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Maintenance Specialist

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: 45903
Date Posted: Oct 1, 2020
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Repair & Maintenance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Throughout its’ history, Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. has been synonymous with safety, quality, growth, and continuous improvement. Adhering to these core values has enabled us to succeed as a Tier 1 supplier of world-class products to the global automotive market. With five US locations and over 3,600 hard-working employees, we are dedicated to ensuring the expectations of our first-rate automotive customers are consistently exceeded.

We are currently seeking for a Maintenance Specialist for our Maintenance Department. This position will be on E shift (Monday through Thursday 8:30 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.) at our Monroe, GA facility. You offer us your determination and work-ethic; we offer you very competitive pay and top-notch health benefits.


Chief Duties and/or Responsibilities:


  1. Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service. 


  1. Prepares and sets up machinery for scheduled production runs.


  1. Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines.


  1. Check, repair and maintain equipment observing for and correcting defects.  Replace defective parts and making necessary adjustments to ensure proper machine functioning.


  1. Modify existing machine tools to allow for the performance of specified operations. 


  1. Operate a variety of machine tools to fabricate replacement parts, using drawings or old parts to obtain dimensional requirements.


  1. Check and audit problem parts for dimensional accuracy using various types of fixed and hand-held measuring devices.  Identify and eliminate problems in department, which effect productivity, quality or safety.


  1. Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.


  1. Comply with ISHA Safety and Health rules.


Qualified Applicants will possess the following: 

  1. High School diploma or equivalent required. Demonstrated leadership skills required.


  1. Technical training; exposure to high-speed equipment preferred.


  1. 7 or more years of related experience in maintenance of production machines.


  1. Special skills required: 7 years PLC troubleshooting/programming and related computer safety.  Troubleshooting using test equipment, schematics, mechanical, metric system, statistical process control (SPC), blueprint reading, measuring techniques and pneumatics.


  1. Effective communication skills, both oral and written.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

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.


Work Environment:  

Required to use safety glasses and wear steel toe shoes while performing specific tasks or while in specific manufacturing areas.  Works on equipment that involves hazardous environments requiring protective equipment that conforms to OSHA regulations and some physical discomfort due to temperature, dust and noise.


Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks. Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).


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