Senior Maintenance Technician - Hydraulics

2300004F Requisition #

Teijin Automotive Technologies is an innovative and full-service Tier One supplier with a global presence and emphasis in development for lightweight technologies. Teijin Automotive offers employees the opportunity to join a leading edge company within the composite material industry and enjoy the benefits offered by a growing company in North America and internationally.

We are seeking a $1,000.00 Sign On Bonus. Senior Maintenance Technician - Hydraulics for our Conneaut, Ohio Plant.

Hourly Pay Rate Range is $33.26 - $38.88.

$1,000 *Sign-on bonus.

 The payout will be. $250 at 30 days, $250 at 60 days, and the remaining $500 at 90 days. Sign-on bonus applies to full-time positions only. The bonus does not apply to rehires who have worked at Teijin Automotive Conneaut within the last 12 months of their termination date.


Position Summary:

Provide technical maintenance support and training in maintaining hydraulic and mechanical manufacturing equipment and systems. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Install, maintain, and service all hydraulic systems within the plant.
  • Repair leaks in hydraulic and pneumatic hoses, lines, valves, cylinders, and all other devices or systems.
  • Repair/Replace hydraulic hoses, lines, valves, cylinders and all other devices required to keep the hydraulic system operational.
  • Maintain the stock of hoses, fittings, clamps, and all other devices, required to keep the hydraulic systems operational.  
  • Assist in the specification and design of hydraulic systems for production or special use applications.
  • Perform plant Start up and Shut down procedures when required.
  • Perform Maintenance operations without any direct supervision on Week-ends and Holidays when required.
  • Perform function of Maintenance Leader as directed by Maintenance Supervisor
  • Obtain pricing on any item or service required to support company requirements.
  • Specify proper material specifications for items required to maintain readiness of department and to support engineering and production requirements.
  • Change equipment setup parameters requested by Engineering.
  • Fabricate and/or modify equipment required to support company requirements.
  • Verify equipment Setup parameters per Manufacturing Work Instruction Manual.
  • Verify and record equipment setup parameters and submit to Manager for review by Engineering.
  • Train other Maintenance personnel in proper procedures and practices for Mold Setups, Equipment repair, and Preventative Maintenance procedures.
  • Diagnose, repair, and/or replacement of components on all systems and equipment, including but not limited to Hydraulic Presses, Ovens, Oil Heaters, Assembly Machines, Drill Fixtures, Cooling Tanks, Bonders, Temperature Controllers, Air Compressors, Water and Cooling Systems, Molds, and punches.
  • Sharpen Drills, Cutters, and Knives.
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance Work Orders as directed by Maintenance / Tooling Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Assist in the removal and installation of Mold, Dies, Punches, and all secondary support equipment.
  • Assist in the repair and installation of all equipment, and systems within this facility.
  • Assist in the Installation of pneumatic, hydraulic, water, and cooling lines.
  • Assist in the cleaning of presses, ovens, oil heaters, molds, and all other equipment.
  • Perform errands required to maintain efficient operation of the department
  • Give general assistance to all Maintenance Personnel.
  • Perform all duties in a safe and professional manner and in compliance with company safety and environmental programs and policies.

Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Must have a thorough knowledge of hydraulic principles, practices, and theory,
    • Must be capable of reading Hydraulic schematics.
    • Must be capable of troubleshooting hydraulic systems.
    • Must be capable of drawing the operation system for any hydraulic piece of equipment.
    • Must have experience in light fabrication of equipment or components.
    • Must understand and be capable of performing Plant startup and shutdown operations.
    • Must have experience in Mold Setup, Die Setup, PM Maintenance procedures and practices.
    • Must have basic understanding of purpose and format of Maintenance Setup, and Create Instruction Sheets.
    • Must have basic understanding of Manufacturing Work Instruction Manual as they pertain to Mold Setups.
    • Must know location and type of all ovens, oil heaters, and presses used at this facility.
    • Capable of reading minor electrical schematics and understanding there function.  Must be able to test for proper voltage and current levels in all equipment and systems. 
    • Must know purpose of basic electrical components including but not limited to fuses, transformers, relays, lamps, circuit breakers, pressure transducers, travel transducers, and all types of switches.
    • Must understand and practice all electrical safety procedures and practices.
    • Must have the ability to operate and understand the use of Electrical meters, Ohm meters, voltage testers, and amperage meters.
    • Capable of reading minor Hydraulic and Pneumatic schematics and understand their function.  Must be able to verify proper operating pressures on all Hydraulic presses and equipment.
    • Must know purpose of basic hydraulic components including but not limited to valves and pumps.
    • Basic knowledge of Programmable Logic Controller principles including PLC types, Input/Output structures, and addressing.
    • Ability to Diagnose/Troubleshoot, and perform Maintenance/Repair on simple equipment and systems within the plant.
    • Must have experience in sharpening drills, cutters, and knives.
    • Must have experience in the assisting of the dismantling and re-assembly of drill motors, and drill fixtures.
    • Advanced knowledge of Hand Tools and their operation.
    • Advanced knowledge of Plant Operations and procedures.
    • Advanced knowledge of Mold Setup Operations and procedures.
    • Must hold a valid Teijin issued Fork Truck Operations license.
    • Advanced mechanical skills.
    • Must understand and practice all safety procedures.
    • Must be self-motivated.
    • Ability to work with oral or written direction.
    • Perform tasks without direct supervision.

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