The Lead Maintenance Mechanic is responsible to troubleshoot and maintain all machines for all departments with the goal of keeping the production floor running 24/7. *PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A 3RD SHIFT POSITION WITH THE HOURS OF 10 PM - 6 AM, SUNDAY-THURSDAY*


Maintenance Mechanic Lead
3rd shift S-TH (10 PM-6AM)

Your tasks

  • Respond and resolve any breakdown of injection molding machines, assembly and auxiliary equipment.
  • Improve the performance of equipment by planning and performing maintenance activities.
  • Use PLC knowledge, trouble shooting skills and develop special purpose equipment repair and maintenance capabilities.
  • Design, engineer, and fabricate machine parts as required.
  • Initiate and Implement actions to increase availability of manufacturing equipment.
  • Continuous training of machine operators and trainers.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Motivated, organized, eager to learn and possess a positive attitude toward the job.
  • Change over machines to other products.
  • Meet with production leads and supervisors regarding operation of machines.

Our expectations

  • Proven track record of 7 years+ in Maintenance
  • Hands on automation equipment required; hands on injection molding/extrusion equipment preferred
  • PLC knowledge and troubleshooting
  • Machine vision systems knowledge (Cognex preferred)
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, TPM and Continuous Improvement culture
  • Knowledge of electric, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and automation
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Priorities setting capabilities, time management and flexibility
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights
  • Ability to read mechanical and electrical drawings

It feels great to feel at home. That’s why Freudenberg Household Products is committed to providing ingenious solutions to deliver the clean and comfortable feeling of home. 


For over 100 years, consumers have trusted O-Cedar to provide ingenious solutions that make it easier to get truly clean floors. Today, that century of know-how is built into our range of mops, brooms, household glove and scour products. That same expertise is built into our portfolio of Vileda Professional cleaning solutions made for the most demanding commercial applications, including the healthcare and hospitality industries.  


Freudenberg Household Products is a division of Freudenberg Group headquartered in Weinheim, Germany. FHP is an international leader in household cleaning products that does business in over 80 countries. 


Our Aurora, IL facility is home to our sales, marketing, R&D, and engineering teams as well as our LEED-certified manufacturing and distribution facility. We pride ourselves on manufacturing in the US with recycled plastic materials and providing durable cleaning solutions that minimize the carbon footprint of the company. 


As our presence in the market grows, we continue to expand the suite of benefits we offer to employees in order to attract the best and brightest talents. A full BCBS suite of health insurance plans, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans are part of our benefits program. Beyond those benefits, we offer:

  • Volunteer opportunities through our partnership with charitable organizations in the area during work time, plus an additional 8 hours of volunteer time for you to use towards an organization you are passionate about.
  • Family friendly perks including 2 weeks of paid leave for mothers and fathers for the birth or adoption of a child (and mothers qualify for paid disability leave after the birth of a child).
  • Work life balance including work-at-home one day each week (for some positions), fun Friday hours, and 11 paid holidays.
  • Tuition reimbursement and development opportunities through our Academy as well as local educational partners.
  • On-site workout room (Aurora).

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Freudenberg Household Products - Aurora, IL
Melissa Nolan ∙ HR ∙ 2188 Diehl Road ∙ 60502 Aurora
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