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Lead Maintenance Technician

Company: Thyssenkrupps Global
Location: Terre Haute
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Our Automotive Technology business is passionate about the automotive industry and produces as well as markets high-tech automotive components worldwide. With over 20,000 employees, we are responsible for the success of this business. Our product and service range includes chassis technologies such as steering and damper systems and the assembly of axle systems as well as powertrain components for conventional and alternative engines. We also develop assembly systems for body-in-white construction and produce lightweight car body components in series.thyssenkrupp Presta North America is a global leader in automotive components technology and the leading steering systems supplier for the automotive industry.thyssenkrupp Presta North America provides the industry with high-quality manual and electric steering columns, rack and pinion steering gears, and electric power assisted steering gears. thyssenkrupp Presta North America is part of the thyssenkrupp Presta AG group, headquartered in Eschen, Liechtenstein. In 2003, our manufacturing facility was established in the South Industrial Park of Terre Haute, Indiana. Beginning with just one assembly line, a handful of employees and 58,000 square feet, the company has grown to over 450 employees and 224,000 square feet.In addition, we have an office on northeast side of Indianapolis where the Procurement and Supplier Development Department, Business Development and Product Engineering are now located.We have a third location in Troy, Michigan which houses our Sales Engineering, Logistics Distribution Center for USA, and Customer Resident Engineering.SUMMARY: The Maintenance Technician III will directly supervise maintenance personnel on the assigned shift.This person will be responsible for increasing productivity and availability of company equipment as well as be responsible for promoting the professional competence of the maintenance team through the direct supervision of daily activities, training and support.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.First contact point for all skill trades / maintenance technicians on shifts regarding all upcoming machine issues.Communication point between Engineering and Maintenance on off shifts.Supports Maintenance Supervisor with all mattersResponsible for recording attendance, performance reviews/skill matrix, and disciplinary action of skill trades / maintenance technicians as necessary on assigned shift.Continually coaches skill trades / maintenance technicians staff through daily activities as well as in planned department meetings.Follows all Company Safety policies and procedures.Comply with established production processes, product applications, control plan adherence, as well as Business Operating system during assigned shift.Maintain Production Equipment so the line is capable of producing quality parts within the allotted cycle time.Maintain proper housekeeping to include personal tool box and job site during and at completion of tasks.Participate in supplier training for new and existing systems and equipment.Support continuous improvement efforts by identification and reduction of inefficiencies.Schedules maintenance activities and developing routine and critical parts lists for new and existing equipment.Assist in new equipment installation and acceptance phases.Assist with development of required efficient maintenance procedures.Communicate a daily summary report and any special needs to the maintenance supervisor.Keep abreast of revisions to documentation required for maintenance.Support in training skill trades, maintenance technicians, operators and team leaders in the operation of the lines along with other identified training.Maintain training records as necessary to document training.Manufacture / Repair tooling using Mill / Lathe.Supports Skill trades on preventative maintenance.Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensureduties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.Supervisory Responsibilities:This position is responsible for all Maintenance Technicians/Skilled Trades on assigned shift.QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Should be proficient in reading and understanding engineering drawings and blueprints.Individual should also be proficient in basic workshop practices (i.e., hand tools, electrical, plumbing, welding, painting, cleaning, etc.).In addition, the position requires:Availability to assist during non-scheduled work hoursAvailability to be on Call status when requiredAbility to work independently in a team environmentDemonstrates pride in workmanshipKnowledge of basic Metric SystemAbility to obtain a fork lift / man lift licenseEducation and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A.S.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school preferred.Minimum of High School education or GED equivalency with 2 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.Environmental/waste handling practices preferred.

Keywords: Thyssenkrupps Global, Terre Haute , Lead Maintenance Technician, Professions , Terre Haute, Indiana

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