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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Maintenance Tech in Rockford, Michigan

Maintenance Tech

  • 206 Byrne Industrial Dr, Rockford, MI 49341, USA

  • Full-time

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Company Description

ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.) is a Fortune 200 company and is one of the world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, automotive components, consumables, and related service businesses. ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with operations in 55 countries and an employee base of more than 48,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of more than 17,000 granted and pending patents.

The Seats, Safety & Motion Division within the ITW Automotive Segment delivers highly differentiated, precision-engineered plastic solutions to our “80” global OEMs & Tiers across North America and Europe through customer back innovation, targeted at addressing the emerging pain points associated with passenger seating & comfort, and ensuring best-in-class quality & delivery through our commitment to 80/20 operational excellence. ​

ITW Dahti Seating is one Business Unit of the Seats, Safety, and Motion Division of Illinois Tool Works. Dahti is a leading innovator in the design, development and manufacturing of state-of-the-art seating and other products with a high demand for comfort. Based in Rockford, Michigan, we serve a variety of prominent clients throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

Job Description

Maintenance Technician reports to the Maintenance Manager and must install, maintain, modify, and repair a wide variety of injection molding machines, assembly, other automated equipment and perform building maintenance as required.


  • Work with blueprints, schematics, SOP’s and machine manuals

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair a variety of molding and automated machinery using available technology

  • Will be required to order parts

  • Operate drill press, grinder, welding, and other maintenance equipment to fabricate or repair parts

  • Ability to troubleshoot/diagnose Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

  • Working knowledge of programming of PLCs a plus

  • Perform troubleshooting on mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic powered, electronically controlled robotic systems

  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment and electrical testing instruments associated with a manufacturing setting

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance functions per schedule

  • Ability to maintain computer-based machine repair and PM records system

  • Comply with OSHA and all safety practices in repair and installation

  • Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition

  • Other tasks and duties as assigned


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 the essential functions.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum two-year degree in Electromechanical Technology or equivalent work experience and training

  • Specialty certification for Hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical

  • Technical experience with plastic injection molding preferred, along with hands-on experience with raw materials, mold set-up, and troubleshooting skills for electric injection machines and auxiliary equipment

  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal (English); good visual skills and reasoning ability

  • Ability to maintain accurate records

  • Ability to lift 55 lbs

  • Qualified candidate will possess good work ethic, is reliable, self-directed, and dedicated to quality. Must enjoy a fast-paced environment

  • Basic computer skills

  • Team player who demonstrates the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization

  • Above basic math skills and reasoning ability

  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to perform preventive maintenance functions

  • Availability to work overtime and weekends as needed

    Additional Information

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

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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.