J.Rettenmaier USA LP

JRS USA is a leader in the manufacture and production of insoluble fibers used in the food, pet food, home and personal care, chemical, technical, industrial industries and many more. As a global manufacturer and essential business, we are always looking to add talented and dedicated professionals to our teams across the United States.

Maintenance Technician

Portage, MI

Job Responsibilities
  • Complete Predictive & Preventative Maintenance programs for mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic & electrical systems.
  • Complete machine repair tasks as needed on mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic & electrical components & systems.
  • Complete installation of new equipment.
  • Work normal shift as well as On-Call rotation.
  • Work independently, or within a group, to complete Maintenance tasks.
  • Complete work using fundamental mechanical & electrical principle.
  • Work within CMMS software to document work orders & maintain spare parts inventory.
  • Troubleshoot & resolve problems independently, both during normal shift & On-Call.
  • Communicate to all departments within the organization.
  • Work in a safe manner, following all relevant safety policies & procedures.
  • Follow all established Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
  • Other Duties as necessary.
Minimum Job Requirements, Skills and Qualifications
  • High School diploma.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Machine Repair Tech., Millwright or Electrical Tech.
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic & electrical systems.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical circuits.
  • Journeyman’s card or Associates degree in Maintenance Technology or similar field preferred.
  • Strong self-motivation, trouble shooting skills & sense of urgency.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally & in writing.
  • Valid Driver’s license required.
Interactions and Tools/Equipment Utilized in the Job
  • Work with Production, QA, Maintenance & other departments as needed.
  • Work with outside contractors as necessary to complete projects/tasks.
  • Operate company vehicles as needed (lift trucks, man-lifts, company cars, etc.).
  • Accurately & safely operate measurement equipment, meters & test devices.
  • Utilize typical office equipment, i.e. computers, tablets, calculators, etc.
Physical Requirements
  • Job requires frequent walking, climbing stairs & ladders, and standing for long periods of time, and also occasional work at heights, crawling, kneeling & working in confined spaces.
  • Job requires occasional work out of man lifts and on roof structures at elevations up to 150 ft.
  • Job includes occasional exposure to weather in all seasons.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. on occasion.
Other Information
  • All rules and regulations of the Employee Handbook apply at all times.
  • Standard working hours: 8 hour shift, Monday – Friday. Overtime as needed.
  • On-call duty required on rotation (including weekends and Holidays).
  • Eligible for In-2-Win Performance Bonus Program.
  • Eligible for benefits
  • 12 Paid holidays 
  • vacation day 1, sick time after 30 days of employment

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and employment application to hrjrsscm and click the behavioral assessment questionnaire link to complete our Predictive index online.

J. Rettenmaier USA LP
16369 US 131 Highway
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Phone: (269) 679-2340
Email: hrjrsscm

This Job Description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the Job Description. Other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job. Employee’s position, job function, standard work hours, location and reporting relationship may be changed at Employer’s discretion. This Job Description is not a guarantee of continued employment.

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