Plainfield, IL 60544

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: ND989755117 Compensation: $62400-72800 / year

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician 
Location: Plainfield, IL
Hire Type: Direct Hire
1st shift - OT available 

Job Duties:
  • Changeover, repair and troubleshoot all plant production equipment (blow molding, injection molding and extrusion and all associated equipment; varies by plant) 
  • Support of equipment installation, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications 
  • Identification of complex problems with mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic issues on all associated equipment (conveyors, compressors, chillers, programmable controllers, robots); review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions 
  • Able to understand and complete PM’s based on PM schedules 
  • Understanding of machine processing and recipe management

  • Minimum High School Diploma (or GED/High School Certification); prefer Technical School Certification 
  • 3-5 years relevant manufacturing experience in plastics technology or a similar technical area 
  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience preferred
  •  Strong mechanical maintenance experience and strong knowledge hand and power tools 
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems 
  • Good working knowledge of computer systems, including MS Office and SAP

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

Ashley Schmitt
Technical Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt is a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiting Team Lead passionate about empowering individuals through career opportunities. With an impressive track record of 8 years at Sterling, she has significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition and development strategies.

With a remarkable 12-year career in the field of recruiting, Ashley has garnered a deep understanding of the industry's dynamics and trends. She has witnessed the ever-changing job market and thrived in guiding people through its complexities. For Ashley, the most rewarding aspect of recruitment is finding people roles that can genuinely improve their professional lives.

As a Senior Recruiting Team Lead, Ashley's leadership abilities shine through as she leads her team to excel in their roles. She believes in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where all team member's strengths are recognized and utilized to achieve collective success.

Advice for candidates from Ashley: “Reflect on your skill sets and what makes you happy, be realistic about your strengths and weaknesses. Strengthen your online presence and always be networking!”

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