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Maintenance Technician


Who is Guardian Industries?

When you are looking at a city’s skyline or any of the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency.

And perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people’s lives! To Learn more, visit our website at: https://www.guardian.com

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician at our DeWitt, IA plant with responsibilities for ensuring that plant equipment and facilities are kept in good electrical/mechanical repair and working order, enabling a continuous production mode.

Come join our team and receive a $5,000.00 sign on bonus!!!! 

Starting Pay Rate: Based on experience

401K - 7% Match

Vacation – 120 hours of vacation time

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Safety First Mentality that values risk identification and personal ownership.
  • Troubleshoot, identify, and perform corrective and preventive maintenance on electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulics systems. 
  • Use electrical test equipment, as needed, for repair and troubleshooting.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment while wearing all required PPE.
  • Troubleshoot programmable logic controllers, electronics boards and instrumentation, both pneumatic and electronic. 
  • Diagnose problems by interpreting and working from engineering drawings, blueprints, schematics, and equipment manufacturer’s literature.
  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance and ability to manage risk in a manufacturing environment.
  • Perform repairs to a precision state.
  • Able to communicate and function within a strong team environment.
  • Able to work productively with minimal supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Able to think quickly and prioritize down-time severity
  • Able to practice diplomacy and tact along with a strong ability/desire to teach and help others.
  • Strong customer focus for both internal and external customers
  • Training will be provided by our team members to transfer knowledge and skills on critical equipment.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Basic Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot root causes and apply long term solutions
  • Minimum of (2) years of experience maintaining equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret machine electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Ability to wear all required PPE for the work. This can include wearing arc flash or hot suits for electrical or mechanical work respectively and respirators as needed.
  • Ability to work a 12 hour rotating shift that includes holidays and weekends
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Strong electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic background
  • Minimum of (1) year experience in Allen Bradley, PLC and Drive troubleshooting 

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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