Maintenance and Repair

Auburn Hills, Michigan

Post Date: 07/26/2017 Job ID: 4555 Industry: Engineering & Technical

Maintenance/Machine Repairer


Repairs and maintains mechanical and hydraulic components of production machines and equipment such as metal fabricating machine tools, material handling system, and automated lubrication system by performing the following duties.

General Requirements:
  • Keeps work station and area around work station neat and orderly.
  • Understands and follows all work instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Accurately and legibly records information as required.
  • Understands and properly use all safety devices and equipment at all times.
  • Capable of working as part of a team and a commitment to support group decisions.
  • Understands and follows the principles and procedures of the company' s Quality Policy.
  • Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
  • Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area.
  • Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems. Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic system. Realigns and adjusts components such as spindles and clutches. Locates damaged air and hydraulic pipes on machine, and measures, cuts, threads, and installs new pipe.
  • Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • Sets up and operates metalworking tools such as lathe, drill press, or grinder, to make or repair parts. Modifies computer-controlled motion of automation.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
  • While performing the essential functions of this job, action must be initiated to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process, and quality system. This includes: initiation and verification of corrective action, control of further processing including stopping production and reporting quality concerns to any level of management.
  • While performing the essential functions of the job, action must be taken to maintain, conform and improve the company’ s Environmental Management System. Action should be initiated to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity by reporting problems and concerns directly to management. POTENTIAL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Individuals who perform this job have been made aware of the potential for significant environmental impact. Compliance with established environmental, health and safety procedures and practices is required.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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