Industrial Maintenance Technician


Rockford, IL, US, 61109

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Hourly
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  62272
Job Band:                  
Hiring Manager:       Gregory Allan Land 
HR Rep:                    Lisa Ann M Partipilo

Hourly Rate:  Start at $31!

Sign-On Bonus:

  • $1500.00 Sign On Bonus after 90 days 
  • $1500.00 after 180 days

Rockford Overview:

The Owens Corning Rockford IL is a premier manufacturing facility that manufactures extruded polystyrene foam board insulation for primary use in the construction industry.

  • Non-union plant employing about 70 employees across 4 shifts; Maintenance team consists of 10 employees.
  • We are committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all, while also meeting our obligations to preserve the environment
  • We proudly support our local community with fundraisers, activities, and group donations


Summary of Job:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for routine planned and breakdown maintenance activities on shift. This person must be able to work independently. Have a willingness to take initiative. Be self-motivated and empowered to improve their skill sets. Have a high level of teamwork capability. 



  • Wednesday – Friday & every other Saturday
  • or Sunday-Tuesday & every other Saturday
  • Hours: 6p-6a
  • Overtime as required
  • Weekends as needed



  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • 5+ year’s experience in an industrial maintenance position
  • Schooling and certifications in maintenance /electronics related field
  • Willingness-to-learn-more attitude through developed work habits, machine instruction

booklets, self-taught skills courses, and outside educational programs

  • Industrial mechanical experience and knowledge (bearings, gearboxes, conveyors, chain drives, etc.)


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the process, process equipment, controls, and spare parts
  • Develop troubleshooting skills and techniques for the equipment and controls
  • Perform routine and nonroutine industrial maintenance tasks
  • Utilize our computer maintenance management system (SAP) to maintain and enter documentation from all work orders
  • Learn and comply with all Owens Corning safety policies along with all other plant rules
  • Maintain a clean, orderly work area that is in compliance with 5S standards
  • Maintain high level of attendance
  • All other duties as assigned or needed


Skills and Abilities:

  • Above average troubleshooting of mechanical equipment in an industrial environment
  • Understanding, experience, and troubleshooting capabilities with industrial electrical
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude in an industrial environment


Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Ability to routinely lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance
  • Work up to 12 hours in hot/cold manufacturing environment
  • Walk/stand on concrete floor continuously for up to 12 hours
  • Safeguard self with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - steel-toed shoes, eye protection (glasses, goggles, and/or facemask) hearing protection and long-sleeved shirt (with shirt tail tucked in) as necessary for task


Owens Corning Maintenance Department:

  • Clean work Environment
  • Proper equipment documentation and controls
  • Proper spare part inventory and controls
  • Equipment is regularly upgraded & maintained
  • Encouraged to improve processes & modify equipment
  • Fostering of a “Think Outside the Box “mentality. We encourage ideas.
  • Team leans on each other to improve the plant and skills of individuals
  • High retention rate


  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan & Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Multiple comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription options
  • Quarterly VIP Bonuses
  • Healthy living incentives and rewards
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance & Short-Term Disability

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 19,000 employees in 31 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2022 sales of $9.8 billion. For more information, visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.



Nearest Major Market: Rockford