Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Electrical Maintenance Technician in Olathe, Kansas
ITW Pro Brands is a manufacturer of lubricants, cleaning chemicals, and corrosion preventatives formulated to maximize equipment productivity and product quality for customers. We go to market through B2B with a focus on the automotive, aviation, fabricated metal, food processing and machinery manufacturing market segments. Offering a brand portfolio that is well recognized within these industrial channels, our premium products address customer pain points and our direct sales team provides expert, value-added consulting at the customer level. ITW Pro Brands has 3 manufacturing facilities (Olathe, KS, Tucker, GA and DeWitt, IA) and a formulation lab in Carol Stream, IL and employs 250+ individuals.
The electrical maintenance technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.
This position will be a shared resource between multiple departments.
Ensure manual and automatic equipment and structures are working properly and safely for sustaining uninterrupted production in designated department.
Perform routine and non-routine maintenance on equipment, including preventive maintenance tasks.
Understand AC and DC electrical systems.
Capable of locating component faults in electrical systems.
Troubleshoot electrical faults with limited availability of schematics.
Diagnose and repair malfunctioning equipment as needed.
Design modifications to equipment if necessary.
Maintain clean, safe and orderly work area, including machine shop.
Perform maintenance on facility as needed.
Able to obtain and maintain mobile equipment driving certification.
Assist with requirements to maintain facility security.
Perform inspections of facility and equipment as needed or required.
Create and / or maintain a preventive maintenance plan for designated department.
Work with outside contractors as needed.
Have knowledge and adhere to OSHA, EPA, DOT, FDA, Company regulations and other regulations as required.
Train and educate personnel to perform light maintenance of equipment in designated department.
Assist with the installation of equipment as needed.
Communicate daily and throughout the day with all impacted parties regarding status of work being performed.
Assist other Maintenance Technicians assigned to other departments as needed.
Respond to spills as part of the Spill Response Team. When needed, assist with first aid responses as a member of the First Aid Team.
Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education - Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Advanced education and/or certifications preferred.
Minimum 5 years solid mechanical working experience of manual and automatic converting equipment for the manufacturing of woven and non-woven products, batching equipment, conveyor systems, filling machines and packaging machines.
Able to operate and have experience working with basic machine shop tools and equipment, including but not limited to, welders, lathes, saws, drill presses, and milling machines.
Ability to interpret blue prints and schematics.
Working experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics and logic systems is essential.
Experience with maintenance of HVAC, ventilations systems and boiler rooms a plus.
Able to diagnose and correct equipment issues either individually or in collaboration with other technicians or service professionals.
Working knowledge of OSHA, EPA, DOT, FDA and other government regulations.
Strong mathematical aptitude to perform the duties of the job.
Possess good manual dexterity and visual acuity to perform the duties of the role.
Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Availability to be on-call for after hour emergencies if necessary.
Demonstrated ability to build and manage relationships across varying customer functions and levels. Be collaborative and able to function in a team environment. Effective interpersonal skills are essential.
Able to be a self-starter, able to self-motivate and work independently. Acts with a sense of urgency to drive results; is goal oriented. Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and willing to take initiative.
Strong listening and communication skills
Able to adapt to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Is creative and intuitive. Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Possesses a sense of self awareness in dealing with others.
Proficient time management and prioritization skills. Organized in managing tasks and responsibilities.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions as related to the job.
Able to understand manufacturing processes / procedures and product applications.
ITW Pro Brands 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.
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.
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.