Maintenance Mechanic--Mold Shop
Itasca, IL 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
We are global, we are impacting the lives of millions every day, we are making a difference!

At Amcor we are inspired to change the packaging industry and are taking on the aspirational challenge to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025. Through our products and global footprint, we are in a unique position to truly make a difference in the packaging space. Our products impact the lives of millions of people across the globe every day from food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other essential products. Amcor is a thriving S&P 500 organisation listed both on the NYSE (AMCR) and ASX (AMC) with US$13 billion in sales. We have a proud history dating back to the 1860's and come a long way from a single paper mill based in Melbourne to becoming the global leading packaging company. Today, Amcor is an international organisation empowering its 50,000 employees in over 40 countries and across 250 sites.

Will you be next to join our journey towards a more sustainable future?At Amcor we are always looking for talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a difference. Working at Amcor means you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is committed to providing sustainable packaging solutions. To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor,

Job Description

Primary Purpose

This position is responsible to set up molds and cycle into specifications, maintain all operations in a safe and efficient way and to ensure acceptable quality and production requirements.

Essential Function and Responsibilities
  • Abide by all Amcor's Safety and Quality policies and procedures
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with hand tools and maintenance practices
  • Set up molds and cycle into specifications
  • Understand various materials, mixing materials, automatic color blenders and cycles
  • Be able to explain why different materials require different cycles
  • Understand and distinguish various defects & dimensions
  • Knowledgeable of hydraulic systems and electrical systems of machines
  • Ability to troubleshoot minor problems and adjustments to get machine into specification
  • Ability to properly shut down and start up machines
  • Train and assist other technicians to perform work
  • Maintain good housekeeping in work area
  • Assist other job classifications and perform work, as assigned
  • Assist in the training of other maintenance, production, and other personnel in areas of expertise
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP)


  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent. Some post-secondary education preferred (i.e. technical or vocational education).
  • Previous work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to recognize and understand numbers, values, and enters this information into an on-line database accurately. A strong mathematical ability is essential.
  • Proficient hand/eye coordination to operate equipment.
  • Ability to visually and mentally make priority decisions and independent judgment calls based on the situation at hand.
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to work all shifts and required overtime.
  • Must own general mechanics tools per Amcor's Basic Tool Requirement List

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand and walk on concrete floors for extended periods of time. Breaks will be the only time you will have an opportunity to sit.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift, bend and twist repetitively during the shift.
  • Must be able to coordinate movements quickly and accurately in a high output production area.
  • Must demonstrate ability though previous work assignments to work effectively in a fast-paced high-quality manufacturing environment.
  • Follows all established safety rules and guidelines as outlined in the Co-Worker Handbook and in accordance with Amcor's Safety Policies and Procedures. Understands and communicates all hazards and safety issues to co-workers and supervision. Properly uses all required personal protective equipment.
  • Perform all good housekeeping assignments.
  • Able to help organize and maintain maintenance areas and stock room.


We expect our people to be guided by The Amcor Way and demonstrate our Values every day to enable the business to win. We are winning when:

  • Our people are engaged and developing as part of a high-performing Amcor team
  • Our customers grow and prosper from Amcor's quality, service, and innovation
  • Our investors benefit from Amcor's consistent growth and superior returns
  • The environment is better off because of Amcor's leadership and products

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 224-313-7000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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