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Machine Maintenance Mechanic / Maintenance Technician
Ref No.: 18-00398
Category: Maintenance
Location: Broadview, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 20.00 - 25.00 /Hour
Job Classification:Machine Maintenance Mechanic
Machine Maintenance Mechanic / Maintenance Technician
Located in the Westchester, IL area
This is a 1st shift position; however, if a candidate is flexible down the road to move to an off shift, it's a definite plus.
Pay range: 20-25/hr
1st Shift: 6am - 2:30pm

Client is a dynamic and growing custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE).

Client has advanced manufacturing lines housed in a modern 90,000 square-foot plant with the capacity to annually produce 60 million pounds of materials. We have earned a reputation as an innovative and technology-driven company that provides solutions with high quality and competitive prices. Client has dedicated research and development laboratories that emphasize producing materials and molding solutions to our customers' complex materials problems.

Our client is currently seeking experienced Industrial Maintenance Technicians & Mechanics to join their team.
We're really seeking the multi-craft person with hopefully one journeyman level craft. They have to be able to tear apart and rebuild a machine as well as install new equipment. They need to have a good sense of urgency while being thorough in what they do, and have to be able to figure things out for themselves and take initiative, and be a team player.

  • Maintain machines at optimum performance capacity to meet production and quality requirements by performing preventative and predictive maintenance inspections on equipment
  • Keep company property and fixtures in well maintained and working condition
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on equipment following operations manuals and manufacturer's instructions
  • Installation of equipment and system modifications, including disassembling and reassembling machines
  • Control downtime by scheduling preventative maintenance
  • Troubleshoot and install AC and DC equipment and controllers, solenoids, relays, motors, motor control centers, etc.
  • Maintain equipment parts and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed parts, equipment, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Contribute to team effort and meet overall company objectives
  • Have the ability to formulate plans and solve problems
  • Identify problem areas on production lines and develop potential improvements to maintain and improve production.
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
  • 3+ years experience in plastics industry, including mixing and extruding equipment, or similar environment are preferred.
  • 1 year experience driving a fork lift (sit down) preferred.
  • Above average math skills, including fractions, decimals, weights, measures, metrics and metric conversion required.
  • The ability to perform industrial maintenance, welding, electrical wiring, and machine maintenance.Knowledge of tools, calipers, gauges, test equipment and other tools as required.Understanding of electronic components a plus.
  • Have good written and oral communication skills
  • Use blueprints and schematics for circuit repairs
  • Use electrical test equipment properly
  • Perform pipe fitting and welding

Espo Corporation
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 789-2525
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