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Southwire Maintenance Technician III in Bremen, Indiana

Maintenance Technician III

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Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: Bremen, IN, US, 46506

Company: Southwire Company LLC

​No high school diploma or equivalent? No problem! Southwire encourages you to apply even if you do not have a high school diploma or equivalent. Our Pathway to Success program will help you attain your high school equivalency while working full-time as you pursue your career in manufacturing. Work full time and join our Pathway to Success program to earn your GED. Apply today!

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?


Shift: TBD

Pay Rate: $35.49 – $41.09

Job Description


Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, clients, co-workers and supervisors. Analyze, correct, and improve production machines which require the knowledge of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical

Job Requirements

  1. The job will require the person to define, measure, analyze and recommend implement upgrades to increase the safety of equipment/process.

  2. Read and interpret electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic schematic drawings, engineering prints/specifications and/or manufacturing manuals, and/or verbal/written instructions.

  3. Diagnose, isolate, and correct electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic problems which include replacement and adjustment of components, integral units, motors, controls, switches, standard devices, valves, and gear.

  4. Utilize appropriate test instruments, gear, and equipment to test and ensure compatibility and safety of all circuits, components, switches, controls, etc., to assure correct performance, quality, and operation.

  5. Install, program, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electrical and electro-mechanical systems, pneumatic, hydraulic, and computer-controlled instrumentation / controls, automation components, sensors, control drives, PLC programs, etc

  6. Ability to apply root cause annaylsis to determain what successful repairs or upgrades are required to eliminate failures.

  7. Develops wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and engineering specifications for system or equipment modifications. Orders materials, schedules the work, and directs personnel assisting with improvements.

  8. Improves machine performance. May require implementing redesign and fabrication of new parts; replacing outdated or obsolete component with modern component; Trouble shooting PLC program, servo systems, robotics, and motor control.

  9. Trains lower-level technicians in areas of equipment repair and maintenance. Provides feedback on their technical abilities and performance. Assist in implementing effective preventive maintenance procedures.

  10. Must be able to work a flexible schedule and work overtime to meet the demands of the value steams.

  11. Utilize all resource including machine OEM’s, suppliers, machine documentation, and technical data sheets to determine root cause, make repairs, and make improvements.

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: South Bend

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