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Fortive Corporation Equipment Maintenance Technician in Glenwood, Illinois

We are looking for a reliable, knowledgeable maintenance worker to perform essential upkeep tasks throughout our facility. In this position, you will be responsible for a wide variety of activities such as repairs and cleaning to ensure that our facilities are both tidy and functional and maintains production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment running efficiently and trouble-free. Being reliable and self-motivated with a keen eye for detail is essential in this job, as the ideal candidate will have some work experience and good technical knowledge. You should have the manual dexterity and physical stamina necessary for this work.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducting routine inspections of premises and equipment daily

  • Performing completely preventative maintenance

  • Handling repairs and maintenance of manufacturing equipment and tools

  • Diagnosing equipment issues and correcting them

  • Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel and follow safety protocol

  • Survey buildings systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety regulations

  • Report to maintenance manager regarding issues resolved, those needing attention, and those currently in progress

  • Aid in budget development and ensure it is followed

  • Develop performance and growth plans annually and review with manager quarterly

  • Provide production quality improvement report to manager and team

  • 2 - 10 years of related working experience

  • Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs, and lift heavy objects (40+ lbs) for an extended amount of time

  • Experience working with tools, including hand and electrical tools

  • Experienced in operating a variety of industrial manufacturing equipment 5+ years

  • Experience of stepping motors, servo motor system, sensors, barcode scanner/camera, and equipment safety training

  • Ability to act competently in emergencies

  • Ability to read and utilize equipment technical manuals, mechanical drawings, and electrical schematics

  • Proficient of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Words, PowerPoint, …)

  • General passion for creative problem-solving

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with team

  • Organized and detail-oriented (5S)

  • Flexibility of working overtime/ weekend/ holiday to support production in-person or on-call duty

  • Experience of operating drilling, milling, latching, and grinding machines is plus.

  • Experience of PLC (AB, Mitsubishi), robotics, and CAD system is plus.

  • Experience of Kaizen, PSP, SW, 5S, and Six Sigma is plus

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please

Fluke Corporation is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software. We are a dynamic market leader with sound financial health. The Fluke brand has a reputation for portability, ruggedness, safety, ease of use and rigid standards of quality. A wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation (, Fluke is a multi-national corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. It is driven by the phenomenally successful Fortive Business System. Working at Fluke gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities.

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."