Set Up Tech


Grand Rapids, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: Production 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 4362 

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Set Up Technician

Primary Responsibilities:

Under minimal supervision, test, repair and maintain complex electronic and electro-mechanical production equipment. Maintain, develop, and/or modify existing programs on controlled equipment. Modify programs within specified process parameters.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Operates and retrofits production equipments to ensure a faultless and efficient production process:
    • Provides consumables, erosion and indirect materials on time
    • Checks production equipment regularly
    • Identifies and implements measures to reduce setup time
    • Analyzes and eliminates, to a certain extent, errors and breakdowns/disturbances of production equipments with mechanic, hydraulic and pneumatic components
  • Initiates complex maintenance work
  • Presents measures to increase the maintenance efficiency including the adjustment of maintenance standards from the perspective of a setter
  • Prepares spare parts and auxiliary equipment according to sample and direction
  • Supports set-up, tier-down and retrofitting of production equipment based on directions
  • Supports production if needed
  • Adjusts robot programs, corrects machining programs and conducts test runs
  • Coaches team members technically including structuring and assignment of tasks, may allocate employees according to the given shift schedule
  • Monitors the adherence of standards regularly (If at deviation: Stops the process, optimizes, and restores the standard)
  • Introduces and trains new employees according to standards
  • Generates and realizes ideas for the reduction of energy and auxiliary material together with the team
  • Requests the service department if problems arise (plant engineers, Logistics, Quality Management, Facility Management, SHE)
  • Supports employees by conducting training on the job
  • Examines and improves work safety (discusses near-accidents and transmits the information) and controls the compliance of standards


  • 1 year or more relevant experience
  • Associate’s Degree in electronics preferred
  • Reports to Shift Team Leader
  • Must meet benchmark score on testing requried



Your contact

Robert Rushing 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 616 246-5468 


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in nearly 30 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Automotive division. This is where intelligent solutions for the automotive world are born—and where we, as a partner, provide answers on central topics like safety, the environment, and efficiency to nearly every major automotive manufacturer. Whether it's the body, the chassis, or the engine, we’re constantly setting new standards with the products, materials, and technologies we develop and produce. Inventiveness that makes sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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