Journeyman Machine Repair Technician

Confidential Employer | Racine, WI

Posted Date 4/11/2024
1st Shift Opportunity - 5 AM -3 PM - average 48-55 hours per week this does include weekends and on-call hours
As a Journeyman Machine Repair Mechanic, you'll perform advanced mechanical breakdown and preventive maintenance (PM), including the inspection, repair, and revision of complex/sophisticated plant machinery/mechanisms and manufacturing equipment. You will enhance and improve machine utilization to ensure process repeatability and uptime and reduce changeover and set-up times. You'll perform breakdown maintenance by troubleshooting, repairing, and documenting. You'll partner with management, engineering, and vendors regarding new machinery/equipment selection, specifications, set-up, and operator training. You may also act in a lead capacity and provide direction to other employees.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Perform planned, preventative maintenance and repair of machinery and machinery-related equipment for the entire plant (some of our machinery includes but is not limited to: CNC mills & lathes, Broaching machines, Hobbs & Shapers, Punch Press, Parts Washer, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and repair simple and complex machine malfunctions related to electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic controls
  • Utilize tool room equipment to fabricate replacement parts when necessary
  • Install, Set -Up, Teardown, Remove, and/or Relocate machinery throughout the plant as needed
  • Be a State Indentured Journeyman Machine Repair Person or possess 5+ years of hands-on Machine Repair experience in a Machine Shop, covering hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical controls.
  • Ability to set up and operate a variety of equipment including Toolroom equipment to fabricate parts as needed
  • Physical Ability to perform physical, manual labor for 10+ hours a day including frequently moving 50lbs independently
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working in a Machine Shop environment, strong preference for experience with CNC (mills & lathes), Grinding, and Press room equipment.

Key Information: 
  • Base pay will vary based on experience and will range begin at $25/hr. but will be commensurate with experience  (Average 45 - 55 hours /week, 41-48 hours earns time and a half, 49+ double time)
  • Train on 1st shift – 5 AM – 3 PM (Monday – Friday) & 5 AM – 10 AM on Saturdays 
Salary25.00 - 35.00 Hour
Advanced Manufacturing

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