USA Staffing Solutions

Machine Repair Technician

  • Location: Romeo, Michigan
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #250

Duties / Responsibilities of this position: 

  • All machine electrical installation.

  • Perform preventive maintenance.

  • Identify root cause of machine failure.

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner. Constantly monitor area for safety hazards and housekeeping issues and work with appropriate personnel to resolve these issues quickly. 

  • Recommend any corrections or improvements that will eliminate reoccurrence of the root causes.

  • Implement approved corrections and/or improvements to machines.

  • Follow-up and verify root cause correction to assure permanent corrective action.

  • Complete all associated documentation, including work order systems and business management systems.

  • Contribute to the plant’s continuous improvement efforts.

  • Ensure production & related equipment is in a safe and nonhazardous working order to prevent injury to personnel and/or damage to equipment.

  • Skills relative to electronic calibration of in-house control devices desired.

  • Request equipment as needed to wire machines. Use any equipment for which the individual is qualified, as needed to wire machines.

  • Use whatever predictive tools and techniques needed to prevent machine failures. Request tools and other resources needed but not available to prevent machine failure.

  • Use whatever problem identification tools and techniques needed to find the root cause. Request tools and other resources needed but not available to find the root cause.

  • Discuss identified root causes with the tooling leader, engineering personnel, or any personnel, or any other personnel that may help to find a solution to correct or improve a machine.

  • Repair or improve production machinery using tools and techniques at machine repair's disposal. Request any other resources needed to complete the implementation.

  • Use whatever problem identification tools and techniques needed to verify permanent corrective action. Request tools and other resources needed but not available to verify permanent corrective action.

  • Shut down & lock out any piece of equipment deemed unsafe until the proper corrective actions have been made.

  • Perform and complete calibration procedures as required.

  • Request tools and supplies as needed to repair equipment.  Properly handle maintenance wastes.

Environmental Responsibilities

  • Responsible for proper repair of process and pollution control equipment.

  • Responsible for proper handling of any wastes as generated from repair/maintenance activities.


Job Requirements:


  • High school diploma or GED 

  • Journeyman status and/or 7-10years machine repair experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with the following:

    • PLC’s, HMI systems, process controls, camera inspection systems, robotic controls

    • Machine electrical and automation

    • Mechanics

    • Hydraulics, Servo Hydraulics

    • Pneumatics

    • Fabrication and welding

    • Blueprint reading

  • Ability to efficiently work within computer systems, CMMS systems

  • Strong communication skills 

  • Ability to make difficult decisions in a timely manner

  • Demonstrates the ability problem solve and make calculated decisions 

  • Demonstrates proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

  • Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved.

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