Sr. Engineering Technician in Glenview, IL at Signode

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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Job Description

As a Senior Engineering Technician for the Global Metals team, your primary role is to support your manager and the engineers with machine commissioning and installations, conduct testing, troubleshoot and perform necessary repairs of both electrical and mechanical components. In addition, this position provides training and technical support to internal and external customers. 


  • Provide technical support to customers and to SIG Field Service in the office and in the field 
  • Conduct feasibilities check at customer site for Project Approval 
  • Commission (i.e. machine acceptance), coordinate and supervise installations 
  • Monitor compliance with the standards and the safety acceptance of the products and creates the appropriate documentation 
  • Plan and implement training for resellers, end customers and their technicians, and SIG Field Service 
  • Assist with the preparation of the operating manuals / service documents. Write detailed customer visit (customer issues, troubleshooting steps, product info, etc.) and warranty reports. 
  • Handle warranty and goodwill cases 
  • Test machines prior to FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) and conduct technical machine audits. 
  • If necessary, support Production at Signode Glenview or Suburban facilities 
  • Identify possible sales opportunities for maintenance contracts 
  • Daily communication with the Project Manager to set priorities 
  • Support of our international team on machine installation, commissioning & training, mainly in US & Canada 
  • Other duties as assigned 


Associate's degree or Technical certification (electrical, electronics, mechatronics, or similar discipline), equivalent work experience or combination of education and experience 

Experience / Abilities: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with the installation, repair and maintenance of fully automatically operated industrial facilities 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with troubleshooting or programming PLC software (Allen-Bradley and Siemens) 
  • Experience in development or technical support of industrial equipment a plus 
  • Excellent learning ability 
  • Possesses a sense of urgency and customer focus 
  • Solutions-oriented thinking 
  • Solid organizational skills 
  • Ability to juggling multiple projects at a time 
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics required 
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal 
  • Able to travel about 60-80% including some international travel 

Computer skills: 

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

For more information about Signode please visit the following:

We offer competitive wages and benefits packages including health, dental, life, disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan with company match.

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 

Signode Industrial Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.