Weld Maintenance Mechanic I-III

Location : 15469 Northlink Dr, Northlake, TX 76247


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.


Challenge is #PeoplePowered!


$27 - $37 an hour


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for plant layout, upgrades, additions and /or repairs of electrical systems, stamping presses, conveyors and feeders.



  • Must be able to install electrical conduit and devices, performing all work from prints or general direction according to National Electrical Code and handle all other assignments associated with the electrical trade (mounting of electrical boxes, brackets, controls, switches, and safety hardware, etc.). 
  • Must be able to do electrical controls work PLC (revise or improve) with guidance from a Controls Engineer. 
  • Requires the ability to work in elevated position (from lifts, etc.) 
  • Must have a strong mechanical / electrical aptitude and working knowledge of electrical machine components, electronic circuits and pneumatic and hydraulic systems. 
  • Must be able to read electrical schematics and understand electrical principals and codes.
  • Must have a working knowledge of electrical meters and instruments such as brush recorders, multi-function meters, and programmable controls and associated equipment. Good computer skills are very important.
  • Requires skill in the use of electrical hand tools. 
  • Must be able to perform the electrical Preventative Maintenance (PM) on all equipment.
  • Must know and follow established safety procedures including a working knowledge of OSHA & MIOSHA including but not limited to Energy Control and Arc Flash hazards. 

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.