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Industrial Maintenance Technician

Oversees mechanical, electrical, and facility maintenance and repairs to positively impact efficiency, quality, on-time delivery, profitability, and safety.

Job Duties/Responsibilities (The “What”):

  1. Works with Operators in troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, and electronics problems on production equipment.  Makes repairs to equipment as needed.
  2. Performs and documents equipment upgrades, equipment replacements, and equipment part replacements.
  3. Performs preventative maintenance on a variety of machines.
  4. Helps to maintain spare parts inventory for production equipment and the facility.
  5. Verifies the completion of monthly preventive maintenance programs on all assigned equipment as outlined in the GMP Manual and other related GMP documents.
  6. Adheres to all company safety procedure and regulations, as well as all OSHA guidelines while performing duties.
  7. Participates in the evaluation of capital expenditures related to manufacturing equipment and facility upkeep.
  8. Responsible for being a life-long learner: Keeping up with technology, learning new skills when and where necessary, advising management on important trends or developments.
  9. Keeps maintenance shop in a clean, orderly and “audit-ready” condition.
  10. Available “on call” for occasional equipment breakdowns or emergencies.
  11. Clean and lubricate equipment/machinery components according to specified procedures and instructions.
  12. Performs other duties as requested, including running equipment qualified to run.

Leadership (The “How”):

  • Lives and conducts business by a values-based “walking the talk”. Leads and maintains a high level of consistency between what is said, and what is done. Is committed to the “What” that needs to be done, and also the “How” — the manner in which it is accomplished.
  • Is committed to employee engagement and fostering two-way dialogue and active communication with employee owners on all shifts. Is committed to a visible presence with all teams.
  • Grasps the power of Employee Ownership, and can relate positively with Employee-Owners. Is able to coach, encourage, support, teach, counsel, correct, and hold accountable.
  • Ability to lead and influence. Leads by example and models exemplary behavior, including emotional balance and maturity. Ego is appropriately in check.
  • Supports the Guiding Behaviors (Accountability, Customer Focus, Teamwork, Engagement, Ethics, Shareholder Value, and Continuous Improvement) and understands their role in both the external competitive and internal employee-ownership arenas.
  • Holds people in high regard. Gains buy-in from team members, is transparent, credible, and trustworthy. Has the courage to tell the truth, and is able to resolve conflict. Encourages skill development and learning.
  • Believes that most people want to do a good job, want to be part of a successful company, and desire to contribute to that success in a meaningful way. These influences how the Leader interfaces with others and approaches business challenges.
  • Committed to Lean and process improvement. Has a bias for action, is committed to Lean practice and discipline, works effectively with teams, is comfortable with data and utilizing it to influence business decisions.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 5 years of related post-secondary education and/or experience is preferred
  • Certification in industrial electricity, pneumatics, and/or hydraulics
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work in a team environment including strong daily interaction with various associates and multiple levels within the manufacturing environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills, self-motivated, ability to work in a team or independently, have a positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure, schedules, and deadlines
  • Must have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability of perform basic calculations using a calculator
  • Employee must be willing to work as needed, including overtime as well as any shift
  • Physical requirements include: regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Twisting, turning, grasping, reaching, kneeling, crawling, pulling, and extended periods of standing/walking




Wildeck, and its subsidiary Ladder Industries, is the largest manufacturer of mezzanines, vertical material lifts (VRCs), industrial ladders, custom platforms, conveyor crossovers, and safety guarding products in North America. Key markets include: industrial and retail distribution centers, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, automotive parts rooms, self-storage facilities, aerospace manufacturing, and other operations. Wildeck designs and supplies equipment and systems that provide safe and efficient storing, lifting, access, and guarding of materials.

We are proud to be part of Holden Industries, Inc., a 100% employee-owned company.  Our ownership culture creates the foundation for excellence in serving our customers.

Building on our 40-year history, our focus on high quality, innovation, superior customer service, and lean enterprise/continuous improvement offers employees significant opportunities to learn and advance their careers.  Wildeck’s ongoing re-investment in both people and technology has enabled consistent revenue growth and profit stability.  This Ownership culture, combined with a highly skilled team, positions us well to meet the challenges our customers face in the markets we serve.

PO. Box 89
Waukesha, WI 53187
Fax: (262) 549-1937
E-mail: hr@wildeck.com