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Equipment Maintenance Technician

Company: Flex
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

At Flex, we welcome people of all backgrounds. Our employees thrive here by living our values: we support each other as we strive to find a better way, we move fast with discipline and purpose, and we do the right thing always.Through a respectful, inclusive and collaborative culture, a career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference, invest in your career growth and join our purpose -- to make great products that create value and improve people's lives.Job SummaryThe Equipment Maintenance Technician will be based in Buffalo Grove, IL. Mechanical: Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as conveyor systems and production machines and equipment. Electrical: Maintains and troubleshoots in-circuit and functional testers, associated test fixtures, stress chambers and chamber racks to ensure manufacturing test equipment is on-line.Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:* The Electrical-Mechanical Technician is responsible to maximize Production uptime. This involves a broad spectrum of activity:* Upholds safety, health, environmental procedures, communicates directly and always supports the EHS department to ensure OSHA and EPA compliance.* Works within a Computerized Maintenance Management System for managing and tracking work orders, back log, spare parts, and maintenance parts consumption history of plant equipment.* Performs routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on electrical and mechanical systems involving production equipment and plant systems, including the plant s main power supply system.* Performs minor and major repair of all buildings and equipment.* Repairs electrical equipment/systems and control circuits; and replaces faulty electrical equipment as needed. This troubleshooting element is inclusive of Three Phase Motors and Programmable Logical Controls (PLC) applications.* Must have a working knowledge of relay logic and be capable of applying this knowledge in the troubleshooting of the PLC s in the production equipment.* Must have a strong understanding of NFPA 70E standards and be capable of applying these standards in the work situation.* May operate a computer which controls and monitors mechanical equipment and utility systems.* Calibrates and repairs pneumatic systems and other mechanical systems on production equipment to assure optimum performance of that production process.* Maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.* Uses PC to generate work orders and enter work requests for maintenance employees and completes and closes finished work orders.* Ensures strict conformance to the electrical code and OSHA safety requirements for facility and production equipment.* Provide input to the preventive and predictive maintenance efforts to improve overall equipment reliability.* Support the introduction of new technology.* May assist other facilities as needed.Here is some of what you'll need (required):* HS Diploma or GED required.* 6 years in troubleshooting industrial electrical control systems down to component level.* An operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery which includes: motors, servos, pumps, drives, relays, 3 phase power, communication devices, industrial / electronic controls, and power transmission systems.* Must have experience performing maintenance in a manufacturing or production environment* PLC troubleshooting and problem-solving ability with practical, mechanical & electrical* Working knowledge of power transmission equipment and bearings, familiar with pumps, both air and electric.* Able to install and troubleshoot basic 3 phase motor control circuits.* Some knowledge of the various types of sensors and limit switches.* Ability to read and understand hydraulics and schematics.* Strong mechanical ability.* Experience fabricating medical device plastic components.Here are a few of our preferred experiences:* Experience/knowledge in plastic injection molding operations.* Experience with material drying equipment.* Water temperature controls experience a plus.* Associates degree in a technical discipline preferred.Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide:* Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision* Life Insurance* Matching 401K* PTO* Tuition Reimbursement* Employee discounts at local retailersFH73Job CategoryOperationsRelocation: Not eligibleIs Sponsorship Available?NoFlex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations you may need by e-mailing: .

Keywords: Flex, Buffalo Grove , Equipment Maintenance Technician, Professions , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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