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Maintenance Team Leader

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts
Physical Address

Skokie, IL 60077
Job Description

Maintenance Team Leader

+ Tracking Code:183166

+ Job Location:Skokie, IL

+ Country:United States

Job Description

Our story is an American story; one that began in a tiny Chicago warehouse in 1918 and continues to this day. It’s a story built on hard work, innovation and old school values. And it’s built on a people first philosophy – the people who handcraft each gasket and the people who rely on them.

The story of Fel-Pro is 100 years in the making. You could help us continue to write this story over the next 100 years. Let our story be your story.

With our people first philosophy, we encourage members of our family to participate in its continuing improvement. We embolden our members to ask questions or make suggestions that improve safety and processes. We also understand the importance of your own family, and offer benefits or bonuses for major life events such as marriage, the birth of a new child, and high school graduations.

Not only do we offer competitive pay, depending on the position requirements and candidate qualifications, we offer new members of our family:

+ Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance

+ Competitive Vacation Time and Holiday Pay

+ Generous 401k with company match

+ Clean and Air conditioned environment

+ Employee Discount programs

+ Free On-Site Gym

+ Professional Growth Opportunities

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ And much more…

We are ready to act immediately on those candidates whose applications show the skill set and background we are looking for. We will follow up your application with a telephone call, then if we feel there is a match we will schedule an in-person interview at our facility. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.


1st Shift: 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM, Mon – Fri


Supervises shift worker’s activities engaged in maintenance work. Works with maintenance day shift supervisors for follow-up of requirements. Directs maintenance work across from shift to shift. Provides information to following maintenance shift for pass on of projects and repair work.


+ Knowledgeable of maintenance processes. Capable of performing most, if not all of the skills to troubleshoot electrical issues.

+ Coordinating maintenance and repair to meet productions requirements, and communicating the status of the repairs to operations, and the other shift leaders.

+ Ensures high priority work is efficiently received from the previous shift, performed, and passed to the next shift as necessary.

+ Participates in, leads, and organizes meetings including shift change, safety and team meetings.

+ Monitors maintenance supplies and places orders as needed.

+ Orients, trains and/or oversees training of employees in maintenance processes. May work with Maintenance Manager to design and implement development plans for less skilled employees.

+ Provides attendance and performance-related information to supervisor to assist in preparation of performance reviews.

+ Completes daily maintenance paperwork including work orders, shift logs, and maintaining the Gemba board.

+ Supports production promptly with quality service, in a professional manner.

+ Inspects and reports any unsafe machines or working conditions; and performs safety checks and 5S responsibilities.

+ Resolves employee conflicts and recommends disciplinary actions to Maintenance Manager as necessary.

+ Works to continuously improve the procedures and processes for maintenance.

+ Works to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

+ Influences safety behavior by ’leading by example", notifies Maintenance Manager of unsafe conditions or events hazardous to the environment and shuts down operations if unable to resolve or rectify, promptly reports personal injuries and unsafe conditions, suggests ways to improve the environment and employee health and safety. May participate in daily production meeting.

Required Skills


+ Follow safety rules, leads safety meetings, maintained work area in a safe and orderly manner and notifies supervisor of unsafe conditions or events hazardous to others or the environment.

+ Completes all training annually listed in DRiV control documents for maintenance employees.

+ Completes paperwork correctly and legibly.

+ Knowledgeable with facility layout, stationary equipment location and their operation.

+ Ability to read and understand instructions at a level normally acquired through completion of high school.

+ PC literate to complete safety required CBT.

+ Knowledge in Human Resources policies and procedures.

+ Ability to work independently of others with minimal supervision.

+ Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information with internal customers and maintenance staff.

+ Technical skills to operate hand and power tools and work safely in a maintenance environment.


+ Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 100 pounds occasionally.

+ Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds frequently.

+ Ability to walk and move about, stoop and bend, crawl, crouch and climb (ascend and descend) ladders.

+ Ability to stand for an eight hour shift and overtime as necessary.

+ Ability to reach and grab with arms and hands, and manual dexterity to operate machines with precision.

+ Normal or corrected vision necessary to read directions and closely examine parts; and to distinguish colors.


+ Works regularly with equipment where carelessness could result in cuts, bruises, burns, muscle pulls, etc.

+ Works in areas that can be uncomfortable due to noise, odors and temperature extremes.

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