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Company: Flex
Location: Buffalo Grove, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics


At Flex, we welcome people of all backgrounds. Our employees thrive here by living our values: we support each other as we strive to find a better way, we move fast with discipline and purpose, and we do the right thing always. Through a respectful, inclusive and collaborative culture, a career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference, invest in your career growth and join our purpose -- to make great products that create value and improve people's lives. Job Summary

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we're looking to add a Facilities/Maintenance Technician (Third Shift) located in Buffalo Grove, IL.

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Facilities/Maintenance Technician role involves…

What a typical day looks like:

  • Upholds safety, health, environmental procedures, communicates directly and always supports the EHS department to ensure OSHA and EPA compliance.
  • Works within a Computerized Maintenance Management System for managing and tracking work orders, back log, spare parts, and maintenance parts consumption history of plant equipment.
  • Performs routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on electrical and mechanical systems involving production equipment and plant systems, including the plants main power supply system.
  • Performs minor and major repair of all buildings and equipment.
  • Must have a strong understanding of NFPA 70E standards and be capable of applying these standards in the work situation.
  • Maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Uses PC to generate work orders and enter work requests for maintenance employees and completes and closes finished work orders.
  • Ensures strict conformance to the electrical code and OSHA safety requirements for facility and production equipment.
  • Provide input to the preventive and predictive maintenance efforts to improve overall equipment reliability.
  • Support the introduction of new technology.
  • May assist other facilities as needed.

The experience we're looking to add to our team:

  • HS Diploma or GED required.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and prioritize and plan work activities, using time efficiently.
  • An operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery which includes motors, servos, pumps, drives, relays, 3 phase power, communication devices, industrial / electronic controls, and power transmission systems.
  • PLC troubleshooting and problem-solving ability with practical, mechanical & electrical aptitude.
  • Must be able to read and interpret both electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Working knowledge of power transmission equipment and bearings.
  • Familiar with air and electric pumps.
  • Able to install and troubleshoot basic 3 phase motor control circuits.
  • Some knowledge of the various types of sensors and limit switches.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and instruct others on its operation.
  • Must be able to bend and lift/move/push a minimum of 30 pounds and reach above the shoulder continuously throughout the shift (approximately every 15 minutes).
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for much of the shift (80%).
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English to communicate and understand relevant information relating to quality and production issues.
  • Must be able to work effectively, communicate with others verbally and in writing and be willing to work as a member of a team.
  • Must be able to hear warning signals and verbal alerts to avoid injury during manufacturing process.
  • Must be able to discern shades of color and color differences relating to component parts used in the manufacturing process.
  • Must be able to climb steps and elevated platforms to reach storage areas.
  • Must possess basic math skills.
  • Basic welding skills preferred but not required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, essential in dealing with people at all levels and in a variety of functions including technical staff, business team leaders, production staff and able to influence and motivate others to quickly achieve results.

What you'll receive for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers


Job Category Operations

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NoFlex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations you may need by e-mailing: accessibility@flex.com.

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