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Facility & Machine Maintenance Technician

GSM has recently expanded our beautiful manufacturing facility and increased our capability by adding new equipment and quality lab to continue a long history of delivering superior products.  We need excellent employees who are looking to be a part of a growing company who offers learning and advancement opportunities and great benefits.  We are more than a factory.  Join us!

Excellent benefits package offered!!


The Facilities Maintenance Technician is charged with the responsibility of safely, efficiently, and expertly evaluating machine issues and completing machine repair and prevention assignments in a professional, complete, and tidy manner to support production needs.  The goal of this position is to meet the expectation that all facilities and equipment will work to its original purpose in manufacturers’ specification and operate optimally in terms of productive capacities.

Key Responsibilities and Purpose

The primary responsibility of the Facilities Maintenance Technician is to safely perform machine maintenance efficiently by ensuring requisite supplies are present before a task begins, following standard operating procedures, working with OEM technical support, and drawing schematics or blue prints to replace or repair broken parts in order to return the equipment to its original capability. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Dismantling, cutting, threading, straightening, reshaping, sharpening, replacing, attaching, and re-assembling equipment
  • Responding, diagnosing, and repairing constrained and essential equipment as soon as a disruption or malfunction is detected and reported; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week service
  • Tracking machine uptime metrics and reporting performance to the Plant Manager
  • Communicating reactive or preventive maintenance performed, supplies used, and time associated with the completed work using a computerized system and standard operating procedures
  • Communicating and addressing safety issues immediately ,as discovered, by collaborating with Plant Manager, Scheduler, supervisors, engineers, and operators
  • Performing minor plumbing, carpentry, assembly, cleaning, and facility repair assignments (i.e. floor repair, roof repair, snow removal, beautification of campus as trained and assigned)
  • Assisting in equipment implementation and installation
  • Maintaining an organized and labeled spare parts inventory area
  • Exhibiting exemplary safety habits in all work assignments ( i.e. proper PPE)
  • Working with computerized infrastructure equipment to monitor compressor, HVAC, lighting, and environmental controls
  • Acquiring and maintaining operational knowledge of all Profiling and Bending Equipment
  • Researching and maintaining the knowledge base required to repair and maintain the production equipment
  • Analyzing electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics to resolve issues that prevent equipment from operating at optimum conditions.
  • Perform lock out tag out procedure to ensure safety of all employees
  • Developing the preventative maintenance schedules for new equipment
  • Collaborating with the Plant Manager, Engineering  and Corporate Personnel to optimize machine maintenance schedules in order to continuously improve machine up time and reduce unnecessary wear on the equipment
  • Developing and maintaining a library of technical publications related to production equipment maintenance and optimization
  • Participating in the corrective action process as it relates to making improvements to machinery and production activities
  • Providing responsive, expert support to Supervisors, machine operators, and other GSM production team members to assure the highest levels of safety in machine operation, superb product quality, labor and equipment efficiencies are maximized and jobs run at the lowest cost possible to GSM
  • Supporting the Engineer team in ensuring that each machine control contains specific, optimal technical tables for each and every type of raw material the machine is expected to process
  • Collaborating with the Plant Manager and Engineering to ensure machine installation, training, and start-up dates are met
  • Collaborating with Engineering and Corporate Personnel to ensure machine maintenance processes are standardized and repeatable
  • Educating and supporting Production Team members to improve their understanding of all bending machinery and equipment, its safe operation and daily maintenance to ensure the longevity and optimal functioning of both the operators and the machinery
  • Providing support to all relevant personnel in other GSM facilities for all responsibilities related to this position as needed

Qualifications and Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the ability to accurately identify and reach the diagnosed area for repair, execute the repair and return the equipment to the desired state.  They must possess excellent orientation skills and understand basic mechanical principles. 

Other tasks include:

  • Operating a desktop computer
  • Operating cellular and office telephone system
  • Use of maintenance and ERP Systems


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Mathematical knowledge preferred
  • Maintenance certification preferred


Minimum of 1 year of experience as a mechanic in a manufacturing environment

Salary/Wages and Benefits

A comprehensive interview helps us determine a very competitive starting wage.

Conditions of Hire
All employment with GSMW, Inc. is at-will by the employer and employee and therefore subject to change.

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