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Navistar, Inc. Machine Repairman in Springfield, Ohio

Position Overview

Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.


Currently looking for a skilled Journeyman Machine Repairman for a 2nd or 3rd shift position at our Springfield Assembly Plant. We are looking for candidates with industrial manufacturing experience, specifically with Metal Stamping Presses, Robotic Welders, Conveyors and Transfer Systems. Must have experience with trouble shooting hydraulic and pneumatic circuits. Have the ability to rebuild spindles, cylinders, valves, pumps, gearboxes, etc. Must be experience with preventive and predictive maintenance that includes: inspection, lubrication, alignment, repair and revision of complex/sophisticated plant machinery and manufacturing equipment. Candidates must be a safety oriented, independent self-starters. Ideal candidates for this position must have the following experience, skills and abilities:

Journeyman Card or provide documented, minimum, 8 years of machine repair experience

A strong mechanical background and work ethic

Able to install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot manufacturing equipment

Able to work with precision measuring instruments

Able to operate machine shop equipment

Able to inspect and measure parts to detect wear, misalignments or other problems

Able to remove and preplace worn or defective parts

Able to read hydraulic schematics to aid in troubleshooting hydraulic systems

Able to read pneumatic schematics to aid in troubleshooting pneumatic systems

Rigging experience using cranes, hoist, chain falls, mobile cranes, slings, chains and cables

Experience with coupling alignment for motors, gearboxes and pumps. Laser Alignments, balancing and vibration analysis experience would be a plus

Experience with conveyor systems

Able to start machines and equipment to test operation following repair

Ability to document all work performed on equipment for reporting

Willing to participate in continuous improvement activities

Punctual and regular attendance is required

Able and willing to work any shift assigned

Must be able to occasionally lift 75 pounds

Must be able to work at heights, climb ladders and use aerial lift equipment

Must be able to work outdoors during cold and inclement weather

Experience, skills and abilities not required but would be a major plus when considering a candidate for this role:

Experience in steel fabrication

Experience in sheet metal fabrication and repair

Ability weld

Plumbing experience

This position will pay $34.00 / hour with a 6% shift differential.

Basic Requirements

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills

  • Experience in steel fabrication

  • Experience in sheet metal fabrication and repair

  • Experience in basic machining

  • Ability to weld

  • Plumbing experience

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Willingness to listen

  • Team player

Company Overview

Navistar is a purpose-driven company, reimagining how to deliver what matters to create more cohesive relationships, build higher-performing teams and find solutions where others don't.

Navistar is the Lisle, Illinois-based parent company of International® brand commercial trucks and engines, IC Bus® brand school and commercial buses, all-makes OnCommand® Connection advanced connectivity services, aftermarket parts brands Fleetrite®, ReNEWed® and Diamond Advantage® and Brazilian manufacturer of engines and gensets MWM Motores Diesel e Geradores.

With a history of innovation dating back to 1831, Navistar has more than 12,000 employees worldwide and is part of TRATON SE, a global champion of the truck and transport services industry.

Reimagining How to Deliver What Matters

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.