Press Electrician I - III

Location : 10501 NW Transcon Dr, Kansas City, MO 64153


Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   


What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.


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$29 - $39 an hour 

Position Summary:

Responsible for troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, and repair/replacement of the electrical components of stamping presses and related equipment.  Must have an understanding of PLC logic with the ability to read its functions and the ability to trouble shoot with it, as well as an understanding of the operations of presses and related equipment (conveyors, coil feeders, straighteners, etc.). Also assists facilities with electrical projects, and assists Maintenance Mechanics when needed. 


  • Minimum of three years' experience working in and/or servicing manufacturing environments as an Industrial Electrician.
  • Robotics training (electrical, Mechanical) (preferred). 
  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 





Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.