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Maintenance Technician - Forging - MI #3988

Absolute Opportunities
Trenton, Michigan, United States
February 14, 2018

Position Title Maintenance Technician - Forging - MI #3988

Relocation No

Location Trenton Michigan

Perform preventive maintenance on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines using diagrams / sketches / operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications.

Troubleshoot all machinery malfunctions by locating source of problem(s) through observation of mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems and using precision measuring and testing instruments.

Remove (dismantle) and examine defective parts.

Install replacement / new machinery parts as needed.

Fabricate repair parts by using Machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

Must have working knowledge of rules, calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments for determining changes in dimensional parts.

Have working knowledge of hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straight edges to adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments.

Monitor compliance and control downtime when performing routine preventive maintenance.

Attend educational workshops, review technical publications as needed.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

Ensure the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment. Perform preventive maintenance. Troubleshoot mechanical issues by locating problem sources, removing defective parts, and installing replacement / new machinery. Maintain safe and proficient working environment. May work independently and as part of a team. 40-55+ hours per week.

Education Requirements: High school diploma, with trade school experience preferred.

Experience Requirements: 2+ years of experience in reading blueprints and schematics

Skill Requirements:

Strong troubleshooting / critical thinking skills to diagnose root causes and know the processes for repairing the issues; mechanical skills to read blueprints and schematics; use a variety of tools and diagnostic devises to service and install electrical parts.

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. High school diploma required. Trade school experience preferred.

2. 2+ years of maintenance experience in an industrial setting involved with forging.

3. Experience operating machinery and mechanical equipment, performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting mechanical issues, and installing machinery.