Skilled Maintenance Technician

Jackson Furniture Ind.
 Cleveland, TN

Job Summary:

Maintenance Technicians primary responsibility is assisting in the repair of equipment and ensuring Planned Maintenance (PM) procedures are completed. The technician will also support the documentation of PM procedures.

Summary of Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshoot electronics, software, electrical and mechanical systems
  • Replace, repair and/or calibrate mechanical systems as needed
  • Use machine tool manuals technical documents and vendor resources to research and diagnose mechanical/electrical problems
  • Complete testing and benchmarks for machines
  • Acting as the initial escalation point for related work items
  • Train, mentor and coach new and current employees
  • Delivering excellent communications across the organization, both written and verbal form
  • Maintaining poise, professionalism and working independently without supervision
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge of mechanics and the mechanical fit of components, assemblies and sub-assemblies preferred
  • Experience with the following; instillation and precision alignment of machine tool mechanisms, perform mechanical scraping of machine tool ways, bearings and mating surfaces to support ball screw replacement, gearbox rebuilds, linear guide replacement, spindle rebuild/replacement preferred
  • 1+ years experience in troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing at least two of the following; electronic, electrical or mechanical systems preferred
  • Associate degree in related field preferred; High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Require a close attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and the ability to work in a fast-paced production environment between several different departments
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents, mechanical drawings, schematics and diagrams
  • Basic computer skills required

Work Environment: Regularly works around a manufacturing environment and will experience conditions that include cold, or heat and humidity. Noise level may be loud at times.

Physical Demands: Must be able to move and lift objects over time without fatigue. Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina.

  • Must be able to bend and lift parts throughout shift
  • Must be able to stand for your entire shift (8 10 hours per day)
  • Lifting of up to 50 lbs. and manipulating bulky sub-assemblies and parts / tooling
  • Must have good manual dexterity, the ability to use various hand tools and gages, ability to climb and work at elevated heights, exert considerable physical effort, bend, lift, stoop, climb


  • 401K
  • Medical
  • Dental and Vision
  • Life, Short Term Disability, Critical Illness, and Accident Plans
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Family owned company for over 80+ years

Legal Disclaimer: Jackson Furniture is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our practice to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. All employment decisions and related entities will be made on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It is our policy and commitment to ensure equal opportunity is provided in all employment opportunities and practices, regardless of race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Jackson Furniture is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.