Machine Builder

Job Title
Machine Builder
Grand Rapids,  MI
Other Location

About M-Industries:

Established in 2011, M-Industries has rapidly become a leader in the manufacturing of filtered and vented closures. With a clearly defined set of core values, M-Industries’ mission is to provide superior customer service, quality, and value to achieve our customers’ profit and cost reduction objectives.

About the job:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineer, the Machine Builder will be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and improving all machines, equipment and tooling. Using blueprints, they will assemble production machines and perform machine change-overs, while also actively working towards continuous improvement and maintaining machines.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Diagnose problems in production machinery and equipment, and recommend corrective actions
  • Assemble new or revised machines and machine tooling based off blueprints; disassemble machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs
  • Examine parts for defects, such as breakage and excessive wear
  • Repair, replace, adjust and align components of machinery and equipment
  • Run repaired machinery and equipment to verify adequacy of repairs
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, electronic and PLC issues
  • Implement and maintain 5S for all spare parts, perishables, and fasteners
  • Maintain spare parts inventory based on historical information, lead times and predictive maintenance
  • Proactively seek continuous improvement in all processes and procedures
  • Use process-driven methodology to achieve repeatable, predictable product quality to achieve a zero-defect goal


Along with having a team player mind set, a positive work ethic, and a passion for problem solving, we’re looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience, journeyman-level experience preferred
  • Extensive understanding of and experience with mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics to effectively detect and resolve issues with electrical and mechanical components. Must also have the ability to read machine drawings and control schematics
  • Should be familiar with 5S, Lean Manufacturing methodologies, and the use of precision measured tools
  • Knowledge of and experience with alignment and calibration of machines, and creating & maintaining maintenance reports and logs to tasks performed
  • Experienced team leader with a track record of helping others learn the trade
  • Machine Controls background is a plus
  • Light welding and manual machine operation experience a plus

What we provide you:

Our business is growing at a rapid pace, and along with a highly competitive salary, medical benefits and profit-sharing plan, this position comes with the opportunity to help define a role that will be instrumental in pushing the company to new heights. As a valued member of our team, we will support your efforts with the resources necessary to succeed, along with the opportunity to advance within the organization.    


M-Industries, LLC is an equal opportunity employer

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