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Maintenance Technician in Indianapolis, IN at Mspark

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

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Job Description

Our maintenance techs only work one weekend a month!  For most of the month this is a 2nd shift position working Monday through Friday 3:00pm - 11:00pm performing preventative maintenance during our lighter production weeks.  Once a month during our End of Month Production our Indianapolis Production Facility produces about 10 million shared mail packets in 10 days through working two - 10 hour shifts per day.  During these ten days you will work the night shift from 6:00pm - 4:30am,  Our End of Month Production usually starts the first or second Tuesday through the following Thursday.   

Mspark, a leading print and digital media distribution company delivering results by connecting businesses to consumers in rural America, is seeking experienced Maintenance Technician to maintain and ensure proper operation of machinery while sustaining a high level of production quality located in our Indianapolis, IN production facility located at 7750 West Morris Street.

In this key role, reporting directly to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for performing preventative and corrective maintenance on facility machinery during our slower production periods of the month. During our 10-day monthly end of month production cycle your focus is on maintaining production efficiency and quality within the facility. In addition to the technical aspects of the position you will assist in training part time machine operators to ensure they understand and maintain proper operating procedures.

Our Production facilities do not print advertising. We have vendors that do that for us. Our production facilities combine the individual ads from our clients and put them together with a wrap page to create individual shared mail packets. Our direct mail goes out to over 27 million households monthly. Equipment you will maintain includes:

  • Kirk-Rudy Inserters:
  • Kirk Rudy Phoenix :

In addition to our production equipment technicians maintain our forklifts, pallet jacks, strapping machines and pallet wrappers.

Experience and Skills:

Qualified candidates will possess strong experience trouble shooting machinery in a manufacturing or production environment and basic electrical knowledge working in a fast-paced, quality driven, team environment where we value our part-time machine operators. Overtime is available during our 10-day monthly production period. 


  • Troubleshoot, identify, and perform preventative maintenance repairs and refurbishing of machinery during production and non-production periods.
  • Understand basic electrical principles.
  • Train and assist part-time machine personnel and Crew Leaders to ensure proper processes are followed; quality of product meets specifications and assist with setup and adjustments of machinery.
  • Troubleshoot efficiently and exhibit an extreme sense of urgency.
  • Possess good problem solving capabilities while performing complicated procedures on large machinery to minimize down time.
  • Complete all work orders in an accurate and timely manner coming from (PMS) Preventative Maintenance System software.
  • Evaluate Crew Leaders and part-time personnel.
  • Give constructive feedback to part-time employees when procedures are not followed properly or when production errors occur.
  • Follow lockout/tag-out procedures and ensure that all employees adhere to MSpark safety policies.
  • Confer with Lead Technician to determine progress of work and to provide concerns for problems that could cause production delays.
  • Seek appropriate assistance on all training concerns.

We are looking for someone who knows the technical aspects of the position, likes working with people and wants to have work - life balance. Benefits include 26 paid days off annually (including PTO and holidays), 401(k) and our medical, dental and vision.

 Mspark is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive compensation, benefits and team-oriented work environment.

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