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Machine Maintenance Technician II

Job Details

Forest City Gear - Roscoe, IL


Responsible for assisting in maintaining the operating condition of all machines. Also responsible for assisting in the coordination of related vendors, as needed, and providing general assistance and guidance for any building maintenance and factory upkeep projects. Responsible for providing machine preventative maintenance including oil changes and chip removal as scheduled.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Update and manage preventative maintenance program
  • Provide machine maintenance to all machines according to preventative maintenance schedule
  • Troubleshoot and repair machines as needed
  • Remove chips and change oil in machines during PMs or as needed
  • Cross-train with Support Services Personnel and provide back up as needed
  • Conserve energy and organizational resources when possible

Environmental Conditions:

  • Noise intensity level exposed with this job Loud
  • Exposure to fumes, odors, dusts, and gases Occasionally
  • Exposure to hazard of moving mechanical parts Occasionally


  • Assist in other duties as needed and directed
  • Display a basic knowledge of machine tool components
  • Display a basic knowledge and ability to troubleshoot CNC machine controls, pneumatics, and hydraulics
  • Ability to read and understand schematics (electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic)
  • Ability to efficiently communicate with OEM machine service personnel
  • Must be able to identify and contact replacement part distributors as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Develops alternative solutions when needed
  • Ability to operate and obtain forklift license
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift/carry More than 50 pounds

(upward pulling)

  • Stooping Occasionally

(bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles)

  • Reaching Occasionally

(extending hands and arms in any direction including upward and downward)

  • Walking Occasionally
    (with normal breaks)
  • Sitting Occasionally

(with normal breaks)

  • Standing Occasionally

(with normal breaks)