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Maintenance Technician 2nd Shift (Shelby Township)

Job Number:  66738
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  MPT Sterling Heights
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Shelby Township, MICHIGAN, US, 48316

Work Style: 



Job Number: 66738 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: MPT Sterling Heights 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Work Style:  


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


About the Role

  • Diagnoses, repairs and overhauls machines and hydraulic equipment.  Works from blueprints, drawings or sketches.  Performs layout and uses various tools and precision measuring instruments.  Understands the function and operation of tool room machines.  Adapts new methods, processes, materials and equipment.
  • Includes all aspects and functions involved in the maintenance and repair of various machine along with both predictive and preventative maintenance aspects on all machines.

Your Responsibilities

  • Repair, troubleshooting, and maintenance of CNC’s, building, presses and equipment throughout plants including electrical repair and PLC troubleshooting.  Heavy machine repair of presses.  Perform Preventive Maintenance on equipment. Install new equipment as required based on blueprints and layout schematics.
  • Rebuild and/or refurbish equipment including CNC’s, presses, conveyors, feed systems and transfers. Responsible for the safety, cleanliness and orderliness of the Maintenance Department and at machines/equipment when performing work.  Support and participate in division and department improvement initiatives through Continuous Improvement Suggestion Program, and sharing of knowledge, ideas, and/or best practices with co-workers.
  • Assist the organization in implementation of MAFACT, including lean, standardized work and continuous improvement activities. Complete all required paperwork and computer tasks that are required for the position. Take initiative to always maintain and improve upon or facilitate overall safety by being proactive as a service provider to the people. Perform various 5S to equipment as required by MAFACT standards.
  • Treats team members with dignity and respect and in accordance with the Magna Employee’s Charter and Common Values. Member of Spill Team, attend annual training. Active participation in MAFACT Teams and activities as required.  
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities, submits Cost saving improvement suggestions, CIP’s. Ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to including IATF16949, ISO14001 (EMS), and Employee Handbook.  Follows MIOSHA and MPTSH safety regulations and policies, including wearing required P.P.E. (Personal Protective Equipment).  Reports unsafe conditions immediately to Manager/Supervisor/Leader.

Who we are looking for

Your preferred qualifications

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D., Journeyman preferred. Five years minimum experience in area of machine maintenance and repair and electrical (heavy machine repair of presses). Knowledge of CNC’s, Stamping Presses and related machinery.
  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, and basic electrical. Knowledge & experience with MIG and Arc welding and use of cutting torches. Must be able to read hydraulic and lube schematics. Ability to read blueprints. Ability to operate maintenance machinery such as Bridgeport, surface grinder, lathe and drill press and precision measuring equipment. Own tools needed for performance of maintenance functions. Able to communicate in English effectively (both written and oral). Must be willing to further education to improve skillset as required.
  • Must be able to obtain man-lift and hi-lo permit. Must be able to obtain Confined Space certification.  Must possess valid driver’s license.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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