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Production Maintenance Technician

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Menomonee Falls, WI, US

Company: W.C. Bradley Co.

Job Summary

Work independently supporting maintenance needs of semi-complex, automated manufacturing equipment. Maintains a high level of knowledge of the manufacturing processes and equipment to provide support in all areas. May assist on the design and development of new equipment or processes. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently troubleshoot semi-complex, automated equipment with a high degree of quality in a sustained quick and reliable problem solving/correction process.
  • Support and perform planned maintenance activities, including preventive maintenance, throughout production.
  • Continue to learn complex equipment by studying equipment manuals, conducting internet research and utilizing internal knowledge to keep abreast of new technologies, processes and/or equipment. Work within Maintenance Technician group to assist in increasing technical knowledge the technical capabilities of less experienced technicians.
  • Work with engineers and others during the building and installation of new equipment to ensure attention to maintenance of new equipment, prepare new machine documentation from equipment suppliers based on company’s operating standards.
  • Responsible for knowing and following all safety and compliance requirements by maintaining cleanliness within work area, ensuring proper hygiene in work area at all times and maintaining good documentation practices on all required paperwork.
  • Perform equipment failure analyses (including preventive and unscheduled maintenance). 
  • Technically identify and support process optimization through equipment design improvements, changes to operating procedures and maintenance activities. Implement permanent corrective actions to eliminate recurring problems.
  • Support equipment validation activities in house or at vendor locations by following company’s standard operating and compliance procedures.
  • Perform written documentation and regulatory recordkeeping responsibilities as defined in the standard operating procedures for equipment maintenance.
  • Enters data and activity for tracking purposes.
  • May be required to perform other maintenance duties and/or lead special projects as required or assigned, reasonably within the scope of the duties listed above. May be required to work on other shifts and/or willing to be “on call” as needed.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualification Requirements

Minimum Education:    

  • High school diploma or completion of GED equivalent. Associates degree or completion of equivalent technical/trade school is preferred.

Minimum Work Experience:    

  • Three (3) years of practical experience performing maintenance on semi-complex manufacturing equipment.

License(s) / Certification(s): 

  • None.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers, using the PLC as a troubleshooting tool.
  • Advanced knowledge of electrical, mechanical and pneumatic systems.
  • Time management skills and the ability to effectively work within unplanned time constraints.
  • Strong troubleshooting and project management skills.
  • Computer skills and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office to include Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability continuously broaden knowledge and scope in maintenance techniques and new equipment technologies.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical, electrical drawings, flowcharts, and/or other drawings of a technical nature.
  • Ability to modify or develop control logic to enhance equipment performance.
  • Ability to train less experienced team members.
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with employees, team members, engineers, manufacturing management, etc., by using good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.

Physical Requirements

Normal line manufacturing environment.


For employment within the United States, Lamplight Farms Incorporate, a division of the W.C. Bradley Co., uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired team members.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service at


Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co.
is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, or veteran status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination where we do business.

Federal law requires Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co. to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. If you are interested in applying for employment with Lamplight Farms Incorporated and require special assistance or accommodation to complete any part of the application and pre-employment process, please contact our Human Resources Office at 262.790.8616 or visit us at W140N4900 Lilly Rd, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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