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Kelly Services Maintenance Technician in Detroit, Michigan

The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the timely and accurate inspection, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of plant equipment, instrumentation, and controls. The position reports to the Maintenance Manager. This is a contract to permanent role in Detroit, MI.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Daily completion of Preventative Maintenance work orders.

  • Daily completion of Reactive Maintenance Breakdown work orders.

  • Daily monitoring of plant equipment for proper operation.

  • Using an equipment manual, determine repair parts needed.

  • Pursue training in maintenance skills that he/she has not achieved proficiency in. This may include on-the-job training and company paid off-site training.

  • Monitor the inventory of spare parts and maintenance supplies and report when getting low.

  • Perform additional routine duties as assigned such as moving inventory; shoveling or plowing snow; or driving to a local vendor to drop off equipment or pick up supplies.

  • Participate in “on-call rotations” during evening and weekend hours to come in to work to repair equipment that has broken down and cannot wait until normal work hours for repair.

  • Able to work overtime as needed.

  • Always work in a safe manner and follow all plant safety rules and procedures such as equipment guarding, lock-out tag-out, confined space, electrical safety, line breaking.

  • Follow 5S, and always maintain a clean and organized work area, including the shop and storage areas.

  • Timely, accurate and legible completion of all appropriate paperwork and records.

  • Becoming proficient at troubleshooting of plant equipment such as Hot Oil System, Packaging Equipment, Reactors, Pelletizers, Air Compressors, Chillers, Ovens, Fork Trucks, Pumps, Cutting equipment, etc.

  • May assist in the planning of maintenance work. May train other members of the maintenance team as directed.

  • May fill in for Maintenance Manager during his/her absence.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in industrial production maintenance environment is required

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

  • Good written and oral communication skills, the ability to work well with others and project a pleasant, professional image.

  • Ability to read, understand and follow instructions such as equipment manuals, work orders, company procedures, etc.

  • Must have a valid state driver’s license and experience driving Forklift Trucks, Scissor Lift & Articulating Lift.

  • Must be able to effectively train others in maintenance activities.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in all of the following:

  1. Welding flat plate and CS pipe.

  2. Threading and pipe fitting pipe up to 2-inch diameter.

  3. Troubleshooting 120-volt electrical circuits.

  4. Working knowledge of single loop controllers to do basic programming and troubleshooting.

  5. Working knowledge of PLCs for purposes of troubleshooting.

  6. Mechanical equipment (pumps, valves, agitators, conveyors, etc.) disassembly, repair, reassembly, and alignment.

  7. 480-volt motors, VFDs, troubleshooting and replacement

  8. Working knowledge of flow, pressure, and temperature transmitters for troubleshooting purposes.

Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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