Mold/Maintenance Tech in Hebron, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Job Description

Founded in 1912, ITW’s products and solutions are at work all over the world, in deep-sea oil rigs, aerospace technology, bridges and wind turbines, healthcare, the spaces in which we live and work, the cars we drive, and the mobile devices we rely on. We are never, whether we know it or not, more than a few steps from an innovative ITW solution.

As part of ITW’s Automotive Segment, ITW Powertrain Plastics is committed to being a world leader in insert molded filters, mechatronics components, and reservoirs. This includes our Specialty Engine & Filtration Business Unit, which totals $14M in revenue and specializes in water filtration and outdoor power equipment. Key products include drinking water filters and fuel tank caps.

Position Summary: The Mold/Maintenance Technician maintains efficient daily operation of mold tooling maintenance along with limited automation, building, and equipment preventative maintenance tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Mold changeovers and repairs determining part defect, root cause and implementing appropriate corrective action.
  • Preventative maintenance of injection molds by performing scheduled mold inspection which includes the disassembly, cleaning and reassembly of intricate mold tooling.
  • Manage spare mold tooling parts inventory.
  • Verify mold tooling dimensional conformance to print tolerances using component and reliable measurement techniques.
  • Skillfully operate and manufacture custom parts using a mill, lathe, grinder and other shop equipment.
  • Document in detail work performed on mold tooling maintenance.
  • Setup and operate molding machinery and support equipment.
  • Work closely with setup technicians and operators to ensure proper operation of equipment.
  • Compliant with OSHA regulations.
  • Ensure good housekeeping.
  • Follow all safety guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Effective communication/interpersonal skills
  • Above basic mathematical skills
  • Proficiency with operating computers
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to adapt and learn
  • Provide own tools to perform tasks
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to accommodate occasional flexible schedule when required.

Must be able to stand for full manufacturing shift, ability to reach with arms extended and/or overhead, excellent hand dexterity, ability to bend, stoop, stretch, and similar activities. Able to lift up to 100 pounds sporadically – 50 pounds frequently. Good visual skills for accessing functionality of equipment.

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) at no cost after one year.

ITW is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas. We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities. 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 email to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.