Mechanical Technician

Location:  Columbus, US

The Hirschvogel Group is among the most successful manufacturers of forged steel and aluminum parts. More than 6,000 employees worldwide produce forged parts and components for the automotive industry and its system suppliers. At our plant in Columbus, Ohio/USA more than 300 employees manufacture automotive parts in large-series production by means of forging and machining.



Job Title:  Mechatronical Technician - Forging

3.)Goals of established post:
The position holder will be responsible for the maintaininig the system or machine orderliness by carrying out sustainable planned and breakdown maintenace based on the assigned task by supervisor.
4.) Tasks:
➢ Adherence to federal and local law regulations, internal policies and other applicablerules including ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001 and ISO 18001 requirements
➢ Carry out maintenace/project work in Heavy machineries (Forging Presses, Shot Blasting and cutting equipments) .
➢ Execute all Mechanical, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, welding, fitting related activities for retrofitting activities, new machines and overhauls as per company guidelines
➢ Implement aproved machine improvements assigned by the supervisor
➢ Conduct the periodic examination on the assigned machines strictly based on the standard task list and also give the feedback based on any abnormal findings in standard chechsheet in writing
➢ Escalate safety related issues immeditely to the supervisor and department Manager immediately by Mail or writting
➢ Assisting the supervisor for the root cause analysis of the problems
➢ Support production during start up activities after completion of the maintenance activities
➢ To make sure the breakdown of the machines are documented in the system (SAP) on the same day right after the breakdown activity.
➢ Use the standard company system (SAP, MPDV etc) and rules documenting and analysis
➢ The job will include offshift additional work, working in different shifts and weekend work if asked by the supervisor in case of Machine breakdown / Planned shutdown / Any urgency.
➢ Special job: Forklift opration, Crane oprator and Stacker operation
➢ Follow and implement 5S rules as per company stanadards in designated areas
➢ The candidate has information about the existing quality, Environment and work safty guidelines and only perform activities within the framework of his qualification or assignment
Requirements profile:
➢ Diploma or school or Associate degree in Mechanical or equivalent
Work Experience:
➢ 5-6 years
Job Description 
➢ Expertise in machine assembly
➢ Good in hydraulics and Pneumatics
➢ Welding and fitting knowledge


If you have any questions please contact Rhonda McMorris and we look forward to receiving your online application.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.