Danaher Corporation Journeyman Maintenance/PLC Specialist in Romulus, Michigan

Danaher Company Description
KaVo Kerr is a cohesive organization comprised of two global leaders, united to provide dental excellence and serve as a single premier partner for the dental community. KaVo Kerr operates with a common vision inspiring and helping our customers, their patients and our own associates realize their potential. KaVo Kerr offers solutions for endodontics, restoratives, treatment units, infection prevention, imaging, rotary and instruments


Installs, repairs, rebuilds and otherwise maintains machinery and mechanical equipment used in production and related services requiring a broad knowledge of mechanics, machine design, machining methods and techniques, and general facility procedures and practices. This position reports directly to the Facilities Engineer. Works with minimum supervision; instructions and guidance provided on engineering aspects when required.


Performs work related, but not limited to, electrical and electronics, machine repair, pipefitting, fabrication and welding, and HVAC systems.

Troubleshoots, installs, inspects and maintains machinery and equipment.

Performs facility repairs in accordance with blueprints, manuals and codes.

Performs and documents preventative maintenance tasks on various equipment throughout the plant in support of published schedules.

Uses a variety of hand tools in performing plumbing, masonry, carpentry, electrical and machine repair.

Operates a variety of power tools such as drills, lathes, welders, electrical and electronic test equipment and other tools common to equipment and facility repair.

Performs a variety of miscellaneous facility repairs and maintenance, including plumbing, carpentry, roof repairs, HVAC systems and structural work.

Applies knowledge of building and electrical codes and state and national safety standards.

Maintains area, equipment, machinery and facility housekeeping and/or care as instructed.

Maintain professional skills in keeping with current technology.

All work must conform to applicable codes/specifications.

Must maintain records and documentation of all work.

Must comply to all prescribed safety rules and precautions.

Recommend electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic controllers and circuitry.

Advises supervisor regarding facilities, current equipment, and/or proposed equipment on technological improvements which could optimize operational efficiencies.

* High school graduate or GED equivalent. * Must be a UAW Journeyman, or have eight (8) years of documented, verifiable experience, or successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship program. * Working experience to a total of eight (8) years experience within one or more of the following skilled trades: Electrician, Pipefitter, Welding and Fabricator, Machine Repair Person or HVAC Repair Person. * Must be properly fitted and able to wear a respirator. * Uses and/or applies all safety directives, regulatins, and equipment provided for operations, equipment, machinery and work areas. * Electrical license, preferred. * Formal education or minimum eight years qualified experience in advanced machine logic and controls. * Advanced technical electronic knowledge to solve unusually complex problems and/or assist in the development of such circuitry. * Work with and/or on various types of electronic equipment. * Must have a detailed understanding of the inter-relationships of circuits, and ability to exercise independent judgment in performing job assignments on such. * Fluent understanding of both TI and G/L machine languages. * Must be knowledgeable in the proper handling of chemicals and waste, both hazardous and nonhazardous, as defined by FDA, OSHA, EPA and DOT.


Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years. At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: KaVo Kerr
Job Function: Facilities
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-MI-Romulus
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: KAV002007