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Maintenance Tech III

Sauder Manufacturing Co, 930 W Barre Rd, Archbold, Ohio, United States of America Req #11252
Friday, September 22, 2023
Sauder Manufacturing was founded in 1945 as a Church furniture Company and is a wholly owned by the parent Sauder Woodworking Co.  We have a rich history in crafting solid wood into beautiful, enduring, quality furniture and today that is blended with modern technology and a strong customer focus.

Sauder Manufacturing Co. sells in four strategic markets: Healthcare Furniture for Acute Care Hospitals, Education Furniture for colleges and universities, Worship furniture for churches, synagogues, courthouses and funeral homes and finally furniture for human services markets which is a diverse network of agencies providing residential housing to many individuals. At Sauder Manufacturing, how do we do our work----new technology, new products and new ideas----changes constantly---but our values----how we treat our customers, suppliers and each other----never change 

SCHEDULE:  Monday through Friday 1st Shift



Position Summary:

Performs skilled maintenance and advanced repair of complex mechanical, electrical, HVAC, production equipment, systems and other physical structures. 


Position Requirements:

  • Maintains Structures including, Painting, dry walling, masonry work, plumbing fixtures, woodworking, electrical systems and fixtures.
  • Performs skilled maintenance and repair of complex mechanical, electrical, HVAC, production equipment & systems
  • Makes repairs to tools and equipment using hand and power tools/machinery.
  • Measures, cuts, bonds, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit.
  • Ensures tools and equipment are maintained and repaired.
  • Evaluates and recommends equipment improvements to improve efficiency, capability and yield.
  • Performs equipment failure analyses (including preventive and unscheduled maintenance).
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses complex equipment problems.
  • Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs facilities mechanical components and electrical systems in accordance with SOPs (standard operating procedures), internal requirements, manufacturer's specifications and safety policies.
  • Prepares technical reports to document equipment modifications and equipment maintenance procedures. Prepares technical reports to document preventative maintenance issues.
  • Recommends purchase of maintenance tools, equipment and supplies as required.
  • Assists in developing methods and procedures to improve production/facility efficiency and work flow.
  • Oversee and review the work of lower-level technicians.
  • Devises plans and programs for routine preventative maintenance and scheduled turnaround events at a plant or production facility
  • Monitors repair parts inventory/needs and acquires as needed parts to meet to best support operations.


Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  •     Technical school or an applicable skilled trades program a plus
  • Ideal candidate will have 4-6  years industrial maintenance experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Flexibility to work hours needed for special projects or emergency breakdowns.
  • Basic understanding or training in Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Work with no supervision on basic issues, routine problems, and complex issues.
  • Experience in furniture manufacturing materials including wood, foam, fabrics and sewing would be helpful
  • Have a working knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical (110V, 220V, 440V and 3 phase) systems, light metal fabrication. 
  • Possesses advanced knowledge of mechanical and facilities repair and maintenance.
  • Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function.
  • Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job.
  • Maintains working knowledge of PLC operation & programming
  • Basic computer skills; internet search, email, file storage etc.
  • Use of basic & complex measurement equipment
  • The ability to read, understand and follow drawings, instructions and machine manuals


Key Attributes Required:

  • A self-starting, goal-oriented, customer-focused individual who takes personal accountability and is driven by the achievement of the group over personal objectives.
  • Able to work in team environment while supporting the needs of our internal customers.
  • Strong logical problem solving skills with the ability to implement both long and short term solutions.


Physical Demands:

This work requires the following physical activities:  climbing, bending, stooping, reaching, standing for long periods of time, walking, and lifting 60 lbs. or less, use of ladders and powered lifts such as boom or scissor lifts to perform work at heights.  May require occasional heavy lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, and visual acuity.  The ability to distinguish colors is required to perform electrical work. The work is performed primarily indoors but may require outside work in all types of weather.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • 95% maintenance, machine shop and on factory floor
  • 5% in office environment


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran


Full benefits package includes medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage with company contribution towards Health Savings Account (HSA), 10 paid holidays per year, paid vacation from weekly accrual, 401(k) match and profit sharing plan, disability coverage, life insurance, pay for performance increases, tuition reimbursement, advancement opportunity, Sauder Village membership, employee referral bonus and a sweet furniture discount!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran  

Other details

  • Job Family SMC-Tech Support Hourly
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Sauder Manufacturing Co, 930 W Barre Rd, Archbold, Ohio, United States of America