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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Automation Technician - 2nd Shift in Hebron, Illinois

Automation Technician - 2nd Shift

  • 11411 Price Rd, Hebron, IL 60034, USA

  • Full-time

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Company Description

ITW Medical manufactures and sells components and finished devices for use in medical Imaging, Filtration, Infusion, and Minimally Invasive applications.

ITW Medical is comprised of three strong medical product brands - Coeur, Filtertek & Precise - situated to proactively meet the needs of customers in the marketplace. Coeur is a leading provider of disposable medical products used in diagnostic imaging and other medical procedures. The Filtertek product line is comprised of custom plastic insert molded filtration and flow control components for global OEM medical device customers. Precise Biomedical is a service company providing maintenance and repair of power injectors used for imaging procedures

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Setup of automation for presses or assembly machines, wiring and interfacing.

  • Set up and debug new automation as needed. Make samples for new items/customers.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair various assembly, automation and mold equipment.

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks and fill out relevant paperwork. Cross train with molding technicians for mold machine maintenance.

  • Check and adjust parameters during changeovers and note changes for update.

  • Clean automation equipment and areas.

  • Replace worn equipment. Design and fabricate small fixtures for equipment.

  • Look for methods of improving efficiency and ensure quality standards, as an individual and part of a team.

  • Assist QA with finding and implementing corrective actions from customer rejections.

  • Maintain inventory of spare parts and write order requests for replenishment.

  • Maintain daily log books for each piece of equipment. Document equipment specifications.

  • Communicate with other shifts, operators, and technicians to give and receive updates on equipment status.

  • Assist with training new operators.

  • Assist with making sure supplies and materials are ready for the shift.

  • Assist mold techs with emptying runners, mold set ups, and setting up new cell production lines.

  • Support production with an on call status, authorized for a rotating scheduled overtime on weekends.

    Qualifications

  • HS/GED or Vocational Degree and 4-5 years of experience in a mechanical/robotics setting.

  • Working knowledge of robotics, pneumatics, hydraulics and electric systems; sonic welding and injection molding.

  • Willingness/ability to attend formal training courses to learn PLC programming if needed (employee will be paid for his/her time).

  • Experience with tool and die (maintenance and repair) highly preferred

  • Must possess good communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, excellent visual skills for accessing functionality of equipment, above basic mathematical skills and reasoning ability.

  • Able to read blueprints.

  • Knowledge of OSHA Requirements to include Electrical Safety, Machine Guarding, and Authorized Lockout/Tagout Procedures.

  • Basic working knowledge of computer software, email, excel, word and internet.

  • Possess strong work ethic, is a self starter, has good attendance and works successfully in team settings.

  • Experience with operating fork lift.

    Additional Information

    Physical Requirements:

  • Possess dexterity and flexibility to allow for work around various machines that require crawling, kneeling, reaching, bending and standing. Must be able to stand for a full shift (8 hours).

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds sporadically.

    Additional Information

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) is awarded at no cost after one year.

ITW Medical is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas. We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities. Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable persons with disabilities to apply and to perform the essential job functions. If you require assistance with completing an application, please reply that you require assistance.

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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.

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