We are seeking a motivated and hard-working Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic to join our growing team at Blum USA. If you are interested in the challenge of working at a company that produces innovative products, then we would like to hear from you. We are a family owned business that offers a culturally diverse work environment, competitive benefits package and an opportunity to challenge your abilities. This is a great opportunity to link your career with an established international company.
As a Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic, you will be responsible for performing repairs, preventative maintenance and installation of production machines, systems and supporting equipment including stamping presses, powder coating lines, waste-water/pre-treatment systems, machine tools and automated logistics equipment.
Additional responsibilities for this position include:
Performs various tasks for other manufacturing departments that lack personnel with specialist skills
Reads/analyzes information from process reports, shift logs and computerized maintenance management system data to monitor process efficiencies
Supports setup of new equipment and optimization of current processes as needed
Keeps management and other stakeholders informed on team activities as directed
Support training and developing of technical specialists & apprentices as needed
Must be willing to work a 3 shift rotation schedule including possible weekend overtime
Must interact effectively as a member of the Manufacturing Maintenance team
To be successful in this type of position, we need team players who bring a positive attitude to the work place and enjoy being around and working with others. The ideal candidate will have maintenance and troubleshooting experience in an industrial manufacturing environment.
Additional requirements for this position include:
A minimum of a high school diploma or GED degree from an accredited institution is required
A 2-year technical degree is preferred
Completion of a Technical Apprenticeship program with an emphasis on automated manufacturing machinery is preferred
Prior experience in an international company or a subsidiary of an international company is preferred
Prior experience working with European machinery is helpful
Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices and their uses to produce and control the motion of functional hardware integrated with programmable logic control systems
Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, safety, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture of goods and services
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, basic statistics and their applications
Effective communication skills (writing, speaking and listening)
Ability to gather information through the process of interviews and other probing methods
Can manage one’s time to achieve daily goals
Skilled in Precision Measuring, Blueprint Reading, English/Metric conversion, Hand Tools, Power Tools, Machine Shop Equipment, Metal working including arc, mig and tig welding and the safe use of Oxy/Acetylene torch
Previous experience with basic fabrication including drill press, band saw, milling, turning, surface grinding and bending
Experience working with control technology, power transmission, pneumatic/hydraulic systems, mechanical stamping presses and their support equipment, waste water and pre-treatment systems, powder coating systems and support equipment and automated logistics equipment including the conveyor system and storage/retrieval machines.
Must be able to perform routine maintenance and repairs on equipment
Must be able to monitor equipment processes and determine root causes of operating errors using a logical diagnostic thought process
Ability to use computers, programs and applications as needed Ability to teach others complex information in an efficient and effective way
Finds it easy to adjust one’s behavior in order to deal effectively with other people
Can modify one’s approach in response to changing priorities
Able to adapt to an international company culture
Hourly position with overtime
Base rate range is $23.00 to $27.00 per hour depending on experience
Additional $2.00 per hour 2nd shift differential and $4.00 per hour 3rd shift differential added to the base rate
Health (Medical and Dental)
401(k) with employee matching
Flexible spending account to cover eligible out of pocket health, dental and vision expenses
Three weeks of vacation starting your second year on the job
Term life insurance equal to annual salary at no cost to employee
Possible bonus opportunities
For more than 60 years Blum has been manufacturing superior quality hinge systems, drawer runners, and lift systems that create emotion and enhance user convenience in the kitchen. With every product, we strive to develop solutions to ensure that cabinet doors and drawers open with ease, close softly and effortlessly, and make workflow and everyday kitchen use easier.
Over the decades our product range has grown and so has the company. Today, Blum has seven production plants in Austria, and manufacturing sites in Brazil, Poland and the United States. Approximately 7300 Blum employees all over the world concentrate on the vision of “perfecting motion” to satisfy the specific requirements of the end user, whether it is in the kitchen or in another living area of the home. This prerequisite is the source of all our product development and innovation.