Machine Repair

Xylem Inc. Morton Grove , IL 60053

Posted 3 weeks ago

Xylem |zlm|

  1. The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
  2. a leading global water technology company.

We're a global team unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology solutions to the world's water challenges. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions. For more information, please visit us at

If you are excited and passionate about helping us solve water, we want to hear from you!

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Machine Repair. The ideal candidate constructs, maintains, repairs and services all machinery and powered moving equipment.

Essential Duties/Principal

  • Installs, maintains, repairs or rebuilds all complicated machines, tools and related equipment, special purpose machines, mechanical equipment and powered moving equipment.

  • Diagnoses trouble, dismantles and devises repair. Repairs, refits or replaces defective parts. If parts unavailable perform various machining operations using milling machine, lathe, and drill press to create parts. Assembles and adjusts.

  • Welds as required.

  • Using sheet metal and steel constructs protective equipment, supports frames etc.

  • Loads, unloads, moves, positions and aligns all new and used machinery and equipment.

  • Perform preventative maintenance duties per schedule and as directed.

  • Trains Machine Repairman 'B' in the proper methods, procedures, and operations.

  • Visually and/or dimensionally checks material, supplies, parts and equipment for shortages, defects and non-standard conditions. Upon discovery notifies supervision of all shortages, defects, non-standard conditions and malfunctioning machinery and equipment.

  • Maintains related records, cleans machinery, equipment and work area on a daily basis and performs preventative maintenance as assigned. Moves material as required using hand of power equipment. Performs all related miscellaneous duties as directed by supervision.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Must read, write and speak English.

  • High School, Trade School or the equivalent.

  • Must read and interpret diagrams, blueprints and instructions.

  • Must have a working knowledge of machine mechanics, electro mechanical devices and the duties of a millwright.

  • Three to five years in machine repair.

  • Must either know or be trained in the following courses:

  • Intro to ISO

  • Hazardous Waste

  • Wiring Diagrams

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Physical requirements include: good vision and hearing; ability to stand and walk, lift and carry 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/or 10 to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly; maintain body equilibrium, stoop, crouch, kneel, crawl, reach for and handle objects, pick, pinch or otherwise work with the fingers and use the fingertips to perceive attributes of objects such as size, shape and surface finish. Requires the ability to climb ladders and stairs.

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Work is performed in a typical manufacturing plant environment under the following conditions: exposure to hot and cold temperature extremes, coolants, oil and water, noise, fumes, vibration, dust, mist, high voltage electrical current, chemicals and equipment with moving parts. Some duties will require working at heights in excess of six feet i.e. scaffolding and high lifts.

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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Machine Repair

Xylem Inc.