Machine Maintenance Technician

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Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry‚ s broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries.
Design, Build, Deliver:
Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees. Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production standards in the world, we can maximize productivity and minimize waste, generating additional savings for you. Finally, all orders are filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.
Machine/Maintenance technician carries out Preventive Maintenance and repair work on production machinery plant wide. They should monitor the operation of machines and instruct workers on how to operate and maintain them. The technician will suggest and support manufacturing engineering to implement process improvements in order to achieve company objectives.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
1. Troubleshoot, test and repair electronic production equipment.
2. Troubleshoot, test and repair mechanical devices controlled by PLC‚ s
3. Perform electrical and mechanical repairs as required to maintain all processes in the factory.
4. Develop a thorough understanding of all electromechanical control systems in the factory.
5. Notify appropriate management personnel and assist in the solution of the problems.
6. Contribute ideas for improvements in all areas using the appropriate means of communication.
7. Maintain a neat and orderly workplace.
8. Demonstrate the Company‚ s Core and Growth Values in performance of all job functions.
9. Repair or rework hydraulic or pneumatic assemblies or systems
10. Performs other duties as assigned to assist the company‚ s overall objectives
11. Operate in a safe manner at all times and use safe work habits while performing job function.
12. Notify supervisor immediately in the event of a faulty machine and/or defect materials.
13. Trouble shoot equipment and machinery as requested.
14. Performs maintenance of the equipment.
15. Performs routine record keeping as required.
Job Qualifications
1. General High School Coursework
2. Associates Degree preferred
3. 3+ years in a high production environment
4. Troubleshooting and repairing CNC/PLC controlled manufacturing equipment, along with motor controls and mechanical assemblies.
5. Experience working with three phase power as well as a variety of different control voltages is a plus
6. Ability to use all shop tools
7. Must understand Lock Out Tag Out procedures

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

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