Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician (Machine)

Responsibilities and duties of Maintenance Technician include:

  • Follows safe working practices and notify any supervisory personnel or safety team member if an unsafe condition is observed.
  • Performs and documents preventative maintenance according to released methods 100% of the time
  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and analysis machine operation variations to diagnose problems to repair machines
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment
  • Lays-out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment
  • Installs, repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers.
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts
  • Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments
  • Repairs and replaces defective parts
  • Starts devices to tests their performance
  • Initiates purchase orders for parts
  • Demonstrates respectful behavior with all employees
  • Operates with a sense of urgency when required.
  • Able to develop multiple skills for multiple cells as needed
  • Maintain all surrounding areas for cleanliness, orderliness and organization per established 5S practices
  • The employee must frequently and properly lift, lower and carry up to 40 pounds
  • Performs and documents Lock-Out/Tag-Out correctly and 100% of the time



  • High School Education or equivalent (G.E.D.)
  • Ability to safely and properly repair and troubleshoot various production machines.
  • Tow Motor and Scissor lift certification required
  • Arc Flash knowledge desired
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos and blue prints.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence and fill in required quality forms.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to read and properly use measuring devices, such as micrometers, calipers, and other inspection devices as needed.
  • Basic computer knowledge desired
  • Tow Motor and Scissor lift certification required
  • Arc Flash knowledge desired
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in cnc, mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic, & HVAC systems


Additional Information:

  • Opportunity for voluntary overtime
  • Medical coverage offered
  • 401k
  • Paid holidays & vacation (for full time and part time)
  • Company covered life insurance
  • Company funded pension plan
  • Air conditioned facility


Western offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates may submit a resume (MUST include salary requirements) by email to, by fax at 440-871-1279, by mail or in person at: 33672 Pin Oak Parkway, Avon Lake, OH 44012 or 875 Bassett Road, Westlake, OH 44145.  No phone calls, please. DRUG FREE/EOE