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Pentair, Inc. Machine Maintenance Technician Talent Pool in Hanover Park, Illinois

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician Talent Pool

High potential talent interested in working for a leading water filtration company, Pentair could be the place for you! If you are a talented, driven, lean-minded individual we might be a great culture fit for you. At Pentair, we focus on building talent from within and leading our top performers through growth and development! If you are interested in being considered for current or future Maintenance Technician job opportunities, please submit your application to this talent pool.

We will:

  • Create career growth and rotational opportunities within various areas of the organization

  • Pay competitively

  • Provide on the job training and mentoring in Pentair’s proven best practices

  • Offer health benefits & coaching

  • Support your long term retirement goals through a competitive 401K matching and stock purchase plan

  • Offer employee discounts

  • Protect you with life insurance and other options

  • Tell you more about all the great benefits – just ask!

You will:

  • Work one of our three shifts, Monday through Friday, with occasional overtime throughout the week and/or on Saturdays

  • 1st shift: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. 2nd shift: 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. 3rd shift: 10 p.m. – 6 a.m.

  • Work in a plant with machine noise and lift truck traffic with temperatures that vary be season

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities and tasks

  • Conduct corrective, preventative, and predictive maintenance activities per Total Productive Maintenance requirements

  • Be able to stand for long periods of time, walk, sit, bend, lift, and reach with hands and arms

You should:

  • Have earned at least a High School diploma, or equivalent

  • Have a minimum of two (2) years experience in the multi-skilled repair of production equipment

  • Be able to utilize electrical testing devices, such as digital multi-meter or oscilloscope

  • Have strong English communication skills (read, write, and speak)

  • Be able to read, analyze, and interpret data to drive corrective action

  • Know how to conduct root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions

  • Have knowledge of safe work practices like:

  • Hazardous material awareness with OSHA’s Right-to-Know standard

  • PPE requirements

  • Fire safety

  • Lockout-tagout procedure

  • Hot work procedure

  • Be able to read mechanical blueprints, as well as pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical schematics

  • Have basic PLC knowledge

  • Have intermediate ability in troubleshooting and repairing electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and plumbing equipment

  • Have intermediate ability in identifying root causes and making recommendations for improved operation

  • Be able to operate the following equipment:

  • Digital or analog volt/amp/ohm meter.

  • Hand tools.

  • Power tools.

  • Arc welder.

  • Machine tools (lathe, mill, and drill press).

  • Have knowledge of at least three of these:

  • DC/AC Electricity

  • Basic Welding Processes

  • Machine Processes

  • PLC logic

  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics

  • Motors and Controls.

  • AutoCAD

  • Other pre-approved, job-related activity.

  • Be able to lift frequently 20-40 pounds and infrequently 55-65 pounds, as well as regularly bend and reach

  • Be able to stand for an entire eight hour shift, and work with small parts on occasion

  • Be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by work area, such as safety glasses, ear plugs, hard hats, gloves, and steel toe shoes

  • Perform other duties as assigned

We like, but don’t require:

  • Associate’s degree in a technical field

  • Arc welder certification

  • Basic knowledge of LEAN techniques

Pentair Overview

At Pentair, we believe the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean water. We deliver the most comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry around the world. Our industry leading and proven portfolio of solutions enables people, business and industry to access clean, safe water, reduce water consumption, and recover and reuse it. We help ensure water is clean when returned to the environment. Whether it’s for fitness and fun, healthier homes, better flood control, safer sky rises, more sustainable ways to farm, or safe drinking water for those who need it most, we won’t stop until the world’s water is managed the best way possible.

From approximately 130 locations in 34 countries, Pentair’s 10,000 employees are united in our unwavering belief that the future of water depends on us. Our 2017 revenue was $2.8 billion, and we trade under the ticker symbol PNR.

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory

Pentair makes the most of life’s essential resources. From our residential and business solutions that help people move, improve and enjoy their water, to our sustainable innovations and applications, we deliver smart, sustainable solutions for life.

Pentair had revenue in 2020 of $3 billion, and trades under the ticker symbol PNR. With approximately 9,750 global employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, we work to help improve lives and the environment around the world. To learn more, visit ( .