Resident Maintenance Engineer Lead

This is a hands-on working leadership role responsible for supporting the customer on all automation related topics as well as supervising the day-to-day operations of the TGW resident maintenance team. The Resident Maintenance Engineer Lead acts as a key liaison and escalation point for the customer on all automation and TGW personnel related topics. A strong overall knowledge of electrical, mechanical, controls automation and software support, with the ability to provide technical support to the customer, are key skill sets for this role.


  • Serve as liaison between the supported facility and the Lifetime Services team, building a strong relationship with the customer site team.
  • Provide broad based electrical, mechanical, FM and software technical ability to improve the site’s performance.
  • Work with customer on coordinated maintenance activities, planned repairs, and reactive repairs of the automated equipment.
  • Drive and build upon continuous improvement through team and documentation.
  • Ensure the team is trained and kept up to date on safety guidelines.
  • Work with customer to monitor and maintain the site spare parts inventory upon request.


  • Bachelors degree in engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience supervising a maintenance team in a factory or warehouse environment preferred.
  • Several years experience PLC programming and use of programming, diagnostic and troubleshooting tools (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Rockwell, Beckhoff).
  • Several years electro mechanical troubleshooting and repair experience with material handing conveyor, AS/RS and shuttle experience; fluent in use of troubleshooting tools (Digital Multimeter, power supply, and hand tools).
  • Profibus, Profinet, CAN bus experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with interpreting CAD schematics for use in diagnostics preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and ERP applications.
  • Approximately 10% travel may be required.

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Lauren Havey

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Contract Type
Full Time - Permanent
On-Site Services
Grand Rapids, Michigan