Machine Repair / Maintenance - 3rd Shift

Company Name:
Dura Automotive
DURA Automotive Systems is a leading independent designer and manufacturer of driver control systems, seating control systems, safety hardware, structural body systems, exterior trim and integrated glass systems to the automotive world. With a designed-in presence on more than 300 vehicle models worldwide, DURA markets automotive products to every original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in the America's, Asia and Europe. The company is also a supplier partner to the world's leading Tier One automotive companies. DURA Automotive Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA; with global sales of nearly $2 billion and 11,000 employees worldwide, the company manufactures in 15 countries through 35 distinct manufacturing operations. DURA Automotive Systems is a Lynn Tilton company, majority owned by funds managed by Patriarch Partners, LLC. It is nationally certified by the Women's Business Enterprise Council.
The Company's innovative products and advanced manufacturing processes allow automakers to achieve stringent cost, quality and performance goals. Manufacturing systems include complex processes to form and integrate lightweight materials, delivering improved fuel economy and safety for premiere automakers. Among other products, the Company develops innovative driver controls that mesh software and mechatronics to create optimized performance and deliver a tuned driving experience.
The Company has a strong reputation for delivering exceptional product quality. A relentless focus on continuous improvement is exercised in all areas, to ensure processes and manufacturing costs are always the most competitive in the industry. As a global supplier, the enterprise continuously adapts its manufacturing strategy to match the demands of worldwide manufacturing production capacities. The Company continues to expand its manufacturing base to match local strategies of automakers in developing markets.
DURA's Roseville facility, Global Rollforming Systems, a leading manufacturer of quality automotive parts, has an immediate opening for an experienced Machine Repair / Maintenance position. The candidate must have the ability to read basic blue prints, read simple electrical diagrams and schematics. Other required skills include understanding fluid power dynamics, principles of lubrication, basic plumbing, welding technology and pneumatic controls. The ideal candidate has thorough understanding of machine capability and must have or be able to obtain a Powered Industrial License in all necessary equipment to perform job duties. This position requires long hours of standing and walking as well as lifting up to 60 pounds.
An excellent benefits package is provided, including medical, dental, vision, life, and 401(k).
Some of the job responsibilities of the machine repair / maintenance position are but not limited to the following:
Performs cleaning, lubricating, and greasing of machinery according to the prescribed schedule of preventive maintenance.
Performs welding by use of various methods knowing when each method is most appropriate for the particular job.
Uses hand tools and operates various types of equipment to perform setup and take down of equipment (hi-lo, cranes, hoists, etc)
Fabricates repair parts by using company equipment such as drills, lathes, mills, pipe bending equipment, welders, cutting torches, wrenches, and other hand and machine tools.
Completes maintenance logs and other schedules as required.
When necessary and at managers discretion completes odd fix-it jobs for facilities maintenance.
When problems arise, the machine repairman takes the initiative to find solutions quickly using and organized method for troubleshooting.
Demonstrates good work planning practices to complete jobs in a very timely, efficient, and safe manner.
Other duties as assigned
1. Ability to read basic blue prints, read simple electrical diagrams and schematics
2. Must understand fluid power dynamics, principles of lubrication, basic plumbing, welding technology and pneumatic controls
3. Must have machine capability and knowledge
4. Must have or be able to obtain a Powered Industrial License in all necessary equipment to perform job duties
5. Self-motivated
6. Promote continuous improvement effort
7. Proficient in Microsoft Office
8. Six Sigma experience
9. Prior Automotive Tier I/II experience is considered an asset
10. Ability to work in a team environment
11. Strong written and verbal communication skills
Education - High school diploma or equivalent
Experience - Minimum level of experience is eight (8) years of experience in this trade. Someone with certifications in any one of a number of technical trades such as hydraulics and machine repair is preferred. Additional education may be substituted for experience and vice versa.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements of personnel as classified.
DURA Automotive Systems is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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