Press Electrician I - III

Location : 2501 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac, MI 48341


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!


$29 - $39 an hour 


Position Summary:

  • Follow specified maintenance and repair procedures to install, maintain, and repair production machinery and tools. 
  • Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions. Tears down machines and equipment to gain access to problem areas and inspects parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems. 
  • Performs a broad range of maintenance activities necessary to keep press operations running efficiently and effectively. 
  • Uses PLEX to document appropriate downtime codes.


  • Four years of experience as an industrial electrician (required).
  • Minimum of three years' experience working in and/or servicing manufacturing environments as an Industrial Electrician (required) 
  • Robotics training (electrical, Mechanical) (preferred). 
  • Must be able to analyze and troubleshoot electrical malfunctions in equipment and related components, diagnosing and correcting the problems quickly to avoid production delays.
  • 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 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.