Title:  Maintenance Technician 2 - 1st Shift

Req ID:  4951
Job Category:  Manufacturing / Truck Driver

Monroe, OH, US, 45050



Be Part of the Future of Sleep!


At Serta Simmons Bedding (SSB), we're more than a mattress company, we're a leading global sleep company with a mission to help people sleep better so they can live healthier lives. With a 150-year heritage in delivering industry-leading sleep solutions, we own iconic brands including Serta®, Beautyrest®, Simmons® and Tuft & Needle®.


What you'll Do:


  • Operating at mastery level, independently maintains and repairs mechanical, electrical, robotic and automated equipment in the manufacturing plant. Provides technical support to Manufacturing Technicians, Value Stream Leaders and Engineers in areas such as production, maintenance, safety, testing, and process improvement. Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic, robotic and mechanical components, equipment or systems. Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data using established formulae and procedures, and performs detailed mathematical calculations.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures defined by the company safety program and OSHA regulations to eliminate work related injuries.
  • Completes assignments in an orderly and expeditious manner by taking necessary safety precautions as well as understanding and adherence to established company/departmental policies.
  • Practices Lean principles and participates in Kaizen events and continuous improvement projects.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of plant production and/or support equipment, and related processes.
  • Performs highly complex equipment and system maintenance or modification tasks independently and in work teams.
  • Evaluates and recommends equipment improvements to improve availability, capability and yield
  • Identifies complex equipment/system malfunctions and implements effective corrective and preventive actions through a thorough application of advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Provides technical analysis of work processes, equipment design, operation, and functionality to identify opportunities for increased productivity, improved quality, or cost savings. Works with others to develop alternative solutions.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment and systems (e.g., mechanical, electrical)
  • Performs equipment failure analyses (including preventative and unscheduled maintenance)
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses difficult, infrequent problems with equipment
  • Prepares technical reports to document equipment modifications and equipment maintenance procedures

How You'll Do It:


  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Effective organization and planning skills
  • Demonstrates commitment to excellent customer support
  • Strong analytical and technical ability to problem solve
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Shows ability to foster a working partnership through listening and understanding needs
  • Adapts to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Effectively solves targeted problems
  • Encourages and owns a safe work environment
  • Produces high quality work and services
  • Works cooperatively with others and achieve outcomes
  • Open to feedback and motivated to grow outside the comfort zone
  • Communicates efficiently and effectively with others
  • Upholds SSB Mission & Core Values

What You'll Bring:


  • HS diploma or GED required; Associates degree or technical certifications preferred
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be at least 18 years or older
  • 3+ years relevant training in one or more maintenance trades, specifically mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, PLC controls, robotics and pneumatics
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet or database software preferred
  • Previous experience training and/or leading others desired
  • Experience working for a bedding manufacturer and/or knowledge of sewing equipment a plus



$29/HR - $31/HR 


Why work at Serta Simmons Bedding?


When you join SSB, you become part of a winning and diverse team that is excited and committed to helping people get better sleep. We provide inspiring career opportunities, competitive benefits, employee perks, and the chance to be part of the future of sleep.


Benefits and Perks (USA, Salary non-union- optional):

  • Health, Dental, and Vision (starts on day one)
  • Annual employee contribution to HSA
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • 12 company holidays
  • Sick days
  • Company paid short- and long-term disability
  • Paid parental leave
  • Discount programs including Friends and family discounts
  • Referral Bonus
  • Tuition Reimbursement


Employees are required to comply with COVID policies established by a vendor or customer.


It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment, based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed/religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping or expression), medical condition genetic information (including family medical history), or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.


SSB will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who need them, as required by law.


The hiring salary range for this position applies to where legally required, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati