Maintenance Technician- Kentwood (Nights w/ 15% differential)

Job Location: Kentwood (Michigan)
Job Type: Full Time
Required Degree: High School


  • The Maintenance Technician position is a full time position that reports to the Maintenance Manager. A Maintenance Technician should be able to differentiate between mechanical, electrical, and setup issues and perform the necessary repairs to correct any problems or abnormalities.
  • The Maintenance Technician needs to be familiar with and practice all required safety practices associated with the performance of their duties. The Technician must be able to recognize unsafe or dangerous conditions and be able to take appropriate measures to correct those conditions.
  • The Technician should be willing and able to stay current with new technologies that directly apply to the productivity and quality instruments that may be used.


Night Shift (8p-6a) 15% Pay Differential 

  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems with production, quality and inspection equipment.
  • Be able to quickly isolate what the problem is and what is causing it
  • Utilize proper lock-out tag-out procedures
  • Decide what the permanent corrective action is and be able to implement that change
  • Be able to read and understand electrical and mechanical drawings to identify parts needed to perform repair. Moving, positioning and commissioning of equipment.
  • Be able to read a layout blueprint and position a machine according to that blueprint, following all applicable OSHA and MIOSHA safety rules and building codes.
  • Understand workflow and 5S principles and be able to spot problems that may adversely affect these principles when placing machinery
  • Be able to work safely and well in a group environment moving heavy machinery
  • Be able to acquire licenses for equipment needed for the moving of machinery. Lift truck, man-lift, articulating lifts, cranes etc. Continuous Improvement implementations
  • Be able to assess the mechanical feasibility of a continuous improvement suggestions
  • Be able to make machine modifications to implement these improvements. Be able to fabricate minor machine parts, guards and other items as necessary
  • Be able to run basic machines need to fabricate parts. Welder, torches, mill, drill press, bandsaw, etc.
  • Be able to perform basic machine building and troubleshooting functions. Ability to repair and rebuild basic machine parts as necessary
  • Knowledge of basic machine principles necessary to repair/rebuild valves, cylinders, pumps, clutches etc.
  • Diagnose building problems and make occasional minor repairs in areas such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, pool, flooring, carpentry, dry wall, exterior structure and appliances.


  • No medical premium for the family.
  • Full tuition reimbursement. Journeyman CNC Machinist Apprentice program.
  • Quarterly incentive based on company performance.
  • Dental, Vision, disability, life insurance, $3000 401k match with Principal, paid personal time/vacation days/10 paid holidays.
  • Pay competitively to the market


  • Be flexible and adaptable to a growing and changing high-demand environment.
  • Be able to make repairs and installations from ladders, scaffoldings, and platforms. Systems and equipment worked on can be in hard-to-reach places.
  • Stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in uncomfortable positions. Frequently lift, carry and setup parts and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds.

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