Kelly Services Machine Builder - Field Service Tech in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Machine Builder - Field Service Technician

Kelly Engineering Resources has an outstanding contract to hire opportunity for a machine builder/mechanical assembler that can work in the field , where you will work both in house and in the field, travellling to install and service high speed production machinery. In this role, you will join the technical division of a global leader in the container manufacturing industry. This company value safety, team work and rewards individuals with opportunities for growth and cross training. The work environment is of a small close group, where team member wear multiple hats but with the professionalism and resources of a large international company. This is a good opportunity for an entry level candidate with strong mechanical skills to build a career. Pay rate $18.00 -27.00 per hour depending on experience.

Job Scope of the Machine Builder – Field Service: Will work in house to build custom machinery and overhaul/refurbish existing production machinery in support internal global production operations. Will travel anywhere from 10% (spring/summer) in the slow season up to a max of 70% during peak season (fall/winter) in order to install refurbished machinery/production lines or to service equipment that in house staff cannot.

Essential Responsibilities of the Machine Builder – Field Service:

  • Overhaul existing production machinery

  • Tear down/disassemble existing machines, machine hydraulics, machine pneumatics, motors, control systems and parts.

  • Clean/degrease assemblies and parts

  • Fabricate older parts as needed

  • Refurbish assemblies and rebuild machines.

  • Travel to locations in the United States (mainly SE) to install and service machinery and/or production lines.

  • Work with plant staff at installation sites

  • Read blueprints/schematics, work instructions

  • Follow and strictly adhere to plant safety protocols including proper use of forklift, overhead cranes, safety glasses, use of steel/aluminum toed boots, lock out/tag out procedures.

Qualifications of the Successful Machine Builder – Field Service:

  • Minimal requirement: 1-2 year in mechanical rebuild, assembly or refurbishing of mechanical systems

  • Strong mechanical aptitude or experience building large industrial machinery or subsystems such as:

  • Hydraulics, required

  • Pneumatics, required

  • Controls systems, a plus

  • Motors, a plus

  • Complete machinery systems, a plus

  • Any experience with Minster or Bliss machinery a plus.

  • Ability to travel with minimal notice, domestic required.

  • Travel is estimated at 10% during the spring and summer months but can be as much as 70% during the fall/winter.

  • Domestic US

  • Paid travel time

  • Ability to obtain a forklift certification, good driving record required

  • Own tools

  • Strong safety record required

  • Good attitude, willing to be cross trained in machine electrical or vice versa if you have strong machine electrical and would like to learn mechanical.

Benefits:

Competitive hourly pay dependent upon skills:

  • When working In house, overtime is time & a half after 40 hours worked

  • When traveling:

  • Paid travel time including time & a half for Saturday or Sunday Travel

  • Double time pay if installing or servicing customer machines on a Saturday or Sunday

  • Weekly expense reimbursement

For immediate consideration please apply online

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source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

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