Application For Employment

General Definition

Under general supervision performs maintenance, trouble-shoot problems and repairs electrical, mechanical and industrial equipment as directed by immediate Supervisor to ensure safe and efficient production of quality plastic products.

Essential Duties

  • Maintain and perform preventive maintenance on most electrical, mechanical and industrial equipment.

  • Trouble shoot and analyze problems on equipment (i. e. control panels, air compressors, ovens, air conditioning units, etc.).

  • Perform repairs on most electrical, mechanical and industrial equipment from pneumatic impact guns to programmable controllers and microprocessors.

  • Prepare and maintain all necessary documentation (i. e. requisitions for equipment, etc.) for department.

Non – Essential Duties

  • Build and/or remodel equipment for other departments.

  • Assist with maintenance work on equipment at the Plant, vehicles and other equipment as required.

  • Answer questions and provide support for other departments in a cooperative manner.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

  • There may be times when a temporary work assignment is required to meet the requirements of the department.  Work assignments will be made at the discretion of Management.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of basic electronics to maintain various types of electrical, industrial and mechanical equipment ( i. e. hand tools, air tools, etc.), various phases of maintenance work ( i. e. plumbing, welding, heating and air conditioning, etc.) and understanding blueprints and schematics is necessary. Must be able to make objective judgements, analyze problems to determine the best and most efficient methods of solving the problem while achieving he desired results and work under limited supervision.  A high school diploma or GED equivalent and 3 to 5 years of medium to heavy industrial maintenance (i. e. welding, plumbing, 480 volt electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, repairing programmable controller and microprocessors, etc) is required.  An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Elect-Mechanical Maintenance is a plus.  A degree of manual skills ( i. e. using various tools for repairs, wrenches, hammers, drills, etc.) and a moderate degree of physical effort is needed.  This position frequently lifts or moves material weighing between 25 lbs. and 55 lbs. and occasionally lifts or moves material weighing in excess of 55 lbs. in difficult work positions.


Working Conditions

Fair to somewhat undesirable working conditions.  May be exposed to noise, heat, dust, grease, vapors and other elements to the point of being undesirable but no continuously. 


This person reports to the Plant Maintenance Workleader.

West Chicago, IL


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