Maintenance Control Technician

Job Summary:
Leading supplier of extruded aluminum products for architectural entrances, windows, storefronts, and glass industry is in need of a Maintenance Controls Tech to round out their team.  The controls tech is responsible for troubleshooting and repair of Allen Bradley systems as well as maintaining all electrical systems on production equipment.  This position is a 2nd shift opening.  Join a solid company that offers a 5 day a week workweek with only voluntary overtime.


Location: Reed City, MI

Position Type: Full-Time, Direct Hire

Pay: $25+/Hour based on experience

Shifts: 2nd Shift



  • Effectively diagnose and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and or electrical problems minimizing equipment downtime.

  •  Manage existing PLC / HMI programs.

  • Assist controls engineer in implementation of new or upgraded PLC programs and controls.

  • Assist in implementation of TPM system (instrumentation, HMI design, infrared sampling)

  • Perform preventative maintenance on aluminum extrusion equipment.

  • Efficiently troubleshoot Allen Bradley SLC 500, 5000, micro logics PLC’s.  Capable of minor program changes.  Basic understanding of Ethernet communications

  • Efficiently troubleshoot Powerflex, AB and Mitsubishi VFD’s.

  • Very strong understanding of and the ability to efficiently troubleshoot electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.

  • Strong and demonstrated knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC programming Logix5,500,5000 including HMI programming. 

  • Working knowledge of Factory Talk analytics.

  • Strong knowledge of analog and digital circuitry

  • Strong knowledge of Ethernet communication protocol.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of closed loop feedback systems. (servos, position apps, speed and velocity)

  • Strong working knowledge of controls and instrumentation

  • 8 years or more of industrial maintenance PLC experience.

  • 2 year technical degree/equivalent certification and or 6 years of demonstrated experience.

How to Apply:

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  • Call us at 616-797-4213








Who We Are:   

Manufacturing Skilled Trade Solutions (MSTSolutions) specializes in providing Direct Hire opportunities in Maintenance, Maintenance Management, Tool & Die, CNC Programming, and Manufacturing Engineering disciplines.  We work with West Michigan’s top companies to assist them in completing their Skilled Trade teams.  There is never a fee for our candidates.  Visit our website: