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Die-Cast Maintenance Technician
Ref No.: 18-00962
Location: Grand Rapids
Our growing client in the Grand Rapids area is looking to direct hire a Maintenance Engineer for their aluminum die cast business! Come and put your skills to work with a great company that treats their employees well and where people work together.
The qualified candidate e
nsures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by performing maintenance on machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

Some responsibilities include:
  • Analyzes machine problems by using troubleshooting techniques, repair manuals, drawings or manufacturers' specifications to determine logical approach to correct the problem.
  • Utilizes hand tools and test instruments such as voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter or micrometer, caliper and dial indicators.
  • Tests electronic components and circuits to locate defects.
  • Replaces defective components and wiring.
  • Aligns, adjusts and calibrates machines according to specifications.
  • Maintains records of repairs, calibrations and tests.
  • Fabricates parts if not commercially available, using machine and hand tools common to the trade.
  • Writes parts list for equipment repairs.
Job Requirments include:
  • Two-year Machine Technology degree, or similar degree/certification
  • Solid experience in troubleshooting, maintenance and repair on a variety of Machines, including realignment and adjustments to machinery
  • Experience using various CNC or Manual Lathes, Grinders, Presses and Mills
  • Experience in programming and troubleshooting PLC's and electronic equipment
  • Strong mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and machine control schematics
  • Must be flexible and willing to work any shift schedule, including overtime and weekends as necessary.
  • Stand, climb, bend kneel and stoop to perform repairs of tooling and other equipment for most of the 8-hour shift depending on assignments.
  • Use moderate physical effort in the use of hand tools, wrenches, hoists, pry bars, hammers, etc.
  • Carry weights of up to 50 lbs occasionally for short periods