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Maintenance Technician

ITW Appliance | Des Plaines IL 60016 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/01/2023

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Maintenance Technician

Company Description

ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling more than $16 billion in 2022. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW’s approximately 45,000 dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in the company’s decentralized and entrepreneurial culture.​

ITW Appliance Components is a business within ITW Specialty Products, one of ITW’s seven segments, comprised of a group of diverse businesses leveraging patented technology to meet the need of large customers' solution-based requirements.​

ITW Appliance Components is a global leader supplying Consumer Appliance OEM’s with value-added, innovative component solutions focused on Laundry, Refrigerator, and Dishwasher applications to improve product Performance, Safety, and Energy Management with revenues exceeding $200 million in 2022. The division is comprised of ten (10) sites in North America, Europe, and Asia with over 1,700 employees.​

Division Strategic Intent: We will be the world’s preferred partner with OEM Market Leaders in developing sustainable, high-performing & safe household appliances by leveraging our global manufacturing footprint and through value proposition engineering and sales solutions for the Sensors, Actuators, & Closures segments.​

Job Description

The Machine Technician reports to the Maintenance Supervisor

  • Must have electrical experience working within manufacturing or industrial industries
  • Works from blueprints, schematics, and specifications. Troubleshoots dismantles, analyzes, determines defects, diagnoses trouble, and performs repairs to large production machines, such as plastic injection mold machines and automatic equipment. Replaces pumps, motors, relays, switch motors, etc. Installs and maintains machine safety devices and shields.
  • Experience working with the following: PLC’s, hydraulics, injection molding machine repairs, and Automated Assembly equipment.
  • Installs, repairs, maintains and rebuilds various large complicated production machines, attachments, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Facility Responsibilities-Working knowledge of plant supporting equipment and building systems. HVAC, Compressors, Cooling water systems, and /fire protection systems
  • Establish working relationships with contractors as required
  • Maintain records and documentation related to safety, testing, reporting, and inspections
  • Good communication skills are a must. Both verbal and email. Must be able to positively communicate equipment challenges and/or improvements for equipment and facility to interested parties.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Automated Assembly Equipment
  • Injection Molding Experience a plus
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs sometimes repetitively.
  • Experience with ISO9001 requirements.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The phrases “occasionally,” “regularly,” and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “Occasionally” means up to 1/3 of working time, “regularly” means between 1/3 and 2/3 of working time, and “frequently” means 2/3 and more working time.
  • While performing the duties and responsibilities of this position, the employee is frequently required to walk, use foot/feet to operate machine, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, reach above shoulders and move from place to place. The incumbent will regularly stand, sit and talk and listen and will frequently use hands to finger, handle or touch. Specific vision requirements for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • During the performance of his/her work duties, the incumbent will be required to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds and will frequently lift up to 25 pounds such as moving parts from material storage and moving parts in and out of work area.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • The employee works in a manufacturing environment and is occasionally exposed to wet, humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. He/she is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is loud.
  • The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation describes and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work that may be inherent in the occupation.

Additional Information

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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Location Des Plaines, IL, 60016, United States
Categories Manufacturing/Production/Operations
Sec Clearances Other

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Amy Brumm Garcia Lopez
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Primary Phone 6158158048

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