Engineering Technician

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Job ID R18201 Job Location Springdale, OH

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 14 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 and troubleshooting. Improvements will often be focused on existing processes and equipment optimization.  Involved in development and startup of new automated assembly equipment fine tuning and optimizing of all plant equipment to reduce downtime and increase product quality.  Works directly with 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
  • Support the implementation of new processes and automation projects to the manufacturing floor.
  • Install and validate new equipment, tooling and fixtures for existing manufacturing process changes or replication.  Responsible for documentation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (as required) to complete assigned projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements 

  • 5+ years maintenance experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment or equivalent training
  • 3 – 5 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. 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.)
  • Clear communication, including effective writing skills and interpersonal skills a must.
  • Experience in leading group meetings, with personnel from differing backgrounds and experience levels.
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Technical degree preferred
  • Technical certifications a plus

Wellbeing

Our company's purpose is to improve the health and wellbeing of society.

Wellbeing is more than a catchphrase - it's a movement that permeates our company and through our team members. We are dedicated to enhancing and supporting the wellbeing of our team members and their families through benefits, programs, and resources across our five wellbeing pillars of emotional, financial, career, community, and physical health, with sleep at the center.

By joining our team, in addition to offering competitive pay programs, we are proud to offer eligible team members an extensive benefits package including, but not limited to medical and pharmacy benefits, dental, life and disability insurance, a matched 401(k) Plan, paid time off, and much more.

Examples of how we invest in your wellbeing:

  • Sleep - Our 360® smart bed for team members, and discounts on our innovations and sleep solutions for yourself and friends and family throughout the year.

  • Physical - Wide range of wellbeing resources and services through our medical plans to improve your physical health.  

  • Emotional - Access to mental health resources, caregiving support, paid time off and parental leave to support your emotional wellbeing. Work for your day flexibility, available for select corporate roles.

  • Financial - Competitive base and variable pay programs, ability to save for the future through a matched 401(k) plan and financial support to recover from an illness or injury.

  • Community - Paid time off for volunteering and connections to our communities through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives, and support for charitable causes.

  • Career - Opportunities for career development and continuous learning, including a tuition reimbursement program.

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.

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