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Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift

Job Details


Are you looking to join a pioneering team working in the evolving world of heavy trucks? Do you experience with Manufacturing Plastics, Adhesives, Compounds and their Processes? If yes, we want to hear from you! 

STS Group is a globally leading supplier of components and systems for the commercial vehicle and automotive industries headquartered in France. The Adler Pelzer Group, a global Tier 1 supplier recently acquired STS group to expand its target market. STS is pioneering operations of Class A surface components for the heavy trucks in the USA. We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician to support the opening of the brand-new STS facility near Salem, Virginia in the Roanoke, VA area.


The Maintenance Technician participates in activities concerned with the design, construction, modification, and maintenance of equipment and machinery in manufacturing so that throughput, inventory, and operating expense objectives are achieved.  Inspects and repairs machinery and equipment based on operating parameters, according to engineering principles and safety regulations.

The following are the major duties and responsibilities of the Maintenance Technician

  • Analyzes mechanical, electrical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans for and takes corrective action to maintain maximum production and quality.

  • Reading and comprehension of electrical schematics.

  • Tests newly installed or refurbished equipment to ensure fulfillment to specification and safety.

  • Immediately respond to maintenance issues when production has stopped due to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic or hydraulic problems.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment to reduce downtime.

  • Maintain and monitor inventory inventory of maintenance equipment and parts. Order new parts as necessary.

  • Install and maintain program modifications for all machines.

  • Coordinate with the aMaintenance Manager for the installation and removal of equipment.

  • Complete purchase order requisitions for all purchased goods, equipment, or services.

  • Will be required to work necessary overtime and have shift flexibility.


Note: This section is not inclusive. Other duties are assigned as necessary to support team goals.

Please refer to the required list of skills and experience below. Education can be substituted with equivalent experience.

Benefits for an Industrial and Building Maintenance Technician:​

Adler Pelzer offers a competitive pay and benefits package as well as the opportunity to grow one’s career. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, other insurance options, paid time off, 401(K) match, life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, employee assistance program, variety of automobile purchase discounts (BMW, Ford, GM, Subaru-many others), and tuition reimbursement.


To learn more about our Company and our rich history, visit our website at


We are an equal opportunity employer. APG participates in the E-Verify Program.


Required Skills​

  • Welding

  • Electrical: read electrical prints

  • Mechanical machine repair

  • Electrical: sensors/switches

  • Electrical: motor test

  • Electrical: 3 phase

  • Pneumatic valves/fittings

  • Hydraulics: pumps

  • Hydraulics: reading prints

  • Hydraulics: valves

  • Hydraulics: cylinders, seals


Preferred Skills

  • Injection Molding Machine

  • PLC Krauss Mafai/Engle

  • PLC Allen Bradley/Simens

Behaviors - Required

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Behaviors - Preferred

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Motivations - Required

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Motivations - Preferred

  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Education – Required

High School or better.

Experience - Required

2-5 years: Technical experience in manufacturing, preferably in automotive interior trim systems

To learn more about our Company and our rich history, visit our websites: and

Adler Pelzer Group and STS provides sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently and in the future authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the need for visa sponsorship. 

No Unauthorized Referrals from Recruiters & Vendors

We are an equal opportunity employer. STS participate in the E-Verify Program.

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