Mechanical Technician

Position Title: Mechanical Technician
Department: Systems Manufacturing 
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager

Position Summary 

Responsible for layout, assembly, and testing of various mechanical devices and complete systems according to blueprints, written or verbal specifications with minimal supervision.

Primary Responsibilities 

  1. Build and troubleshoot various mechanical devices and/or complete systems using ambiguous or incomplete documentation/designs and verbal specifications with minimal supervision.
  2. Complete alignment and accuracy checks using laser measurement and ball bar devices.
  3. Coordinate the manufacture of assigned systems/projects.
  4. Complete advanced troubleshooting.
  5. Recommend design improvements and process changes with limited supervision.
  6. Document changes and make improvements on blueprints and BOM’s.
  7. Provide occasional field service support.
  8. Train and guide Mechanical Assemblers I and II as required.
  9. Complete special projects as required.

Hiring Qualifications

  • Technical school graduate in related field or equivalent technical training.
  • Ability to work from blueprints, layout drawings, sketches and verbal instructions required.
  • Proficient in the use of hand power tools and basic measuring devices.
  • Experience using machine tools such as lathes and mills very desirable.
  • Experience reading and wiring to electrical schematics a plus
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands

  • Lifting up to 50 lb.
  • Occasionally 2-3 hours at a time of standing or sitting, also bending, crouching, overhead reaching and stooping for lesser periods.
  • Intermittent exposures to safe levels of cleaning solutions, acetone, epoxies, solvents, alcohols and lead (solder smoke).
  • Ability to work with small parts.
  • Good eyesight and good hand dexterity.
  • Travel = 5%

All Preco, Inc. employees are empowered to stop production and notify their supervisor/manager if an unsafe act or product quality concern is occurring.  Also, each member of the Preco – Somerset team is responsible for identifying continuous improvement opportunities and participating in problem-solving teams as necessary.

To Apply 

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This position is located in Somerset, WI