Engineering Technician in Roselle, IL at Signode

Date Posted: 11/28/2022

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    Roselle, IL
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Job Description

Requisition Number = 0GB00-2021-031

Engineering Technician - Roselle, IL

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Description/Job Summary




  • Health, Dental, Vision 

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 

  • PTO – 3 weeks starting off 

  • Tuition assistance program 

  • Career path options 

  • Scholarship program for children of full-time employees 

  • Personalized discounts, savings, and rewards program 

  • Wellness Plan 

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 

  • Other additional benefits 


As an Engineering Technician your primary role is to support engineering in development and application projects. This includes but is not limited to setting up and breaking down prototype machinery, conducting tests on development projects and recording all the relevant data under no supervision. You would also be required to troubleshoot equipment in the field and perform the necessary repairs of both electrical and mechanical components. You will also be required to effectively communicate and coordinate with external customers globally.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Essential Functions:

  • Train and support service personnel on new products in the field
  • Coordinate prototype equipment installs with engineering, customer and service
  • Strong Electrical aptitude
  • Ability to customer interface
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot prototypes in the field
  • Assist with prototype installs in the field
  • Travel domestically and internationally-25%
  • Do internal/external service training
  • Support Signode Service when required
  • Assist in production training for newly launched products
  • Excellent Documentation Skills
  • Mentor Engineering Technician In-Training and Senior Engineering Technicians
  • Assemble and breakdown prototype equipment in the lab and in the field
  • Ability to read electrical and mechanical schematics without supervision
  • Setup and modify equipment independently, under direction of an engineer
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic electrical and mechanical equipment components
  • Advanced wiring and PLC/HMI operation and understanding of ladder logic
  • Knowledge of common external factory safety procedures
  • Used advanced assembly methods. (Welding/Plasma cutting and light machining)
  • Setup and perform product testing under no supervision
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Communicate suggestions and feedback to engineering on experimental setups and performance
  • Reliable and consistent performance
  • Collect, document and communicate data and observations
  • Ability to utilize basic measurement tools (tape measure, caliper and micrometer)
  • Ability to utilize common assembly tools (drills, hammers and wrenches)
  • Assist engineering as needed
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to use a fork truck



Associates degree or equivalent work experience

Experience / Abilities:

  • Minimum of 10+ years’ experience
  • Experience in development or technical support of industrial equipment a plus
  • Experience working directly with engineers in a technical support capacity
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics required
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

Computer skills:

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Experience in SharePoint, Solidworks and Autodesk CAD a plus

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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