Maintenance Technician

Date: Sep 24, 2023

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Maintenance Technician

Body, Building, Paint, Powertrain, Stamping & Trim Departments


Role Overview:

SIA is looking for skilled Maintenance professionals with demonstrated technical skills and a passion for the automotive industry.

The primary responsibility of this role is to perform preventative maintenance on electrical and mechanical equipment and perform equipment failure recovery in accordance with standards.


Company Overview: Subaru of Indiana Automotive is in Lafayette, Indiana and we employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof. SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is a frontrunner in environmental conservation being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant in North America. We are proud to offer premium-free health, vision, and dental insurance to our Associates as well as highly competitive introductory wage.


Job Overview:

  • Ability to perform a multi-skilled Maintenance Associate including, but not limited to, electrical, electronic, PLC, controls, mechanical, etc.
  • Perform corrective, preventative, and predictive maintenance on all equipment.
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues using schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals.
  • Initiate, document, and participate in company-wide Kaizen projects.
  • Ability to perform maintenance tasks that will require work at a multitude of elevations in the plant.
  • Active in Safety, Environmental, and Continuous Improvement activities
  • Participation in additional technical training opportunities


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Proven knowledge, skills and/or background experience with at least 2 of the following: electrical, electronic, PLC, controls, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and automated equipment etc.
  • Strong team orientation
  • Must be a self-directed, motivated individual
  • Industrial Maintenance background
  • Ability to successfully troubleshoot equipment using root cause analysis techniques
  • Successful completion of SIA’s Maintenance Skill’s assessment


Desired Qualifications:

  • Maintenance or related degree (may substitute for experience) 
  • Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) with the ability to troubleshoot, alter and/or create PLC programs
  • Documented completion of training in electrical, electronic, mechanical, or PLC areas
  • Experience in an Automotive Manufacturing environment
  • Experience in an Industrial Maintenance environment
  • Experience in Robotics and/or Automated Manufacturing environment



Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette