Maintenance Specialist

Job Location US-IL-Summit
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Constructs, installs, maintains, and repairs any plant mechanical, structural, hydraulic or pneumatic equipment according to accepted codes and safety standards. Position makes necessary decisions, according to skill level, in carrying out all job functions to the fullest extent when working without direct supervision. Position will be able to demonstrate skills in power transmission, air systems, piping, hydraulics, pumps, troubleshooting components welding, alignment procedures, rigging and millwright work, motor controls, electrical symbols and theory in the above skill levels.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Maintenance Leader, Planner/Scheduler, and shift leaders on jobs to be performed.
  • Performs PM’s as they are scheduled.
  • Reports all equipment concerns to their leaders.
  • Performs all equipment repairs and projects in a safe and efficient manner using all safety procedures.
  • Answer line calls in a prompt manner and carry required tools to complete work safety and efficiently.
  • Assist during process upsets as needed.
  • Wear all safety equipment necessary for the job and follow all plant safety rules and regulations, including the machinery lockout procedure.
  • Follow the scheduled jobs unless given approval to deviate from the schedule.
  • Clean up immediately after a job is completed and maintain a quality house-cleaning program.
  • Attend schools, seminars, etc. to enhance skills in the various crafts including mechanical, electrical, PLC, machining and welding.
  • Keep the parts and tool rooms organized and cleaned.
  • Work with other employees in a team like manner.
  • Notify your supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss accident, or on-the-job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem.
  • Operate equipment only when you are trained in its use or are working with, or under the direction of a qualified employee, and you are authorized to do so by your supervisor.
  • Wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.




The employee should hold the following abilities:


  • Posses skills in the machining and / or electrical field.
  • Overall record: Performance, attendance, etc. will be considered.
  • Write and speak English.
  • Able to work second or third shift as scheduled.
  • Ability to attend mandatory training classes on own time to stay current with equipment changes and as determined by the Maintenance Development Program.



The employee must be able to:


  • Log into and navigate company intranet to access paycheck/benefits enrollment information.
  • Log into and navigate Learning Management system and accomplish required online training routinely.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.



The employee should have the following:


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency.
  • Two years experience in the mechanical field is preferred in an industrial or manufacturing environment.



The employee should possess the ability to:


  • Ability to routinely lift up to forty lbs without assistance.
  • Ability to routinely lift up to eighty lbs with assistance.
  • Work for up to twelve hours in extreme hold/cold manufacturing environment.
  • Walk/stand on concrete floors continuously for up to twelve hours.
  • Routinely ascend and descend stairs and ladders as work area requires.
  • Safeguard self with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – steel toed shoes, ear plugs, eye protection (glasses, goggles, and/or facemask) as necessary for task.
  • Push/Drive floor sweeping and cleaning equipment or tools as necessary for housekeeping duties.
  • Rotate and work shift work.
  • Work around noise, dust, oils, and sand.
  • Work from heights.
  • Work overtime as necessary.




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