• Machine Repair Technician

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(7/31/2018 11:14 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Maintenance support technician is responsible for assisting Facility Administrator with setting up, maintaining and servicing existing and new equipment on an as needed basis.  This role is directly involved in the manufacturing and quality of watch straps or leather good products.   The qualified candidate must be flexible to move to different stations or assignments to support the needs of the production.



    • Assemble and operate various types of semi-auto or automatic machines after basic training.  
    • Assist Facility Administrator on an as needed basis to keep all equipment running. 
    • Perform preventive maintenance activities according to the yearly Machine Maintenance Schedule document.
    • Responsible to use the protection personal equipment required (PPE) and to apply all the safety recommendations for all or each process, machine and area of work.
    • Responsible to maintain the area of work clean and organized.
    • Respects and maintain in good conditions the product, furniture, tools and machinery.
    • Responsible for the daily maintenance of the tools and machines.
    • Read, understand and follow all of the SOP’s for the stations and/or directions required for each assignment.
    • Inspect the product before and after to be processing and reject the defectives according to the quality requirements.
    • Responsible to achieve the daily production at the required level of quality and to request support when is needed.
    • Responsible to declare quantities on the system (writing/computer) to follow quality and production levels
    • Train other artisans, providing the correct information and support.
    • Participate actively in the resolution of problems and improvements of the process bringing ideas and proposals( MRP/Kaizen)
    • Maintain timely communication with production supervisor or line leader when safety, quality or other critical issues arise.


    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Previous experience working in an industrial production/manufacturing facility.
    • Sewing experience is a plus
    • Ability to use common hand tools and equipment needed to maintain production machines.
    • Experience repairing small machines and equipment.
    • Ability to understand and follow instructions.


    Shinola is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. I you need assistance on an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


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