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Maintenance Technician

Date:  16-Sep-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Columbus
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  38308

About Faurecia

Faurecia products and systems are in one out of three vehicles on the road today, including vehicles manufactured by the biggest and most well-known automotive brands in every region of the world.

Our comprehensive offer for SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY includes zero-emission hydrogen solutions, ultra-low emissions solutions, systems for advanced driver assistance and products made with a range of optimized and sustainable materials.

With our COCKPIT OF THE FUTURE, we create value for brands and connected experiences for consumers with our expertise in seating, interiors, lighting, body electronics, sensors, actuators and other display technologies and cockpit electronics.

But Faurecia is also so much more than a top-7 global automotive and technology leader. We inspire safer, more comfortable, more personalized and more sustainable mobility. We create advanced solutions to accelerate the transition towards CO2 neutrality.

We believe people matter. We work on challenges that matter. If you join us, you’ll take a journey that matters.

We’re hiring a Maintenance Technician. 

Our Clean Mobility Division is looking for a Maintenance Technician for its manufacturing facility in Columbus, IN to participate in the Total and Preventive Maintenance (TPM) for all equipment and facilities.


You’ll work on challenges that matter.

This job will require you to:

  • Install, repair, and maintain all equipment and facilities
  • Perform preventive maintenance in a deep equipment level
  • Analyze breakdowns: Spare parts needs, root cause, action to avoid re-occurrence, and preventive checklist modification
  • Analyze mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment
  • Make necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality
  • Try out equipment after repairs, changeovers, or extended downtime
  • Record operational data such as pressure readings, length of stroke, feeds and speeds for use in set-up, and preventive maintenance records
  • Review production schedule, and when equipment is not scheduled for production,  perform scheduled maintenance
  • Propose and implement continuous productivity and quality improvement actions for all facilities and process efficiency
  • Give advice on technical specifications of new equipment and alterations on existing equipment and facilities
  • Ensure manufacturing, Health, Safety and Environment, and maintainability requirements are met
  • Set up requisition for supplies, equipment, and facilities
  • Participate in the management of the inventory of spare parts and consumables to eliminate downtime
  • Keep up to date documentation related to maintenance
  • Train operators on the safe operation of production equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to building fixtures
  • Perform minor plumbing repairs, clean electrical fixtures, replace bulbs, and paint
  • Maintain clean and sate working environment in line with company policy
  • Adhere to all work rules and procedures
  • Clean, paint equipment, seal floors, clean floors, and paint lines around equipment when line is down or when assigned
  • Actively participate in work teams
  • Submit at least one improvement idea per month
  • Perform other duties as requested


The ideal candidate.

To suceed in this position, you will ideally have:

  • Technical diploma and/or journeyman card

  • At least 3 years of maintenance or engineering experience within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Electrical wiring and mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of PLC equipment
  • Working Knowledge of Ladder logic and network protocols
  • Strong computer skills
  • Knowledge of Quality systems and Health, Safety and Environmental
  • Strong technical problem solving skills
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Satisfactory company work record, including attendance
  • Successful completion of Faurecia’s in-house training program
  • Ability to follow instruction verbal and written
  • Excellent math, language, and reading skills required
  • Ability to communicate with employees of all levels
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and in a positive manner
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management


Physical Requirements:

  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • exert 25 to 100 pounds of force occasionally and exert 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Ability to push, pull, reach, stand, walk, grip, twist, and bend
  • High mental and visual effort required
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime when required – up to 12 hours a day / 7 days a week


Safety / Hazards:

  • Steel toe shoes are required in production area at all times due to physical hazards from moving equipment, machine parts, and products
  • ANSI Z87.1 standard safety glasses required in production area due to dust, oils, and debris
  • Ear protection required in production area due to high noise levels from machines
  • Exposure to flying objects such as weld slag and sparks
  • May be exposed to weld fumes and dust
  • May be exposed to moderate burns, cuts and bruises
  • Exposure to significant temperature changes in the facility – (heat in the summer / cold in the winter)

We believe people matter.

Faurecia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Join us and take a journey that matters.