Sub Leader Maintenance- 3rd Shift

Craft your career as a 3rd shift Sub-Leader Maintenance in our world-class manufacturing facility in Battle Creek, MI! We are looking for experienced and team-oriented maintenance professionals with a passion for problem solving, commitment to safety and a desire to grow with us.

Why DENSO Skilled Trades?
  • SIGN ON BONUSES UP TO $15,500!
  • Starting Pay: $40.55/hr
  • Shift Premium: 2nd 7% 3rd 5%
  • Can make up to $42.58/hr with shift premium
  • We want you to be part of our future in the Automotive Industry.
  • Know that your quality of craftsmanship is valued
  • Exceptional hourly pay, plus overtime and shift premium.
  • Benefits include: medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401K with company match, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, paid time off, and more
  • Employees and eligible dependents receive access to the DENSO Family Health Center, Pharmacy & Recreation Center

About DENSO:

DENSO is one of the largest global automotive suppliers of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. From automated driving to hybrid and electric vehicle components, we're crafting the core technologies of modern mobility. We draw on the strengths of individual inventors, who are joining together to become an unstoppable force for global good. With our North American headquarters located in Michigan, DENSO employs more than 23,000 people at 28 consolidated subsidiaries and 4 affiliates across the North American region. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions and employs more than 150,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, totaled U.S. $40.4 billion

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Electrician Journeyperson Card (or equivalent 5 years' experience) OR Machine Repair Journeyperson Card (or equivalent 5 years' experience) with the maintenance of production equipment is required.
  • Must have an understanding of DENSO maintenance systems.
  • Must have above average troubleshooting skills and be able to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Must be self-directed and self-motivated.
  • Must have good writing skills, capable of writing manuals.
  • Must have or be willing to learn good documentation skills and time management skills.
  • Must possess good people skills, including the ability to give and receive constructive feedback, praise and recognize the work of others, and effectively influence others for positive change.
  • Will also be required to help Team Leader during absences, take work order calls and set priorities.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Be a Team Member that is part of the solution to a problem
  • Lead Associates in the repair of complex equipment
  • Edit Robot programs to improve the process
  • Edit PLC programs
  • Work with vision systems for part quality checks
  • Preform mechanical repairs on high precision equipment
  • Use your skilled trades experience to recommend machine improvements
  • Set PM plans, weekday and weekend planned machine repair schedules
  • Maintain a high quality standard for the area
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Train and develop associates and temporaries and ensure that daily goals are met.
  • Maintain good safety habits and working conditions within the area
  • Maintain a high level of communication with Team Leader, team members and support groups,
  • Ability to meet goals and objectives through continuous improvement activities including Kaizen improvements.
  • Completion of daily paperwork including high bar analyses with use of IPC charts
  • Proper 5S of area and daily process control audits.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred, but not required are:
  • Previous management/leadership experience, robot and Yasakawa Servo experience, previous laptop experience.

  • Competitive wages and benefits, including medical, dental, bonus program and 401(k) with company match
  • Leadership development, growth opportunities and tuition assistance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Company-provided uniforms and tools
  • Free on-site Fitness Center with tennis and basketball courts
  • On-site family health center, pharmacy, dining center and credit union


DENSO is an advanced mobility supplier and global Fortune 500 company. Here, we innovate, create and make things to change how the world moves. We develop technology and components for major automakers worldwide, which you can find on nearly every vehicle make and model on the road today.

At our core, DENSO wants to make the world a better place. And, we have the ability to do so using our broad product portfolio, which spans mobility electronics, thermal systems, electrification systems, powertrain systems, sensors & semiconductors, and non-automotive businesses.

We’re far reaching: Globally headquartered in Japan, we have 170K+ employees across 221 facilities in 35 countries across the globe. Here in North America, our headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan. Last year, we had $47.6 billion in global consolidated revenue with North America contributing $10.9 billion.