Maintenance Technician

Job Location US-KY-Louisville
# of Openings
Direct Hire


The role of a Plant Maintenance Technician is to participate in the Total and Preventive Maintenance (TPM) for all equipment and facilities.


The main missions of the role are to:

  • Analyze mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment and make necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality
  • Install, repair and maintain all equipment and facilities
  • Try out equipment after repairs, changeovers or extended downtime
  • Record operational data, such as pressure readings, length of strokes, feeds and speeds for use in set-up and preventive maintenance records
  • Review production schedule and, when equipment is not scheduled for production, perform scheduled maintenance
  • Participate in Production System Efficiency and Quality System Efficiency workshops to support continuous improvement: propose and implement continuous productivity, process and quality improvement actions for all facilities
  • Facilitate equipment moves on the shop floor
  • Give advice on technical specifications of new equipment and alterations on existing equipment and facilities, making sure manufacturing, maintainability and Health, Safety & Environmental requirements are met
  • Set up requisitions for supplies, equipment and facilities
  • Participate in the management of the inventory of spare parts and consumables to eliminate downtime
  • Keep up to date documentation related to maintenance
  • All other duties as assigned


The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Minimum of 3 years of maintenance/engineering experience within a fast paced automotive/manufacturing environment
  • Technical diploma, preferably with a specialization in maintenance a plus
  • Proven ability to undertake tasks of substantial variety or complexity which require an extensive knowledge of fabrication/processing techniques, tools, material, machines and equipment
  • Electro-mechanics and automation skills a plus
  • Working knowledge of Quality system and Health, Safety & Environment skills
  • Advanced skills in computer aided maintenance management systems
  • Strong technical problem-solving skills
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong people management skills, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Ability to speak English required




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