Maintenance Technician (Wheel Plant)

Maintenance Technician (Wheel Plant)

locationBarberton, OH 44203, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/12/2024
Full Time

$35.00/hr - $42.35/hr plus $1.00/hr Shift Differential based on experience. 

Offshift Opportunity Available!

You deserve the best...and so do we! Take the first step toward a better future with a career at Howmet Aerospace!

Are you an energetic and dependable employee that takes pride in your craft? Would you like to be a part of a dynamic and growing manufacturing business in Barberton, OH? Our organization is dedicated to rapid, profitable growth through continuous capital investment, operational excellence, and career development. Howmet is a company that promotes and develops from within with worldwide opportunities and we're looking for someone like you to join our team as a Full-Time Maintenance Technician in a production environment. If you are interested in taking the next steps in your career, we encourage you to apply!

Company Benefits: We offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with financial security, health, and well-being. In addition to competitive pay, we off a variety of benefit programs.

  • Medical, Life, Dental and Vision Plans
  • 401(k) Program with a Company Match
  • Performance Pay based on company results
  • Paid vacation accrual
  • 10 annual paid holidays
  • Employee discount programs
  • Starting at $35.00/hr - $42.35/hr with an additional $1.00/hr shift differential for 3rd Shift

Essential Duties:
  • Repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment including; conveyor systems, pumps, piping, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, drives (belt, chain, and gear), CNC lathes (spindles, linear ways, gibbed box ways, ball-screws and nuts, couplings), CNC machining centers, and industrial robots.
    • OR 
  • Repair and maintain machinery and electrical equipment including; motors, variable frequency drives, soft starts, sensors, PLC's, automation (Fanuc, Mazak, etc.), and combustion burners.
  • Use a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to track work, enter time, repairs, request parts, and complete work orders.
  • production machines and equipment in accordance with diagrams, specifications and operator’s manuals
  • Dismantles devices and machines to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, hand tools, power tools, and cranes
  • Safely operates floor cranes, lift trucks, man lifts as needed to complete assigned tasks.
  • Adheres to Barberton safety programs as part of everyday work.
  • Heavy focus on automation and robotics.

Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of two years' experience performing mechanical OR electrical maintenance in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and experience reading electrical and hydraulic drawings/schematics

Preferred Qualifications
  • Maintenance trade school training
  • Knowledge in the following areas
  • Welding (MIG and TIG)
  • Machine lubrication
  • Disassembly/assembly of precision equipment
  • Panel building
  • Precision maintenance (fasteners, laser alignment, greasing)
  • Experience working with industrial robots
  • Experience trouble-shooting and repairing CNC machinery to the board level (no board repairs)
  • PC literate with experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Minimum of five years' experience performing mechanical and electrical maintenance in a manufacturing environment

Working Conditions:
  • Full time. Occasional weekend over-time work required.

Physical Demands:
  • Lifting : Moderately Heavy - Lift on an occasional basis a maximum of 75 pounds with frequent or constant lifting of 40 pounds.
  • Standing: Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)
  • Walking: Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)
  • Bending and Twisting: Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)
  • Temperature Extremes (percent of time working in non-climate controlled, production environment): Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)
  • Noise (percent of time working in noisy, production environment): Constantly (greater than 80% of workday)

This description is a general statement of duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  This description is not intended to be all inclusive and other related duties may be assigned.

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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