Maint Mechanic Class B in Carol Stream, IL at DAVIES MOLDING, LLC

Date Posted: 1/21/2023

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Job Description

Job Summary

The Maintenance Mechanic has responsibilities to maintain, troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment in an injection molding processing environment. This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters, such as electrical controls, fluid power, mechanical systems, welding, fabrication, and manufacturing processes. This person will perform low to medium-level machine systems troubleshooting and repair along with providing technical support for all phases of the operation.

Knowledge of plant and building maintenance and simple construction work, including but not limited to, electrical repairs, pipe fitting, carpentry, welding, and hydraulics.  Able to determine work methods and procedures from received assignments.  Able to read and understand sketches, blueprints, or diagrams.  Ability to work with hands and to work in mechanically oriented situations following the instruction of a supervisor.  

Primary Responsibilities

Make minor hydraulics repairs. 

  • Repair or replace tie bars and nuts, air and hydraulic cylinder valves, motors, pulleys, etc. Repair forklifts and mold trucks. Complete preventive maintenance programs.
  • Must know, understand, and demonstrate a thorough knowledge of and follow all applicable safe operating procedures and rules including housekeeping requirements.

Make minor mechanical repairs.

  • Locate and repair leaks on production machinery. Complete preventive maintenance programs.

Make minor electrical repairs.

  • Troubleshoot and repair building and production machinery. Complete preventive maintenance programs.

Make minor welding repairs.

  • Welding of non-critical applications, i.e., dumpsters, brackets, etc. Torch cutting.

Minor building repairs.

  • Check and repair plant and office lighting, heating, dust collector, and make-up air units. Complete preventive maintenance programs.

Additional tasks

  • Handle additional duties as assigned. May include but are not limited to carpentry, clean up, set up, etc.
  • Must know and follow all plant, departmental, and job safety rules.
  • Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements necessary for this skill or job area.

Skills required 

  • Basic math skills: ability to read, write, add and subtract whole numbers.
  • 3 years of prior experience, preferably in the plastics industry.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires excellent mobility and the use of proper lifting techniques to avoid injury. 
  • Legible penmanship.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Forklift experience must be able to pass forklift certification.
  • Identify and report any safety risks, accidents, incidents (near-miss), injuries, and property damage at the workplace. Correct use of appropriate personal protective equipment


Carol Stream, IL position: 

  • Monday to Friday, 8-10 per day
  • 1st Shift - Ability to cover 2nd shift highly desirable, Full Time

Flora, MS position: 

  • Monday to Thursday, 12 hours per day
  • 2nd Shift - Full Time

Job Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k)
  • Short & Long Term Disability Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays