Maintenance Technician - 2nd or 3rd Shift

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Maintenance Technician

Manufacturing Department


Company Overview: 

Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or “SIA”, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the only Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility outside of Japan. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot automotive OEM – meaning our manufacturing process begins with coils of steel and ends with the high-quality vehicles you see out on the roads. 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 also a staple in the community due to its numerous fundraising activities held onsite, donations to local charities and plentiful volunteer opportunities. SIA is a frontrunner in environmental conservation being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant and the first to have its campus designated a backyard wildlife habitat. SIA has grown tremendously since its 1989 beginnings and continues to be an example of success within the automotive industry.


Outline of Duties:

  • 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