Maintenance Tech II – 1st Shift


Installs, maintains and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, piping and electrical systems and ensures they are in good/safe operating condition.  Keep grounds and facility in clean/safe condition.  Performs preventative maintenance and deals with breakdowns and repairs in a timely manner to ensure maximum production and reduces downtime. Creates and revises programming on machines to ensure maximum production.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative maintenance on production and facility equipment as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Monitor equipment being run on assigned shift to promote its effective and continuous operation.
  • Assist production personnel in the set-up and troubleshooting of production work center equipment when issues occur that deter proper set-up from being achieved.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Layout, assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems on related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
  • Repairs and replaces gauges, valves, and pressure regulators on equipment as required.
  • Repair and maintain physical structure and grounds of establishment.
  • Set up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
  • Operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Connect wire to motors, fixtures, and other electrical equipment, replaces switches and fuses, and splices wire.
  • Fabricate and repair counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.
  • Connect power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, motors, and repair or replace faulty devices.
  • Good attendance and self motivation.
  • Must follow all company safe work practices and procedures.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working area is essential.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment while demonstrating flexibility, commitment to teamwork and willingness to change assignments and work overtime to meet needs.

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED; prefer one year certificate from College or Technical School; or three to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with carpentry, welding, electrical, and or hydraulics trades and programming of CNC and robotic equipment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to obtain a company issued Forklift License.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please click on the link to apply or stop by the Northwood, Iowa plant to fill out an application.

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