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Maintenance Technician

South Haven, MI, US, 49090

Lovejoy, a company within the Timken family of brands, is hiring Maintenance Technicians.


Maintenance Technicians are responsible for performing repair and maintenance on equipment in a plant, along with the building and grounds. This position routinely requires moderate to extreme physical exertion and may require prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, squatting, and working in awkward positions. The hours and physical demand may vary from day to day.


Technical/Functional Skills:

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing and working in awkward positions and tight areas).

  • Excellent welding and mechanical aptitude.

  • Must be able to recognize and avoid electrical hazards.

  • Must be familiar with electrical PPE such as arc flash suit, insulated gloves, and tools.

  • Must have the skills to properly use voltage test equipment.

  • Must have the skills to identify exposed energized electrical components and conductors

  • Must have the skills to determine the nominal voltage of exposed energized electrical components and conductors.

  • Must understand and identify the applicable approach distance for the voltage in which they will be exposed (NFPA 70 E Tables).

  • Must possess the decision making ability to determine the level of hazard, proper PPE and job planning to safely perform the task.

  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays.

  • Ability to obtain certificate to operate powered industrial lift trucks.

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.

  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.

  • Familiarity with using a computer.

  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.



  • Associates degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in welding metal fabrication, and completion of 2 year technical training program is preferred.

  • Minimum of 4 years' maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment;


All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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