Chrysler Millwright in Belvidere, Illinois


Belvidere Assembly Plant Belvidere, IL 61008, US

Job Type:Full Time

Date Posted: June 14, 2017 Job ID: S341

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Job Overview

The Millwright is responsible for installing, assembling, and, when necessary, dismantling machinery, conveyor systems, pulleys, mechanical clutches, gear boxes, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems. The Millwright will transport and locate machines and equipment to the desired location according to floor plans, or as directed using fork lifts, hoists, winches, cranes and other equipment. Assemble machines or equipment from their component parts. The Millwright must understand how a machine functions to assemble and disassemble it properly. This may involve knowledge of electronics, pneumatics, and computer systems. The Millwright will use complex instruction books that detail the assembly of the machinery and use tools such as levels, welding machines, and hydraulic torque wrenches. The Millwright will also use micrometers and other precision measuring devices to achieve the extreme tolerances required. On large projects, the use of cranes is common. Work requires practical skill and knowledge and journey-level skill as a Millwright. Candidate must be able to perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to work any shift and work overtime, including daily, weekends and holidays as required

  • Eight (8) years of documented experience as a Millwright, or a U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate as a Millwright Basic knowledge of mathematics, algebra and physics

  • Manufacturing experience required

  • Ability to work from layout plans, blueprints, drawings or other specifications to determine work procedures

  • Ability and knowledge to dismantle machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars and other hand tools

  • Ability and knowledge in welding including arc, acetylene and hydrogen

  • Ability to properly move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers and trucks

  • Ability and knowledge to properly use tools and equipment such as drill presses, power saws, chain falls, jacks, skids, slings, burning torches, and other types of portable and hand tools

  • Ability to clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery

  • Perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide mechanical support to manufacturing operations to locate and diagnose trouble in mechanical systems or equipment

  • Ability to complete required preventive maintenance at defined intervals on all mechanical equipment

  • Ability to perform tasks historically assigned to other mechanical classifications (i.e., Pipefitter, Machine Repair)

  • Perform other duties as required to meet the needs of the department and Company

  • Strong computer skills

  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems

Relocation is not provided for this position.

FCA is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.