Maintenance Technician (Exp. Required) - #440081

Continental AG

Date: 09/15/2021 11:30 AM

City: Hesston, Kansas

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day



ContiTech, a division of Continental, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technical elastomer products and is a specialist in plastics technology. ContiTech develops and produces functional parts, components, and systems for machine and plant engineering, mining, the automotive industry, and other important industries

Our Halstead, KS location is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate is willing to learn, is dependable and works well on a team

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


Continental ContiTech of Halstead has a need for Maintenance Technicians working 1st shift with a rotating on-call schedule. This individual will perform a variety of duties involved in the installation, alterations, maintenance, development and repair of plant machinery, equipment, facilities, and structures

The working environment includes large equipment such as calenders, presses and overhead cranes. The environment can be hot in the summer months, cold in the winter months, and dirty

Our Maintenance Technicians work on all mechanical related break downs and projects in the plant. Do you like working on a large variety of equipment, enjoy different projects, and don't want every day to look the same? You might be a fit!


Inspect, operate, or test machinery, equipment, (including mechanical / electrical / pneumatic / fluid systems / hydraulic / steam / etc.) to diagnose malfunctions and problems

Able read and interpret variety of types of blueprints and/or schematics, engineering/structural drawings, specification, diagrams, repair manuals, catalogs, or similar information

Dismantle machines, equipment, parts or devices (including mechanical / electrical / pneumatic / fluid systems / hydraulic / steam) to access and remove defective components, parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, power tools, or other methods

Perform complex maintenance/repair on machines, equipment, parts or devices (including mechanical / electrical / pneumatic / fluid systems / hydraulic / steam) such as inspecting and repairing drives, motors, control units or belts, chains, steam systems, etc. checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions. PM’s should be following Halstead PM and ISO system standards

Repair machines, equipment, (including mechanical / electrical / pneumatic / fluid systems / hydraulic / steam / etc.) or structures, using tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, wrenches, or equipment such as precision measuring instruments or electrical or electronic calibration/testing devices or other specialized tools/instruments

Maintain or repair specialized equipment or machinery located in offices, or production/manufacturing areas

Assemble, reassemble, install, machinery, or equipment (including mechanical / electrical / pneumatic / fluid systems / hydraulic / steam / etc.)

Clean or lubricate components and subcomponents of machinery, or equipment (including mechanical / electrical / pneumatic / fluid systems / hydraulic / steam / etc.)

Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, straightedges, or electronic calibration equipment

Order parts, supplies, or equipment from catalogs or suppliers. Help build and maintain lean systems (Kanban)

Use tools, equipment, and technology, including hand or power tools, manufacturing/operations equipment and computerized or automated systems

Maintain work area(s) in a safe, clean, and orderly fashion

Perform other duties, activities and responsibilities as instructed


  • Immediate Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition & Employee Discounts
  • Annual Bonus
  • Employer 401(k) Match
  • And more benefits that come with working for a

global industry leader!



Basic Qualifications:

Completion of a high school diploma or GED

Ability to work a 1st shift schedule (6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.), with a rotating on-call schedule and the ability to work overtime

Ability to read and follow instructions & checklists written in Standard English

Basic computer skills are a must: ability to use Excel, Word, Outlook. SAP is also preferred, but not required

3+ years industrial maintenance experience or specific experience in one of the following ares: hydraulics, PLC's, or machine controls

Working within established systems (ISO 9001)

Strong PM System development and focus (includes but not limited to TPM)

We have a great team and want to keep it that way! Treating other team members with respect and courtesy at all times is a must


Ability to lift up to 80 pounds and work in hot (120 F) and cold (-20 F) temperatures. Please note that these are extreme examples and are not a common occurrence

Ability to bend, stoop, comfortable climbing a ladder and using a lift, and working in tight spaces

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.7425. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back

About us

The Business Area ContiTech develops, produces and markets products, systems and intelligent components made from rubber, plastic, metal and textiles. These products are used in mining, the agricultural industry, railway engineering mechanical and plant engineering, the automotive industry and other important sectors of the future






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