Maintenance Technician 3rd Shift Assembly & Laser - Chattanooga, TN / Plant 1


US Gestamp Chattanooga, US, US Gestamp

Date:  Jun 22, 2024

Maintenance Technician 3rd Shift Assembly & Laser - Chattanooga, TN / Plant 1

Role Summary 

Conducts machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance service.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Follow Standardized Work Instructions.
  • Robots, changing of weld shunts, tips, weld guns, and cylinder repair rebuilding.
  • Changing of transformers, firing panels.
  • Manlifts, ladders, roof work and outside work.
  • Must follow all OSHA and plant safety rules including, lock-out tag-out, etc.
  • Supports the teams in operational improvement.
  • Develops Initial Standard Work Practices with the teams.
  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production, and performs scheduled maintenance and repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Prepares and sets up machinery for scheduled production runs.
  • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.


Knowledge and Education 

  • HS diploma/GED + advanced technical training in electrical, mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics, and PLCs. Prefer USDOL Journeyman’s certificate or equivalent work experience or skills training.
  • 5 years previous employment in a manufacturing environment – automotive preferred. Prefer experience working with Fanuc robotics welders.
  • Programmable logic controllers: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Mechanical knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)


Key Qualifications/Requirements 

  • Problem Solving – Recognize and solve the malfunctioning of the machine and recognize and solve quality problems of welded assembly part.
  • Basic electrical, dc, and ac voltage; will be changing prox cords and prox switches.
  • Basic welding arc, mig, tig, and spot.
  • Basic plumbing cooling water for welding
  • Blueprint Reading
  • PLC troubleshooting
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Pneumatics
  • Hydraulics
  • PLC Programming
  • PLC wiring
  • Robotic Welder


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and seek to hire the best candidate regardless of age, beliefs, disability, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.

About us

We are a multi-technology company present in over 20 countries and our team of over 40,000 is made up of 90 different nationalities. They are the driving force of our company, which designs, develops and produces parts for over 900 models of the leading vehicle manufacturers, and enable us to be one of the top suppliers worldwide.

Do you have what it takes to build the future of mobility with us?

- You will be joining a leading international group in the automotive sector with a clear commitment to innovation, a trail-blazer in Industry 4.0 and engaged with ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria.

- This is an opening to build a career in a global environment with many opportunities to grow both professionally and personally by participating and leading innovative and international projects.

- You will find a supportive and friendly environment where the emphasis is on team work, continuous improvement, trust, a dynamic spirit and thinking outside the box, and a passion for a job well done.

- You will be working with highly qualified professionals as Gestamp is committed to the ongoing training of our teams.

Join the Gestamp team!