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Pine Grove, PA, US

Manufacturing Machine Technician


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.


Guilford Performance Textiles, by Lear Corporation is a supplier of textiles to the global automotive industry as well as to industrial and medical markets in the U.S. With revenues of approximately $475 million and 1500 employees worldwide, we have two manufacturing facilities in the US and one in the UK. Guilford is owned by Lear Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical power management systems, with over $14 billion in revenue, operations in 35 countries and a culture that is dedicated to operational excellence, superior customer service and continuous improvement.

Manufacturing Machine Technician
$24.15 per hour to start

Knitting Master Technicians are responsible for troubleshooting and analysing machine conditions, develop solutions and identify the standards and requirements.  This position is responsible for supporting the departments operational needs, installation of equipment, maintaining of existing equipment and supporting both operations and engineering teams. 


Job Duties:

  • Ability to perform all functions of the job in a safe manner
  • Ability to review and analyse and confirm equipment’s operations as being safe, yielding good quality and are efficient.
  • Ability to assess and repair machines to ensure they are always running at optimal efficiency
  • Perform all tasks related to installing, modifying and qualifying new equipment.
  • Develop standards for new equipment
  • Ability to calibrate or adjust equipment with the use of tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors, and ring gauges.
  • Set up and verify the functionality of the equipment to ensure safety and quality
  • Provide guidance and training to other technicians or production staff to problem solve.
  • Develop, document, and implement machine parameters to accommodate new products, methods, or process standards.
  • Manage equipment capital projects and oversees the procurement, install and qualifications of new equipment.
  • Ability to start and stop all processing equipment
  • Identify product defects and resolve command problems
  • Measure and record data associated with operating equipment
  • Troubleshoot poor machine performance and suggest corrective actions
  • Update internal reporting systems with proper codes (downtime, jobs, etc.) during changeover or maintenance type processes.
  • With some direction capable of performing large scale machine repairs and parts replacements
  • Performs equipment preventative maintenance
  • Conducts equipment audits and inspections
  • Work on continual improvement projects with operations and engineering.
  • Works independently under general supervision and direction.
  • Maintains a clean organized work environment.
  • Fill in when requested for other job duties/functions (machine techs, machine operating, overseeing tasks, etc):
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.  A minimum of 2 years in manufacturing required.
  • Must have basic mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and/or electrical skills
  • Must have comprehensive understanding of mechanical tools to complete required machine tasks
  • Requires constant visual attention, ability to discern flaws in manufactured production
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (primarily Excel and Word).
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment. 
  • Ability to follow specific written work instructions and record data and information.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.


Nearest Major Market: Allentown