Maintenance Technician

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Company Overview

Sleep Number team members are part of a passionate, purpose-driven culture that supports improving the health and wellbeing of society through higher quality sleep. We are not just focused on our customers, however; being employed by Sleep Number means your personal wellbeing is important, too. As we continue to grow, we are looking for team members who will bring their unique personalities, backgrounds, and skills to work. Whether you are entering, returning, or experienced in the workforce, we have a place for you.

In our 35+ years in the industry we have improved over 13 million lives, and we are just getting started. With 5,000+ team members nationwide supporting work disciplines from technology to manufacturing, retail stores to field services technicians, corporate teams to customer service, we are a sleep innovation leader because of our team members. Now is a great time to join us as we invest further in our people and sleep innovation. #TeamSleepNumber

Position Purpose

Increases operational efficiency of manufacturing plants by providing maintenance support for production equipment  Provides preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, fine tuning and optimizing of all plant equipment to reduce downtime and increase product quality. Works directly with machine operators, department managers and engineering departments to ensure smooth operations in the production areas.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Documents all work performed using computer-based service reporting procedures.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Uses Lockout/Tagout and other safety processes as required.
  • 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.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Locates sources of machine problems by listening to and observing a wide variety of mechanical devices in operation. 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. 
  • 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.
  • Reassemble machines, fine tunes and adjusts equipment under both static and dynamic conditions.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on advanced electrical, pneumatic and mechanical systems
  • Diagnose automation, PLC and VFD systems
  • Complete projects in a timely manner
  • Lead safety initiatives in the maintenance team
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements 

  • 1 - 3 years maintenance experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment or equivalent training
  • 1 - 3 years’ experience with electrical troubleshooting, PLCs and VFDs.  Electrical background required
  • Sewing mechanic, skills a plus
  • Ability to interpret electrical, mechanical and pneumatic schematics and blueprints
  • Strong knowledge of all electrical voltages and ability to trouble shoot electro-mechanical equipment (24, 110, 240 and 480 V). Single Phase and 3 Phase A/C and D/C
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, procedures, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and regulations
  • Ability to rotate into all production and general facilities maintenance areas seamlessly
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical systems (timing machines, gears, pulley, etc.)
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Technical degree preferred
  • Technical certifications a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate project work in a team-environment
  • Can work independently on projects or related tasks
  • Competent in small hand tools and basic shop equipment
  • 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
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods as needed, up to eight hours
  • Must be able to work in awkward positions at times
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.

Working Conditions

  • The work environment includes moving equipment, a moderate noise level and some fluctuations in temperature
  • Must be able to work overtime as required, including weekends
  • One shift Available: Night Shift is 3:00pm-12:30pm

Pay & Benefits

WELLBEING AT SLEEP NUMBER, WITH SLEEP AT THE CENTER

Improving the health and wellbeing of society through higher quality sleep starts with you. We strive to infuse wellbeing into all aspects of our culture championing your emotional, financial, career, community, and physical health.

By joining Team Sleep Number, in addition to offering competitive pay programs, we are proud to offer eligible team members an extensive wellbeing package including, but not limited to comprehensive health plan options, 401(k) Plan with discretionary company match, incentive eligibility paid time off and much more:

  • A free Sleep Number 360® Smart Bed for team members, and additional product discounts for friends and family throughout the year.
  • Emotional wellbeing resources to help you balance life, such as free access to therapy, family care concierge and discounted childcare.
  • Financial support when you need it the most - paid parental leave, time to recover from an illness or injury, and saving for lifes expected & unexpected adventures.
  • Opportunities for connection in and outside of work through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council, and volunteerism in our communities.
  • Career development supported by our tuition reimbursement program. and continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Work for your day flexibility, available for select corporate roles.

Safety

Safety is a top priority for Sleep Number supporting customers and team members wellbeing. COVID-19 Precaution(s) are in place consistent with CDC guidelines, U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), and state/local laws.

EEO Statement

Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, marital status, religion, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

It is Sleep Number’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities during the application process, consistent with applicable law. We may require supporting medical or religious documentation where applicable and permissible by law. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, including if you are unable or otherwise limited in your ability to access open roles here.

Job ID R15958
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