Mechanical Engineering Technician (2697 views)

Chicago, IL , Illinois

Our client, a Japanese Bearing Company is looking for a Mechanical Engineer:

Job Summary:

Under the direction of engineering staff, the Mechanical Engineering Technician sets-up, tests, adjusts, modifies, troubleshoots, and repairs computerized machines used in heat-treating, grinding, turning, broaching, measuring components, or assembling automotive wheel bearings. Perform tooling changes and maintenance on production equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

· Assist Machine Technicians in troubleshooting production equipment problems.

· Set-up and operate production equipment according to standard company procedures.

· Follow regular machine maintenance program by inspecting and replacing key machine parts such as backing plates, belts, pulleys, dressers, spindles, and motors.

· Perform root cause analyses on mechanical machine breakdowns, then produce and implement long-lasting solutions for such failures.

· Monitor production processes and calibrate or adjust machine devices for better quality and productivity.

· Apply basic plumbing techniques to repair coolant and air leaks.

· Support the installation or overhaul of production equipment.

· Inspect finished products for quality and ensure customer specifications are met.

· Start-up and shut- down processing equipment according to Lock-Out Tag-Out.

· Repair or modify components for production equipment by using tool room machines.

· Design, fabricate, and install sheet metal parts and covers for production machines.

· Help train and develop Operators and Machine Technicians.

Education & Training:

· Associate’s degree or certificate training in a related field from a vocational school or college plus two or more years of work-related experience.

· In lieu of secondary education or training, worker must have a high level of mechanical aptitude and 5+ years of work-related experience in an industrial setting

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

· General knowledge of material handling, manufacturing processes, quality control systems.

· Working knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and some electronics.

· Ability to read machine drawings and customer part blue prints.

· Strong working knowledge of arithmetic and geometry.

· Ability to analyze information and use logic to solve work-related issues and problems.

· Capacity to get work done in a timely fashion with little or no supervision

· Communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.

· Ability to create instructions or drawings about how to troubleshoot, repair, modify or improve parts on equipment.

· Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

· Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

· Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

· Ability to speak and understand Japanese or Spanish is a plus.

*Please apply with a word document resume

LocationChicago, IL
PositionMechanical Engineer
Visa Support No
Employment Type Full-time
Job Order Number22046
Experience (Years)2-5 years
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