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Machine/Repair Technician (3rd Shift) in Des Plaines, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Job Description

Machine Repair Technician A – 3rd Shift
Position location: Des Plaines, IL

ITW Description:
ITW (NYSE:ITW) is a global industrial company centered on a differentiated and proprietary business model. The company’s seven industry leading segments leverage the ITW Business Model to generate solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW’s 50,000+ dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in our decentralized, entrepreneurial culture. In 2017, the company achieved revenues of $14.3 billion, with roughly half coming from outside North America.

Division Description
ITW  Global Appliance serves all the major Appliance OEM in the US, Europe, Asia, Mexico and Brazil and their tier suppliers.  This global division manufactures mechanical, electromechanical and electronic components and assemblies with a variety of manufacturing processes including injection molding, stamping, automated and manual assembly.  We have units in the US, China, Mexico, Slovenia, Hungary, Bulgaria & Italy.  

The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry-leading research and development capabilities, ITW Global Appliance enhances our customers’ competitive advantage by…

  • Maintaining advanced global engineering and manufacturing facilities.
  • Identifying customer needs to provide continued added value solutions.
  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every solution exceeds customer expectations while providing unparalleled value.

The Machine Repair/Technician reports to the Manufacturing Manager with a dotted line to the Tool Room Manager.

  • Installs, repairs, maintains and rebuilds a wide variety of large complicated production machines, attachments and auxiliary equipment.
  • Works from blue prints, schematics and specifications.  Troubleshoots, dismantles analyzes and determines defects, diagnoses trouble and performs repairs to very large production machines, such as plastic injection mold machines and automatic equipment.  Replaces pumps, motors, relays, switch motors, etc.  Installs and maintains machine safety devices and shields.
  • Must have experience in PLC’s, hydraulics, injection molding machine repairs and maintenance, along with some electrical knowledge.
  • Must be a self-starter and capable of working productively with little supervision.
  • Good verbal skills are required.  This is needed so that coherent information can be passed between the shifts.
  • Assist with building maintenance from time to time

Position Skills and Experience Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Five or more years experience in the injection molding industry with lots of exposure to repairing mainly machines, in addition to injection molding tooling.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs sometimes repetitively.
  • Experience with ISO9001 requirements.