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Front End Maintainer


Winston Salem, NC, US

Job ID:  18607
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

The Front End Maintainer is responsible for the setup adjusting repairing maintaining and overhaul of front end related equipment.



  • Understands and complies with position-related safety SOPs and work instructions, especially for lockout/tagout, chemical handling, machine guarding, housekeeping, SQF and personal protective equipment.
  • Rebuild, repair or overhaul types of front end can manufacturing and other equipment.
  • Modify, remove, install, adjust, synchronize, make or repair equipment or parts as required. This could include large presses and dies, deep drawing and trimming equipment transfer equipment, various electrical and mechanical control devices.
  • Make proper diagnosis, adjustment/repair and set up of assigned equipment.
  • Read and interpret computer information system reports work from verbal or written instructions to determine need for and plan to repair, overhaul, setup and operation required on types of manufacturing and other types of equipment.
  • Using full range of precision measuring and gauging tools, perform required inspection before, during and after rebuild, repair or overhaul.
  • Determine and make most efficient setup and operate machine tools, taking into consideration such things as type of material tolerances to be held, types of cutting tools, coolants, lubricants and machine tool speeds and feeds.
  • Exhibit a thorough knowledge of machines and mechanical principles involved in the repair and overhaul work, including timing, synchronizing and aligning the mechanical action so that under power the assemblies are mechanically coordinated
  • Set up and test can manufacturing and other equipment under power testing for mechanical difficulties tracing to their source and correcting.
  • Operate, clear jams, lubricate, clean and add as required necessary direct and indirect materials to equipment to keep operational.



  • Mechanically inclined, familiar with hand tools and proper handling of chemicals/solvents.
  • Minimum of 5+ years previous mechanical experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent required



  • Able to stand for a long duration of time, in excess of 8 hours a day
  • Able to bend and rotate body repeatedly
  • Able to lift up to 35 pounds
  • Exposure to heat, cold, vibrations, odors/fumes and loud noise
  • Able to perform fine manipulations with hands
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, holidays and night shifts