Industrial Maintenance Technician

Location:  USA, Sparta MI

Function:  Production

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tesa tape, inc. is a well-kept secret in northern Kent County. The tesa plant here is 39+ years old with a small, family feel, but the benefits and rewards of a large, very successful global company.

If you’re lucky enough to get in at tesa, our overall compensation is superior to most companies.  In addition to above average hourly pay rates, we offer a quarterly bonus and you’re eligible from your first day. We also have a very good 401k that includes a solid history of annual profit-sharing by tesa. Benefits are effective within a month and new employees get 18 days of accrued PTO and Sick time, plus 10 paid holidays from Day 1.

As a member of the Maintenance Team, we buy you the tools you need and we provide uniforms and safety shoes.  You’ll also be working with a great group who will do their best to help you be successful.

The Industrial Maintenance Technician is responsible for electrical as well as mechanical machine maintenance work, so if you like variety, read on.

Key Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)
  • Develop and complete predictive maintenance schedules, repairs, and audits.
  • Comprehensive electrical troubleshooting and repair
  • Perform calibrations and adjustments on required meters and sensors
  • Obtain working knowledge of SAP
  • PLC troubleshooting
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair hydraulic and pneumatic devices
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and rebuild pumps
  • Maintain and replace precision blades, knives, and cutting setups
  • Relocate, level, align, and adjust precision machines, rollers, etc.
  • Operate tool room equipment to produce or repair machine parts
  • Operate welding and gas cutting equipment
  • Perform mechanical PM’s and repairs
  • Support the Engineering departments with projects and repairs
  • Operate boilers; cooling towers; and cooling loops.
  • Obtain parts and services from vendors by completing purchase requisitions and obtaining quotes.
Required Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in an industrial maintenance position
  • Strong experience with electrical maintenance, repairs, replacements, and upgrades of electrical systems for apparatus, buildings, machinery, and equipment.
  • PLC troubleshooting and programming preferred
  • Strong background of machine repair, machining, welding
  • Basic HVAC knowledge preferred
  • Must be able to read blueprints, schematics, and diagrams
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or in a team concept
  • Computer literacy (MS Office and the ability to obtain a working knowledge of SAP)
  • Able to obtain fork-truck and lift licenses
  • Required Working Conditions
Must be able to:
  • lift and carry 50 lbs without assistance;
  • walk throughout scheduled shift;
  • work at heights up to 40 feet;
  • crawl, sit, kneel, and work in uncomfortable positions
  • Will be required to work in Class 1 Division 1 and 2 hazardous locations
  • Will be required to occasionally work outside in all weather conditions 
  • Must be willing to adjust schedule, work weekends, and support after hours emergencies as needed.
  • Will be required to receive phone calls and report to work during off-shifts in cooperation with the team
  • Occasional travel to other facilities, vendors, and training locations may be required
tesa tape Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, EEO/AA/m/f/vets/disabled

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