Sr. Maintenance Technician in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Oversees, plans and performs timely and appropriate maintenance, installation and rearrangement of equipment and/or machinery and ensures company compliance with various regulatory guidelines

  • Plans, inspects and performs on-going repair, preventive maintenance and maintenance related activities.

  • Plans, coordinates and provides technical assistance for continuous improvement activities.

  • Will be required to work from machinery manuals and/or schematics.

  • Will be required to comply with documentation procedures/requirements.

  • Will work from verbal and written instructions.

  • Will train others on maintenance activities and/or safety/regulatory compliance issues.

  • 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 being used.

  • Will troubleshoot and analyze complex control systems, hardware and software to diagnose and repair production and production related equipment.

  • Will update and maintain maintenance records and procedures in our EAM (enterprise asset management) software.

  • Will coach and develop subordinates.

  • Will coordinate outside contractors.

  • Will create project plans for major upgrades and repairs.

  • May develop preventative maintenance procedures.

  • May assign and prioritize various maintenance tasks.

  • May oversee purchasing and inventory control for machine parts/supplies.


  • High School diploma

  • 2 year technical school degree, apprenticeship preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience manufacturing maintenance

  • Advanced blueprint/schematic reading.

  • Ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, hammer, wrenches, etc.), power tools and test equipment.

  • Advanced math, measuring and writing skills.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.

  • Electronic/electrical experience.

  • Hydraulic/pneumatic experience

  • Demonstrated mechanical problem solving skills.

  • Must be proficient at computer systems.

  • Must understand Lock out/Tag out procedures.

  • Welding and fabrication experience preferred.

  • Preventive maintenance procedures and systems experience.


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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