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Maintenance Technician

Reedsburg, WI
  • Posted: 15 days ago
  • $23 to $26 Hourly
  • Nights
Job Description
Hiring Immediately! Foundry, Construction, Manufacturing, Industrial, General Laborer industry workers, and diesel mechanics are highly encouraged to apply today.

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus! Hiring for 1st & 2nd shift, choose the shift that best fits your schedule. Starting pay for this position averages $23-$26 an hour based on experience (3rd shift offers a premium on top of the base pay).

Grede is an English as a second language friendly employer/Grede es un empleador amigable con el inglés como segundo idioma.

Are you ready to accelerate your career with a best-in-class organization that values modern innovation, dedication, and growth? Our employees at Grede are the key to our success and share our passion for collaboration, customer service, and operational excellence. If you're looking for an exciting career with an industry-leading company that prioritizes your professional growth and development, we’d love to hear from you!

Grede is proud to support transitioning service members and current military veterans with career opportunities that are a match for their skills gained while serving our country. Military veterans are encouraged to apply.

The Maintenance Repair Technician installs, repairs, and maintains the hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical systems of assigned equipment. This position performs diagnostic troubleshooting and repair assignments based on equipment performance. You'll inspect, isolate, and perform accurate troubleshooting techniques to diagnose malfunctions and operational difficulties involving the equipment control systems. This role will primarily be repairing fork trucks/lifts.

What You'll Do:
• Repair and maintain, under the direction of the Electrical Maintenance Supervisor, the electrical system of the assigned equipment by applying sophisticated technical knowledge of AC/DC circuits/systems and equipment hydraulic and pneumatic systems (including hydraulic flow paths, component functions, and operation interfaces).
• Determine need for and effectively monitor equipment performance using proven diagnostic methods and equipment such as PLC feedback, operator interface screens, and vibration and oil analysis.
• Work from electrical schematics, engineering specifications, and manufacturers' drawings to understand and perform cause and effect analysis of equipment performance.
• Coordinate machine repairs with Maintenance Repairers.
• Train and mentor maintenance personnel in troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques.
• Establish and update equipment component change-out frequencies, Preventive Maintenance Inspections (PMIs), and delay corrective actions.
• Audit and schedule repairs on an ongoing basis to ensure proper allocation of resources and materials.
• Perform research to identify better components and reliable vendors.
• Complete documentation and maintain records such as work orders, PMIs, inspection logs, etc. in an accurate, organized, and timely manner.
• Use delay time constructively by doing housekeeping or other area improvement activities.
• Participate in area continuous improvement efforts including Employee Involvement activities.

Why You'll Love Working For Us:
• Opportunity to earn up to $1,000 retention bonus
• Base pay + option for Incentive pay, Shift, Weekend and Job Premiums for eligible positions
• Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Supplemental Life, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Wellness Programs and access to Worksite Wellness Center (including relatives)
• 401(K) Match
• Paid vacation and holidays
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and PPE allowances
• Climate-controlled work environment (heat provided during the winter)

What We Need From You:
• Proven experience preferred (will train the right candidate)
• Approach assignments in a positive manner and function as a team member
• Understand and use shop math, fairly complicated drawings and formulas, and precision measuring instruments
• Considerable judgment and creativity to plan, layout, and perform difficult work with concentrated mental and visual attention
• Ability to lift to up to 40 lbs and twist, bend, and stand during shift
• Willing to work overtime as assigned
• Personal attendance record in compliance with company guidelines
• Willing and able to wear all required PPE (safety goggles, hearing protections, steel-toe non-slip safety shoes, and gloves as needed)

To learn more about Grede, please visit our website at

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



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