Maintenance Technician

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Are you self-starting, resourceful, and proactive? Is learning a priority for you? Do you like working with a team to accomplish goals? If you said yes to all of these questions, then we think you might be a good fit as a Maintenance Technician at Kaas Tailored.
Here at Kaas Tailored, we value relationships. Whether it be with our customers, vendors, or employees, we are looking for individuals who can partner with us in our goal to put people first and create quality products. Kaas Tailored has been in business for over 40 years and makes custom upholstered products for discerning clients in the aerospace, commercial interiors, and retail niches. As a Maintenance Technician, you would be part of our team responsible for ensuring that our facility is operating up to standard and "Tour Ready" at all times. Individuals in this role are responsible for the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, machines, and building infrastructure. Individuals who thrive in this position have an eye for detail, enjoy working with their hands, and are systematic thinkers.
Essential Duties:
  • Perform established preventative maintenance on sewing machines per schedule.
  • Maintain building infrastructure.
  • Repair sewing machines as requested to bring them back online quickly.
  • Support improvement activities by modifying existing or creating new equipment per kaizen requests.
  • May perform basic repairs or assist in major repairs of other machinery and equipment.
  • May also conduct basic electrical and plumbing installation, maintenance, and repair.
  • Lift 25 pounds frequently, lift 50 pounds occasionally, and stand for the duration of a shift (up to 10 hours).
  • Walk up and down stairs.
  • Inspect and diagnose problems and elevate to Maintenance Lead as needed.
  • Complete building repair and upkeep as assigned such as minor plumbing and electrical, painting, and cleaning of the facility.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment using repair manuals, blueprints, parts catalogs, and other sources of data.
  • Utilize electronic testing instruments and other specialized equipment and tools to adjust and repair malfunctioning machines and equipment.
  • Participate in regular preventative maintenance work, ensuring that equipment and machines are running efficiently and smoothly.
Qualified applicants have:
-A minimum of 1-3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
-Have a valid Washington State Driver's License
-Sewing machine repair experience preferred.
-Experience in blueprint reading preferred.
-The desire to make a positive impact within the organization.
-An excellent eye for detail.
Company Background:
Kaas Tailored is a growing, world-class manufacturing company located in Mukilteo, WA and for the last 40 years, we have built high-quality furnishings for airplanes, homes, and commercial environments. In an effort to love our employees better, we do things a little differently by training our teams in the use of lean principles and by providing the tools and skills necessary to improve their work and remove burden from processes.  We also have the pleasure of sharing these principles and tools with companies from around the world who come to our shop to learn our way of thinking, see our processes, and hear from our great people how small changes can make a big difference in daily work.
Benefits package includes: 
Starting wage for this position is $19.50-$22.00 depending on experience.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Under 12 months: 1 hour PTO for every 30 worked.
After 1 Year: 70 hours PTO
After 3 Years: 110 hours PTO
After 5 Years: 120 hours + 30 hours paid Holiday during Christmas week
Holidays:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are paid for 10 hours after 3 months of employment.
Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits:  Eligible for coverage on the 1st day of the month following completion of 60 days of employment.
Tuition Assistance:  Eligible after 6 months of employment.
401(k):  Employer match based on the profitability of the company.
Technology Reimbursement:  Eligible after 1 year of employment.
We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce through the application of our affirmative action, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, or veteran status.
Mukilteo Full-time
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