Maintenance Press Mechanic in Manchester, CT at ITW

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:                Maintenance Press Mechanic

Division:                 ITW Graphics

Location:                Connecticut, USA

Reports To:            Don Sandow

Department:           Maintenance

FLSA Status:         Non-exempt Hourly

Prepared by:          Don Sandow

Prepared Date:      12/14/2017

Reviewed By:         Kathy Lavoie

Review Date:          12/14/2017


SUMMARY: Troubleshoot, repair and fabricate production machines using a variety of tools including machine tools


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Follows blueprints, drawings schematics and verbal  instructions to plan and layout assignments.

Assembles and installs mechanical and electrical equipment and systems such as production machinery/tools, storage racks and tanks, facility equipment, etc.

Repairs, rebuilds, wires, troubleshoots and maintains machines and equipment, using equipment available in the Maintenance Department.

Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical and electrical equipment and systems requiring the isolation of the malfunction, disassembly of equipment and repair/replacement of bearings, gears, structural components and the like as well as electronic sensors and controls.

Performs preventive maintenance on equipment and mechanical systems.

Performs general plant maintenance jobs on plumbing, lighting, machine wiring etc.

Responsible for maintenance shop including tools and supply inventories.

Initiates/prepares purchase orders for inventory/non-stock items for approval.

Corrects safety inspector's recommendations to conform to OSHA requirements.

Works with supervisors and employees to detect and report any improper operation, faulty equipment or unusual conditions that may affect safety or manufacturing.

Initiates and reviews bids for necessary contractual work.  Oversees vendors to assure work is completed in a timely manner and is correct.

Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision.

Maintains work area in a clean and orderly condition.

Comply with all current ISO standards.

Working knowledge/proficiency of:

  • Electrical systems

  • Electronic controls such as logic controllers and drives

  • Programming of controllers and drives

  • Electronic sensors such as photoelectric, laser and proximity sensors

  • Mechanical systems principals such as gearing, timing, travel/flow rates, etc.

    Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.



Job Requirements




 Required and responsible for employee safety, attending safety training, complying with all company safety and work policies and reporting all accidents/injuries immediately to their Manager and HR Department.





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.


Associates degree in Engineering or equivalent; and/or three to five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blueprints and assembly drawings, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers and managers.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, basic algebra, geometry and trigonometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Forklift license is required.


Ability to read blueprints and wiring schematics and use a wide variety of hand, power, and machine tools to perform assignments.  Must have a basic understanding of machine wiring and control circuits.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.