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Maintenance Technician 2nd Shift-Schafer Job in Fredericktown, Ohio US

Maintenance Technician 2nd Shift-Schafer

Schafer Driveline - Fredericktown, OH

Posted: 3/4/2024 - Expires: 5/31/2024

Job ID: 270566834


Job Description

Company Overview:

Schafer Industries is a premier supplier of off-highway axles and differentiated precision gearing solutions.   Established in 1934, Schafer Industries has locations in South Bend, IN, Roscoe, IL, Fredericktown, OH and Blacklick, OH. Schafer Industries is one of the few manufacturers of integrated axle solutions in the off-highway electric vehicle market. Schafer serves customers in a variety of end markets including off-highway vehicles, recreational vehicles, aerospace, defense, oil & gas, material handling, powertrain, electric mobility, heavy duty trucking, agriculture, and construction. Our mission is to leverage world class capabilities to deliver superior products and services to maximize the value for our customers, employees, shareholders, and communities.

Position Summary:

Schafer Industries is currently seeking a Maintenance Tech for its Schafer Driveline operation in Fredericktown, Ohio.

Why Work at Schafer Industries?

  • We are a growth-oriented company with a diversified customer base.
  • We are committed to a culture of safety and continuous improvement.
  • You will enjoy a collaborative work environment where your talents and opinions matter.
  • We provide training as well as opportunities to work on projects in support of your career development.
  • You will quickly see your impact when working with the team.
  • We live our values of Safety, Integrity, Responsibility to Others, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement and Accountability in all that we do.
  • We have competitive pay and benefits to include 401(k) match and tuition reimbursement.

Job Summary:

The 2nd Shift Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the facility, production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions. 
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments. 
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts. 
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. 
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, gages, and straightedges. 
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance. 
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment. 
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt. 
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. 
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests. 
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. 
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks. 
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. 
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Basic knowledge of electric, hydraulics and pneumatics required
  • Initiative
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Stress Management/composure
  • Technical capacity
  • Teamwork orientation
  • Thoroughness

Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 

This position is for 2nd Shift (Monday - Thursday 3:30pm - 2:00am)

Schafer Industries is an EEO/AAP Employer:

Our company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity. This means that we make employment decisions on the basis of job-related qualifications, skills and abilities and not on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

As a federal subcontractor, we also are required to take affirmative action, or proactive measures, to prevent discrimination.

Schafer Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer




Contact Information

Personal Contact:
17604 Coshocton Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 4