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Preventative Maintenance Technician - EDM

GF Machining Solutions Chicago, IL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We seek a proactive PM Technician who is eager to support the growth and business development efforts of the Company. The Preventative Maintenance Technician will work as part of the service team to coordinate activities concerned with completing preventative maintenance on equipment at the customer site or at a company facility by performing the following duties :

 

Your Tasks

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks related to the preventative maintenance program as per the technical documentation.
  • Perform corrective maintenance tasks of limited complexity related to the repair of the machines.
  • Train the machine operator at the customer site on the basic maintenance tasks associated with the daily maintenance of the equipment.
  • Provides a communication link between the customer and the company to help ensure that effective service is provided to the customer.
  • Accurately complete all reports in a timely manner as per the service department procedures.
  • Adhere to the Service Department Code of Conduct Guidelines.
  • Maintain daily (at a minimum) contact with the Customer Support Center (CSC) and Technical Key Account Manager (TKAM).

Your Profile

  • 1 to 3 years’ experience with mechanical repair. Experience with the use of test equipment and EDM and/or Milling machines is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Systems, including Excel and Microsoft Word. Knowledge of Great Plains or similar software programs may be helpful.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as processes and procedures, financial documents, and specific service reports and documents. Effectively communicate ideas, both written and verbally, to customers, management, or employees of the organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, and volume. Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as fractions, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and work on ladders and at heights. This position requires the Field Service Engineer to regularly work irregular hours and frequently travel to customer and company locations.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel when necessary.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • All candidates must be authorized to work in the US for any employer.
  • GF Machining Solutions, as a federal contractor, requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates should be prepared to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or discuss accommodations in line with COVID-19 safety protocols.

Our Offer

  • GF offers comprehensive packages with elements that support proactive health management, generous savings plans and other benefits above typical market offerings.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran
  • Should you need accommodation in the completion of your application please contact Human Resources at (847)913-5300
Company Description
GF Machining Solutions is one of three divisions of GF, headquartered in Biel/Bienne (Switzerland). GF Machining Solutions is one of the world’s leading providers of complete solutions to the tool and mold making industry and to manufacturers of precision components. The divsion is present in more than 50 countries with its own sales companies. The key customer segments are the aerospace, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as well as the electronic, medical, and automotive industries.

GF Machining Solutions

GF Machining Solutions is one of three divisions of GF, headquartered in Biel/Bienne (Switzerland). GF Machining Solutions is one of the world’s leading providers of complete solutions to the tool and mold making industry and to manufacturers of precision components. The division is present in more than 50 countries with its own sales companies. The key customer segments are the aerospace, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as well as the electronic, medical, and automotive industries.

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Chicago, IL
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Automotive

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