Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift

Date:  Jun 20, 2022

Huntley, IL, US, 60142

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.


Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 


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Performs routine preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on equipment and systems directly related to production operations such as automated robotic assembly cells, power presses and other metal forming equipment, automated conveyor systems, etc. Some of the disciplines related to this position are, but not limited to mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electric, operating controls, PLC abilities, some level of program development, etc. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned


  • Troubleshoots problems with machines and equipment by utilizing all means necessary
  • Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem areas
  • Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other defects
  • Removes and replaces worn or defective parts
  • Realigns and adjusts components such as spindles, clutches, belts, chains, etc
  • Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair to verify success of repair.
  • Repairs/replaces broken parts
  • Troubleshooting and repair of electrical machines and assemblies
  • Able to program / teach computer controlled motion of automated equipment such as robots to some degree determined by job assignment
  • Assists engineering and production teams as a information resource and or hands on via internal services request
  • Provides regular updates to Maintenance Management / Supervision regarding status of projects and assignments 




Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.


Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Analytical – able to draw from acquired knowledge / experience and assess and/or correct defects
  • Design - Generates creative solutions; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations, able to reason through defects
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. Solid computer skills i.e. PC windows, Excel, Power point, Access, Outlook, any CMMS program, etc
  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to verbal / written requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. Must be able to utilize the computer for documenting and communicating
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Monitors own work to ensure quality. 
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget.
  • Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles, Measures self against standard of excellence.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quantity - Meets industry standards of operation in accordance with NEC, NFPA, OSHA, ANSI, BOCA, MSI, etc. Completes work in timely manner. Strives to increase productivity.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions. Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management/supervisory direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.

Supervisory Responsibilities


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.  A leadership type of demeanor in the workplace is desirable.  


Qualifications to perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:


Education and/or Experience


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; with at least three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence both hard copy and through the use of a computer.


Mathematical Skills


Must possess basic reading, writing, mathematical, and trade discipline specific skills


Reasoning Ability


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations


  • Trade certificates preferred.
  • May be necessary to undergo EPA training as required by specific position or building.


Other Skills and Abilities


To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and proficiency in using full Microsoft Office products, Computerized Maintenance Management System (C.M.M.S) Project, and other internet based software.


Other Qualifications


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:


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use hands to for fine manipulation, to handle, or to feel. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.  The employee is required frequently talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and transport up to 30 lbs, and occasionally lift and transport up to 75 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must also climb stairs, use ladders, operate forklift, lift trucks, scissor lifts, and booms with proper training and license.

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:


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment varies based on department in which work is done from moderate to loud.


Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago