As the Maintenance Supervisor for Tangent you will have the opportunity to directly impact the organization by leading a team of Maintenance Mechanics supporting four production facilities in Aurora, IL.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of technicians in the maintenance and repair of plastic extrusion machines, CNC routers, robotic assembly cells, and other pieces of production equipment

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks on production equipment according to the schedule in coordination with production leadership

  • Assign technicians to complete equipment repairs based on production priorities and technician skills

  • Develop and implement a training plan to ensure that the skills necessary to perform equipment maintenance are properly distributed throughout the team and sufficient to respond quickly to expected failure modes

  • Coach and mentor the team in exhibiting a high level of professionalism and excellent collaboration and communications with the various functional teams

  • Provide technical guidance in identification and resolution of down equipment

  • Perform troubleshooting, preventive and ongoing maintenance for production lines including electrical and mechanical repairs, replace components such as: motors and motor drives, pumps, sensors, hydraulics, pneumatics, transmissions, make adjustments keeping in mind quality, tolerances, and order of operations.

  • Work from schedules, work orders, manuals, blueprints, charts, and instructions.

  • Use precision measuring devices (multimeters, calipers, etc.).

  • Maintain, repair, and install a wide variety of machine parts, components and equipment utilized in production

Required skills/abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with production equipment maintenance processes

  • Must have knowledge of electrical systems and wiring (including 120/480 volts)

  • Must have experience and knowledge of machine operation and troubleshooting

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of a safe work environment and have a proven ability to work safely

  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills, capable of using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Must have your own set of standard tools

Education and experience

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • 3 years in a manufacturing environment

  • Previous experience with leading small teams

  • Prior experience working in plastics manufacturing

  • physical requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Ability to lift 25 lbs

Shift hours are:

  • 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM

Shifts are on a rotating 2-week schedule:

  • Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday (48 hours)
  • Week 2: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday (36 hours)

Department: Maintenance
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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