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Maintenance Technician in Olathe, KS at ITW

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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    Olathe, KS
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Job Description


ITW Fluids North America, a Division of Illinois Tool Works – a Fortune 200 Company, is seeking a Maintenance Technician for their Industrial MRO commercial segment, ITW Pro Brands.  ITW Pro Brands is the largest segment of an over $140 million dollar division with 250+ employees that manufacture and market  a variety of specialty chemical products for the Industrial  MRO,  Auto OEM, and Aerospace markets globally.  ITW Pro Brands offers a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as 11 paid holidays. 

We also offer a safety shoe and prescription safety glasses reimbursement program.


The maintenance technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.

This position will be a shared resource between multiple departments.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ensure manual and automatic equipment and structures are working properly and safely for sustaining uninterrupted production.
  • Perform routine and non-routine maintenance on equipment, including preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Diagnose and repair malfunctioning equipment as needed.
  • Design modifications to equipment if necessary.
  • Order parts as needed.  Follow expense reporting procedures.
  • Maintain clean, safe and orderly work area, including machine shop.
  • Perform maintenance on facility as needed.
  • Able to obtain and maintain mobile equipment driving certification.
  • Assist with requirements to maintain facility security.
  • Perform inspections of facility and equipment as needed or required.
  • Create and / or maintain a preventive maintenance plan.
  • Work with outside contractors as needed.
  • Train and educate personnel to perform light maintenance of equipment.
  • Assist with the installation of equipment as needed.
  • Communicate daily and throughout the day with all impacted parties regarding status of work being performed.
  • Assist other Maintenance Technicians as needed.
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Core Skills/Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Advanced education and/or certifications preferred.
  • Minimum 3+ years solid mechanical working experience of manual and automatic equipment for the manufacturing of woven and non-woven products, batching equipment, conveyor systems, filling machines and packaging machines.
  • Able to operate and have experience working with basic machine shop tools and equipment, including but not limited to, welders, lathes, saws, drill presses, and milling machines.
  • Ability to interpret blue prints and schematics.
  • Working experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and logic systems is essential.
  • Experience with maintenance of HVAC, ventilations systems and boiler rooms a plus.
  • Able to diagnose and correct equipment issues either individually or in collaboration with other technicians or service professionals.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude to perform the duties of the job.
  • Possess good manual dexterity and visual acuity to perform the duties of the role.
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Availability to be on-call for after hour emergencies if necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage relationships across varying customer functions and levels. Be collaborative and able to function in a team environment. Effective interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Able to be a self-starter, able to self-motivate and work independently. Acts with a sense of urgency to drive results; is goal oriented. Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and willing to take initiative.
  • Strong listening and communication skills.
  • Able to adapt to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Is creative and intuitive.  Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Possesses a sense of self awareness in dealing with others.
  • Proficient time management and prioritization skills.  Organized in managing tasks and responsibilities. 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions as related to the job.
  • Able to understand manufacturing processes / procedures and product applications.
  • Able to work overtime when job requires.
  • Have basic hand tools for use on the job.

ITW Pro Brands 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.