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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Woodridge, IL

Company:

PlanetArt a leader in the gifting industry looks for the best end-to-end customer experiences; reinforced with flawless delivery, high quality and value for every order. Our culture is entrepreneurial, with unwavering commitment to our people - creating a dynamic work environment that celebrates collaboration, quality, outstanding service and continual innovation.  Should your skills match our needs, we will be excited to invite you to be part of our team!

Position Details:

Responsible for the maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of all facility equipment in the production areas. These duties extend to the interior and exterior of the facility. Duties include communicating to manager potential failing of equipment and daily maintenance of production equipment. Equipment will include, but is not limited to laser engravers, embroidery machines and other various production equipment.  

Schedule:

Due to the seasonality of our business, our peak seasons are demanding. During peak times, extended hours include mandatory 10 and 12 hour shifts, and required weekend hours during all peak periods are needed. Flexibility to change shifts for short periods of time may be needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Production Areas: This position is responsible for helping maintain all equipment in the production areas; Daily repair of production equipment, repairing small electrical motors, blower motors on the roof, re-wiring electrical harnesses on presses, replacing belts on embroidery equipment and fixing damaged parts on the embroidery equipment; monthly preventative maintenance on digital printers, laser engraving machines, embroidery machines and more. 

Interior building maintenance: Repair and maintain gravity and mechanical conveyor equipment, minor electrical work and repair of lighting in the facility. Minor plumbing duties including routing, plunging, and repairing toilets, valves and sinks. Minor carpentry work required to build fixtures for production and repairing walls and floors throughout the building. Drywall, wall papering and painting skills required; maintenance of furnaces and changing filters on all furnaces.

Additional duties and responsibilities include lubricating all moving parts and repair blower motors on facility roof. Repair and maintain gravity and mechanical conveyor equipment, minor electrical work and repairing lighting in the facility. Minor plumbing duties including routing, plunging, and repairing toilets, valves and sinks. Minor carpentry work required to build fixtures and tables for production. Repair drywall and paint throughout the building.

Safety and Clean Environment: Provide and maintain a safe and clean work environment.

Qualifications:
  • CMMS user or administrator
  • Basic mechanics training
  • Electrical troubleshooting and repair
  • Maintenance and repair of conveyor systems
  • Experience repairing ink jet printers, embroidery machines, laser engravers
  • Ability to read and follow blue-print designs
  • OSHA certifications and training
  • Proven mechanical/facility maintenance troubleshooting skills required
  • Experience working on production, warehouse and building equipment/environment
  • Combination of education, training or maintenance experience.  High school degree required.  Further education preferred. 
  • Must be detail oriented, ability to work well with others, possess the skills necessary to monitor and follow up with procedures, be self-directed 
  • Experience using small hand and power tools
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Must be self-motivated
Equipment Used:

Personal Computer, Forklift, Scissor Lift, ladders up to 40 ft. high.  Telephone, basic carpentry hand tools such as hammers, screw drivers, wrenches, etc. Power tools such as a drill press, band saw, circular saw, and drills.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Associate must be physically capable to lift up to 50 lbs. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must communicate with the various Operational supervisors and Managers as well as Office Managers and personnel. Must be apt at working on a personal computer; reading information from printed materials and computer screens; the work requires close vision, distance vision and color vision in analyzing machine manuals, working with intricate parts, and working in the production and warehouse areas. The position also requires physical demands on the body such as standing, squatting, kneeling, and bending for a long period of time, physical lifting and accessing a 40-foot high rooftop is also required. Attention to detail and the capability to be aware of what is around you is very important for safety reasons.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee can either be in a typical office environment with a moderate noise level or in a warehouse environment with a moderate to high noise level. This individual will spend most of their time in a warehouse and production environment.

How to Apply:

If would like to work in a collaborative environment, PlanetArt’s Facilities Maintenance Technician role may be a fit for you! Please submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@planetart.com

We look forward to hearing from you!