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Manufacturing Maintenance Technician (2nd shift)

US-UT-Salt Lake City
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Sleep Number is seeking a Manufacturing Maintenance Technician to increase operational efficiency at our Salt Lake City, UT facility by providing maintenance support for production equipment on 2nd shift (including sewing, quilting, injection molding, automated assembly machines and general facilities maintenance). This role's primary function will be to provide preventative maintenance, troubleshoot, fine tune and optimize all plant equipment to reduce downtime and increase product quality during the 2nd production shift. The technician will work directly with machine operators, department managers and engineering departments to ensure smooth operations in the production areas.


  • Locates sources of machine problems by listening to and observing a wide variety of mechanical devices in operation (including sewing, quilting, injection molding and automated assembly machines). Uses precision measuring and testing instruments to determine faults and fixes.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts. Uses rules, calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments.
  • Control and minimize machine downtime by working with department managers for routing preventative and predictive maintenance.
  • Documents all work performed using computer-based service reporting procedures.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains operational continuity with production and engineering teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs.
  • Uses Lockout/Tagout and other safety processes as required.
  • Reassemble machines, fine tunes and adjusts equipment under both static and dynamic conditions.
  • Oil, lubricate and maintain production equipment. Adhere to established PM schedules and remain in compliance with SOPs. Keep required records.
  • Participates in training and cross-training efforts.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Handles multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 3-5 years maintenance experience in a high-pressure manufacturing environment or equivalent training
  • Experience with electrical troubleshooting, PLCs and VFDs. Electrical background a plus
  • Ability to interpret electrical, mechanical and pneumatic schematics and blueprint
  • Strong knowledge of all electrical voltages and ability to trouble shoot electrical mechanical equipment (24,110, 240 and 480 V). Single and 3 Phase A/C and D/C
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, procedures, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and regulations.
  • Ability to rotate into different maintenance areas seamlessly.
  • Excellent written communication
  • Ability to subtract, add, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • High School diploma or GED required. Technical degree preferred
  • Technical certifications a plus
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime or off-shifts, to accommodate business needs
  • Able to take initiative and work independently as needed


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