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Maintenance Lead

Belvidere, IL 61008

Posted: 02/08/2023 Industry: Specific Job Number: 51983 Pay Rate: $18.00 - $23.00

Job Description

Title: Lead Maintenance


Shift: 3rd shift / Shift bonus: $2.00


Great bonus, temp to hire, and benefits!



Leads daily shift huddles and prioritizes action items with the help of the team, evaluates and assigns incoming work orders, leads departmental projects and 5S activities, and acts as the primary point of contact for maintenance related vendors and contractors. Installs, maintains, and repairs manufacturing equipment as needed. Works to minimize manufacturing machine downtime using corrective and preventive maintenance methods while identifying /  eliminating waste in fixed and variable expenses.


  • Assigns incoming work orders daily and project responsibilities as necessary.
  • Acts as principle point of contact for all vendors, contractors and outside service providers.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs company equipment.
  • Ability to safely troubleshoot and perform basic electrical repairs.
  • Fabricates rebuilds, designs and installs machine parts.
  • Trains employees for skills required in learning the manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Implement ways to reduce costs, increase productivity, and eliminate waste.
  • Identify and track supplies required to complete assignments
  • Identifies critical repair parts required to support manufacturing and related equipment.
  • Performs responsibilities for the Environmental Management System.

  • Safe operation of shop equipment including but not limited to welding equipment, brake, shears, mills, drill press, lathes, metal saws, hones, surface grinders etc.
  • Minimum of 4 years previous machine repair / rebuild experience.
  • Computer skills used to perform work associated programs.
  • Working knowledge of blueprints and schematics.
  • Knowledge and application of heat-treated materials for hardness and durability.
  • Operates / maintains hand tools, measuring, and diagnostic equipment.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Applied manufacturing math skills and the ability to read gages.
  • Ability to work independently and exhibits leadership through demonstrated performance.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the repair process and machine requirements to perform work assignments efficiently.
  • Required HS Diploma/GED OR Relevant experience

3rd shift Sunday Friday 11 p.M. 7 a.M.  
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