Maintenance Technician - Staffing, Inc.

Location: Coopersville, MI

Compensation: Hourly at $18.00-$25.00/hr

Maintenance Mechanics will work independently and with other plant personnel to perform preventative, predictive and routine maintenance tasks. They will troubleshoot issues, repair failures of production and facilities equipment, and ensure maximum equipment efficiency and effectiveness. All tasks will be performed while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of the company.
• Troubleshoot, repair and maintain plant machinery and equipment such as valves, conveyors, compressors, packers, fillers, palletizers, filters, membranes, separators, blow molders, labeling, and pumps.
• Troubleshoot, repair or replace control devices such as switches, photo eyes, proximity sensors, pushbuttons, contactors, motor starters, etc. as needed.
• Perform work order repairs, preventive maintenance inspections and repairs, equipment rebuilds and adjustments.
• Able to set up and operate welders, drill press, grinder, hand tools and other metal working equipment.
• Fabrication, innovation and modification of new and existing equipment.
• Participates in plant safety, health and environmental programs.
• Other duties may be assigned.

The minimum requirements for education and experience are listed below. Consideration will be given to individuals with an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Have at least 3 years’ experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanics and basic electrical repair.
• Ability to read and interpret documents, schematics and drawings.
• Ability to write detailed repair reports as well as good verbal communication.
• Post-secondary education and/or a technical trade certificate is an asset.
• Experience in the operation of a food beverage plant is an asset.
• Must be willing to work a changing shift schedule and on a rotating weekend on call list.

• Expertise and proficiency with basic office computer software, and the ability to learn how to effectively use maintenance software to input work order and Preventative maintenance data, research and checkout parts.

• Reports to the Automation Engineer and Maintenance Manager.
• Ability to communicate orally with management and other co-workers is important.

Regular use of a variety of machines and tools is essential. Standing for extended periods is common. Hearing and vision within normal range is important for conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents, manuals and drawings.
Good math and reasoning ability is essential. Able to understand and utilize engineering drawings, operating manuals, and blueprints to conduct business.
• Sitting/Standing/Walking: Stands, walks and sits during completion of job responsibilities.
• Lifting/Carrying: Occasional lifting requirements as job demands. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. on an occasional basis.
• Pushing/Pulling: Occasional pushing or pulling requirements.
• Bending/Stooping: Occasional bending and stooping requirements.
• Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling: Occasional kneeling or crawling requirements.
• Twisting/Turning: Ongoing twisting or turning requirements.
• Climbing/Balancing Climbing and balancing is required during plant inspections, and other related job requirements. Must be able to climb ladders and work at elevations of 75 feet.
• Reaching: Ongoing reaching requirements associated with job requirements.
• Grasping/Manipulating: Grasping and manipulating of papers, objects, and equipment will be required. Ability to keyboard for data input will be required on an ongoing basis.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Employee will be subject to temperatures from 34 to over 100 degrees.
The job is performed indoors on a manufacturing floor. Exposure to loud noises, dust, dirt, sparks, oil and smoke may occur. Protective safety equipment may be required including, but not limited to,: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, shoes, gloves, hardhat, and safety eyewear as needed. Activities may include extended periods of standing.


  • Start as Soon as Possible
  • Start Date: 03/16/2017

Contact Information

  • Phone: (616) 451-8955

Job Number: 231521

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