Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

  • Maintenance Technician

    Job Location US-AR-Fort Smith
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/25/2018 4:16 PM)
    5721 S. Zero Street
  • Overview

    Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople.


    The Maintenance Technician is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing equipment, physical structure, pipe and electrical systems by performing required maintenance duties with special emphasis on sewing machine repairs.  Additional responsibilities will include:

    • ​Visually inspect equipment and repair any defective equipment as needed.  
    • Perform preventive maintenance operations including cleaning and lubricating machinery and changing wear items. 
    • Assist in continuous improvements of a preventive maintenance program that will lead to more machine up time and less unplanned breakdowns.   
    • Maintain all necessary stock repair parts within budgeted levels. 
    • Maintain records in reference to maintenance work performed, i.e. materials, labor, etc.  
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.



    • High School and two (2) years related work experience in a manufacturing maintenance role. Sewing machine experience is preferred.
    • Must possess knowledge using hand and power tools.
    • Must possess knowledge of the variety of machines used in this facility.
    • Demonstrate basic computer, reading, writing, comprehension, communication and calculation skills, including reading ruler and use of a calculator.
    • Demonstrate a strong attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate the capacity to shift priorities.
    • Ability to work closely and effectively with all employees and management staff.


    Physical Demand Requirements:

    • Walking, up to 10 hours per day (interruptive)
    • Sitting or Standing, up to 10 hours per day (interruptive)
    • Bending/twisting neck, up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)
    • Bending/twisting waist, up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)
    • Hand movement, up to 10 hours per day (repetitive)
    • Arm movement, up to 10 hours per day (repetitive)
    • Pushing/pulling weight (assisted), up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)
    • Lifting weight, up to 25 lbs., up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)

    Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

    • 401(k) Company Match
    • Profit Sharing
    • Paid Vacation/Holidays
    • Shared Cost Medical & Dental
    • Flex Spending
    • Education Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Discount Program

    If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.


    No phone calls please.





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