Press Maintenance and Repair

Challenge Manufacturing • Holland, MI 49422

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Description

Challenge Manufacturing Company is searching for experienced Press Maintenance and Repair team members on 1st and 3rd shift to support Press Operations at our Black River Stamping & Automation facility in Holland, MI. Our Press Maintenance and Repair team members perform a wide range of skilled repair/assembly and cleaning operations to build/rebuild both component parts for metal stamping presses. They must produce quality products in timely manner; perform operations according to customer needs; following blueprints and other written and verbal specifications.

Responsibilities and Results:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Plans, rebuilds and assembles unique large manufacturing equipment from component parts, in accordance with standard operating procedures to customer specifications

  • Read, interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bill of materials, and other written instructions.

  • Perform quality work checks to ensure the product meets quality standards

  • Verifies conformance of parts to stock list and blueprints, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges and micrometers.

  • Disassembly and reassembly of industrial and sub-assemblies. This includes fitting, scraping, grinding, and painting.

  • Install lubrication blocks, lines and general plumbing (pneumatics, hydraulics & other).

  • Perform quality work checks to insure the product meets quality standards, using in process inspection tools and devices.

  • Mounting and connects auxiliary, mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic or hydraulic equipment; cuts and fits pipe and tubing

  • Removes small quantities of metal, using hand files or portable grinders, to clean parts or to produce close fit between parts

  • Drills, taps, or reams holes, using drill press or portable drill

  • Aligns components, and bolts, screws, or rivets them together, using hand tools or portable powered tools.

  • Install moving parts, such as shafts, levers, or bearings, and work them to test free movement.

  • Bend and install pipe for hydraulic systems.

  • Align and mesh gears in gearbox to assemble system of gears.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to practice and follow Challenge?s safety policy and procedures

  • Ability to lift/move material weighing up to 60 pounds

  • Ability to work as a contributing member within team environment

  • Ability to verbally communicate with team members, supervisors and Engineers.

  • Possess the physical strength and ability to safely handle heavy equipment and tools

  • Ability to work in tight spaces and able to work with positive pressure hood

  • Ability to bend tubing, lube, hydraulic and pneumatic

  • Able to work with solvents and paint.

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required, college course work or two-year technical degree preferred

  • Three years? maintenance and/or repair work experience on metal stamping presses strongly preferred. At a minimum, candidates should have maintenance and repair experience with shakers, feeders, straighteners, and/or uncoiling equipment

  • Computer literacy required including MS Office applications

  • Ability to verbally communicate with team members, supervisors and Engineers

  • Possess the physical strength and ability to safely handle heavy equipment and tools

  • Ability to work in tight spaces and able to work with positive pressure hood

  • Ability to bend tubing, lube, hydraulic and pneumatic

  • Able to work with solvents and paint

Company Description

Founded in 1981, Challenge Manufacturing is a leading global Tier 1 supplier of complex assemblies and engineered metal formed products to the automotive industry. Celebrating over 35 years in business, Challenge offers a wide range of career opportunities and a competitive employee benefits package.

Challenge is an employee-owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), which enables a collaborative and teamwork-oriented culture and provides employee-owners the opportunity to share in the success of the company. The ESOP is a critical element to Challenge?s culture and success.

In the fast-growing environment, Challenge maintains its responsibilities of providing employees job security, workplace safety, fair treatment, competitive wages and benefits, employee ownership, transparent communication, and opportunities for career growth. For more information about Challenge, visit our website at www.challenge-mfg.com.

Challenge Today. Own Tomorrow.

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