Maintenance Electrician

Job Description

Job Summary:

General responsibility for the maintenance and repair of complex production machinery and equipment. Includes diagnosis, troubleshooting, breakdown, preventative and predictive measures.

Essential Functions:

  • Diagnose and correct problems with automated machinery (primarily Siemens controlled)

  • Perform equipment failure analysis

  • Provide assistance to engineering personnel as needed

  • Update documentation for equipment

  • Complete miscellaneous assignments as required

  • Work in coordination with representatives from various machine builders and colleagues from Germany

  • Interpret and understand electrical drawing and schematics

  • Assist in development of PM plans

  • Assist in management of spare parts inventories

  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance tasks as required

  • Follow strict safety procedures including " lockout"

  • Use various electrical measurement equipment in connection with job duties

  • All employees are responsible for having an awareness and understanding of IFA Rotorion - North America's commitment to ISO 140001


  • Associates Degree Preferred


  • Knowledge of local electrical codes and standards

  • 2+ years experience troubleshooting / debugging PLC controlled systems

Specific Skills:

  • Good communication skills (oral & written)

  • Ability to read and understand ladder logic and electrical one line diagrams

  • Aptitude for learning new software and hardware systems

Desired - Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Siemens S7 and 611U systems

  • Ability to read and speak German are preferred but not required

What we offer!
At IFA Rotorion, North America LLC we take pride in selecting employees who will contribute to our success while finding personal reward and satisfaction in their work. That is why we offer a competitive total compensation package which includes:

  • Competitive Base Salary

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life/Long-Term/Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Company Matching 401(k)

  • Paid Time Off

  • Training & Development opportunities among many other benefits

Company Description
IFA Rotorion NA, LLC is the North American headquarters for one of the world's leading suppliers of drive shafts for the automotive industry. Located in Charleston, South Carolina and Novi, Michigan, IFA Rotorion brand is well-known and respected around the world. Our unique combination of German and American culture provides our associates with an excellent working environment and comprehensive total compensation package.

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