Maintenance Electrician

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Date: Jun 18, 2024

Location: Milwaukie, OR, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Warn Automotive, part of Vehicle Service Group is a world leader in driveline disconnect technology. Our heritage comes from making WWII surplus Jeeps easier to drive on the road with the first unlocking hubs. We continue today by making disconnects for cars, trucks, and SUVs around the world. These trusted technologies come from years of innovation and listening to our customer's needs. We have a bright future ahead so come join our growing team at Warn Automotive.

**$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS**

Shift: Day

**Requires LME Cert in Oregon or from Reciprocating States**


Company Overview:

Warn Automotive, can trace its beginning back to 1948, when Arthur Warn invented the first disconnecting four-wheel-drive hub for surplus World War II vehicles. Since that time, our products have continued to lead the industry with a history of innovation in Powertrain Disconnect technology.

Almost 75 years later, our products are sold to OEMs around the world, enhancing the performance, traction and capability of their vehicles while reducing fuel consumption and emissions to create a more mobile and efficient future.

Operating from our headquarters and manufacturing facility in Milwaukie, Oregon and our customer support center in Livonia, Michigan, Warn Automotive is proud to be part of Vehicle Service Group (VSG) a Dover Company.


Position Summary:

Under general supervision, supports Warn Automotive’s electrical needs through installing, repairing, replacing and maintaining electrical equipment, fixtures and systems.  Completes electrical preventative maintenance and TPM projects.  Performs electrical repairs and preventive maintenance on a wide variety of facility and production equipment, fixtures and systems.  Performs basic personal computer tasks (window functions, outlook, word, excel). Also competent in programming PLC’s.  Demonstrates initiative to learn new programming software’s as needed.  Performs basic and advanced troubleshooting on machine tools (CNC).  Assist engineering when needed.


Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Work safely and without injury.
  • Assembles and installs electrical, mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment and systems such as production machinery/ fixtures.
  • Performs assigned work in compliance with National Electric Code.
  • Maintains electrical log of new construction work performed.
  • Uses variety of hand and power tools, and machines to perform duties.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs electrical and/or electro-mechanical equipment and systems requiring the isolation of the malfunction, disassembly of equipment and repair/replacement of electrical and electronic parts and components: wiring, controllers, switches, motors, PLCs, circuit boards, relays, enclosures, etc.
  • Reviews work requests for electrical repairs and maintenance determines nature of problem and recommends appropriate solution.
  • Conducts preventive maintenance inspections and performs required preventive maintenance actions such as electrical panel inspection, motor insulation, wire connections, safety devices, proper operation, cleaning,  etc.
  • Responsible for prompt and regular attendance as scheduled.
  • May perform preventive maintenance on equipment and mechanical systems.
  • May perform non-certified welding and simple machining operations incidental to repair and maintenance tasks.  
  • May do limited carpentry and painting.
  • May have assigned duties in carrying out the hazardous materials program.
  • May participate in Warn Automotive’s Selection Process.
  • Participates in team meetings as required (safety, problem-solving, etc.)
  • Implements the Quality Policy and Procedures in all aspects of daily duties and responsibilities.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Program PLC’s and incorporate in a project.
  • Use personal computer window applications to perform job functions and team communications.
  • Ability to understand control systems and manufacturing machinery.
  • Ability to identify root cause and recommend improvements if needed.
  • Perform basic troublseshooting on CNC machine tools and may be asked to troubleshoot to higher levels if needed.
  • Positively engage with engineering when asked to assist with automation projects.
  • Performs other various duties as may be assigned. 


Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two or more years Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrical experience preferred.
  • Current State of Oregon Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant License or State of Oregon General Journeyman Licensed is required.
  • Two-year technical school in control systems preferred.


Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to program PLC’s. 
  • Ability to use personal computer window applications.  
  • Ability to troubleshoot machinery to a basic level as well as to troubleshoot to the component level if needed.  
  • Ability to positively interact in a professional manner with other employees.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, customers and visitors.
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to facilitate activities necessary to a project’s completion.
  • Must be enthusiastic about adopting Warn Automotives’ Core Values: Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit, Winning Through Customer Focused Innovation, Respects and Values People, Expectations for Results, and High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust.


Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision start on day one of hire
  • Fertility Treatment Coverage
  • 10 Paid Holidays and a Generous PTO Policy
  • 401(k) with Employer Matching, Profit Sharing, and Annual Contributions
  • Bonus Plans
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Career Growth, including Onsite Training and Tuition Reimbursement


Work Culture:

At Warn Automotive, we not only respect diversity, we actively seek it. We have a culture that promotes continuous improvement for our products and our people. We provide learning opportunities to help you take your skills to the next level. We value innovation, integrity and ownership in exceeding the high bar we set for ourselves in delivering for our customers.

The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this or similar positions and additional duties may be assigned.




Work Arrangement : Onsite  


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Oregon : Milwaukie || Americas : United States : Oregon : Clackamas || Americas : United States : Oregon : Portland

Sub Division : VSG Warn Automotive

Job Requisition ID : 56109

Job Function : Manufacturing & Operations

Job Segment: Facilities, Machinist, CNC, Electrical, Maintenance, Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering

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