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Gresham, OR - Maintenance Technician

19001385 Requisition #

Be part of a winning team that emphasizes professional growth and development.  A window of opportunity is open for individuals seeking meaningful careers with a strong, people-focused company headquartered in the nation’s heartland:  Pella, Iowa!


At Pella, we’re all about building great windows and doors, strong customer relationships, and the rewarding career you’ve always wanted.  Pella Corporation is proud to be a privately held, professionally managed company.


Our team members are able to grow from cross-functional experiences, an abundance of development opportunities apply themselves in individual contributor roles or lead areas of the organization.  We know you will find the right opportunity with Pella!


Day Shift Position - Gresham, Oregon

Regular Schedule:  Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Overtime:  9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; if Saturday is added 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Maintenance Technician:



Performs repairs to equipment, buildings, and facilities.  Coordinates, arranges, or provides for the completion of corrective and preventative maintenance.  Diagnose and repair all electrical and mechanical problems in assigned area and have the flexibility to help in other areas of the plant when required.  Position may require the scheduling of job orders.  Other duties assigned by manager or lead as needed.  Must successfully acquire a Forklift Operation Certificate through a training course.  Must be willing to travel to other locations as necessary, by various modes of transportation including air.




·       Must be 18 years of age or older.

·       Pass drug screen.

·       Pass pre-employment tests, as required.

·       Pass pre-work ability screen, as required.

·       Pass Job Certification test(s), as required.



·       Tobacco free workplace.

·       Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for each position.

·       Safety glasses required in designated areas.

·       Noise level requires hearing protection in designated areas.

·       Seasonal high temperatures and humidity.

·       Fast paced work with productivity goals.

·       Work in a team environment.

·       May require frequent handling of glass and other product materials.

·       May have frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts.

·       Probable clothing spoilage due to nature of work



·       Diagnose and repair all electrical and mechanical problems in assigned area

·       Identify machine malfunctions to prevent machine breakdown

·       Ability to work with department managers to schedule work as needed

·       Work with ladders and vertical-lifts

·      Flexibility of work hours including mandatory overtime when business needs requires.

·       Ability to move to different lines and responsibilities. 

·       Able to safely work with and around moving equipment.

·       Ability to learn and rotate to three (3) or more different responsibilities and / or positions.

·       Ability to communicate in a concise, polite, and respectful manner with team members.

·       Regular / dependable attendance consistent with attendance guidelines is required. 

·       Meet Takt time with productivity goals with accuracy and quality.  

·       Operate equipment/tools that require close control, adjustment, and following production orders.

·       Comply with safety, quality, and production requirements and procedures.

·       Ability to meet physical requirements of the job.

·       Ability to learn and perform repetitive job tasks. 

·       Maintain good housekeeping.

·       Follow Standard Work or other documented processes.




·       Perform Total Productive Maintenance duties as needed.

·        Perform preventative lubrication and inspection of all Pella Corporation’s machines and equipment within a scheduled time period.

·        Other duties may be assigned by management or leads.




·       High school diploma or equivalency desired.

·       Manufacturing-related experience is preferred.

·       Job specific experience preferred.



·       Detailed knowledge of area and equipment required

·       Ability to work with minimal supervision

·       Ability to work with internal customers

·       Read and interpret blueprints and maintenance instructions

·       Excellent written communication skills

·       Computer skills

·       Knowledge of basic electricity, PLC’s, Welding, Motor Controls, and Pneumatics/Hydraulics

·       Organizational skills

·       Accuracy and attention to detail

·       Time management skills

·       Decision making / problem solving in a manufacturing environment with minimal supervision.

·       Use of hand tools and machinery is required. 

·       Requires communication skills and the cognitive ability to learn the safety, quality, and productivity standards.

·       Learn, comprehend, and implement safety and quality procedures to assure the safe and proper operation of the equipment.

·       Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.

·       Familiarity with American units of measure for weight, time, and distance.

·       Use of measurement devices.

·       Read and interpret process documentation (SOP, Cut Sheets, Standard Work, etc.)



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



·       Lift up to 100 lbs. at waist level on an occasional basis and up to 40 lbs. at shoulder level on an occasional basis when handling products.

·       Push or pull with up to 100 lbs. of force on an occasional basis when moving products.

·       Generate up to 100 lbs. of grip strength on an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.

·       Generate up to 20 lbs. of pinch strength on an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.

·       Stand on a continuous basis and walk on a frequent basis during the course of each shift.

·       Reach forward and to the side on a frequent basis when handling products.

·       Stoop, kneel or squat on an occasional basis when handling products.

·       Work at an elevated level on an occasional basis when handling products.

·       Display average eye-hand coordination on a continuous basis while performing job tasks.

·       The employee is required to use hands to grip or handle; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

·       This job requires the use of close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

·       Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 10 hours per day. Refer to Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities.


Pella Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workforce diversity.  Post offer requirements include a pre-employment drug test and background check with results satisfactory to the Company.




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