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3rd Shift Maintenance Technician

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF11101A Date posted 01/29/2024 Address 4250 Northeast Expressway, Doraville, GA Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Company Overview:

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 500 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries.  Ranked among Fortune Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions.  These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets.  

This position is within ITW’s Zip-Pak division.  Zip-Pak is the global leader in resealable solutions for the flexible packaging industry.  Our expertise in zipper, application technology, and packaging systems makes Zip-Pak the primary choice of brand owners, OEM’s, and converters for innovative resealable solutions.  Zip-Pak’s lean, modern, and continuous manufacturing environments produce zippers using high-volume plastic extrusion.  Manufacturing sites are in the United States, Europe, and South America.  


Description:

The Maintenance Technician’s performs work involving two or more maintenance skills to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve welding, machine and equipment repairing, and electrical work. At all times observes and follow safety, HACCP/Relevant Food Safety guidelines and policies.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of safety protocols and ensure compliance with all safety regulation
  • Conduct routine Preventive Maintenance and inspection on manufacturing equipment to ensure optimal performance and prevent breakdowns.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot Mechanical, Electrical and Pneumatic issues with Extrusion Molding machinery.
  • Ability to read electrical, mechanical and pneumatics schematics.
  • Perform repairs and replacement of faulty components to keep machine operating efficiently.
  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new equipment.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives to enhance equipment reliability and efficiency.
  • Must be able to document work request and work orders for machines and equipment using computer maintenance management system (CMMS)
  • Must be able to Utilize electrical measuring instruments to solve electrical issues.
  • Possess the knowledge and understanding of Industrial electrical wiring and 3 phase systems.
  • Possess the knowledge and understanding of process controls.
  • Knowledgeable of A/C and D/C motors and controls
  • Understands PLC process controls.
  • Maintains chiller system.
  • Maintain plant air supply system.
  • Record and maintain spare part usage
  • Knowledgeable in operating machine shop equipment:
    • Milling machines, Lathes, Welding
    • Surface Grinders
    • Drill press
    • Band saw

Qualifications:

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Position Requirements:

Formal Education & Certification

  • High School Diploma or GED required. Technical or vocational training in maintenance related fields is preferred
  • Proven experience as a Maintenance Technician in a manufacturing or industrial setting
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic systems
  • Proficient in reading technical manuals, schematics, and diagrams
  • Experience with PLCs and other manufacturing control system is an advantage
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to prioritize tasks efficiently

Knowledge & Experience

  • Knowledge of Extrusion Molding machines and its functions are preferred
  • 5 years of industrial manufacturing experience
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing mechanical and electrical systems
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively handle pressure and challenges

Physical Requirements

  • Lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Bend, turn and lift while performing the job
  • Climb stairs
  • Work on scissor lift at heights of 20 feet
  • Stand for 8 hours, with appropriate break-times
  • Ability to work around hot items

Safety

  • Possess the knowledge of lock out, tag out (LOTO)
  • Safety is our utmost priority, and all employees are expected to follow safety guidelines and procedures
  • Use the correct personal protected equipment (PPE) while performing maintenance tasks
  • Participate in safety training programs and follow safe work practices at all times
  • Report any safety concerns or incidents promptly by filling out safety catch forms and turn in to supervisor
  • Shall acknowledge the Zip-Pak policy of requesting self-reporting of any illness, foodborne pathogens, or diseases which may be transmitted to food products and food contact surfaces that may jeopardize food safety.
  • Understands and practices all safety/hygiene and GMP rules
  • Leads by example and ensures compliance to AIB and SQF rules
  • Maintains clean and orderly workplace/equipment
  • Shall support Food Safety Culture activities within the organization in support of Food Safety Management System in accordance with the Food Safety Code for Manufacture of Food Packaging.

Benefits:

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately. You will enjoy a competitive salary and a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, life, LTD insurance, 401k (with company match), employee assistance, wellness and 100% tuition reimbursement programs. ITW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
 

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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