonus plan


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit to learn more.


Job ID: 77996

Posted 6 days ago

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