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Maintenance Technician

LIKE NO OTHER COMPANY! Are you passionate about working for a company that cares about you and the community? If you are, Schupan would love to talk to you! Our 50-year formula for success has been simple: to treat our employees and customers as they would wish to be treated. Being family owned and operated gives Schupan the opportunity to appreciate you as an employee but also as a unique individual. We still believe in a family-oriented environment and find when you enjoy the people you work with, the job just seems a little more fun. This position is in the heart of downtown Chicago with an upscale, open, urban office environment.

Summary

Maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and/or rebuilds all plant equipment in department as necessary.

Essential Functions (Other duties may be assigned and management retains the discretion to add, delete, or change the duties at any time)

  • Troubleshoots, repairs and rebuilds equipment in department which includes but is not limited to:  balers, conveyors, flooring and pullies
  • Repairs and maintains equipment as it relates to electrical, mechanical and hydraulics by methods such as:  welding, fabricating, torching and painting, etc.
  • Works with the Operations Manager, SIRS maintenance department and/or designee to design, modify, or change equipment to work for specific functions
  • Ensures all monthly preventative maintenance is performed in accordance to ISO quality procedures and work instructions
  • Performs work orders as assigned
  • Uses required PPE protective equipment as required which includes, but is not limited to, proper ear, eye, hand and face protection
  • Complies with all lockout/tagout procedures
  • Performs general and scheduled maintenance on all equipment within the plant
  • Inventories and tracks all parts for in-house equipment
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance
  • Exhibits behaviors that reflect the company core values: Teamwork, Integrity, Tenacity, Compassion & Diversity

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
 

Required education and experience

  • High School or G.E.D. required
  • Technical education or training beyond high school highly desired
  • Three to five years of related experience with solid work history
  • Electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic background; welding and torching experience required
  • Preferred education and experience
  • Knowledge of electronics recycling equipment helpful
  • PLC and robotics experience a plus
  • Skills and Abilities
  • Electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic background; welding and torching experience required

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail
  • Ability to design and adjust workflows and procedures
  • Ability to work well in group problem solving situations and demonstrate emotional intelligence when dealing with emotional topics and remain open to others’ ideas
  • Ability to manage difficult or emotional customer interactions in a high stress environment
  • Ability to respond to employees and customers complaints with respect and consideration
  • Ability to adapt to changes in work environment
  • Routinely work independently and adapt to frequent delays and unexpected events
  • Ability to read and compose simple instructions and correspondence in the form of emails and memos
  • Ability to display passion and optimism and inspire respect and trust among employees
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to ensure deadlines, daily tasks and projects are completed on time
  • Knowledge of Internet, spreadsheet and word processing software
  • Ability to work Overtime as required; flexibility to work different shifts as required

Physical Demands

  • Routinely required to stand and walk; reach with arms and hands; as well as climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Routinely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds
  • Routinely exposed to moving and mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold and heat and outside weather
  • Specific vision requirements include color, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
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