Machine Repair Technician - 3rd Shift
Rockford, IL  / Loves Park, IL 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description


Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity
  • 9.5% annual retirement benefit opportunity
  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members
  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance upon date of hire
  • Home / Auto Insurance discounts
  • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending
  • Voluntary benefits, including:
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life
  • Member referral bonus

Are you ready to make your mark? If you're a Machine Repair Technician, we have an exciting opportunity for you. The Machine Repair Technician reports to the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor and is focused on preventative maintenance. They also may be responsible for the maintenance and repair of hydraulic, mechanical & instrumentation systems, including machine centers, by applying strong knowledge of mechanical technologies and principles. This position utilizes internal and external resources to solve operational problems related to the above systems and works with more experienced technicians to resolve operational problems with production machinery and equipment in the most expedient and cost-effective manner. This position interfaces with production personnel and may mentor lower-level technicians.

What's In It For You

At Woodward, our "employees" are called and treated as "members" and we've created a culture that appreciates and values the contributions of every member. It's an inclusive, positive, collaborative, and socially responsible environment where members work together for outstanding outcomes.

What you will be doing

  • Schedule and perform preventative maintenance on machines.
  • Work on a variety of machine tools, such as lathes, milling, drilling, grinding, polishing, buffing, and CNC machining centers. Assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies for equipment such as production machinery, production or development test equipment and support systems.
  • Aligns, adjusts dimensions and tolerances, trouble shoots mechanical, electrical, and electronic malfunctions, using blueprints, schematics, and precision-measuring instruments according to manufacturer specifications. Analyzes more advanced test results in relation to design or rated specification and test objectives; modifies or adjusts equipment to meet specifications.
  • Solid ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and assembly drawings for mechanical systems or machinery


What We Are Looking For

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 5 years of industrial, mechanical, or electrical manufacturing experience required, or 3 years machine repair experience required
  • Machine repair experience preferred

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR, or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans

Job Repair & Maintenance
Primary Location United States-Illinois-Rockford, Rock Cut Campus
Organization Woodward
Schedule FULL TIME
Shift 3rd Shift / Night Job


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