Overview

AlcoTec Wire is a wholly owned subsidiary of The ESAB Group, Inc., located in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan. Whether its freshwater beaches, vineyards, a National Lakeshore, downhill skiing areas, golf courses, and numerous forests, trails for hiking or hunting, mountain biking or snowmobiling – the area has it all for all 4 seasons.

We are the technological leader and the world’s largest producer of aluminum welding wire. AlcoTec prides itself as a great place to start or continue a career in the manufacturing industry. With distribution in the US and throughout the world, AlcoTec is a truly global company with a rich tradition of industry leadership. We offer a trusted work atmosphere, competitive salary, room for advancement, generous benefits, and much more!

Our Team is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our Maintenance Team supporting our Traverse City operations.

Position Summary:

The principle challenge of this position is to optimize the productivity of the manufacturing operation at AlcoTec.  The principle focus of this position is to maintain the efficient operation of the manufacturing equipment at AlcoTec.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform work in a safe manner following all EH&S procedures and reporting EH&S concerns.
  • Follow all established procedures and regulations when handling hazardous waste.
  • Trouble-shoot and repair electrical and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Perform any and all tasks necessary to keep the plant equipment, building, and grounds, in good working order.
  • Work on new equipment and facility projects, including creative design work and new installations under the supervision of plant engineering.
  • Perform monthly preventative maintenance on machinery.
  • Responsible use of company equipment.
  • Support and participate in corporate initiatives that improve overall business performance as needed such as lean, EH&S, etc.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent with Proficient Math Skills
  • Physical ability to maneuver 300 to 600-pound spools of wire on the floor, lift 60 pounds and pull with up to 40 pounds of force to pull wire.
  • Ability to do physically demanding work such as squatting, bending, kneeling and twisting.
  • General mechanical abilities, including machining, welding, plumbing, and electrical wiring.
  • Ability to accurately read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and electrical schematics.
  • Must have experience in multi-meter, pumps, electric motors, electric solenoids, and pneumatic cylinders.
  • Lathe and mill experience a plus.
  • Proven history of problem-solving capability.
  • Ability to keep neat and accurate records.
  • Ability to drive and operate an industrial fork truck.
  • Ability to work independently with little direction.
  • Must be able to work at least 8 hours per day and be willing to work overtime as needed.

Working Environment:

AlcoTec offers a production environment.  The Maintenance Technician works both inside and outside the plant in all seasons and conditions.  The tasks performed are frequently unplanned and very short notice.

About The ESAB Group, Inc., d/b/a AlcoTec Wire

AlcoTec - A Great Place to Work

AlcoTec prides itself as a great place to start or continue a career in the manufacturing industry. With distribution in the United States and throughout the world, AlcoTec is a truly global company with a rich tradition of industry leadership. AlcoTec offers room for advancement, a trusted work atmosphere, generous benefits and much more.

Interested candidates should apply at: www.alcotec.com

AlcoTec is an equal employment / affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability please call 1-231-941-4111.