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We are currently seeking skilled Maintenance Controls Technician's for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift Direct Opportunities with a client of ours located in Grand Rapids, MI. Pay for this position will be based on experience. In this role, the Maintenance Controls Technician will provide technical support to production personnel in all phases of manufacturing.  Participates in continuous improvement activities to reduce cycle time or down-time due to set-up, change-over, processes or tooling.  Troubleshoots, identifies, and implements equipment, process needs and improvements in work cell layout, process flow, work standards, etc.  Minimizes machine downtime affiliated with tooling, set-up or processes.  Conducts manufacturing process tests.  Develops work standards for current tools, machines and equipment and maintains accurate records.  Provides training or work direction to other staff.

The following Benefits are offered to Maintenance Controls Technicians:

  • Direct Hire opportunity
  • Overtime is available 
  • Medical, PTO, 401K packages available 
  • Opportunity for growth and great company culture

Duties of a Maintenance Controls Technician include: 

  • Provides technical support by monitoring, troubleshooting, and repairing all complex electrical, hydraulic, electro-mechanical, automated systems, and robotics systems.  Coordinates efforts and implements proper processes and procedures to resolve problems.  Updates equipment, solves mechanical problems, and gives direction for proper repairs in support of Maintenance Department.
  • Provides support for new equipment launches and retrofits of existing production work cells. 
  • Note: the scope of work will involve PLC programming (modifying existing programs as well as creating new programs), modifying and creating HMI applications, vision system set up and programming, robot path program modifications and the associated documentation.
  • Contributes to Maintenance & Equipment Engineering Department objectives.  Reviews engineering specifications and designs of new equipment and/or redesign of existing equipment.  This includes safety requirements, electrical codes, and standardization of components, cost-effective design, and maintainability of equipment.  Maintains machine, mechanical, and/or equipment documents as necessary.   
  • Participates in continuous improvement processes.  May work on projects involving new product launches, cost reduction, up-time improvement, or evaluation of new equipment, etc.  Establishes new preventative
  • Assigns tasks and trains production and/or maintenance staff.  Assists Maintenance Manager, Equipment Engineering Manager and Team Leaders in evaluating employee skills and recommends additional training as needed.  Reviews potential training programs and conducts on-the-job training sessions for the Company.
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of Maintenance & Equipment Engineering Department, such as supporting weekly and weekend production support, PM’s (Preventative Maintenance) and work orders.  Works independently on assigned projects that range from simple program modifications to major redesigns that may have a mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or electronic scope. 



Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, update, and work on all equipment in designated area of responsibility.  Must have current knowledge of electrical codes and electricity and be able to apply it to the job.  Machine rebuilding and mechanical knowledge including hydraulics required. Computer Aided Design skills required to create, update, read, understand, and work using mechanical, machine, and equipment documents.
  • Ability to use and program personal computers and programmable machine controls with demonstrated knowledge of existing/new machine programming language. Demonstrated good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills to communicate with internal and external contacts and work in a team environment.  Must be able to lead, train, and support other staff.


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