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Maintenance Technician


Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products, LLC

Company Description
Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products (KAAP) is part of the Kobe Steel Group, which is known internationally by the KOBELCO brand and for quality materials and machinery.KAAP began production in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in 2005. Although we are new to the United States, we have been serving the aircraft and automotive industry in Japan since 1937. Our market leadership in Japan attests to the quality of the aluminum automotive parts we manufacture.As part of the global drive to conserve fuel, reducing the weight of automobiles has become a vital concern of automobile makers worldwide. Aluminum parts forged by KAAP are light weight. By contributing to the overall reduction in weight of the automobile, our products help consumers save through lowered fuel consumption, and ultimately are better for the environment.We are proud of what we do at KAAP. We are not only forging top quality products, we are forging a new era in automotive manufacturing - marrying technology with the human issues that improve quality of life for all of us.KAAP is expanding and taking resumes for the following position:


The ideal candidate for this hourly position will have 2 years of post-secondary schooling in an Industrial Maintenance related field and at least 3 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment or 5-7 years in industrial maintenance as a multi-skill technician. Experience troubleshooting motors, drives, electrical circuits, hydraulics systems, power transmission, robotics, and furnace elements. Must have the ability to read and understand ladder logic, electrical, and mechanical diagrams. Mitsubishi PLC, CNC Lathe, Machinist experience a large plus .


If you are a recent tech school graduate, we encourage you to apply. The applicant must be willing to work any shift, overtime, weekends, and holidays. Hourly wage based on experience with benefits effective upon completion of a ninety (90) day introductory period.

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off

KAAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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