Maintenance Technician in Ottawa, IL at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  •  Able to perform preventative maintenance tasks and procedures
  • Ability to effectively read mechanical blue prints and electrical schematics
  • Utilize mechanical precision measuring instruments
  • Utilize electrical measuring instruments
  • Understands electricity principles up to 480 volt / 3 phase
  • Understands pneumatic & hydraulic systems
  • Understand and / or obtain basic knowledge of HVAC systems
  • Record completed work on current forms
  • Establish and retain knowledge of production machine functions, allowing for accurate troubleshooting and repairs
  • Safely able to operate all machine shop equipment:
    • Hand power tools such as drills, grinders, etc.
    • Milling machines
    • Drill press
    • Band saw                         
  • Ability to effectively trouble shoot equipment and processes
  • Maintain our resin feed system
  • Understands and practices all safety/hygiene rules and follows strict product safety and quality standards to meet company and customer required standards.
  • Reports all unsafe conditions immediately to supervisor; corrects where possible
  • Applies good housekeeping standards and keeps area clean and organized
  • Follow all company safety procedures, safe work and good housekeeping practices.
  • Demonstrates and ensures that safety is first in all process activities


  • Quality assurance involvement in SQF activities and environmental compliance activities.
  • Works independently or as a team
  • Diagnoses problems with existing maintenance equipment.
  • Orders parts as necessary to maintain proper levels of parts inventory and/or efficient operation of production processes.  
  • Participates and supports the company’s continuous improvement programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Available to be on-call (rotating schedule)

High School diploma or GED.  Advanced technical training or experience in the areas of industrial electrical and mechanical, maintenance, welding PLC, etc.

Equipment used:  personal computer, MS office, meters, mills, micrometer and various hand tools as required.

Zip-Pak is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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