Location: Muskegon, MI
Due to the nature of the business: U.S. Citizenship is required
SKF has been making the world spin since 1907!
SKF is an industry-leading manufacturer dedicated to a culture of belonging, where our people flourish in an equitable environment that promotes leadership development and career growth. SKF bearings, made in Muskegon, played an integral role in helping Mars Rover collect rock and regolith samples on the planet's surface.
As an SKF team member, you will join 40,000 colleagues from more than 130 countries developing bearing technology and services that make rotation more reliable and sustainable. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. SKF aims to have net zero greenhouse gas emissions at all our production facilities by 2030.
SKF products keep vehicles rolling, power the machines that put food on your table, and even reach into the cosmos as part of the Mars rover mission. Founded in Sweden in 1907, today SKF is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Stockholm with annual sales in 2020 of approximately $10 billion.
This position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of mechanical and hydraulic components of production machines and equipment such as metal fabricating, machine tools, material-handling system,and automated lubrication system. You will be expected to ensure that equipment and machinery are in proper operating condition to maximize production and minimize down time. This position is also responsible for general building maintenance.
Responsibilities Include but Not Limited to:
Steel toed or composite shoes and ANSI approved safety glasses with side shields must be worn at all times.
Complete periodic machine tool preventive maintenance.
Ensure machine availability and reliability performance.
Troubleshoot, repair, and overhaul electrical/mechanical systems like pumps, gearboxes, ball screws, slide assemblies, and other drive mechanisms.
Proper use of micrometers, calipers and dial indicators.
Complete fabrication projects from drawings by using tool room equipment.
Perform installation and set-up of new equipment.
Operate forklift when required.
Work with CMMS system to record work orders and preventative maintenance schedules.
Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment including identification of unsafe conditions.
Assist mechanical engineer to modify sketches or computer generated designs of machine components, (such as hydraulic system and drive mechanism, applying knowledge of shop mathematics, hydraulics, and mechanics.)
Perform diagnosis/repair on low voltage and control circuits (less than 240 VAC).
Disassemble and assemble electrical wires, connections, conduit, motors, controls, etc. on de-energized machinery/equipment and facility.
Perform continuous improvement (lean) activities.
Minimum of three (3) years' experience in a manufacturing environment performing repairs to machinery,
1+ year's experience in plumbing, electrical repair, and air conditioning.
Minimum education of high school diploma or GED.
Experience operating a forklift.
Experience utilizing a variety of hand tools.
Prior professional experience with plumbing, electrical, construction, and hydraulics.
Comprehensive communication skills in the English language electronically, verbally, and written.
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, stand, sit, bend and move freely about the plant.
Desired Skills and Attributes:
Knowledge of all standard measuring equipment including the proper use of micrometers, calipers and dial indicators.
Ability to read and write and to follow detailed written instructions.
Ability to complete fabrication projects from drawings by using tool room equipment, such as engine lathe, milling machine, drill press and welding equipment.
Mechanical aptitude and the ability to work with hands and hand tools (welding, wrenches, etc.) in mechanically oriented situation.
What You'll Love About SKF:
Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust vacation policy and 13 paid holidays!
Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!
Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts of a per pay defined contribution of 7% of your gross earnings with a one-year vesting requirement.
Much more! Growth opportunities, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!
Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Location: Muskegon, MI
Job ID: 17587
Pay $46196.80 to $62108.80 per year
SKF provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
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