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Maintenance Technician

Job Number:  25978
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Auburn Hills, MI, US, 48326



Job Number: 25978 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Auburn Hills 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Auburn Hills 


Group Description
Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

Under general supervision, responsible for performing highly diversified duties to set-up, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety and productive maintenance systems and processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares and sets up machinery for scheduled production runs.
  • Performs emergency/unscheduled repairs on machines, equipment and plant facilities during production.
  • Performs regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required repairs, maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments on machines and equipment.
  • Performs a variety of electrical, plumbing and carpentry functions.
  • Completes hot work permits.
  • Displays a positive attitude towards safety, works safely and follows all the Company's safety policies and procedures.
  • Reports all unsafe and unhealthy conditions or acts to management immediately.
  • Reports injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses and property damage immediately to your Supervisor.
  • Complies with all Health, Safety and Environmental standards in accordance with the Magna Employee Charter, the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Michigan Occupational Health & Safety Act.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Trade school certified as an Industrial/Electrician/Millwright or Industrial/Mechanic.  
  • Powdered Industrial Truck Permit and Aerial Work Permit (requires passing scores on the Powered Industrial Truck and Aerial Work training tests administered by Magna Seating Auburn Hills).
  • Minimum of three (3) years of maintenance experience as a Maintenance Technician within a manufacturing environment. 

Additional Information

  • Working knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electrical, PLC and Robotics
  • Demonstrated ability to operate hand and power tools, shop tools including lathe, Bridgeport and band saw
  • Good communication and time management skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to be trained/developed for future internal assignments and/or opportunities

Work performed in a manufacturing plant environment. Exposed to varying temperature within plant depending upon external weather conditions.  Continuously exposed to airborne particles, odors, toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes and noise.  Occasionally works in high precarious places (e.g. roofs, scissor lifts) and in outside weather conditions.  Continuously operates hand, power and shop tools. Continuously grips/grasps, pushes/pulls, bends/stoops, crouches, crawls/kneels and stands.  Frequently climbs, reaches above shoulder level, stands, and lifts and carries up to twenty–five (25) lbs.  Ability to work long hours and on weekends as needed.

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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