Lead Maintenance Technician

Lombard, IL 60148

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Dj949689814 Compensation: $70000-90000 / year

Job Description

Title:  Lead Maintenance Technician

Location:  Lombard, IL

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Duties:
  • Works with Maintenance Technicians to find and implement improvements to production and/or facilities.
  • Coordinates Maintenance Technician daily assignments to meet department due dates.
  • Completes preventative maintenance work orders on or prior to completion due date.
  • Provides development opportunities and training to Maintenance Technicians to improve skills and knowledge of equipment and facility.
  • Anticipates obstacles and challenges, acts with urgency to overcome them.
  • Knowledgeable in project management, Lean6Sigma, and continuous improvement process to complete work.
  • Works closely with Engineering team members and assists in projects as needed.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs facilities and production equipment in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintains adequate spare parts inventory.
  • Maintains good relationships with Production, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Facilities Maintenance.

  • 7-10 years relevant experience
  • Experience in organizing, planning, or running a project.
  • Lean Six Sigma Training / Actively participated in Kaizen Events
  • Controls Experience, beginner level
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset
  • Familiar with Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Must have strong Mechanical / Electrical Aptitude with the ability to train others as required.
  • Familiar with Blue Mountain Asset Manager or other MRP system
  • Must be self-directed and be able to make safe, cost-effective decisions on their own.
  • Must have the ability to troubleshoot manufacturing and facilities equipment and be able to react quickly to reduce downtime and / or minimize long term issues.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Mike Schmitz
Technical Recruiter

Mike Schmitz is an esteemed Recruiting Team Leader specializing in the Life Sciences Division. With an impressive tenure of over 12 years at Sterling and a remarkable 16-year career in the recruiting arena, Mike has cemented his reputation as a trailblazer in talent acquisition.

As a Recruiting Team Leader, Mike's understanding of the intricacies within the Life Sciences Division is unparalleled. His expertise positions him as a strategic partner in bridging the gap between talented professionals and opportunities that align with their aspirations.

With a career spanning 16 years, Mike's journey in the recruitment landscape has been defined by his dedication to facilitating more fulfilling careers for skilled professionals. His ability to understand everyone’s unique strengths and match them with roles that foster growth and satisfaction marks him as a true advocate for professional development.

Mike's advice to candidates reflects his commitment to helping them excel: approach every job interview with positivity and authenticity. He firmly believes that a positive attitude and an engaging personality are pivotal in creating lasting impressions. Mike emphasizes that while technical qualifications are crucial, the ability to connect with interviewers and present oneself effectively is equally valuable to prospective employers.

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