TPM Specialist 2

Location Flora, IL, USA

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, 39,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.

Job Summary

Keep machines operating and keep the flow of materials through departments. Follows production processes to assure a safe, clean and organized work environment that will promote internal and external customer satisfaction. This is accomplished through training and active participation in a team environment.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform difficult machine setup including changeover for product type as instructed in procedures.
  2. Perform general machine repairs and routine maintenance.
  3. Move in-process materials as needed.
  4. Complete designated paperwork such as work orders, repair tickets, set-up instruction/changeover inspection checklists, etc. that may be required.
  5. Must communicate with other TPM Specialists/Team Leader in the department and be able to assist with problems that occur on the equipment and fill in for TPM Specialists who are absent.
  6. Assist in maintaining a daily log of machine repairs, adjustments, and problems.
  7. Keep flow of materials through department running smoothly.
  8. Maintain a log of machine repairs.
  9. Use a digital multimeter to measure AC and DC voltages, resistance, and continuity.
  10. Must be able to identify a blown fuse or tripped breaker.
  11. Verify that test parameters are correct for type of production.
  12. Recognize machine faults in order to perform repairs and clear jams.
  13. Must seek to improve performance (efficiencies) of production equipment without supervision.
  14. Perform prescribed Preventive and Predictive Maintenance on schedule.
  15. Perform approved mechanical adjustments as needed.
  16. Follow all prescribed safety practices and recommend necessary improvements.
  17. Various other duties assigned by management.
  18. Must complete the required training for the position (see Training Plan for Internal Factories).
  19. Strive for continuous improvement in performing job duties and responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Must fulfill all the requirements listed under TPM Specialist Level 1.
  • Must have minimum 2 years of relevant experience or a minimum of 2 years experience as TPM Specialist Level 1 and perform at the expected level of a TPM Specialist Level 2.  Performance is determined through an evaluation of teamwork and leadership skills, and the employee's ability to efficiently operate and maintain the equipment in which they have been trained.
  • Be able to work with minimal or no supervision.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of all systems relating to the job.
  • Must exhibit good teamwork, leadership and communication skills with the TPM Shift Leaders, other TPM Specialists and production personnel.
  • Must exhibit skills in continuous improvement, advanced problem solving and improving overall efficiencies of operations.
  • Must have a telephone where you can be reached.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.


Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number HEC-PFLA/90086952.

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HELLA Electronics Corporation
Ms. Sherylynn Hostettler
1101 Vincennes Avenue
Flora, Illinois 62839