Machine Assembly Technician - Innovation for Automation

Location: Grand Rapids MI
Department: Innovation for Automation
Type: Full Time
Experience: Entry Level
Posted: 2023-10-31


Innovation for Automation is seeking a skilled Machine Assembly Technician to join our team located at 701 36th St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49548. They would assist in the assembly of automated machinery for our manufacturing clients. The Machine Assembly Technician will work alongside a team of engineers and technicians to assemble, install, and test machinery to ensure it meets our clients' requirements.

Our Machine Assembly Technicians Typically:

  • Assemble and install automated machinery according to engineering drawings and specifications
  • Ensure that machinery is installed safely and securely, adhering to all relevant safety standards and protocols
  • Test and troubleshoot machinery to identify and resolve any issues before delivery to clients.
  • Collaborate with engineers and other technicians to optimize machinery performance and efficiency
  • Keep detailed records of all work performed and ensure all documentation is up to date
  • Communicate effectively with management to provide updates on progress and ensure client satisfaction
  • Assist with other tasks as required


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in machine assembly or a related field.
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and schematics.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow precise instructions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot issues as they arise.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively.

This position requires a pre-employment drug-screening, and a background check. With first shift hours, Monday – Friday. No weekends. With pay ranging from $16-$25 /hour based on experience.

Benefits Information:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance Options
  • Company Paid Short-Term Disability Benefits, Voluntary Long-Term Disability Benefits
  • Paid Holidays and Generous Paid Time Off Schedule
  • Wellness Resources and More!

About Innovation for Automation:

Innovation for Automation is your one stop shop for all your automation needs. We partner with our customers to design, build, implement, and support automated system solutions for warehouses, distribution centers, and production facilities. Our team is dedicated to designing and manufacturing custom solutions to meet any need. With household names in the food, grocery, pharmaceutical, and parcel delivery industries among our largest customers, along with key players in the thriving world of e-commerce and online shopping, our client portfolio boasts impressive industry leaders.

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