General Cable Industries

  • Industrial / Manufacturing Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis,
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/9/2018 1:42 PM)
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  • Overview

    This function provides maintenance support (mechanical and electrical) for equipment unavailability issues (breakdowns) and Preventative Maintenance of equipment throughout the facility on a daily basis. This function will also be required to support various improvement projects and other initiatives throughout the facility.

    PAY RATE:  $26.84


    1. Completes each task with a safety mindset following all established safety best practices and guidelines.
    2. Provides maintenance support for mechanical/electrical breakdowns while completing their assigned PM work orders and projects.
    3. Provides maintenance support including repair of AC/DC motors and controls, including ability to troubleshoot issues.
    4. Must possess a general knowledge of process equipment throughout the facility.
    5. Must possess a willingness to work with the operations group to identify equipment issues and provide high quality issue resolution. Team building will be a key to success.
    6. Utilizes established mechanical and electrical control abilities and understands how changes in the process can impact the quality of the product.
    7. Effectively maintains regular and professional communication with all team members, supervisors, mentors, and engineers.
    8. Candidate must be capable of independent decision making and providing leadership to those learning the equipment and processes.
    9. Ability to properly complete assigned tasks and PM work orders as directed by the Engineering Team in a timely manner.


    1. HS Diploma / GED / or equivalent plus relevant Maintenance Technician experience required.
    2. Current experience as a Maintenance Technician with a mechanical/electrical background strongly preferred.
    3. Working knowledge of modern, automated manufacturing systems.
    4. Must have basic job-related computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office, Outlook, internet web browser)
    5. Working knowledge of PLCs is a plus.
    6. Must possess basic welding and fabrication skills. Basic machining skills a plus.
    7. Must be able to operate a forklift, boom lift, and scissor lift.
    8. Maintenance Tech will need to exhibit the following characteristics to be successful:
      • Sense of urgency for issue resolution
      • Quick and accurate analytical judgment
      • Initiative
      • Poise under pressure
      • Positive attitude
    9. Employees are required to use the proper PPE in the course of their job and each task safely. General requirements include safety glasses, safety shoes, and hearing protection. Arc flash and fall protection when needed.

    10. Must be able to bend, stoop and crawl in order to complete inspections and troubleshooting of machine issues.
    11. Must be able to lift or pull a minimum of 75 lbs
    12. Must be able to work some overtime, weekends, holidays, off shifts, and be able to respond to call-outs as needed to fulfill business objectives. Flexibility is necessary as to shift schedules, as there will be a few occasions where work during an off-schedule shift will be required.


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