Machine Repair Electrician Apprentice

Herman Miller | Spring Lake, MI

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Posted Date 10/08/2019
Description About this Opportunity
As a Machine Repair Electrician Apprentice, you will perform activities to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program under the supervision of a Journeyman Electrician and Journeyman Machine Repair Mechanic. You will attend and successfully complete formal classroom training programs and learn to perform the representative variety of duties required for the Machine Repair Electrician position.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
  • Actively participate in and contribute to machine and process design and improvements.
  • Actively support all environmental and recycling efforts, including the disposal of hazardous materials. You may need to be HAZMAT certified.
  • Adhere to all corporate and department safety guidelines and procedures and attend safety training classes to keep current.
  • Aid in the design, assembly, and/or fabrication of all types of equipment and special machines.
  • Contribute to plant layout to facilitate the move, relocation, and installation of plant machinery and manufacturing equipment.
  • Document repairs, set-ups, maintenance, PM, and safety procedures to ensure equipment reliability and quality control and improve the overall operation of equipment.
  • Inspect, adjust, program, and repair machinery/mechanisms and equipment according to work assigned and take responsibility for mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic work on equipment.
  • Ensure the working area tools and equipment are maintained in a clean, organized, and safe manner.
  • Maintain a "C" average in all required classes.
  • Participate in the Machine Repair Electrician Apprentice Program by performing machine repair activities and attending 750 to 850 hours of classroom instruction.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
  • Perform on-the-job training and participate in classroom activities that are subject to a formal evaluation of grades and performance conducted every six months to assess your progress in the program.
  • Perform installation of, make alterations to, and rebuild plant machinery and manufacturing equipment.
  • Perform progressively more complex machine maintenance, machine electrical maintenance, and preventive maintenance during training as the amount of involvement of the Journeyman overseeing your activities decreases.
  • Recommend and take part in systems and machine modifications with Management and Engineering.
  • Recommend spare parts for inventory to provide equipment reliability.
  • Work with Engineering, Production, and Quality to ensure effective and timely machine changeovers and set-ups.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we’re looking for if you have...
  • A high school diploma or equivalent (GED), or work experience which demonstrates performance competency.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • The ability to obtain a Herman Miller, Inc., forklift, aerial platform, or other equipment operator's license.
  • A proven proficiency in reading blueprints, equipment manuals, drawings, and schematics.
  • A demonstrated technical aptitude for mechanical reasoning.
  • A well-motivated work style and excellent written and verbal skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of employees to complete work assignments.
  • The ability to work flexible hours and overtime to support customer requests.
  • A willingness to participate in continuing education workshops both internally and externally as necessary.
  • The ability to be HAZMAT certified depending on location/work assignment.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.
Job Type
Full time

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