Skilled Trades Machine Repair

Steelcase Inc. Grand Rapids , MI 49504

Posted 3 weeks ago

General Description (Summary description of the primary duties and objectives of the position.)

Working under minimal supervision repairs, rebuilds and maintains all plant manufacturing equipment, performing troubleshooting and technical expertise as needed. When called upon, would assist in training / mentoring apprentices, supplemental / contract labor and peers.

Additionally, employees are expected to abide by all internal control & compliance practices to:

  • Safeguard assets from theft and misuse.
  • Ensure segregation of duties to minimize fraud.
  • Comply with business ethics, applicable laws and regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information.
  • Periodically reconcile physical assets to accounting records.

Requirements Profile (Competencies, skills, abilities, experience, education necessary.)


  • Must be able to troubleshoot and repair plant equipment using prints and manufacturer's specifications.

  • Must be able to setup and operate various precision machines in the fabrication of parts.

  • Proficient in various types of welding, i.e., tig, mig, arc, etc.

  • Requires the ability to work in elevated position (from lifts, etc.)

  • Must be proficient in the use of rigging and heavy moving equipment.

  • Must have a high degree of mechanical ability and knowledge and be able to understand and fix pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.

  • Must be able to perform the mechanical Preventative Maintenance (PVM) on all plant equipment.

  • Must know and follow established safety procedures including a working knowledge of OSHA & MIOSHA.

  • Some heavy lifting is required.

  • Must be able to operate cranes and fork lifts for moving heavy material or equipment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must have satisfactorily completed a (4) year apprenticeship approved by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Skilled Trades Machine Repair

Steelcase Inc.