ITW Foils is seeking a qualified Maintenance Engineer to support the Newburyport, MA facility. This position is directly responsible for the coordination and/or execution of maintenance and contractor activities for the facility and production equipment. The roll-to-roll manufacturing processes involve equipment such as web coaters, embossers, slitters, and high vacuum PVD systems. The scope of responsibilities include, but is not limited to: preventative maintenance, repair, retrofits, troubleshooting, project management, and assisting/directing contractors.

Summary: Directly responsible for the assignment and coordination and/or execution of activities within the Maintenance group to ensure a productive workforce that supports the facility. Oversee planning and preparation of work orders for work to be performed by the Maintenance department to ensure the plant is maintained in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner.

Responsible for servicing roll-to-roll production equipment, including web coaters, embossers, slitters. The scope of services to be performed includes, but is not limited to: preventative maintenance, repair, retrofits, troubleshooting, and assisting/directing contractors

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

PM Program

Responsibility for modifying existing and implementing new PM tasks for facilities and production equipment in order to minimize unplanned downtime.
Coordination with production to schedule time to perform PM tasks.
Work Request System

Monitor work request to ensure:

Proper prioritization.
Accurate entry of work performed, time, and parts used.
Utilization of system data to identify areas for upgrade and/or additional PM.
Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Lead support for complex problems.
Routine work as needed to support mechanics and contractors.
Major planned downtime events

Weekends/holidays possible.
Occasional Off hours support
Capital Projects, minor

Full responsibility for preparing and executing minor projects related to facilities and equipment.
Minor projects are those requiring capital less than $25k and/or those with minimal complexity and/or require minimal coordination.
Spare Parts Inventory

Identify and maintain minimum critical spares for production equipment and essential facilities equipment.
Service Contractors

Primary liaison for service contractors.
Maintain management level relationships with service companies.
Ensure alignment with the appropriate service companies.

Cost, reliability, quality, safety.

Engineering or Technical Degree with 1 to 5 years experience in a manufacturing role.
Experience with preventative maintenance programs.
Experience with electro-mechanical control systems.
Computer skills: email, work processing, spreadsheets.
Demonstrated experience solving complex problems.
Desired Skills

Working knowledge of high vacuum systems, web handling, roll-to-roll processing, web coating, and web converting.

About Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

Since our founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses. ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 57 countries that employ approximately 49,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of more than 16,000 granted and pending patents.

ITW Foils is a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of technically superior foils, films and laminates, our customers rely on our products every day for the most demanding applications in markets such as packaging and labels. ITW Foils companies are part of Illinois Tool Works based in Chicago, Illinois.

ITW, with $15 billion in annual sales, has operations in 57 countries that employ approximately 49,000 women and men. As a global, diversified and decentralized enterprise, ITW offers unparalleled access to challenging opportunities in high-growth, diverse manufacturing industries and markets around the world. Our employees are changing the world — one idea at a time.

We’re Everywhere
ITW’s products and solutions are at work all over the world, in deep-sea oil rigs, aerospace technology, bridges and wind turbines, healthcare, the spaces in which we live and work, the cars we drive, and the mobile devices we rely on. We are never, whether we know it or not, more than a few steps from an innovative ITW solution.
You’ll find ITW solutions around the world.  ITW’s innovative fasteners, snap-in door handles, powertrain, refueling systems and other components make your vehicle more road-worthy, convenient and affordable. And at the mechanic’s shop, our maintenance products help keep those cars on the road longer.

Thanks to ITW’s food equipment businesses, the restaurants where you dine hum with state-of-the-art ovens, dishwashers, refrigerators and more. ITW packaging ideas are what help you grab a six-pack off a store shelf or keep your food fresh at home. And our quality testing machines ensure the safety of everything from suspension bridges and aircraft to tiny heart valves. And the smartphone that’s always in hand? It’s built with ITW’s semiconductor solutions and innovations like an electromechanical gyroscope. ITW welding systems help deep-sea oil rigs deliver critical resources and enable safe, durable construction of your city’s offices and homes.

ITW is committed to operational excellence and innovation that helps our customers create the products and services that make our lives better.