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Maintenance Technician - 3rd shift at Flex

Posted in Installation - Maint - Repair 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Job Description:

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at


  • Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing

  • Type: Public Company


  • Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:

Job Description

The Maintenance Technician will be based in Buffalo Grove. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for troubleshooting and repairing Injection Molding Machines.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration

  • Passionate customer focus

  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do…

  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair a variety of manual and automated injection molding machines and associated peripheral machines.

  • Prioritize the work to support the production schedule notifying management of any problems/delays.

  • Comply with established Flex policies, standard operating procedures and work instructions within the work environment.

  • Identify the maintenance requirements for and perform preventative and/or corrective maintenance (including, but not limited to):
    • Molding machines, Auxiliary equipment, Thermal heating units, Chillers, Material drying and delivery system, Machine mounted drying hoppers, Robot pickers, Part separators, Conveyors, Water tower, Reservoir and pump system, Central chiller, All necessary equipment relevant to the operation of VTM.

  • Development and maintain procedures for identifying each piece of equipment requiring maintenance and maintain history logs/files and spare parts inventories for them.

  • Perform preventative maintenance as scheduled.

  • Assist molding technicians with installation and removal of molds to/from the presses.

  • Perform other tasks as required or assigned in support the company’s needs, goals and objectives. 

Here is some of what you’ll need (required)…

  • Experience Maintaining and repairing injection molding machines

  • Good oral and written communication skills 

  • Good problem solving and reasoning skills

Here are a few of our preferred experiences…

  • Experience repairing or troubleshooting injection molding machines

  • Experience repairing Fanuc and KraussMaffei Machines

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide…

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Job Category


Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

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