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Maintenance Technician (Bernard, Beecher, IL)

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF12218R Date posted 04/18/2024 Address 449 W Corning Rd, Beecher, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Comprised of a market-leading portfolio of best-in-class brands, the businesses of ITW Welding work together to provide premium performance delivered through a breadth of solutions encompassing welding, cutting, consumables, and accessories.  ITW Welding North America represents Miller Electric Welding Equipment, Safety & Accessories, Hobart Filler Metals, and Bernard / Tregaskiss MIG Guns.

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, and wholly owned by Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW). The company maintains its industry leadership by setting the standard for reliability, quality and responsiveness. Our tagline, “The Power of Blue®,” is inspired by the blue color of Miller equipment.

The company began with an innovation that responded to customer needs, growing from a one-man operation in 1929, to the world’s largest manufacturer of arc welding products. Miller keeps the tradition alive by focusing on its top priority: people.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Electrical maintenance- working on 480V 3-Phase, 208V 3-Phase, 120V, Buss Bars, MCC maintenance, conduit runs to support new equipment and maintain current equipment
  • Mechanical maintenance – diagnosing and repairing mechanical problems on existing manufacturing equipment (e.g. crimpers, cable cutters, fixtures, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment –manual, semi and/or automated, and resolve problems
  • Mechanical upgrades – support for installation of new equipment or upgrades to existing equipment identified through employee involvement or other toolbox projects
  • Assist with the installation and set-up of existing or new equipment
  • Facilities maintenance –focused on the building and facility infrastructure (e.g. HVAC, Plumbing)
  • Understand and apply hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical principles and the mechanical aptitude to perform maintenance on such equipment
  • Suggest corrective actions for re-occurring downtime or performance issues
  • Maintain a preventative maintenance program
  • Maintain a spare parts inventory system
  • Must possess the ability to operate assigned equipment and the ability to read and understand operating instructions and interpret complex instructions, sketches, blueprints and proprietary programming codes
  • Conduct and perform preventative maintenance on a regular scheduled basis
  • Work with repair vendors to fabricate needed spare parts or fabricate them
  • Manufacturing Engineering support – Work with Engineering which may include part fabrication, modifying existing equipment, carts, racks, fixtures, etc.
  • PLC programming (DirectLogix) troubleshooting, maintenance, and new process programming
  • Ability to recognize and identify parts, problems, and offer resolution
  • Ability to run low voltage data lines (Cat6 Ethernet) for workstations and/or offices

Qualifications:

Qualifying Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5+ years’ industrial experience
  • Basic computer skills with ability to utilize email and internet
  • Demonstrated ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Proficient in multi-tasking, organizing and prioritizing tasks / projects
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of management and work teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand and interpret all applicable blueprints, schematics and diagrams
  • Demonstrated ability to perform minor carpentry and plumbing repairs and fabrication.
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose and repair machines and equipment, including hydraulic and pneumatic repairs.

Preferred Requirements

  • 2 years’ vocational school certification in industrial maintenance, electronics or equivalent and 5 years’ experience as a maintenance/machine repair technician
  • Proficient in machine shop math (including trigonometry and geometry)
  • Electrical/Hydraulic licenses/certifications and/or others relevant to the operation are a plus
  • Welding/fabrication/millwright experience
  • PLC knowledge/experience
  • Machining/Tooling and Design experience
  • 8+ years of industrial manufacturing experience

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

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