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Lilly Mechanic-Boiler Room in Fort Dodge, Iowa

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Type of Employment:

Full-Time Employment - FTE


The successful candidate will join a team of highly trained, multi-skilled craftsman that perform tasks in a wide range of mechanical disciplines. We are a highly regulated company that has success by doing the job correctly the first time. The facility rests on 320 acres and over 25 building that contain a wide range of mechanical equipment.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide troubleshooting, repair and periodic maintenance of boiler systems, water systems, air systems, related equipment and associated facilities support equipment.

  • Properly perform testing and record keeping

  • Aptitude to learn the basic principles and operation of water treatment, water generation, air compressors, boilers, electrical distribution, and make the necessary adjustments in the normal operation as well as the emergency procedures related to these services

  • Follow department standard operating procedures

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the Power Plant and related areas

  • Work and communicate effectively with other operators and maintenance staff

  • Work with basic hand tools

  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment in the boiler room

  • Follow Procedures for the handling of hazardous wastes

  • Maintain a state of Iowa Boiler License

  • Reading, comprehension and application skills toward a diverse set of complicated tasks

Basic Qualificiations:

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to train others.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively convey information in an appropriate and effective manner.

  • Ability to effectively lead, resolve conflict and function as a reliable point of contact specific to the equipment and systems overseen

  • Perform calculations and conversions involving weights, volumes, and percentages

  • Demonstrated analytical skill / problem solving skills – identifies problems; recognizes symptoms, causes, and alternative solution.

  • Knowledge and skill to recognize creative ideas that add value and are able to be implemented to improve efficiency, effectiveness and reduce complexity

  • Demonstrated understanding of systems, equipment, and processes

  • Demonstrated ability to set-up and troubleshoot equipment as required

  • Experience with Windows Operating System.

  • Complete electronic based Work Orders

  • Effective and efficient multitasking skills.

  • Effective time management skills for self and others

  • Proficient reading, comprehension and application skills toward a diverse set of complicated tasks.

  • Follow as well as develop detailed instruction

  • Additional education at vocational technical schools or colleges.

  • Boiler system experience.

Additional Information:

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we’re driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at

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Region: North America

City: Fort Dodge

State: Iowa

Country: USA

Location Details:

Req Id: 51233BR