Maintenance Electrician in Elk Grove Village, IL at ITW Automotive OEM

Date Posted: 5/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ITW Shakeproof Automotive (SAP) serves the major US OEMs (Ford, GM, and FCA) and their tier suppliers.  We supply metal cold headed fasteners totaling approximately $169M in revenue annually.

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

 Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in N.A. 

 Exchanging product, process and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide. 

 Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

We are looking for a Maintenance Electrician to join our team! This experienced maintenance electrician will be responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining facility equipment, electrical, electronic components of industrial machinery, and equipment.


 Install up to 480 voltage power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed production machines and equipment

 Connect power supply wiring to machines, equipment, and building and grounds

 Connect cables and wiring between machines and equipment

 Diagnose malfunctioning Items such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures, and replaces damaged component

 Test and repair malfunctioning production equipment/machinery and notifies appropriate personnel

 Use welding skills/equipment (TIG, Stick, Torch) to fabricate and repair chutes, conveyors, hoppers, etc.

 Read and interpret hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical blueprints

 Replace faulty electrical components such as relays, switches and motors, and positions sensing devices

 Troubleshoot and repair faulty electronic and electromechanical components, such as printed circuit boards (solder component level wiring and/or component)

 Plan layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical components in building

 Diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components and equipment

 Maintain current knowledge and actively addresses safety, environmental, and OSHA regulations

 Other duties may include: janitorial, plumbing, pipefitting, painting, security, carpentry

 Additional responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements


 High School diploma & electrician certification, or associate’s degree from a Technical College required, or equivalent experience

 Ability to read and understand electrical blueprints

 Apprenticeship or Journeyman experience preferred

 Ability to complete basic mathematical calculations

 Forklift Truck Experience preferred

 3-5+ years maintenance and electrical experience

 Strong mechanical aptitude

 Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

 Ability to complete routine production and quality reports.

 Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

 Understanding and compliance with OSHA safety rules and regulations including lock out, tag out procedures and PPE use

 Strong verbal and written communication skills

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.