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Maintenance Mechanic/Direct Hire-Elgin, IL

Elgin, IL 60124

Posted: 12/01/2023 Job Category: Technical Job Number: 365933

Job Description

We are looking for individuals with experience in plastic injection molding maintenance and repair to join our maintenance team. These technicians will be tasked with performing complicated repairs to hydraulic and electric machines as well as other repairs as needed. Troubleshooting skills and the ability to work independently and with minimal direction is essential for this position.


***Salary is Negotiable based upon experience.***

We have listed this job with a range, but each offer will be based upon experience and individual negotiation. Please, let us know what salary range you are requiring when you apply for the position.


Job Purpose:


The Maintenance Technician is responsible to perform building, machine and preventative maintenance as directed by the Maintenance Manager. Responsibilities include maintenance of all equipment and machines with completion in a timely manner. To perform all job requirements and interdepartmental functions in accordance with ISO procedures: assist in ISO procedural changes, training and implementation as needed.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:


1. Perform internal and external building maintenance as needed


2. Verify on all equipment that safety devices are in place and working in compliance with the OSHA standards.


3. Maintain clean, safe areas where maintenance work is being completed.


4. Assist with all Preventative Maintenance paper work and documentation to assure all forms are completed accurately and within the time required to meet requirements.


5. Assist Maintenance Manager to perform PM on equipment and machines by dates noted on PM documentation.


6. Assist Maintenance Manager in maintaining adequate inventory level of parts and components, needed to keep machines and secondary equipment running consistently and with minimal downtime.


7. Provide maintenance on tools (molds) that require specific hydraulic or electric set up prior to being set up in machines.


8. Work with Maintenance Manager to assure all PM requiring outside contractors, has all paper work completed properly and by dates required.


9. Perform all maintenance projects as required or assigned.


10. Follow all rules and principles of OSHA; Participate in OSHA compliance and training as required.


11. Must be able to understand and follow written and oral instructions.


12. Must speak English. Bilingual Spanish preferred.


Educational Requirements and Years of Experience:


1. High School Diploma, GED or 12 years formal education preferred


2. Minimum 5 years experience in Maintenance.


3. Able to read and interpret blue prints, with a strong knowledge of hydraulic and electric maintenance.


4. Forklift certification required but can be obtained on-site.




Physical Requirements:


1. Ability to lift 60+ pounds.


2. Perform various physical duties including but not limited to pushing, pulling, lifting, twisting and climbing.


3. Occasionally perform sustained heavy labor in a high temperature environment.


General Requirements:


1. Adhere to all company policies and procedures.


2. Follow rules and principals of OSHA; participate in OSHA compliance and training as required, needed or assigned.


3. Perform all job requirements and interdepartmental functions in accordance with ISO procedures; assist in ISO procedural changes and training as required, needed or assigned.



***Compensation is negotiable based upon experience***


Pre-Employment Screening: Drug screening and background checks are required.

Chase Technical is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, sex, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or presentation, pregnancy, genetics, veteran status or any other status protected by state or federal law.

ADA Statement: CHASE Technical is committed to complying fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and ensuring equal employment opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities

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