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Maintenance/Machine Repair

Full Time
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Posted 1 month ago

Bowmar LLC


Job Title: Maintenance/Machine Repair                                                Job Number: 571

Reports to:  Facility Manager                                                       Wage Group: 57

Job Summary

Perform all general maintenance work exclusive of major overhaul of equipment and major construction. Accomplish repairs in whatever manner is required to minimize equipment downtime.

Maintain and dispense a variety of tooling and supply items from the tool crib.



  • Perform all general maintenance repair and installation of equipment and machine tools as required with use of documents such as schematic diagrams, blueprints and equipment manuals.
  • Diagnose and repair major electrical or mechanical problems in all types of machinery and equipment including automatic assembly equipment where operators may combine pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical applications (including electronics).
  • Similar or less skilled work within classification as required.
  • Handle bulk chemicals for waste and production use.
  • Operate forklift.



  • Must complete all tasks under general supervision mostly relating to priorities.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, schematics, diagrams, sketches, written orders and shop manuals.
  • Must have ability to provide assistance to other employees.
  • Must have working knowledge of factory systems such as air, power, electric, telephone, water, HVAC and gas.
  • Must have prior experience in skilled trades involved in maintenance work.
  • Must have extensive tool repair experience.
  • Must be able to diagnose hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Ability to deal with outside contractors.
  • Must be licensed to operate forklift.
  • New employees must attain satisfactory proficiency in three months.



  • Work both indoors and outdoors
  • Heavy lifting and moving – frequently
  • Exposure to high voltage electricity
  • Exposure to pressurized hydraulic and air lines
  • Exposure to rotating and moving machinery
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals
  • Work at all heights with ladder or lift
  • Work in unusual body positions, i.e., lying on back, kneeling, bending over
  • Frequent bending and stooping
  • Frequent handling of awkward objects
  • Frequently exposed to pinching or “caught between” situations
  • Must purchase basic hand tools
  • Exposure to grease, oil, cutting fluid and solvents



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