Freedman Seating Company

Lead Maintenance Mechanic 3rd Shift

Freedman Seating Company is a leading manufacturer of bus seats for the transportation industry located on the west side of Chicago is looking for a Lead Maintenance Mechanic for third shift. (10pm – 6:30am).

Variety is the key to this position - Qualified candidates will be able to work with Electrical, Hydraulics and pneumatic machines. We also work with Air Compressors, HVAC unites, Welding and robotic machines. Plumbing and Dry wall are often a part of the work. You must be able to read schematics and troubleshoot the equipment listed. For our electrical, we would expect you can work with 480, 240 and 110 Volts.

*Knowledge of and experience with Industrial Electricity.
*Hydraulic and pneumatic machine repair.
*Must be able to read an electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematic.
*Building Maintenance knowledge/experience preferred.
*Knowledge of heating/air conditioning and air compressors would be helpful, but is not required.
*Lift truck maintenance is a plus, but not required.
*Previous supervisory experience.
*A focus on safety in all aspects of work is required.
*Candidate should be a self-starter, require minimal supervision, and communicate effectively with management and co-workers.
*High school diploma or GED required.

This position requires the use of some power tools, including drills, saws, grinders, etc. This position involves troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance on a variety of machinery including press, welding machines, shears, and brake press. It also involves carpentry, plumbing, and painting.

We offer comprehensive benefits to include medical, dental, optical, and optional 401K. Freedman Seating Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified candidates should submit resume and salary requirements via fax at 773/486-1975 or via email at

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