Lead Mechatronics Technician

Danville, Illinois, United Statesthyssenkrupp Dynamic Components Danville LLC

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Engineering & Science
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/05/24
Job number:US_RS_04845
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Your responsibilities

As a Lead Mechatronics Technician, you will support the Operations team in the mechanical and electrical maintenance of facility production equipment. You will install, troubleshoot, and repair all production related machinery, mechanical systems and control sub-systems. This position requires a strong commitment to safety as well as demonstrating exemplary safety behavior for colleagues.

  • Creates and conducts preventative and predictive maintenance tasks.
  • Accurately diagnose equipment problems, implement appropriate solutions and affirm continued effectiveness of repairs and maintenance.
  • Run diagnostic tests on malfunctioning equipment to determine whether problem is software, hardware, or operator/process related.
  • Diagnostics and repair in all areas of ABB, Fanuc, Epson, etc., (robotics).
  • Diagnostics and repair in all areas of Computerized Numerical Control Systems, including Siemens, Osai, etc.
  • Restore a CNC system from various backup media, utilizing documented procedures.
  • Diagnostics and repair in all areas of Motion Controls Systems including Siemens, Baumuller, Stromag, Indramat, etc… including optimization of control loop components and parameters.
  • Diagnostics and repair of all Process Control Systems.
  • Configure, diagnose, and repair RFID systems.
  • Configure, diagnose, and repair Industrial Vision Systems
  • Recognize and repair damaged electrical equipment before it results in lost production time; including but not limited to: light barrier mirrors, cables, proximity switches, relays, and motors.
  • Installation and repair in accordance with provided schematics and blueprints for mechanical/electrical equipment
  • Maintain labor and work history reporting into CMMS work-order forms on a daily basis.
  • Fabricate, turn, machine, grind and weld new and/or repair parts.
  • Train all Machine Operators in the specifics of maintaining the machines and equipment.

Your profile

Lead Mechatronics Technician:

  • Assist with and generate Bills of Material and other information for new and existing equipment
  • Assist with new equipment installation and acceptance testing
  • Generate part lists for ordering workshop consumables, tooling and spare parts.
  • Assist with planned shutdowns.
  • Kitting of items for projects and/or repairs.
  • Assist with root cause analysis of machines and part failures.
  • Achieve a maintain 6S standards in all work areas.
  • Provide shop floor management of resources for repairs, projects, PM’s, and other assigned task.
  • Assist with providing Guidance, Training, Coaching, and overall support to technicians.

Your benefits

We offer an outstanding Benefits Package that includes:

  • Company Tuition Reimbursement Package
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • 401K Match
  • Earned 120 hours of Paid Time Off (prorated based on hire date)
  • Comprehensive medical plans with flexible cost options
    • We also have a Preventative Healthcare and Medical Program with additional premium discount on medical insurance premiums.
  • Competitive Dental and Vision plans
  • Company Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term Disability, & Long Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance Pay Available through All-State: Accident, Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness, & Identity Theft
  • 11 paid Holidays
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Supplier Vehicle Discounts
  • Cellular Discounts


If you are an applicant with a California residency, please click on the following link:  California Job Applicant Notice of Collection


$25.00 - $32.00 / hr

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenKrupp Dynamic Components is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us at https://www.thyssenkrupp.com/en/contact.html


The business unit thyssenkrupp Dynamic Components is one of the leading automotive suppliers and development partners for highly complex drivetrain technologies. Around 3,500 employees produce 27 million drivetrain components a year at ten locations in Germany, Liechtenstein, Hungary, China, USA, Brazil and Mexico. The product range mainly comprises assembled camshafts, valve train systems and rotor shafts for high-end combustion, hybrid and electric engines. Further products for battery electric vehicles are already at an advanced stage of development. With our manufacturing and automation expertise, we make a significant contribution to reducing emissions for sustainable mobility.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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