Bilingual Maintenance Mechanic in Phoenix, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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Bilingual Maintenance Mechanic

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the care, maintenance, and optimization of all company manufacturing assets with a primary emphasis on mechanical and hydraulic systems as well as a solid electrical background. This is a key role within the company as Sterling Lumber transitions into higher technology and sophisticated equipment. The position is responsible to: a) Develop sound preventative maintenance systems and routines, b) Assist the Maintenance Manager in training and developing the skill levels of more junior maintenance technicians, c) Assist the company in the specifying, selecting, and procurement of new equipment and d) to practice and reinforce LOTO and to fully support the SLC Safety program and initiatives.


  • Effectively and efficiently maintain, repair, and optimize equipment and devices:
    • On a preventative basis
    • On an as needed or breakdown basis
  • Provide high level of expertise on mechanical resources and technical support to the company.
  • Development of personnel and staff to meet the requirements, and improve effectiveness

Assists the Maintenance Manager in the organization of inventory (parts, supplies, tools) and personal tools to ensure optimum efficiency of the work force.

  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by implementing, maintaining and aligning work practices by ensuring safety procedures are adhered to
  • Complies with and is an advocate of the company's Environmental Policy and Procedures.
  • Participates in projects as requested by management


  • Advanced troubleshooting knowledge/ability of hydraulics and basic electronics
  • Experienced with Toyota Production System or Lean Manufacturing (5S for example)
  • Maintain and teach current industry best practices with respect to
  • Tacit knowledge, and prior implementation of, Visual Factory processes.
  • Good technical writing, documentation, and record keeping skills.
  • Excellent analytical problem solving ability.


  • At least 3-7 years progressive experience troubleshooting, repairing and PM programs for in a high volume high automation manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in 5S and Lean manufacturing and formalized problem solving
  • Advanced knowledge of electrical (PLC and A/C drives), as well as hydraulic, and mechanical systems.
  • Familiarity with the language of production metrics (OEE for example)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to demonstrate solid written and oral communication skills. (Bi-lingual English-Spanish a definite plus)

Permanent Position
2nd shift (train on 1st shift)
Phoenix, IL

Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.