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Maintenance Technician
Ref No.: 17-03791
Location: Caledonia, Michigan
Title:Manufacturing Technician
Location: Caledonia, MI.
Term: Project/Contract
Pay Range: $16.50 - $23.00 per hour
Ref. ID: 17-03791

DESCRIPTION:

Maintenance Tech (8am-5pm)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESOther duties may be assigned
  • Consults with other Maintenance, Engineering and Manufacturing employees to identify and resolve all maintenance issues in a timely manner
  • Ensures all issues and projects are addressed appropriately and efficiently
  • Identifies and troubleshoot processes, material or equipment problems to minimize down time
  • Provides process/product support to organization to address production concerns
  • Performs preventative maintenance, equipment repairs, equipment improvements, equipment upgrades, and equipment installations on the factory equipment in assigned areas
  • Troubleshoots, plans and performs all mechanical operations necessary to modify, dismantle, repair, overhaul and rebuild all types of machine tools, plant machinery and equipment
  • Improves system performance to achieve process requirements and eliminate repetitive downtimes
  • Performs tooling set-up/changeovers in a timely manner according to schedule
  • Ensures that maintenance coverage for production areas is provided for at all times
  • Sets up and operates all types of machine tools such as mill, lathe, grinders, drill presses and other machine shop tools to duplicate, make or rework parts
  • Assists with tooling set-up/changeovers
  • Maintains 5S environment in work area and Tool Shop
  • Follows lock out tag out procedures and all other safety rules where required
  • Proactively participates in Kaizen events and creating a continuous improvement culture
  • Maintains and displays strong attendance habits by being present and on time

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Advanced certification level training or associates degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience supporting machine maintenance/repair in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong electrical and electronic repair and diagnostic skills
  • Able to wire and program new/automatic equipment
  • General skills and expertise related to maintenance activities
  • Proficient computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite
  • Great mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot and resolve mechanical problems
  • Proficient verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Positive teamwork and attitude required to support the manufacturing environment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
NOTE: The inability to perform any of the following physical requirements does not preclude an applicant from consideration unless, following an individualized analysis, it is determined that the physical requirement is an essential job function and the applicant is unable to perform such function with or without reasonable accommodation
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

Ideal Candidate:
Tool & Die – Looking for someone with strong mechanical background and Solid Modeling/drafting experience (we use Solid Works). Engineering or Mx role depending on fit.