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Maintenance Tech

Howell, MI
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Aludyne is a lightweighting solutions and components supplier to the mobility industry.

With a vertically integrated global footprint, deep expertise in both iron and lightweight materials and solutions, and a customer-centric approach to service, we deliver simple solutions to complex mobility problemsWe cultivate a collaborative, diverse, and safe environment that enables the solutions our customers need and inspires our employees to achieve excellence. We employ a global team of problem solvers, team players, critical thinkers, and engaged doers.

·        Career Advancement: As a growth oriented Company, Aludyne actively supports individual career development through a Performance Management Program, and Education and Training.

  • Compensation/Benefits: Aludyne provides competitive wages and benefits to all its employees worldwide.

Core Values

Safety – the employee needs to work safely and incorporate safety in achieving their goals

Act as One Aludyne – understanding that everyone has goals and they are all equally important and that all employees should work as one unit so everyone is successful

Employee Engagement – work respectfully, ask for feedback from those you are impacting

Commitment to Customers – remember to pride yourself on meeting or exceeding your customers’ expectations and remember that customers can be internal employees or external customers

Transparency – be open and honest in your communication and collaborate and cooperate to make the best decisions



Job Description

Maintenance Technician

Location: Howell, MI Plant

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


2nd Shift 2 pm - 10:30 pm M-F 


General Responsibilities

 As a member of the maintenance department, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for troubleshooting and repairs of all plant equipment and production machinery including CNC machines, robotic automation cells, and plant support equipment. Must be self-motivated, have the ability to trouble shoot, diagnose, and resolve issues in a production machining environment. Candidate will also be expected to perform preventative/predictive maintenance and conform to all OSHA and Aludyne standards.


Job Tasks

•      Read schematics, ladder logic, and electrical drawings.

•      Locate and replace faulty electrical components / troubleshoot electrical problems

•      Ability to wire panels, run conduit and complete electrical projects

•      Possess knowledge of high voltage applications; ability to read voltage meters

•      Disassembly, repair and reassembly of all plant and production machinery

•      Replace ball screws, motors, drives, gearboxes, covers, pumps and spindles.

•      Perform, analyze, and interpret various types of test equipment

•      Work with production personnel to develop solutions to quality issues, as well as, continuous improvement projects

•      Trace wiring, isolate electrical components, and understand ladder logic.

•      Work with production personnel to develop solutions to quality issues, as well as, continuous improvement projects

•      Repair and troubleshoot industrial machinery including CNC machining centers, rotary dials, stand-alone machines, casting machines, finishing cells and assembly equipment


Knowledge / Skills

•      Working knowledge of machinery rigging, gearbox and spindle repair and must be able to read blueprints

•      Troubleshoot operator interface terminals, AC and DC servo systems, VFD’s, PLC’s, and power supplies

•      Maintain and repair facility equipment as directed by maintenance supervision

•      Lock out Tag Out procedures

•      Confined space entry and hot work permits

•      Operation of industrial equipment

•      Industrial safety guidelines



•      Associates degree in robotics technology, mechanical, electrical, or PLC programming preferred but not required

•      2-3 years’ experience with machining maintenance required

•      High School graduation or equivalent required

•      Operator Permit for Overhead Crane

•      Operator Permit for Aerial Lift


Working Conditions

•      Constant exposure to noise, odors, dust, drafts, chemicals, operating machinery, temperature extremes, hazardous substances, etc.

•      Walking, crouching, climbing

•      Ability to lift 50+ lbs

•      Repetitive lifting of objects (under 5 lbs.)

•      Repetitive manual movements

•      Carrying pushing or pulling objects (under 5 lbs.)

•      Sustained visual concentration on small areas, such as monitors, screens or numbers, legal documents

•      Precise eye/hand coordination



Works in a fast paced environment under minimum supervision. Routine responsibilities and duties involve the use of various procedures and the application of clearly prescribed standards of practice, requiring the use of good judgment. Must always work with a high degree of accuracy.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Skills & Requirements Qualifications Aludyne provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.