Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

Manthei Veneer · Petoskey, Michigan
Department Manthei Veneer
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

The Opportunity 

Do you have a passion for building and maintaining industrial equipment and systems? Over the course of your career, have you developed a strong ability to notice inefficiencies and troubleshoot problems? 

If you are looking to join a high-performing team of maintenance professionals at a growing company, we want to talk with you.

Welcome to Manthei Veneer. We are an energetic, results-oriented, fun-loving, collaborative, humble, and passionate group of people that enjoy making a difference within the hardwood veneer and plywood industry. We have a hardwood face veneer division, a specialty plywood division, and a retail wood products division.

We are currently seeking an Mechanical Maintenance Technician for 2nd shift (hours 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm, possibility of overtime to 1:00 am) that can help support operations by working on a team and independently to install, maintain, and repair machinery and equipment, as well as work on the grounds and structures, in order to maximize equipment productivity and safety.

We offer excellent health benefits, 401k with employer match, paid time off, paid holidays, and much more

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Coordinate and perform installations of new and upgraded equipment, either individually or on a team.
  • Perform preventive and general maintenance on equipment as defined by OEM manual or assigned by supervision.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all equipment within the department and quickly and efficiently address and repair any equipment breakdowns and/or issues.
  • Troubleshoot all machine or equipment malfunctions and discuss machine operation variations with supervisors, other maintenance workers and operators to diagnose problem and/or to repair machine.
  • Create inspection and repair schedules.
  • Operate a cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Diagnose repetitive maintenance issues and ensure critical parts are in inventory. Coordinate purchases with the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Maintain flexibility with regard to work scheduling needs. 

The Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience working in an industrial or commercial maintenance environment
  • Welding skills are crucial
  • Computer skills that include, at a minimum, email, Microsoft Office software, and Google Suite programs
  • LEAN manufacturing background preferred 

To learn more about the company and the products we make, please visit

Thank you for your interest! We look forward to talking with you!


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  • Location
    Petoskey, Michigan
  • Department
    Manthei Veneer
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience