MAPEI Corporation

  • Maintenance Technician IV (Manufacturing)

    Job Locations US-IL-West Chicago
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(12/20/2018 11:42 AM)
  • Overview

    Mapei Group was established in 1937, we are privately owned global corporation headquartered in Milan, Italy. Currently we have 81 subsidiaries including 70 plants in 32 countries. MAPEI is celebrating 80+ years in business as the world leader in the manufacturing of mortars, grouts, adhesives and complementary products for the installation of all types of floor and wall coverings. Annual revenues exceed $3B, and the company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide.


    Learn more about who we are and what we believe in!

    Corporate Website: We are MAPEI!


    The Maintenance Technicians support daily plant operations through effective troubleshooting and repair of Mechanical, Electrical, and Control system adhering to all policies, procedures and instructions.  The Maintenance Technician role is responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing production equipment, including but not limited to industrial blenders, industrial mixers, automated packaging equipment, manual packaging equipment, robotic equipment, pumps, valves and pressures vessels. 


    Job Duties:

    • Responsible for preventative and predictive maintenance on equipment
    • Responsible for managing computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and updating assigned work orders as required
    • Responsible for mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic repairs
    • Maximize equipment reliability by effectively performing assigned work orders and PMs.
    • Ensure complete and effective repairs and proactively initiate work orders based on PM observations, measurements or PdM reports.
    • Plan and schedule daily activities.
    • Document work completed in the CMMS including actions taken, conditions observed, root cause, preventive action recommendations, and resources utilized including labor hours and parts.
    • Ensure that all machine repairs and/or scheduled maintenance are completed/verified
    • Interpret manual and computer-generated reports and suggest changes to improve the operability, reliability and safety of assets.
    • Lead, train and coordinate activities of Maintenance Technicians I/II/III as directed by supervisors.
    • Manage contractors (design, engineering, labor, construction, etc.) and/or lead other engineers and technicians as assigned.
    • Ensure compliance with contract specifications and compliance with all EHS policies.
    • Lead projects and assist skilled trades in Electrical/Mechanical disciplines.
    • Assist corporate controls in engineering changes and new programs.
    • Guides design, develops and tests electrical control methods, materials, processes and results.
    • Direct and/or participate in root cause analysis and team problem solving activities


    • HS degree or GED equivalent, required
    • Technical degree from a trade school or apprenticeship program, preferred
    • 5-10 years of experience working in a production environment as a Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician or similar capacity, Required
    • Proficiency with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic troubleshooting and repair is highly preferred
    • Familiar with OSHA standards
    • Working knowledge of PLC hardware and Ladder Logic programming
    • Excellent knowledge of NEC and NFPA 70E standards and regulations
    • Mechanical Competencies: Interpretation of pneumatic system schematics, troubleshooting of pneumatic systems, V-Belt Tensioning, Valves / Valve replacements, Motors and drive systems, Contactors, starters, relays, switches, Power supplies and transformers, Electrical enclosures and wiring devices
    • Electrical Competencies: Interpretation of electrical and controls circuitry schematics, Interpretation of PLC schematics, Electrical standards, Use of electrical equipment, Troubleshooting, Safety precautions
    • Requirements PC proficiency in Windows, Word, Excel Outlook, PowerPoint, and CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System) environments
    • Valid Driver’s License and a good driving record
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. independently; and up to 100 pounds with assistance
    • Forklift experience, a plus.




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