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Aerotek Industrial Maintenance Technician in Melrose Park, Illinois


The Industrial Maintenance Technician will repair and calibrate our automated and robotic systems. These systems are Automated Adapters, Vertical Lifts, and fleet of automated robotic vehicles. An Industrial Maintenance Technician will become the system expert of automation, including all mechanical, PLC, electrical or electronic subsystems. You will also be responsible for system upkeep and operations of automated adapters used to interface with the structure.

Role and Responsibilities:

• Ensure that the safety commitments in compliance with OSHA and our customers’ processes and procedures are met daily.

• Perform inspections on systems associated with Automated Storage and Retrieval System of automated robotic vehicles and Automated Adapters/ Lifts.

• Support continuous operation by adjusting, calibrating, repairing, replacing or modifying system components.

• Process and monitor the flow of the automated storage and retrieval system, through means of the adapters, including manual inbound, automatic inbound, automatic outbound, to achieve maximum throughput and cases per hour.

• Troubleshoot automated robotic vehicle anomalies and stoppages using schematic and wiring diagrams as well as advanced test equipment.

• PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) knowledge and troubleshooting.

• Advanced troubleshooting skills and ability to follow electro-mechanical diagrams.

• Perform periodic system inspections within expected durations on all equipment and thoroughly document all actions and repairs to include parts used and labor. Ensure quality maintenance and complete documentation via the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

• Effective communication of production impacting problems and suggested actions, including approximate time required for corrective and emergency maintenance to required team members.

• Must be able to operate and run Automated systems.

• Must be able to work in a dynamic environment and change course based on immediate business needs.

• Responsible for cleanup of equipment and removal of replaced parts from work areas after repairs are completed.

• Responsible for automated robotic vehicle recovery in the Matrix select system to include working in restrictive environments.

• Responsible for minor utility work such as machining holes, brackets; cutting steel; aligning sensors; attaching Unistrut; etc.).

• Responsible for troubleshooting, calibration, set up, and tool changes on Robotic arms.

• Responsible for continuous cleaning and adhering to 5S policies.

• Perform Cell Operator functions as needed.

• Other duties as assigned by leadership.

Benefits through Aerotek:

  • Weekly pay

  • 1 week vacation

  • Holiday time off

  • Benefits through Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Personal recruiter to service candidate throughout the duration of their assignment


Olivia Chambers - Skilled Trades and Manufacturing Recruiter

Phone: 815-261-9305


About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.