Electrical Support Technician - Elkhart, IN

Job Description

Carpenter Co.

Carpenter Co. is known far and wide as one of the most successful and innovative companies in the world. Since our founding in 1948, we have developed a corporate culture that has helped revolutionize the comfort cushioning industry. Today, with about 5,000 employees, 18 product divisions, 46 global divisions and $1.7 billion in sales, we manufacture more comfort cushioning products than any other company. Carpenter Co. offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost/high benefit health insurance, dental, vision, life, disability, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), profit sharing, education assistance, and paid time off. We offer long-term opportunities for our employees in a stable industry and clean working environment. Our Elkhart Branch employees average over 10 years of service with the company, and we'd like for you to join us!


Job Description

Learn all electronic and computer components of all plant production equipment. Be able to install, repair and maintain to ensure the machinery is operating at an optimum production level necessary to manufacture products for internal and external customers. Works in a normal maintenance and manufacturing environment with exposure to temperature changes. May have to occasionally work in confined spaces.

Essential Functions:

  • Advises Maintenance Manager of electrical/mechanical problems and suggests solutions.
  • Assists in building, maintaining and repairing all electronic and computerized systems as directed by others.
  • Assists in retrofit machine control systems, read, modify and create machinery electrical schematics.
  • Installs, repairs and retrofits motor controllers to include all types of motor AC and DC drives and systems.
  • Troubleshoots problems quickly and come up with solutions daily.
  • Recognizes problems before they occur through a preventative maintenance program.

1st Shift position: Hours 6:00AM - 2:30PM

Skills / Requirements

High school diploma or General Education Degree [GED] preferred with 2 years of specialty or technical training. Must have 4 years of experience in the electronic field and a minimum of 2 years working in an Industrial environment with extensive knowledge of computer systems and advanced electrical/electronics. Must have knowledge of programmable logic controllers to include all types of motor AC and DC drives. Must be highly computer literate for the maintaining of machine control systems software and upgrades.

Must be able to do all of the following:

  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Ability to work flexible hours, overtime, holidays, weekends, and call-in with little notice
  • Ability to earn a Carpenter Co. Forklift Certification
  • Basic reading, writing and math skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, and be able to meet the physical requirements of this position with/or without reasonable accommodation. Must be able to work flexible hours, overtime, weekends, and holidays with little call in time.

Important Notes

No phone calls or agencies, please.

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Drug Testing Required.