Title:  Maintenance Technician

Req ID:  4117
Job Category:  Manufacturing / Truck Driver

Moreno Valley, CA, US, 92553

Dare To Dream:


At Serta Simmons Bedding, we dare to dream and work differently. We’re proud to be one of the largest bedding manufacturers in North America and lead the way with our iconic brands - Serta®, Beautyrest®, Simmons® and Tuft & Needle®.


When you join our company, you become part of winning team that is excited and committed to helping our customers get a good night’s sleep.


Fueled by care for our people and their safety, we provide inspiring career opportunities, competitive benefits, and employee perks, and most importantly, the chance to make a positive impact in the lives of our customers.

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
  • Continuously learns and applies skills and procedures while performing progressively more difficult, hazardous and technical duties related to the maintenance, modification and installation of the plant equipment and systems.

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

Come Dream With Us!


When you join Serta Simmons Bedding, you become part of our 220-year legacy of sleep solutions with endless opportunities to impact our future for centuries to come.


Once you’re here, you’ll be part of a winning company that invests and supports our team members’ career journeys.  We offer competitive benefits, job training, learning and development, and other employee perks such as our employee discount on all products.



  • Health, Dental, and Vision (starts on day one)
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • 12 company holidays
  • Sick days
  • Employee discounts
  • Referral Bonus

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: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles