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Manufacturing Electrician I (Dayshift)--Chicago, IL (#91854) (Closed)

Date Posted: 9/17/2020

Job #1577016
Chicago, Illinois

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. *


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Utilize electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, and temperature and pressure gauges
  • Perform basic analog and digital circuit design by utilizing microprocessor hardware and software configurations
  • Use Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) including basic and ladder logic to read/write basic wiring diagrams, schematics, and blueprints in order to diagnosis problems
  • Maintain and utilize maintenance systems for work orders, breakdown reporting and track machine modifications.
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment
  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformer, motors, and light fixtures.  Replaces damages or broken components
  • Assemble component electrical parts per specifications and bench testing before installation
  • Read and thoroughly understand electrical schematics and apply that understanding to real time systems
  • Update schematic drawings to incorporate changes in equipment as needed
  • Plans layout of wiring and install conduit, wiring and ancillary electrical equipment
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit and troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Participate in small process improvement teams


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Three (3) years of experience in diagnosing and repairing electrical equipment or machinery, or comparable experience with trade school or training
  • Ability to read/write wiring diagrams, schematics and blueprints and analytical diagnosis of problems
  • Ability to program Programmable Logic Controllers using basic and ladder logic
  • Familiar with National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Knowledge of electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, and temperature and pressure gauges
  • Knowledge of industrial controls and instrumentation
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot basic problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and algebra
  • Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
  • Familiar with and ability to convert units (imperial to SI, etc.)
  • Must have an understanding of microprocessor hardware and software configurations and be able to perform basic analog and digital circuit design
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
  • Frequently ascend and descend ladders, scaffolding, and other power equipment
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas 
  • May be required to work additional hours including weekends, holidays, and/or overtime
  • Ability to work 1st shift 7am - 3pm

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Electronics Technology
  • Apprenticeship training or equivalent electrical trade school