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Maintenance/Machine Repair Technician - 2nd Shift

Apply Job ID REF8768D Date posted 12/01/2022 Address 10601 North 2nd Street, Machesney Park, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

ITW Shakeproof, a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc., serves major automotive OEMs and their tier suppliers with metal, cold-headed fasteners totaling approximately $160m in revenue.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Shakeproof enhances our customers’ competitive advantage by:

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in North America.
  • Exchanging product, process, and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.
  • Continually improving processes, material, and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.


Our Machesney Park, IL location is looking for a Maintenance/Machine Repair Technician for Cold Heading and Thread Rolling Machines who is interested in continuing to grow in their maintenance career.  Knowledge of electrical components, high and low voltage, hydraulics, welding/fabricating and mechanically skilled to be able to dismantle machine components is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Inspect machinery to diagnose malfunctions in equipment, repair replace defective equipment as necessary.
  • Test and repair malfunctioning production equipment/machinery and notify appropriate personnel.
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment including machinery, cranes, forklift, etc.
  • Assemble and install equipment using hand and power tools, welder, hoists, saws, drills, wrenches, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge for use of, Milling Machine, Brake press, Drill press, and general machine shop equipment.
  • Test water supply daily, maintain waste water treatment equipment and process.
  • Repair machinery re; lathe, mill, drill press, and other tools as required.
  • Maintains current knowledge and actively addresses safety and environmental issues.
  • Other duties may include: janitorial, plumbing, pipefitting, painting, carpentry.
  • Understand hydraulic principles, pneumatic principles etc.
  • Demonstrate high level of mechanical aptitude and must possess the knowledge of timing of cams and gears, how to set backlash, replace bushings.
  • Maintains current knowledge and actively addresses safety and environmental issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3-5+ years maintenance experience
  • Associates degree from a Technical College preferred
  • Apprenticeship or Journeyman experience preferred
  • Ability to complete basic mathematical calculations
  • Forklift Truck Experience required
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to complete routine production and quality reports.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Understanding and compliance with safety rules and regulations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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.  

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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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