Signode Industrial Group LLC Maintenance Mechanic in Bridgeview, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic

at Signode Industrial Group

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Description

Signode Industrial Group has an opportunity for an experienced Mechanic to join their maintenance team. The successful candidate must have a “safety-first” mindset, be a self-motivated technical professional working with the maintenance team to support the operation, and provide customer service to all plant employees. This position will be responsible for troubleshooting and repair of a wide range of industrial equipment, and for the installation of mechanical equipment and utility services for new equipment and for equipment relocated and upgraded. The ideal candidate will ensure that the plant and equipment are maintained at the highest performance level and will strive to minimizing cost, energy usage, and waste in accordance with corporate policies and health and safety regulations. This individual will possess excellent interpersonal skills and will interact and function effectively as an integral part of the Safety, Production, Quality, and Maintenance Team here at Signode.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experienced in all industrial safe practices, including Electrical Lock Out / Tag Out. Will make safety the first priority in all activities.

  • Working knowledge all basic industrial mechanical components and systems such as bearings, mechanical drive systems and components, gearboxes, pumps, valves, compressors, blowers, and other hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

  • Ability to read and interpret Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and Mechanical Schematics and Drawings, Manuals, and Set-up Procedures. Basic understanding of electrical drawings.

  • Can safely operate machine tools – drill press; power saw; pipe threader; etc.

  • Able to dismantle, repair, rebuild, clean, adjust, and calibrate mechanical components and systems and return them to operation.

  • Experience in operation, troubleshooting, repair, and installation of pneumatic and hydraulic piping and associated control components.

  • Able to determine the most effective method to make repairs to production equipment and support systems to minimize the interruption of operation. Will advise supervision when equipment is in need of immediate attention to prevent damage to the equipment and/or prevent problems with quality with the finished product.

  • Experience in inspecting and assessing equipment for defects such as misalignment, wear, insufficient lubrication and misadjustment, and can perform repair and adjustment.

  • Ability to install and align motors, gearboxes, and other equipment; able to perform basic rigging procedures on a wide range of equipment.

  • Experience and training in basic welding and metal cutting skills; able to perform basic metal fabrication.

  • Proven track record in working effectively within an integrated production and maintenance environment.

  • Basic Working knowledge of electrical controls and drives.

  • Proficiency at performing and reporting out on assigned PM’s on equipment/systems.

  • Able to identify and request parts, supplies, and tooling needed for repairs and to replenish maintenance inventory.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements


  • High School Education or equivalent required

  • Five years’ experience with continuous operation production lines, working within an industrial environment.

  • Training and experience with Electrical Safe Practices such as Lock Out / Tag Out.

  • Working knowledge of basic computer software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Solid record of functioning as an effective team member within a continuous operation production environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to issue reports and updates.

  • Experience and training in utilizing powered equipment such as fork lifts and aerial platform lifts.

  • Environment: The position requires standing, lifting of up to 50 pounds, climbing steps and ladders and working in a production environment. Use of company-provided PPE is required, including but not limited to, safety glasses, hearing protection, bump cap, and steel toe metatarsal safety shoes.

Note: The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the organization. Maintenance Mechanic

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Bridgeview , IL

  • Job Type:

  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 11/7/2018

About Us

Signode Industrial Group: Our Brands Are Trusted Around the Globe

As a $2.4 billion dollar global company that’s an industry leader, we offer opportunities that take you places. We are headquartered in Glenview, Illinois and have nearly 7,000 employees and 88 manufacturing facilities across six continents.

From operations and manufacturing experts to sales and marketing pros, we always are on the lookout for top talent.

What’s more, our business of industrial bulk packaging exists to help other companies do business. Any company that packs and transports goods via commercial trucks, railcars, ships or airfreight knows our brands.

Our company’s heritage goes back more than 100 years. Our products are sold around the world in developed and emerging markets under well-known and trusted brand names, including Signode, Strapex, Orgapack, Angleboard, Fleetwood and Mima Systems.

Our employees work with these core values in mind:

  • Integrity – All suppliers and customers are treated with honesty and transparency.

  • Respect – Our diverse work force across many countries represents many different cultures, languages and experiences. Our employees embrace the richness of those differences.

  • Trust – We trust that our colleagues operate with professional standards and the best interest of the company at all times.

  • Shared Risk – We work as a team, sharing responsibility for outcomes of decisions, including those that require taking risks and encouraging new ideas.

  • Simplicity – We encourage employees to stay focused on the essential core of any business opportunity, challenge or issue.

Comprehensive Benefits

Along with many opportunities for career growth, Signode Industrial Group provides a comprehensive benefits package. Specific benefits vary worldwide and are based on regional needs, but below are some common features of the U.S. benefit program.

  • Medical and dental benefits

  • 401(k) retirement savings program

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Life Insurance

  • Educational assistance

  • Employee assistance program

Signode Industrial Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.