Sleep Number is seeking a Manufacturing Maintenance Technician to increase operational efficiency at our Salt Lake City, UT facility by providing maintenance support for production equipment (including sewing, quilting, injection molding, automated assembly machines and general facilities maintenance). This role's primary function will be to provide preventative maintenance, troubleshoot, fine tune and optimize all plant equipment to reduce downtime and increase product quality during the assigned production shift. The technician will work directly with machine operators, department managers and engineering departments to ensure smooth operations in the production areas.
- Locates sources of machine problems by listening to and observing a wide variety of mechanical devices in operation (including sewing, quilting, injection molding and automated assembly machines). Uses precision measuring and testing instruments to determine faults and fixes.
- Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts. Uses rules, calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments.
- Control and minimize machine downtime by working with department managers for routing preventative and predictive maintenance.
- Documents all work performed using computer-based service reporting procedures.
- Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
- Maintains operational continuity with production and engineering teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs.
- Uses Lockout/Tagout and other safety processes as required.
- Reassemble machines, fine tunes and adjusts equipment under both static and dynamic conditions.
- Oil, lubricate and maintain production equipment. Adhere to established PM schedules and remain in compliance with SOPs. Keep required records.
- Participates in training and cross-training efforts.
- Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications and establishing personal networks.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Other duties as assigned
- High school diploma or GED
- Experience with electrical troubleshooting, PLCs and VFDs. Electrical background a plus
- Ability to interpret electrical, mechanical and pneumatic schematics and blueprint
- Must be willing and able to work overtime or off-shifts as required
- Able to take initiative and work independently as needed
- Must be willing to wear required safety equipment
Equal Opportunity Employer
Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental, communicative or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.