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Maintenance Technician in Elk Grove Village, IL at ITW Medical

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all technical aspects of the injection molding and assembly operations.  Work to maximize production by focusing on uptime and minimizing scrap. (Examples: monitoring molding processes; minimize intermittent equipment issues by taking action on root causes; communicate all tooling related issues, replacing worn parts/electrical switches, etc.)
  • Set-up, Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all equipment required for the processes related to automation and molding
  • Work closely with operators to ensure proper operation of equipment
  • Responsible for assigned preventive maintenance tasks
  • Maintenance of building and grounds as directed
  • Document work performed in the appropriate format according to the quality system
  • Improve efficiency while ensuring quality standards, individually as and part of a team
  • Assist Quality with finding and implementing corrective actions from customer rejections
  • Communicate with other shifts, operators, and technicians to give and receive updates on equipment status
  • Ability to accommodate occasional flexible schedule when required; base hours for this position are 6am-6pm, rotating schedule

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 5 years of experience with plastic injection molding
  • Working knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics and electric system
  • Familiarity with automated assembly and sonic welding preferred
  • Experience with tool and die (maintenance and repair) beneficial
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints
  • Willingness/ability to attend formal training courses to learn PLC troubleshooting if needed
  • Must possess good communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Able to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to safely operate required equipment for performing job functions