Technical Specialist (Electrical / Controls)
Cleveland, Ohio

Job ID: 11367
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Direct Hire
Job Industry: Management / HR / Purchasing / Logistics

Onsite: On location at the Client’s site.

Additional Information: Full benefits available; relocation assistance is possible for an ideal candidate.

Description: Our Client, one of the leading metals engineering and manufacturing companies, is looking to hire a Technical Specialist (Electrical / Controls) in Cleveland, OH.


• Coach, supervise and train skilled craftspeople and apprentices in the repair and maintenance activities of their assigned shift and areas;
• Perform and teach hourly craftsmen how to execute front line troubleshooting activities on equipment in area of responsibility;
• Direct the safety awareness program for their workforce and manage safe work performance, maintaining housekeeping and assisting the Production team in area safety analysis;
• Follow all safety procedures LOTOTO / PPE / Confined Space / Burning Permits / Fall Protection;
• Drive home new maintenance mentality – create a proactive maintenance environment by driving preventive maintenance and other planned work;
• Work with hourly employees on organization techniques, troubleshooting skills, mechanical and electrical skills;
• Use all the tools that we have to be able to communicate between shifts (verbal, written, voicemail and e-mail);
• Coordinate with Maintenance Shift Supervisor regarding planning the daily activities of their maintenance crews, providing the tools, materials and technical direction for the normal maintenance, preventative maintenance and the capital work in their areas;
• Assist in performing root cause analysis and “5-why” techniques with the goal to eliminate maintenance downtime;
• Coordinate and manage the development of maintenance work procedures and standard practices to maximize quality work and eliminate waste;
• Drive continuous improvement activities to eliminate all waste, especially as related to maintenance downtime, safety, work practices and employee involvement;
• Strict adherence to Client’s safety practices and processes is of top priority for this position and provide leadership to hourly and salary co-workers to achieve the same;
• Provide any necessary input to Maintenance Shift Supervisor regarding applicable labor issues within work area.


• Experience applying lean manufacturing principles (3+ years);
• Demonstrated ability to train, develop and motivate subordinates;
• Experience training, coaching and motivating hourly crafts personnel to provide reliable equipment consistent with business objectives of OEE, cost, quality and delivery requirements (3+ years);
• Ability to function with minimal direction while coordinating tasks and priorities with other shift maintenance and production supervision;
• Ability to work a flexible schedule and shifts that rotationally covers seven days per week.
• Experience in a manufacturing, plant environment or Industrial Military environment (5+ years, preferred);
• Management, supervisory or team lead experience (1 year, preferred);
• Associate’s degree in Electronics, Electrical Technology, Controls, and/or Automation from an accredited institution.

If this job is not for you, earn a $2,100.00 referral bonus in cash by referring a Candidate or a Client to us. Vitaver Referral Program is one of the most generous on the market!

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