Maintenance Technician

Posted on 17 May 24 by Eddie Gniatkiewicz

  • Sterling Heights, MI
  • $25 - $35 per Hour

Powered by Tracker

Job Description

Seeking Maintenance Technicians in Sterling Heights, Shelby Township, Roseville, Detroit and Inkster.
Type: Permanent Position
Shift: All Shifts Available (1st, 2nd, Day, Midnight)
Pay: $25.00 - $35.00+ per hour (Based on Experience and Interview)

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician will apply mechanical and control technologies to maximize overall equipment effectiveness. Responsibilities include the repair, maintenance, and installation of production machines, building equipment, presses, and facility systems. The role involves participation in root cause analysis, team problem-solving activities, and continuous improvement initiatives. This position requires training, coaching, and mentoring manufacturing and technical personnel.

Key Responsibilities

Equipment Maintenance:
Perform diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production machines and facility equipment.
Repair injection molding machines, CNC, manual milling machines, surface grinding equipment, stamping presses, conveyors, assembly machines, and other automated machinery.
Execute emergency repairs and unscheduled maintenance to meet production requirements.
Conduct preventive maintenance on machinery and mechanical equipment.

Technical Expertise:
Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical issues.
Read and understand electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and lubrication schematics and prints.
Operate forklifts, man lifts, overhead cranes, and various other machinery.
Perform welding (MIG or ARC) and use cutting torches as needed.
Oversee and train subordinates in maintenance repairs and functions.
Troubleshoot and install VFDs, PLCs, and servo drives.
Conduct electrical troubleshooting, including using testers and meters, checking fuses, and changing motors.
Perform minor wiring and piping to panels and reset breakers, overloads, VFDs, and PLCs.

Safety and Compliance:
Adhere to all safety procedures, including Lockout/Tagout and electrical safety practices.
Maintain compliance with OSHA, NEC, RIA, IATF16949, ISO 14001, and local regulations.
Promote and maintain a safe and clean working environment.

Documentation and Reporting:
Prepare and provide maintenance reports, analyze trends, and document actions taken.
Maintain preventive and predictive maintenance documentation.
Archive support documentation of planned and unplanned maintenance activities.

Additional Responsibilities:
Perform daily line changes as dictated by the master schedule.
Evaluate and assess electrical and mechanical space requirements, conducting site surveys, and preparing blueprints.
Design, implement, and maintain electrical systems and equipment.
Perform electrical work ranging from simple to complex, including installations, troubleshooting, and maintenance.
Complete all required paperwork, including permits and inspection reports.
Train new employees and serve as a mentor to the group.

Technical Qualifications
Strong mechanical aptitude and experience with machine repair and maintenance.
Knowledge of injection molding machines, stamping presses, conveyors, CNCs, assembly machines, and related equipment.
Proficient in troubleshooting and repairing heater controls, valve gate controls, thermolators, sensors (optical, inductive, capacitive), power supplies, and transformers.
Ability to read and interpret hydraulic, pneumatic, lubrication, and electrical schematics.
Experience with PLC hardware and software, HMI hardware and software, servo and variable frequency drive hardware and software, robot setup, and programming.
Proficient with mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic diagrams and associated repairs.
Experience with Mattison and/or Thompson surface grinders.
Familiarity with machine guarding devices (bumper strips, light curtains, pressure mats).

Education and Experience
Preferred: Associate's Degree or coursework in hydraulic circuits, blueprint reading, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical circuits.
Required: High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum of 5 years of machine repair and maintenance experience.
Preferred: 8 years on-the-job experience or completion of a craft apprenticeship.

Additional Desired Experience
Knowledge of vision systems setup and programming.
Understanding of quality systems and standards (ISO/TS16949 2009/IATF).

Health Care Benefits (effective date of hire)
Holiday Pay, Vacation Pay, Tuition Reimbursement
Dental, Vision, Medical/Prescription Coverage
Life Insurance, Wellness Reimbursement, Referral Bonus, FSA, STD/LTD
Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Incentive Bonus, 401K
Short-Term Disability, Health and Wellness Reimbursement, Employee Recognition, Discount Programs


Job Information

Rate / Salary

$25 - $35 per Hour




Not Specified

Skills / Experience

Not Specified


Not Specified

Our Reference


Job Location