Machine Maintenance Technician

Accel International has grown to be the best high-performance conductor manufacturer for the aerospace, medical, telecommunications, and other industries. Our state-of-the-art technology and the dedication of our associates are unmatched by any of our competitors! With emphasis on customer care and integrity, we have become a force to be reckoned with in the wire industry, and our growth reflects this. We currently operate two state-of-the-art facilities in Connecticut, one in Indiana, and a new one is being built in Florida 2022.

Due to our fast-paced development, we are looking for hard-working and ambitious individuals with experience in machine maintenance in the manufacturing field to fill our Machine Maintenance Technician positions.

These individuals will be responsible for:

  • Performing regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facility
  • Maintaining a clean and orderly facility
  • Using a variety of hand and power tools in performing duties
  • Detecting faulty operations and defective material and reporting any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • Performing other required tasks as assigned

Safety is the #1 most important concern at Accel. We ensure that employees are given all the resources they need to protect themselves.

Physical Requirements

  • Must wear safety shoes (steel toe), safety eyeglasses, safety ear protections
  • Must participate in company ear testing surveillance
  • Must be able to work with sharp tooling such as scissors, cutters, knives, and other materials required to handle wire
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and stand for long periods of time
  • Requires pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, reaching

At Accel, we offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, and the potential for growth. Your starting salary will be at least $25 per hour, and you will have the ability to work your way up to $32 or more per hour in just a few years! We also pay 6 months retainer bonus of $1,000 twice a year (back shifts) with an average annual bonus of $7,500. High-performing associates are eligible to receive an annual bonus of up to $15,000! We have positions available in Meriden, CT and Cheshire, CT.

Shifts:

  • 1st (8:00 am – 4:00 pm)
  • Off shift schedules available (Tuesday-Saturday, Wednesday-Sunday)

What we are looking for:

  • Familiar with manufacturing, safety practices, and procedures (all backgrounds are welcome, electronic background is preferred)
  • Experience with machine operating and machine maintenance
  • Experience with detailed work/working with small parts
  • Great attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent attendance record in previous positions
  • Longevity in previous positions with no gaps or “job hopping”
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends
  • Must pass a drug screen and background check
  • At least High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Basic math and computer knowledge

In return, we are happy to offer:

  • Very Competitive Base Pay (DOE)
  • Generous Bonus Potential
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Free Disability and Life Insurance
  • AFLAC line of coverage
  • 401(K) Plan with company match
  • PTO
  • Holiday pay
  • Rewarding and Fun Work Environment in a clean, bright and state of the art manufacturing facility
  • Unlimited Growth Opportunities

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