Machine Repair 2nd Shift in Detroit, MI at L&W Engineering

Date Posted: 8/24/2020

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Job Description

Job Description and Responsibilities

Oakland Stamping, LLC  is located in Detroit, Michigan.   Oakland Stamping is a leading Tier I supplier in the automotive industry specializing in Metal Stampings & Welded Assemblies.  Our growth and success is a direct result of the dedication and commitment of all our associates.


Purpose for Position:

Repairs and maintains mechanical and hydraulic components of production machines and equipment by performing the following duties.



The following job/task functions have been identified as the core functions of this position.  However, the supervisor or manager may assign additional duties associated with this position.

  • Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
  • Provides support to production department.
  • Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area.
  • Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.
  • Removes and replaces worn or defective parts.
  • Realigns and adjusts components such as spindles and clutches.
  • Locates damaged air and hydraulic pipes on machine, and measures, cuts, threads, and installs new pipe.
  • Understanding of production cycle times and production parts/hour targets
  • Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • Repairs broken parts.
  • Performs all duties and operates machinery & equipment according to MIOSHA standards and company procedures using required safety equipment (gloves, sleeves, ear plugs, etc.).
  • Modifies computer controlled motion of robot.
  • Assists Engineer to modify sketches or computer generated designs of machine components such as hydraulic system and drive mechanism.
  • Punctual and regular attendance is required.
  • Able and willing to work any shift assigned.
  • Keeps work areas clean and orderly.
  • Actively participates in continuous improvement activities.
  • Undertakes other duties as directed by supervisor.
  • Conform to TS 16949 and ISO 14001 standards and procedures

Job Requirements


Job Qualifications:

Required Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty proficiently. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience: 

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or one to three years related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A journeyman’s card is preferred for this position.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Business Judgment:

Ability to adhere to all company policies and procedures in a professional and consistent manner. Able to apply common sense understanding and use appropriate judgment in routine business situations with supervisor, co-workers and customers


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