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Mechanical Engineering Technician- 1st & 2nd Shift
Wheeling, IL

Position No Longer Open

Posted 10/18/2016

Required Skills

  • In lieu of secondary education or training, worker must have a high level of mechanical aptitude and five or more years of work-related experience in an industrial setting
  • Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • 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
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; vapors or airborne particles; chemicals, vibration, and loud noises
  • Safety shoes, safety glasses, chemical resistant gloves and bump caps for this position must be worn on the production floor
  • Other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required
  • Workweek is a minimum of 40 hours
  • Based upon business needs, overtime is required
  • The pace of work is steady and fast

Job Description

  • 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

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