Filtration Group Corp

Maintenance Technician

Posted Date 5 months ago(2/29/2024 9:17 AM)
Job Locations
US-IL-Des Plaines
Position Type
# of Openings
Shift 3


Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive.   With a passionate workforce, global footprint and world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we are driving innovation and developing solutions across a broad spectrum of applications in the fast-growing global filtration industry. We are committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust and in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action.



Position Summary: 

 A Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining & repairing the production equipment, Facility systems, and (on occasion) facility groundsThis position directly reports to the Maintenance SupervisorThis role is in constant interaction with Manufacturing Engineers and Production Management to ensure that all work is performed on a timely basis and in an efficient and safe mannerThis position will also be involved with improvement activities from capital projects to product launches, lean, and kaizen events


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 


  • Maintains and repairs various assembly and processing equipment (mostly highly automated PLC controlled assembly lines, others being hydraulic presses/kitting operations).  
  • Must have working understanding of mechanics and pneumatics with experience in basic fabrication and power tools.   
  • Must have experience using a computer; sending emails, and excel sheets 
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and read schematics for pneumatic, electrical, and hydraulic equipment. 
  • Curiosity, a calm demeanor, and dependability are the top habits we are looking for.  
  • Responsible for keeping work area clean and safe. 
  • Responsible for communicating information on jobs performed either manually or electronically (i.e.- Preventative, Predictive maintenance, shift handoff notes).  
  • Helps plan and implement Safety/OEE/production related improvements 
  • Performs preventive maintenance and troubleshoots machinery and equipmentWorks with preventive and predictive maintenance programs on a regular basis 
  • Informs Supervisor/next shift of defective equipment and/or material. 
    • Informs Supervisor/next shift of material needed to repair or maintain equipment. 
    • Checks work performed as required to insure that all quality standards are maintained. 
    • Requires some physical effort and handling of material occasionally up to 45 pounds. 

Benefits and Pay: 


Family leave 

Health and wellness benefits 

Health insurance 

Training and development opportunities 

Inclusive and engaged workplace culture 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma 
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with 1-2 years of Maintenance experience 
  • Computer skills 
  • Demonstrated problem solving habits 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Automotive manufacturing environment beneficial 
  • Preferred experience in 24V DC to 480V AC electrical systems.   
  • Understanding of how Safety circuits/interlocks work 
  • Troubleshooting high pressure hydraulic systems a plus 
  • Exposure using a Laptop to talk with PLC’s and troubleshoot why a line is not running 
  • Exposure to Fanuc or collaborate robots  
  • Willingness to learn any of the above topics if not familiar (with external/internal training) 


More About Us

FGIAQ is part of Filtration Group. Filtration Group is a global market-leading provider of filtration consumables that are designed to drive innovation and deliver solutions across a broad spectrum of applications and end-markets, with a focus on life sciences, indoor air quality and industrial technologies.   

With a global workforce of nearly 10,000 dedicated team members and a footprint that spans 27 countries, we are committed to partnering closely with our customers to further our mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive 

Cultivating Talent and building strong Teams are critical to our success. We know that fulfilling our mission is only possible when we foster an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust, in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action. Join us as we build a truly remarkable company that will long outlast us! 



This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory, or environmental demands may be referenced to communicate the way this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Filtration Group will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship. 


Filtration Group is committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all team members, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We believe the work we do and the mission we spread is at it’s best when everyone feels free to be their most authentic self.  




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