Support, Maintenance 

LOCATION: Bowling Green / Kentucky (US-KY), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 2573 | JOB GRADE: 10 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



POSITION SUMMARY:                                                                                               

The Facilities and Industrial Maintenance departments are responsible for the maintenance and modifications of the site, building, production support systems, and the production equipment.  The Facilities/Industrial Maintenance Support Employee position is to assist these departments by functioning primarily as a cleaner, organizer, and monitor of site, floors, walls, fixtures, production equipment, and other production support items.  The Support Employee may also be assigned to gather and input information into paper and or electronic documents, and or update charts.  Furthermore, this position may assist other members of the department by completing non-technical activities (e.g. spotter for lift operation).  As a result of the variety of these assignments, this position can expect to work on the interior and or the exterior of the building, on ladders, push and pull carts, lift various weights of items, and walk a substantial amount of the shift.



  1. Follows written and/or verbal instructions from Supervisory personnel.
  2. Open and interpret work orders, work instructions, and sketches.
  3. Selection of proper tools, equipment, and supplies to efficiently complete the assignment.
  4. Prepares for operation, monitors performance and adjusts controls for optimum performance, then properly cares for various machines prior to shut down, and reports issues to supervisor (e.g. floor scrubber).
  5. Transports material as required using proper handling methods.
  6. Keeps work area in orderly condition with respect to proper materials, tools, equipment, and personal belongings.
  7. Performs data collection, charts, graphs, and other record-keeping activities, and reports anomalies.
  8. Follows all aspects of Standardized Work Instructions.
  9. Understand, and adhere to, current health, safety, and environmental policies.
  10. Understand, and adhere to, current quality and control policies.
  11. Must be able and willing to retrieve spare parts and support install of parts/equipment.
  12. Must be willing to support facilities grounds such as lawn care/cleaning and parking lot.
  13. Must be willing to support departments 5s initiatives.
  14. Must be willing to support departments AM requirements.
  15. Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.




Completion of high school diploma or GED

Fluent in reading and writing English 

Reliable transportation to the workplace

Scheduled attendance at the job site is essential

Experience in a manufacturing operation, preferably two years minimum

Uses cleaning tools and equipment appropriate to the work performed.

Basic shop math required (decimals, addition, subtraction, fractions)

Successful completion of Combined Basic Skills Assessment

Must be able to work in a team orientated environment.

Must be able to follow instructions, safety rules and regulations.




In performing the essential elements of this position, the following physical activities are required. The activities are measured in the amount of on-the-job time that is spent performing these activities.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more





















Using Hands or Fingers to Handle or Feel





Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl





Reach with Hands and Arms





Taste or Smell






In performing the essential elements of this position the following weight is required to be lifted or force to be exerted.  These activities are measured in the amount of weight lifted or force exerted and how often.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more

Up to 10 pounds





Up to 25 pounds





Up to 50 pounds





Up to 100 pounds





More than 100 pounds





In performing the essential elements of this position the following vision requirements apply.





Close vision



Distance vision



Color vision



Peripheral vision



Depth perception



Ability to adjust focus






May be exposed to moderate heat, light dust and fumes.  Adequate hearing protection is required for 85 decibels and above.


What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

Nearest Major Market: Bowling Green