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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Maintenance Tech (3rd Shift)

Country/Region:  US

Gainesville, GA, US

 Req ID 55157 | Gainesville 1, United States

Position Summary: Provide technical support for all areas by performing preventive maintenance, equipment repair, and troubleshoot equipment and processes.


Position Responsibilities:


  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair production equipment for a safe and productive work environment.
  • Provide technical support to ensure equipment is in a constant state of readiness.
  • Perform Predictive Maintenance (PdM) to maintain safety and increase uptime of equipment.
  • Determine spare parts requirements and make recommendations for equipment/process improvements.
  • Train Maintenance Technicians Level I according to established training plan.
  • Comply with all safety standards and regulations provided by the company, state and federal government agencies.
  • Adhere to documentation process/procedures in MOS (maintenance operating system) in line with departmental guidelines. 
  • Satisfactorily perform all requirements for a Manufacturing Technician Level I.
  • Identify machine/process component parts utilizing OEM Service Drawings, catalogs, SAP, and visual recognition.
  • Fabricate and repair machine component parts in the Maintenance Campus Area / Machine Shop.
  • Evaluate, troubleshoot and repair mechanical breakdowns.
  • Evaluate, troubleshoot and repair electrical / electronic breakdowns.
  • Evaluate, troubleshoot and repair hydraulic/pneumatic systems and components.
  • Utilize Controller/HMI Functions to Retrieve Error Messages to aid problem solving.
  • Troubleshoot equipment utilizing PLC program.
  • Troubleshoot 480V and 24V circuits.
  • Troubleshoot diagnosis and repair Motor / Motor Drive Troubleshooting.
  • Participate and contribute in a team environment by working with all levels of employees and coworkers.
  • Perform all required duties, documentation and communication within shift overlap procedures.
  • Adhere to all housekeeping SOP's in and around work area including 5S standards.
  • Operate equipment within all specifications in assigned work area.
  • Understand and comply with IATF:16949 and ISO:14000 requirements.
  • Supports and complies with established Company’s Corporate Principles.
  • Other duties as it relates to this position.

Essential Skills and Experience:


  • High School diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalent.
  • Associates degree in a technical field with two (2) years manufacturing experience, or five (5) years maintenance experience.
  • Meet Essential Skill and Experience requirements for a Manufacturing Technician Level I.
  • Demonstrate understanding of schematics of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot automated equipment using PLC Program Logic.
  • Demonstrated experience in Motor / Motor Drive Troubleshooting – Repairs.


Be part of our ZF team as Maintenance Tech (3rd Shift) and apply now!



Tammy M Whitt


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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