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Machine Mechanic II (Day Shift)

Company: Taylor Guitars
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Machine Mechanic II (Day Shift)

Job ID


Job Locations

US-CA-El Cajon

Job Category

Machine Tool Repair & Maintenance


POSITION SUMMARY The Machine Mechanic installs, maintains and repairs in house machinery commonly found in the wood working industry ranging from sanders, saws, routers, collectors, CNC machines and robotic integrated equipment. The Machine Mechanic supports all mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, vacuum and dust collection needs and assists other internal teams under the direction of the Machine Maintenance Supervisor. Department: Machine Tool R&M FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Job Status: Full Time Work Schedule: Monday-Friday Day Shift 6:30 am - 3:00 pm Machine Mechanic II Salary Range: $25.90 - 31.03/hr


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable Accommodations Statement To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Identifies and uses appropriate hand tools and personal protection equipment needed for specific maintenance activities.
  • Properly performs Lockout-Tagout procedure.
  • Strong knowledge of how to use power hand and shop tools as well as to work with different materials properly.
  • Performs preventive maintenance based on equipment manufacturer's recommendation and/or internal documentation.
  • Troubleshoots and reports situations for further direction on resolving.
  • Reads and interprets procedural manuals and machine operation information.
  • Disassembles and assembles machinery such as band saws, drill presses, planners, shapers, VMCs and other equipment integrations with the use of blueprints, diagrams, pictures and written instructions.
  • Interprets schematic drawings and properly utilize diagnostic tools.
  • Writes detailed reports and maintain equipment maintenance repair records.
  • Plans and executes machine moves and installation of new equipment.
  • Installs and repairs pneumatic, hydraulic, vacuum and dust collection equipment and components. Under the supervision of certified electrician, install and repair electrical components and equipment.
  • Identifies replacement parts from equipment documentation and/or with equipment manufacturer's support.
  • Ability to travel to Tecate factory to assist in Maintenance Mechanic activities as needed. Level 2: All requirements of level one in addition to: 3 to 6 years of experience in equipment commonly used at Taylor Guitar's or the wood industry. Well versed in the use of hand and power tools, as well as precision measuring equipment commonly used in the fabrication of tools or in the repair of electromechanical equipment. Well versed in most safety related procedures, as well as proficient in the use of all PPE employed at Taylor Guitars. Ability to define and perform advanced repair procedures on his/her own or working with entry level and/or senior mechanics. Ability to create detailed reports and communicate findings to senior mechanics and management. Works under moderate supervision. Provides low complexity assistance and training to lower level employees. COMPETENCIES:
    • Team Oriented - Ability to get along with others and to work well in a team environment.
    • Customer Focus - Knows who internal customers are. Identifies opportunities that benefit the customer (internal and external). Establishes and maintains effective relationships. Delivers products that meet customer expectations.
    • Results Oriented - Works as a productive and cooperative member of a cohesive group. Persists in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. Pushes self and helps others achieve results. Solution vs. problem oriented. Demonstrates ability to adjust when obstacles arise.
    • Communicates Effectively - Communicates proactively and with purpose and professionally, in a concise and straightforward manner. Attentively listens to others. Communicates to those involved, especially if agreements cannot be kept.
    • Accountability - Takes personal responsibility for decisions, behaviors, actions and failures, and commits to necessary corrective action. Able to admit limitations of knowledge, yet demonstrate a willingness to do what is needed to improve. Proactively seeks feedback without being defensive. Does what is right because it is the right thing to do. Leaves personal circumstances outside of work in order to remain engaged in the task at hand. Maintains a positive attitude despite adversity.
    • Reliability - Demonstrates reliable and predictable attendance and punctuality.
    • Technical Aptitude - Knowledge of how to use equipment and materials properly.
    • Technical Aptitude - Knowledge to meet productivity standards.
    • Technical Aptitude - Advanced skill of machine setup and operation.
    • Problem Solving - Ability to troubleshoot, report situations or resolve the problem independently.


      POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education & Experience: Minimum of three years of experience as, equipment maintenance mechanic, facilities maintenance technician or metal fabricator. Experience operating/programming CNC machining with various materials such metals, plastics and wood. Experience in troubleshooting different types of controls such as open-closed-loop drive systems, variable frequency drives and programmable logic controllers. Experience working in robotic integrations, welding (MIG and TIG), soldering and bracing are desired but not required. The combination of two years of education and three years of experience in the above mentioned fields is desired but not required. Computer Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office and computer literate with the ability to learn new software applications. Certifications & Licenses: Valid driver's license and a clean driving record. Possess or qualify to obtain international passport. Fork lift and scissor lift operation certificate. Other Requirements: Ability to participate as a member of the Emergency Response Team.

Keywords: Taylor Guitars, El Cajon , Machine Mechanic II (Day Shift), Engineering , El Cajon, California

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