• Maintenance Tech III

    Job Locations US-WI-MIDDLETON
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  • Description

    Job Purpose:

    Perform maintenance and repair of manufacturing equipment. Fabricates new and replacement parts for manufacturing equipment.

    Job Duties:

    Perform troubleshooting and repair of machines.

    • Complete all eRPortal documentation daily.
    • Troubleshoot and diagnose problem through direct evaluation and information obtained from other sources.
    • Determine if safety issue exists; if so, follow lock out/tag out procedures.
    • Assess need for replacement part(s).
    • Obtain spare part through stock, use of equipment manual or Internet.
    • Evaluate need to have additional spare parts in stock.
    • Perform repairs to machine, including plumbing, electrical, pneumatic and/or hydraulic repairs.
    • Perform facility repairs.
    • Perform assigned Preventative maintenance work orders.

    Tear down/repair manufacturing equipment.

    • Disassemble manufacturing equipment.
    • Clean parts using solvents or fluids.
    • Measure parts for excessive wear; maintain tolerance levels to tool design.
    • Reads AutoCAD drawings to determine tolerance levels to tool design.
    • Fabricate replacement part using all shop equipment.(surface grinders, lathes, milling machines, etc.)
    • Replace broken part(s).
    • Reassemble manufacturing equipment.
    • Test reassembled manufacturing equipment for quality and safety before returning to floor.
    • Complete necessary paperwork to close out work order.
    • Train and mentor Maintenance/Toolroom Tech II & Maintenance/Toolroom Tech I associates.  
    • Perform other related work, as needed.

    Fabricate new equipment, tooling, and relocate equipment.

    • Assist in the fabrication of new machines.
    • May make own machine parts.
    • Perform basic stick and wire feed welding.
    • Move equipment – internal and external. Equipment may be moved as a whole or disassembled, moved and reassembled.  
    • May complete shipping paperwork.
    • Coordinate transportation for move with outside contractors (power, air, etc.).
    • Perform preventative maintenance.

    Build new parts and dies.

    • Meet with engineer to discuss part or die specifications.
    • Design part or die using AutoCAD and SolidWorks for 3-D modeling.
    • Build new parts and dies per design specifications.
    • Fabricates parts. Often uses Computer Numeric Control (CNC) equipment in fabrication.
    • Assemble new die.
    • Test dies for quality and safety before releasing to floor.

    Lead projects around machine fabrication and moving of equipment.

    • Serve as liaison with engineering on special projects.
    • Design, develop, prototype and implement new equipment. Focus is on specialty areas of equipment – electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic.
    • Design additional safety and ergonomic enhancements to equipment.
    • Improve machine design.
    • Collaborate with machine builder on design, development, prototyping and implementation.
    • Draw prints using AutoCAD and SolidWorks.

    Maintain work environment.

    • Attend regular stretching, daily huddle, Quality at the Source (Q@S), and safety meetings.  
    • Maintain work environment in a need and orderly manner.
    • Follow approved safety procedures.
    • Report unsafe work conditions to supervisor.
    • Perform other related work, as needed.


    Education and Experience:
    Minimum- Associate Degree from Technical School; 5 year manufacturing experience and 1 years experience in maintenance or tooling

    Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

    • Good oral and written communication skills. 
    • Basic math skills. 
    • Work in an organized, clean and safe manner. 
    • Ability to read a tool print. 
    • Ability to use basic hand and power shop tools (drill press, metal saws, mill, grinders to tolerances within .001, calipers, micrometers, lathes, etc.)

     Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs. occasionally
    • Must be able to sit or stand for an eight hour shift
    • Must be able to push, pull, reach, bend and work overhead
    • Must wear all required PPE


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