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Maintenance in Richton Park, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Summary:   This position requires the knowledge of electrical and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation by performing the following duties.


·         Work on a variety of machinery, and building systems as directed.

·         Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

·         Repair or rebuild relatively simple machinery or non-complex mechanical components.

·         Assists in the diagnosis of problems and determination of the extent of repairs necessary.

·         Repair, refit, make, or replace parts to bring the equipment to the desired level of functionality.

·         Moving machines with overhead crane or forklift for in house needs.

·         Follow all safety rules and maintain a clean work area by regularly addressing spilt/drained fluids, trash, empty pallets, etc., utilizing absorbent pads, broom, shovel and waste receptacle.

·         Assist with disassembling over-sized machines for shipping purpose if necessary.

·         Schedule and performs preventative maintenance

·         Basic Electrical repairs as needed in facility

·         Accurately record the use of spare parts, to insure proper inventory is maintained

·         Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. 

·         Other duties as assigned.

Material Tools & Equipment Used/Repaired: Overhead Crane, hand tools, hand and lift trucks, forklift, grinders, scales and drying equipment.

Job Requirements


·         2+ years of plastics experience factory machine maintenance including the ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and vacuum related problems to factory equipment.

·         2+ years of Electrical experience including trouble shooting and repair of motor control circuits and general understanding of machine and building wiring

·         Knowledge of electronics, hydraulics and / or electric systems for relay and solid-state machinery.

·         Ability to read and understand electrical and hydraulic schematics.

·         Able to work independent with minimum supervision

·         Must be able to lift, push and pull

·         Strong commitment to quality and safety.

·         Overhead crane use to move and position equipment.

·         Working knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.

·         Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

·         Ability to perform duties independently or in a team environment.

·         Good verbal and written communication skills.

·         Must be able to work flexible schedule, including shift, overtime and weekends

·         Good computer skills (MS Office)


Physical Demands:

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for entire shift, use hands to handle, frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and required to walk, stoop, climb, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 65 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Interpersonal Skills:


Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.


Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


ITW 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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please call 708-720-7120 to request assistance.  No other requests will be acknowledged.