CooperStandard 2nd Shift Maintenance Technician in Bowling Green, Ohio

The Maintenance Mechanic performs work associated with installation, inspection, and repair of plant process and facility equipment. The scope of the work includes preventive maintenance and general troubleshooting and repair of all types of equipment utilized within the plant.


  1. Repairs, alters, installs, maintains, and resets machinery and equipment. Operate and maintain plant cooling tower system. Also, repairs and maintains plant HVAC and make-up air equipment as appropriate.

  2. Uses hand and power tools as necessary in performance of duties. Also uses drill presses, lathes, milling machines, grinders, metal saws, and pipe threading machines. Make necessary minor parts to perform work, such as brackets, angles, braces, piping, rigging, etc. by using metal cutting saws, drill presses, pipe threaders, hand drills, hydraulic presses, and hand tools.

  3. Repairs and replaces parts in machines and equipment by dismantling, locating defective parts and reassembling.

  4. Test machinery and equipment as necessary, at intervals and upon completion of all jobs to ensure proper operation.

  5. Cleans up debris resulting from repairs, installations, alterations, and lubrication of machines and equipment. Work area must be left clean and ready for production upon job completion.

  6. Lubricates and performs preventative maintenance procedures as necessary or specified. Removes excess oil and grease that results from such lubrication work. Cuts threads and bends pipe and tubing, using heating torch when necessary.

  7. Performs necessary basic electrical repairs, replacements, and troubleshooting on plant equipment. Also, troubleshoots electrical circuits and wiring.

  8. Maintains, repairs, and installs sewer and drain lines, plumbing, and plumbing fixtures.

  9. Maintains all valves and expansion joints.

  10. Obtains required materials from maintenance stores and other storage areas by complying with spare parts issue process.

  11. Maintains an adequate replacement part storage.

  12. Maintains all rubber extrusion lines and finishing equipment.

  13. Moves equipment and machinery from one location to another using rollers, trucks, chain blocks, hoists, blocks and tackles, pry bars, ropes, chains, cables, cranes, forklift trucks, dollies, and other necessary equipment. Loads and unloads equipment and machinery from trucks as necessary.

  14. Work from blue prints, sketches, and specifications, as necessary, applies knowledge of shop mathematics as necessary.

  15. Performs welding and brazing using oxy-acetylene, electric arc, and wire welding equipment.

  16. Minimizes mechanical/electrical downtime and lost production without endangering operator or machinery through repairs.


  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  2. Journeyman’s card and/or 10 years of industrial experience is required


  1. Must have skills to operate and maintain diagnostic equipment.

  2. Must be able to correctly, safely, and efficiently use the proper tools, instruments, and gauges required to install, maintain, and trouble-shoot mechanical equipment.

  3. Knowledgeable in all Safety Regulations and works within the appropriate standards.

  4. Must be able to follow instructions and drawings to perform assigned task.

  5. Must maintain up to date knowledge of newer techniques used in mechanical equipment installed in plant and associated facilities.

  6. Attend training classes provided by the company to enhance knowledge and services required by the classification.

Job: *Manufacturing/Maintenance

Organization: *Cooper Standard

Title: 2nd Shift Maintenance Technician

Location: Ohio-Bowling Green

Requisition ID: 18000002