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Lippert Components, Inc Maintenance Specialist in Goshen, Indiana

Responsible for working with Maintenance Director, other plant Leaders, and hourly personnel to identify opportunities for continuous improvement in standards and practices, that lead to equipment reliability across the Chassis Division. Responsible for adhering to LCI core values, safety guidelines, and lean initiatives. Responsible for conducting meaningful conversations with Production and Maintenance personnel. All Maintenance positions support operations and production first, whenever necessary.

Essential Functions

  • Autonomous Maintenance – Responsible for working with the preventative maintenance teams to create documents and boards that support Autonomous Maintenance; Responsible for updating and maintaining existing documents and boards as required/assigned

  • Field Work – Works with Maintenance and Operations personnel on the shop floor to understand and document processes

  • Preventative Maintenance – Responsible for entering Inspection standards into Tabware software as required/assigned; Responsible for updating existing documents and boards as required/assigned

  • Goals/Milestones – May be responsible for any work assigned to help the Maintenance, Safety, Quality, or Lean Groups reach their goals/milestones; Schedules, attends, leads, and participates in any meetings necessary to drive those goals/milestones

  • Coaching – Must become responsible for coaching World Class Maintenance methodology in all interactions with plant personnel; must be willing to challenge the status quo and encourage teams to get stronger in application of World Class Maintenance Methodology

  • 5s for Maintenance - May be requested to assist in 5s projects that lay the foundation for World Class Maintenance


  • Good housekeeping and implementing/sustaining 5s standards

  • Observation and promotion of all safety rules and policies

  • Basic computer, reading/writing, and communication skills

  • Ability to interpret basic manuals and technical drawings

  • Highly motivated, organized, self-starter, able stay busy and organized

  • Required to use honesty, integrity, and candor with Maintenance and Operations teams to create trust, and to support their passion for winning

  • Committed to a maintaining positive attitude and caring about people

  • Must be reliable and prompt

Supervisory Responsibility

This role does not have any supervisory responsibility upon hiring.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active – while performing this job the team member is regularly standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, handling, and climbing all day. The team member may have to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

In addition, the team member may be exposed to dust, fumes, gases, noise, heat, cold, and wet work while performing job duties. This position requires Personal Protective Equipment.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time hourly position, and hours of work and days are based upon the need to support operations and production. Some Saturdays will be mandatory.


No travel will be required.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must have history of working with and coaching team members from various backgrounds

  • Must have basic Windows platform computer skills with Outlook, Excel, and Power Point

  • Must be willing to learn additional computer skills, as needed

  • Must have experience with basic metal fabrication or manufacturing processes

  • Must successfully complete LCI new hire safety training and refreshers

  • Must successfully complete all LCI lean training, as required

  • Must successfully complete LCI Tabware Inspection App Training

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Basic Maintenance – Basic knowledge of facilities, machines, and plant equipment

  • Schematics – Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, or pneumatic prints

  • Repair – Education/Experience with machine operation and repair

  • Welding – Experience working in a Welding environment preferred

  • Coating Systems – Experience working in an environment with a powder coating system preferred

  • CMMS – Work with CMMS software preferred; knowledge of Tabware software a plus

  • Lean – Experience with preventative maintenance, world class manufacturing methodologies, predictive maintenance, 5s, lean/six sigma principles, and/or daily team maintenance preferred

  • CAD – Experience drafting with CAD software preferred

Additional Eligibility Qualifications


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all team members and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Requisition ID: 2020-3523

External Company Name: Lippert Components

External Company URL:

Street: 3340 Corrie Dr