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Journeyman Maintenance Machine Repair

LanceSoft INC
Holland, Michigan, United States
October 05, 2017


Journeyman Maintenance Machine Repair - Temp to Hire

Must be open to all shifts (Union Facility) Will likely work 2nd and/or 3rd

To insure a well-functioning facility, repairs and maintains manufacturing equipment, machinery, and plant systems. Uses hand tools, shop tools, and test equipment to troubleshoot varied electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical components and systems.

Essential Responsibilities

Observe safety and security rules/regulations and avoid equipment hazards as defined in operating instructions.

Perform continuous safety inspections on all operating equipment in assigned area.

Report all safety hazards/conditions to immediate supervisor.

Maintain clean and orderly housekeeping practices in work area.

Acquire necessary skills and knowledge of all plant machines and equipment to assist Maintenance staff in timely and quality repairs.

Perform PM’s, maintain and repair machines and equipment

Prepare and set-up or change over machinery for production, checking proper assembly and making any necessary adjustments.

Set and adjust plant equipment.

Clear jams in production equipment, retime components, and restart line safely.

Change sprockets, bearings, shafts, motors, and gear boxes.

Knowledge of correct gear, bearing, and hydraulic lubricants.

Demonstrated ability to learn new equipment in a safe and timely manner.

Proper use of basic Multi-Meter Functions.

Use of Proper grounding and bonding techniques and testing.

Assist other members of the Maintenance Team as needed to accomplish repairs and adjustments in a timely, safe, and accurate manner.

Use the computer to enter work orders and find parts in SAP.

Set-up of, & Troubleshoot Video-Jet coder.

Rebuild diaphragm and solvent pumps.

Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems, and air compressors.

Find and eliminate alarm trouble codes.

Perform specific duties as specified per the Emergency Response Plan in the event of an emergency situation or drill

Participates in incident investigation as required

Communicate issues between shifts and to supervisors and Maintenance Manager/Site Engineer.

Learn new equipment and train others.

Understand the functions of the following: Plant Fire systems, Security system, Steam system, Compressed Air systems.

Ability to troubleshoot, maintain, and repair the following equipment, Packaging Equipment, Fillers, Carton Formers, Drop Packers, Krones Labeler, Palletizers and Depalletizers, Carton Sealers, Capper equipment.

Troubleshoot & replace photo cells on all equipment.

Other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have 3-5 years as an Industrial Mechanic and be able to perform the essential and job specific duties as highlighted in the job description. Journeyman card REQUIRED.


In addition to a High School Diploma or GED, an Associate in Applied Science degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance is preferred, and 5+ years of manufacturing experience with strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with demonstrated PLC experience. Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings, schematics, logic diagrams and blueprints. Familiarity with the use of micrometers, calipers, and other measurement gauges are required.

Candidates must pass company physical. Employees must regularly lift/move up to 40 pounds and occasionally moves up to 60 pounds.