Senior Maintenance Technician II in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Basic Function

Under general to minimal supervision performs appropriate and timely maintenance, installation and rearrangement of equipment and /or machinery.


  • Coordinates and executes on-going repair, preventive maintenance and facilities related activities.
  • Assists in facilities rearrangement, relocation and renovation projects.
  • May work from machinery manuals and/or schematics.
  • May be required to comply with documentation requirements/procedures.
  • May work from verbal instructions.
  • May train others on maintenance related topics.
  • Will test, repair and maintain a wide range of new and older pieces of equipment/machinery using considerable independent judgment to ensure quality, correct parts and/or proper procedures are used.
  • May interact with vendors telephonically and/or in person to diagnose and repair equipment/machinery issues.
  • May perform various facility audits and/or systems tests.
  • Maintain outside grounds.
  • May supervise outside contractors conducting facilities related tests.

Supervisory Responsibilities


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Physical Requirements

  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • The ability to work with and assemble small objects and component parts.
  • Must have good visual acuity and demonstrate fine motor skills/ability.

Mental Requirements

  • Must be able to follow and explain detailed instructions, inspection and repair procedures.
  • Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately.
  • Must be able to communicate equipment and/or machine issues to others.
  • Must be able to analyze and correct routine machine/equipment issues using independent judgment.

Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred

  • Blueprint/schematic reading.
  • Ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, hammer, wrenches, etc.), power tools and test equipment.
  • Basic math, measuring and writing skills.
  • Demonstrated mechanical problem solving skills.
  • 4+ years maintenance or related experience.
  • Lock out/Tag out.
  • Hazard communication.
  • Fork lift operation.
  • Preventive maintenance system.
  • Hazardous waste disposal.
  • Housekeeping/safety audits.
  • Good Maintenance Practices (GMP).
  • Offsite machine maintenance courses.
  • Boiler operation.

Education/Special Training Required

  • Technical school, apprenticeship and/or equivalent experience.
  • High school diploma

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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