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FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers’ fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.

Location:
Macomb-Macomb,MI,United States (US)
Employment Status:
Hourly Full-Time
Function:
Manufacturing
Req ID:
24797

PRIMARY FUNCTION

The Facilities Maintenance Technician will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of all Baker facilities by conducting day-to-day equipment preventative maintenance and troubleshooting activities.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Perform preventive maintenance on HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems to ensure optimal functionality and minimize downtime
• Perform quality checks on HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems to ensure optimal functionality.
• Promptly address security and safety issues as they arise, taking necessary corrective actions.
• Test and recommend new maintenance products to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
• Coordinate deliveries from vendors and suppliers, ensuring timely receipt of necessary supplies.
• Maintain detailed records of inspections and maintenance activities, documenting any identified problems and solutions.
• Engage in landscaping, shop maintenance, and pest control efforts to uphold the overall cleanliness and appearance of the facilities.
• Manage inventory levels of cleaning and repair supplies, replenishing as needed to support ongoing operations.
• Provide training to team members on maintenance procedures and best practices, as applicable.
• Undertake additional job duties as assigned by the supervisor or management.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Construction skills such as carpentry, painting, masonry, plumbing, roofing and welding
• 5-7 years of experience as a Maintenance Technician or equivalent
• Mechanically inclined
• Knowledge and understanding in the use of conveyors, PLCs, welding processes and equipment, drill press, packaging machinery, trailers, scales, grinders, hand and power tools, impact guns, bench grinders, and band saws
• Positive attitude and ability to problem solve and multi-task
• Ability to work at heights and confined spaces
• Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills for fixing maintenance issues
• Administrative skills for ordering supplies, handling records and scheduling maintenance
• Physical strength and dexterity to lift, move and handle equipment
• Stamina to deal with long hours standing or walking
• Strong verbal and written communication for discussing maintenance issues
• Organizational and time management skills
• High school diploma/GED, certificate in Machine Tool Technology or equivalent work experience

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required frequently to work from ladders and scaffolds. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.

Export Control Disclaimer:
This position will include access to data, technology, and/or software source code that is subject to U.S. export controls under International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Employment with The Lincoln Electric Company (D/B/A Baker Industries) is contingent upon either verifying U.S. person status or obtaining any necessary authorizations. Applicants will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes and information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. The Lincoln Electric Company, at its sole discretion, may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled data, technology, and/or software source code may require authorization. The Lincoln Electric Company may also decline to proceed with an applicant on this basis alone.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Lincoln Electric Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Baker Industries complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, or disability.

HARASSMENT POLICY

The Lincoln Electric Company expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Baker Industries’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

ATTENTION: THIRD-PARTY RECRUITERS

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become the property of Lincoln Electric. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms. Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

DISCLAIMER

This job description may not include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be modified at any time at the Employer’s sole discretion.

Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer.We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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