Equipment Maintenance Technician at Flex in LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Flex is the manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products that improve the world. Through the collective strength of a global workforce across 30 countries and responsible, sustainable operations, Flex delivers technology innovation, supply chain, and manufacturing solutions to various industries and end markets. Create the extraordinatry:


  • Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing

  • Type: Public Company


  • Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:


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Job Description

The Equipment Maintenance Technician - Night shift will be based in Libertyville IL. In this position, you will be responsible for machine installations, maintaining and repairing injection molding machinery and auxiliary equipment such as robotics, material handling, central drying system, conveyor systems and other associated production equipment within a 70,000 square foot facility with 80+ molding machines for medical molding.

“This is a night shift position and you will be eligible to a $3,000 USD Sign On bonus.”

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration

  • Passionate customer focus

  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:

  • Through troubleshooting, identify machine malfunctions and isolate the failure mechanism

  • Repair the failure mechanism in the most cost-effective manner

  • Perform preventive maintenance at specified intervals and schedules

  • Perform calibrations and re-qualifications on equipment at specified intervals and schedules

  • Read electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics to troubleshoot machines

  • Work on mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic or computerized systems

  • Assist process technicians and engineers with the installation and removal of process equipment

  • Analyze and implement corrective action reports and process tracking mechanisms

  • Record times and problems in equipment logs

  • Provide daily equipment functioning activity information

  • Set up standard and special purpose laboratory equipment to test, evaluate and calibrate other instruments and test equipment

  • Disassemble instruments and equipment and inspect components for defects

  • Align repairs, replaces and balances component parts and circuitry

Here is some of what you’ll need (required):

  • Minimum 2 years of equipment maintenance experience

  • Experience maintaining and repairing injection molding machinery

  • Strong experience in the plastics industry maintaining and repairing injection molding machines

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:​​

  • Computer skills

  • Experience with material handling, automation and/or robotics equipment

  • Troubleshooting experience

  • Experience with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office (Excel & Power Point)

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get 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



Eligible for domestic relocation only

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