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VanBuren Twp., MI

Order: 161295
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Maintenance Technician - Welding Department, 3rd Shift, Belleville, Michigan


A local Belleville, MI company that specializes in metal stamped components and welded assemblies is actively seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician in their Welding Department for a Direct Hire role. The role will be on 3rd Shift working from 11:00 pm - 7:00 am. Responsibilities of the job include but are not limited to:


-Performs breakdown maintenance as well as predicative and preventative maintenance.

-Provides feedback to production and maintenance associates.

-Identifies potential safety problems and makes safety adjustments as needed.

-Identifies and reports on downtime causes.

-Rebuild components as needed.

-Performs corrective maintenance, lubrication and equipment inspection.

-Provides written feedback on work performed on work orders, inspection check list and repair requisitions.

-Participate in overall machine effectiveness efforts and waste reduction.

-Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of products.

-Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facilities equipment.

-Provide emergency or unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production.

-Perform mechanic skills including, but no limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines.

-Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

-Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, and test and make adjustments.

-Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.

-Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties.

-Provide assistance in design, build, installation and start-up of weld cells/fixtures.

-Reprogram the robotic equipment as needed.

-Provide operator training within the robotic weld cells.

-Perform changeovers on welding cells.

-Responds to and provides service and feedback to the customer an all work orders while assuring compliance to codes, regulations and industry standards.

-Reading and interpreting electrical schematics while working with electrical ranging from low voltage up to 480V - 3 Phase. Repairs electrical equipment.

-Support engineering department on large projects, as needed.

-Analyzes and resolves, or assists others, in solving chronic process and quality issues by actively participating in corrective action, 8D’s, and root cause analysis processes.

-Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision

-Ensure utilization of continuous improvement of current processes

-Maintains clean and safe working conditions at work station and throughout plant

-Participate in continuous improvement and 5S activities

-Communicate optimally to provide accurate, necessary and timely information to all team members.

-Safely operate fork-lifts and aerial lifts

-Utilizes safe rigging and lifting techniques

-Maintain Plex tracking records

-Maintain compliance with company policies, health and safety issues, procedures, and programs

-General building and facility maintenance as needed.

-Other duties as assigned.


Benefits: 2 types of BCBS insurance, STD, LTD, Life, AD&D, Dental and Vision. Also offers competitive rates, paid vacation, 100% paid safety prescription glasses, reimbursement on safety boots, and various other perks 



Functions and Requirements:


-High school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience.

-Courses or working experience with electrical and hydraulics preferred.

-Strong Electrical Maintenance troubleshooting skills preferred.

-Minimum 2+ years in general machine maintenance, including at least one-year experience related to welding machines and support equipment required.

-Ability to write detailed repair reports.

-Working knowledge of MIG and TIG welding processes required.

-Knowledge of manufacturing processes, product design, safety, quality, and workflow required.

-Knowledge in robotic welding and material handling applications required.

-Knowledge in robotic programming (ex. Motoman. Fanuc etc.) required.

-Understanding of electrical/controls circuitry and schematics required

-Able to properly use test equipment, heavy industrial shop tools and equipment, diagnose and trouble-shoot equipment malfunctions and systems failure.

-Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and ability to learn our ERP system Plex.

-Requires collaboration with multiple departments.

-Requires flexibility in schedule to support a 24-hour manufacturing facility.

-Maintain current hi lo and crane license.

-Must have ability to work quickly, efficiently, and independently or in a team environment

Physical Demands:

-Exposure to industry accepted chemicals, and noise

-Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. assisted

-Able to stand on feet for 8 hours

-Regularly required to stand, reach, bend, and move about the facility

-Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.


Job Order #: 161295