Lead-person - Maintenance/Plant Safety Technician in Marion, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 1/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Facilities Technician is responsible for various areas of the maintenance of the building and equipment including light construction, preventative maintenance, equipment installs and repairs, grounds and safety. This is a union position for International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 8. 

Job Requirements


  • Conduct various light construction tasks including wall repairs, painting, plumbing, floor and carpet replacement, and basic electric.
  • Work with outside contractors to complete work on various capital expenditure projects.
  • Repair various equipment throughout the facility including production equipment, pumps, and leaks.
  • Conduct various preventative maintenance tasks including:
  • Test GFCI, vents/hoods, and shower
  • HEPA filters including the ceilings, hoods and walls
  • Replace oil in air compressor and other appropriate machines
  • Check and replace belts on blowers
  • Replace filters on drum pumps
  • Complete preventative maintenance per the schedule and maintain preventative maintenance database by inputting new tasks and removing obsolete ones.
  • Work with Engineering to install new equipment per specifications; complete and submit capital expenditures for equipment needed.
  • Maintain building grounds including snow removal coordinator.
  • Act as alternate emergency coordinator.
  • Perform regular housekeeping duties.
  • Perform other duties in accordance with buildings and grounds upkeep such as mowing, cleaning, painting, weeding, insulating, patching leaks, and other jobs as needed.
  • Maintains focus on continuous improvement by applying 80/20, PLS, and USa principles/techniques and makes process improvement recommendations to management.
  • Assist with Safety and HR managers with activities associated with plant safety.
  • Including:
    1. Development and implementation of safety procedures
    2. Research and become familiar with OSHA guidelines


Education:  High school diploma (or GED); Associates Degree in field preferred


  • Minimum five (5) years related experience
  • Good technical aptitude
  • Excellent general maintenance, basic plumbing, and electrical skills
  • Good manufacturing operations/safety knowledge and practices
  • National Electric Code knowledge
  • Working knowledge of single and 3 phase power
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good problem solving, multi-tasking and teamwork skills
  • Good decision making skills
  • Read and work with electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic blueprints and equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent manual dexterity required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Prior safety team participation

Physical/Visual Activities or Demands: Physical/visual activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, twist/turn, reach above shoulder and outward, stand, walk, bend, squat, and grasp and manipulate items with hands, and occasionally type and sit.
  2. The employee must carry up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally, and push and pull up to 20 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include concentrated attention, close vision, far vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to bring object into sharp focus.
  4. Some travel will be required to help with safety audits at other ITW plants, or to attend safety training.

Working Conditions: Working conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  1. Typical Plant Conditions (85%) with frequent exposure to loud noises and machinery and occasional exposure to chemicals.
  2. Occasional outdoor work required.

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids that may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

Computer, Microsoft Office Suite, calculator, telephone, fax, scanner, printer, hand tools, gauges, small power equipment, test meters (multimeter, current clamp meter, AC voltage detector), various assembly fixtures, pallet jack, service lift and required safety and electrical PPE.


As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, ITW Marking & Coding does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability


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