Automated Assembly Technician in Hebron, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 9/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set-up of automation for presses or assembly machines, wiring and interfacing
  • Set-up and debug new automation as needed.  Make samples for new items/customers.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair various assembly, automation and mold equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks and fill out relevant paperwork.  Cross train with molding technicians for mold machine maintenance.
  • Check and adjust parameters during changeovers and note changes for update.
  • Clean automation equipment and areas.
  • Replace worn equipment.  Design and fabricate small fixtures for equipment.
  • Look for methods of improving efficiency and ensure quality standards, as an individual and part of a team.
  • Assist QA with finding and implementing corrective actions from customer rejections.
  • Maintain inventory of spare parts and write order requests for replenishment.
  • Maintain daily log books for each piece of equipment.  Document equipment specifications.
  • Communicate with other shifts, operators, and technicians to give and receive updates on equipment status.
  • Assist with training new operators.
  • Assist with making sure supplies and materials are ready for the shift.
  • Assist mold techs with emptying runners, mold set ups, and setting up new cell production lines.
  • Support production with an on call status, authorized for a rotating scheduled overtime on weekends.

Job Requirements


  • HS/GED or Vocational Degree and 4-5 years of experience in a mechanical/robotics setting.
  • Working knowledge of robotics, pneumatics, hydraulics and electric systems; sonic welding and injection molding.
  • Willingness/ability to attend formal training courses to learn PLC programming if needed (employee will be paid for his/her time).
  • Experience with tool and die (maintenance and repair) highly preferred.
  • Must possess good communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, excellent visual skills for accessing functionality of equipment, above basic mathematical skills and reasoning ability.
  • Able to read blueprints.
  • Knowledge of OSHA Requirements to include Electrical Safety, Machine Guarding, and Authorized Lockout/Tagout Procedures.
  • Basic working knowledge of computer software, email, excel, word and internet.
  • Possess strong work ethic, is a self starter, has good attendance and works successfully in team settings.
  • Experience with operating fork lift.

Physical Requirements

  • Possess dexterity and flexibility to allow for work around various machines that require crawling, kneeling, reaching, bending and standing.  Must be able to stand for a full shift (8 hours).
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds sporadically.