• Lead Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Challenger Lifts, a division of Snap-on is seeking a candidate that would motivate, organize, and direct the employees in the maintenance department to complete their assigned tasks in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner to support manufacturing, shipping and the entire organization by maintaining the equipment and facility.


    • Support all departments by maintaining equipment and tools needed to meet production and shipping requirements in a cost    efficient and quality manner.

    • Maintain the facility and building to ensure a safe and proper working environment.

    • Implement and support continuous improvements to improve productivity and quality.

    • Schedule all work and personnel based on requirements.

    • Ensure that all associates within the departments are properly trained and provide training where needed.

    • Create and maintain a documented preventive maintenance program facility wide according to manufacturer requirements,     including safety checks of equipment as needed.

    • Coordinate and communicate with supervisors to prioritize requirements.

    • Emphasize the importance of and ensure a safe, healthy, work environment by ensuring compliance with government and        company safety and environmental policies.

    • Provide appropriate assistance and referrals to employees regarding problems or complaints.

    • Maintain and order supplies as needed.

    • Support production in the development and implementation of tooling/fixtures.

    • Support production in the assistance of special orders.

    • Other duties as assigned


    • Minimum 10 years facility /equipment maintenance in a manufacturing environment.

    • High School diploma required.

    • Strong knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems including PLC and robotic experience.

    • Maintenance supervisory experience preferred.

    • Knowledge of powder coat systems.

    • Proficient in driving a forklift.

    • Excellent communication skills.

    • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and teamwork are required.

    • Must be dependable.

    • Must be able to follow through with instructions from the Plant Manager.

    • Must be able to focus on tasks at hand and complete them.

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time.

    • Working knowledge of 6S and Lean Manufacturing Principles.

    • Must be able to make decisions and accept responsibility for those decisions.

    • Excellent conflict resolution skills.

    • Knowledge of OSHA compliance and environmental regulations.

    • Align with “Who We Are” Snap-on Mission statement.

    • Work flexible hours (i.e. overtime, as needed).


    Snap-on is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.


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