Weld Mechanic

Location : 2501 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac, MI 48341

Who We Are:

Challenge is a leading employee-owned tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry. Challenge fosters a culture of collaboration, diversity, and innovation. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry experts allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do every day and they are the true driving force in our operations.

Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned automotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

Challenge is #EmployeeOwned and #QualityDriven ! We are #OneChallenge ! 

Who We Want:

Responsible for inspection, installation and repair of machines used for production and within the tool room and maintenance machining areas. In addition, build and re-build equipment for various manufacturing needs.

What You'll Do:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Follow specified maintenance and repair procedures to install, maintain, and repair production machinery and tools
  • Utilize Plex to document appropriate downtime codes
  • Troubleshoot, isolate and repair manufacturing machinery & equipment
  • Use the following equipment safely: Basic Level
    • Hand Tools
    • Hand and Surface Grinders
    • Wheel Puller
    • Torches
    • Pipe Threader
    • Hydraulic Jack
    • Welders
    • Scissor Lift
    • Boom Lift
    • Lathe
    • Forklift
    • Milling Machine
    • Drill Presses
  • Basic troubleshooting of both welding equipment and systems
  • Help develop specific maintenance and repair procedures to install, maintain, and repair production equipment and tools
  • Proactively participate in continuous improvement efforts and drive process, tooling, and equipment enhancements that will improve production efficiency and product quality
  • Basic knowledge of welding applications (MIG, Spot, Stud, etc.)
  • Complete and manage work orders via the Plex systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance and provide input on updates to preventative maintenance schedules (with guidance from a Weld Maintenance Mechanic level II or level III)
  • Basic level robotic experience (robot movements, navigate/troubleshoot common basic level issues utilizing the teach pendant
  • Basic level knowledge of lubrication processes (functionality, correct type, when to use)
  • Ability to use common hand measuring tools (calipers, micrometers, indicators, feeler gages, etc)

When and Where:

This will be an A Shift / 5:00AM-3:30PM Monday-Thursday position located at our Plant in Pontiac, Michigan

What You Need to Have:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Able to stand for 8-10 hours a day and be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What 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.

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. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.