Mechanical Technician

Location: South Lyon, MI
Date Posted: 05-22-2018
Located in Lyon Township, MI, SW North America is a technology focused company that supplies solutions for demanding, workpiece-specific manufacturing systems for the metal working industry. SWNA’s equipment is used worldwide, particularly in the automotive and aerospace industries, in hydraulics and pneumatics manufacturing, and in many other emerging fields and markets.

The Position
The Company is adding a Mechanical Technician to its team to manage all activities related to the custom build and repair of CNC machines, including fabrication, construction and install. Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position will play a vital role in SWNA’s operations and contribute to the overall success and growth of the Company.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the set up and tear down of CNC machine tools, as well as automation and robotic systems. This includes connecting the electrical and pneumatic supply to the machines, filling and checking all necessary fluids, carrying out minor repairs, and preparing machines for transport. The position will also support the service department and assist with daily functions as needed.
 
Please note this position also requires the ability to travel nationally approximately 25% of the time.
 
Targeted Experience, Skills, and Abilities
  • Associate’s degree within the Mechanical Engineering or related field preferred 
  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, and laser systems
  • Knowledge of CNC equipment (FANUC or Siemens are a plus)
  • Strong technical and mathematical skills
  • German speaking ability preferred, but not required
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
The position is full-time and permanent, with a competitive hourly rate based on skills and experience.  In addition, the Company offers 100% employer paid Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, a 401K with a Company match and immediate vesting, paid time off, ongoing career development and training, and a team-based work environment.

The Recruitment Process
The recruiting process is designed to ensure that we make the right hire for this critical position and will include a combination of phone and in-person interviews, candidate assessments, a pre-employment background check and drug test.

SW North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer!

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