John Crane

Equipment Maintenance Technician Thin Film Equipment

Romeoville, IL, us

Company: John Crane

Category: Engineering

Published on 2021-10-21 19:24:11

Job Description John Crane Diamond (JCD) is looking for an experienced & versatile Equipment Maintenance Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated and able to adapt quickly in a dynamic environment. About the company: JCD is a growing company that provides diamond solutions to a wide range of customers. Our ability to manipulate the natural properties of diamond in unique ways provides benefits across applications in the industrial, electronics, and water treatment markets. Summary This position will coordinate and manage the facilities engineering program for John Crane Diamond’s facility in Romeoville, IL by conducting specialized and complex engineering work in support of a diverse manufacturing facility. Duties & Responsibilities Specific Responsibilities Refine and maintain a preventative maintenance schedule for the facility including diamond deposition chambers operating at pressure ranges between millitorr and atmosphere, a gas delivery system, chemical wet lines, metrology equipment, chilled water system, and other support tools. 5 years of thin film, vacuum equipment experience. Design and implement Installations and qualifications for new equipment. Support production line expansions Maintain and update vendor components list, purchase and manage inventory on all consumables associated with maintenance activities Maintain contractor support for building electrical, plumbing, HVAC and general services. Troubleshoot and quickly resolve issues leading to unscheduled downtime on all the equipment critical to the functionality of the facility. Meet or exceed all KPIs related to maintenance activities including equipment uptime. Maintain and control building conditions as well as over-all functionality which includes storage systems, ergonomics, general cleanliness, and safety. Help identify waste and implement procedures to promote cost reductions throughout the organization. Support product development activities as needed by aiding in modifications, fabrication, and general design input related to the overall facility and equipment within. Help refine, implement, and train personnel on Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) protocols in alignment with corporate policies. Diversity & Inclusion We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity. The Individual Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to be successful in this role. Bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering field or equivalent from a technical school; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 5 years of thin film, vacuum equipment experience. Familiarity with vacuum or thin-film processing equipment is required. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, mechanical drawings, and schematics. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, co-workers, regulators, and customers. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Computer Skills To perform this job successfully an individual should be proficient in all standard Microsoft office applications, Familiar with quality management systems, understand database structures, and the general functionality of material requirement planning. The working conditions characterized below are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee may work around fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, rotating equipment, and high voltage electricity. The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate. About Smiths At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field. About John Crane John Crane ( is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, bearings, filtration systems and predictive digital monitoring technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Fiscal year 2016 revenue was greater than 1 Billion USD (£830m). John Crane is part of Smiths Group (, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.
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