Skilled Craftsman, Mechanic

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. Kankakee , IL 60901

Posted 3 weeks ago

How youll contribute to the team:

Under the general guidance of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for providing direct production line support by working closely with production operators to understand and reduce equipment maintenance issues. This position will help to identify and evaluate projects to support maintenance goals such as reducing operational downtime and overall maintenance costs. Additionally, this position will troubleshoot and evaluate equipment performance and reliability, recommend changes in equipment or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.

(2nd & 3rd shift)

Location: 1401 N. Hobbie Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901
Skilled Craftsman Mechanic Salary: $26.00/hour


What you'll bring to the table:

  • At least three years of demonstrated industrial maintenance mechanic experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift hours (depending on shift availability at time of hire) and weekends. Must be available to work overtime on any shift.
  • Experience reading and understanding mechanical drawings.
  • Intermediate math skills which include using addition, subtraction, decimals, geometry, and volume.
  • Ability to complete a written maintenance skills assessment prior to hire.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
  • Self-starter who can function in a semi-autonomous environment.
  • Ability to climb ladders and walk catwalks, etc., in order to monitor, direct and validate equipment and installations.

We'll be excited if you have:

  • Three or more years of demonstrated industrial maintenance mechanic or millwright experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Experience working on capital projects and equipment installations.
  • Familiarity with preventive and predictive maintenance scheduling.
  • Skill with using SAP for work orders.
  • Past practice of interacting with and taking feedback from production operators to ensure equipment issues are addressed.


Youll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories. We are North Americas #1 producer of resilient flooring products and our mission is to inspire great spaces.

Thats us. Thats Armstrong Flooring.

Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, were proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.

At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many employees with diverse backgrounds and career paths. We offer the following opportunities which promote a growth culture:

  • Certifications
  • On-the-Job training
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Instructor-led & online courses
  • Job shadowing
  • Cross-functional team projects


  • Choice of competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans - effective Day 1 of employment
  • Prescription plan with mail-order options
  • Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid vacation with graduated schedule & option to purchase more
  • Paid holidays
  • Product discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program


  • Company celebrations & department gatherings
  • Recognition program
  • Service awards
  • Casual work environment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

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