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Mechanical Technician
Elgin, IL
$16 - $18 / Hr.

Position No Longer Open

Posted 2/03/2017

Required Skills

  • General knowledge of material handling, manufacturing processes, quality control systems
  • Working knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and some electronics
  • Ability to read machine drawings and customer part blue prints
  • Strong working knowledge of arithmetic and geometry
  • Ability to analyze information and use logic to solve work-related issues and problems
  • Capacity to get work done in a timely fashion with little or no supervision
  • Communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to create instructions or drawings about how to troubleshoot, repair, modify or improve parts on equipment
  • Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects
  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Ability to speak and understand Japanese or Spanish is a plus

Job Description

  • Under the direction of engineering staff, the Mechanical Engineering Technician sets-up, tests, adjusts, modifies, troubleshoots, and repairs computerized machines used in heat-treating, grinding, turning, broaching, measuring components, or assembling automotive wheel bearings
  • Perform tooling changes and maintenance on production equipment
  • Assist Machine Technicians in troubleshooting production equipment problems
  • Set-up and operate production equipment according to standard company procedures
  • Follow regular machine maintenance program by inspecting and replacing key machine parts such as backing plates, belts, pulleys, dressers, spindles, and motors
  • Perform root cause analyses on mechanical machine breakdowns, then produce and implement long-lasting solutions for such failures
  • Monitor production processes and calibrate or adjust machine devices for better quality and productivity
  • Apply basic plumbing techniques to repair coolant and air leaks
  • Support the installation or overhaul of production equipment
  • Inspect finished products for quality and ensure customer specifications are met
  • Start-up and shut- down processing equipment according to Lock-Out Tag-Out
  • Repair or modify components for production equipment by using tool room machines
  • Design, fabricate, and install sheet metal parts and covers for production machines
  • Help train and develop Operators and Machine Technicians
  • Follow all company rules and regulations related to environmental, health, and safety
  • This list is not all inclusive; other job-related tasks may be assigned

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