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Machine Tool Repair Technician

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Company: Caterpillar

Position Details: Machine Tool Repair Technician

Location: Lafayette, IN
Shift: 1st Shift (7:30am - 3:30pm), 2nd Shift (3:30pm - 11:30pm), 3rd Shift (11:30pm - 7:30am)
Compensation: Expected First Year Comp = $105.6k - 148.2k
Base Payrate ($36.36 - 47.16/hr) $75,629 - 98,093

Average OT (20% OT) $22,689 - 29,428

Bonus Plan (3-6%) $2,269 - 5,885

Gain Sharing Plan (0-4%) $0 - 3,923

Sign-On Bonus $5,000

Shift Differential (6%) $0 - 5,885 .

Total $105,587 - 148,214

Benefits: Benefits: In addition to a lucrative salary, The company offers a very generous Corporate Benefits Plan. Company's healthcare plan provides comprehensive, affordable medical coverage through a network of physicians, hospitals and other providers. Coverage at most facilities includes dental, vision care, Flexible Spending Accounts (including HSA options) for employees and their families. Their healthcare plan is designed to:
Provide choices to fit individual needs.
Rank in the top 25% of all comparator companies.
Provide access to healthcare choices.
Provide preventive coverage to all employees.
Other benefits include:

401(k) with 100% match up to 6%
Both Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Company-Paid Life Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Stock Purchase Plan
18 days / 144 hours of paid PTO
11 Company Paid Holidays
Climate controlled work environment in most areas. Work environment is clean and safe!
Quarterly incentive program with potential for annual bonus


Travel: N/A
COVID Vaccination: Not Required


Position Description:

You will have responsibility to mechanically troubleshoot and repair complex domestic and foreign machine tools and related equipment, that perform milling, drilling, and grinding functions to cast iron and steel components. Applicant must possess the ability to troubleshoot and repair the several different types of machines and components. Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Examples of equipment to be repaired: Okuma, G&L, Mazak, Lamb, Landis (grinders), Waldrich Coburg, Ingersoll, Toyoda, DMG and a variety of others in the machine shop.
Example of related equipment: P&H cranes and hoists, conveyors, furnaces, washers, ABB robots.
Possess the ability to install, repair, and maintain hydraulic systems, ball screws, precision bearings, scraping principles, and a variety of other controllers on the machines in the machine shop.
Read and understand machine tool prints, work with tight tolerances.
Thorough understanding of leveling and alignment of machines, alignment of shafts, gearing, welding, lubrication principles, pipefitting, and tube bending.
Possess basic electrical skills and the ability to operate basic tools to complete the machine repair job.
Self-starter and self-motivated individual who works well individually in a team environment.
Applicant must be willing to work overtime opportunities to support production demands.
Requirements:

The company is looking for experienced Journeyman-Level Machine Repair Technicians, preferably from the Automotive Industry (or related heavy industrial manufacturing industries)
Applicants must have successfully completed an approved mechanical apprenticeship program or possess extensive experience in the mechanical repair of machine tools and related equipment.
Skilled and experienced with preventative and predictive maintenance practices and technology.
Metal fabrication skills.
Familiar with ball screw repair, repair of precision spindles, and ability to do precision laser alignments on machine tools.
Ability to communicate and build strong relationships with internal/external customers/stakeholders.
Strong commitment to safety and teamwork.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Lafayette , Machine Tool Repair Technician, Professions , Lafayette, Indiana

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