Comfort Research
July 30, 2018
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Job Type


We are looking for a Maintenance Technician with a love for all things mechanical and is not afraid to get their hands dirty.  The Maintenance Technician will work with the Maintenance team and is responsible for mechanical and electrical builds and repairs on a wide variety of light industrial equipment.

Candidates must be flexible, analytical, resourceful and organized. Successful candidates will have the ability to multi-task, be motivated to identify and solve problems, work well under pressure, and communicate effectively. You must be willing to support multiple product lines and have the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

 Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Preventative and reactive equipment maintenance.
  • Perform minor building, plumbing, electrical and painting repairs as necessary
  • Troubleshoot issues, including electrical and programmatic issues.
  • Improve equipment reliability and ensure machine safety.
  • Work closely with manufacturing engineers to identify and implement continuous improvement solutions.
  • Assist with a variety of projects and initiatives


Here’s what we need you to have:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in light industrial machine maintenance preferred, or equivalent military experience
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, general understanding of electrical
  • Ability to work with general direction.
  • Basic understanding of control circuitry a plus
  • Previous experience in a Lean environment a plus
  • A passion for finding a better way


Who we are:

Located in the Cool City of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Comfort Research is an industry leading and fast-growing manufacturer that is revolutionizing affordable lifestyle products.  Our growth has been fueled by the demand for our comfortable, innovative designed and quality products through online and major retail locations such as Walmart, Sam’s, Costco, Meijer, Amazon and many more.

Comfort Research continues to be recognized as a Great Place to Work—and we’ve remained committed to building a positive culture and creating a dynamic, fun atmosphere. We believe in hard work and we live by our core values of: Finding A Better Way, Doing the Right Thing, and Expecting the Best from Each Other and Ourselves.  At Comfort Research, the pace is fast, the work is anything but boring, and the result is always more Comfort for All.

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