Technician - Hose Shop

Technician Fort Wayne, Indiana


Position at MacAllister Machinery


The Hose Shop Technician is responsible for repairing and rebuilding hose assemblies for both internal and external customers


  • Repairing and rebuilding hose assemblies for both internal and external customers.
  • Research hydraulic fittings and hoses
  • Maintains customer satisfaction by understanding customer needs and deadlines, attempting to complete scheduled repairs and service as safely, timely and accurately as possible.
  • Ordering and return of parts, exchange program fittings
  • Disassemble, inspect and recondition exchange fittings.
  • Maintains company issued equipment and tools, keeping them in good working order.
  • Adheres to all safety rules and maintains good housekeeping (5S) in shop area.


  • Knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through a high school education or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of mechanical experience preferred, mechanical aptitude required.
  • Solid understanding of work area metrics, takes responsibility for improving metrics and results. Understands the value of 6 Sigma in the workplace and contributes when asked.  Applies initiative, demonstrating a “self starting” ability to daily work and proactively making improvements to the work process.
  • Exhibits good problem solving skills; is ably to identify problems, solicit other’s opinions and offer valid solutions. Interprets and applies policies, procedures and guidelines. Demonstrates a basic understanding of warranty administration. 
  • Responds to customer requests with a sense of urgency, treating customers as his/her highest priority. Takes personal responsibility with customers, keeping commitments and following through on requests.
  • Is able to project professionalism with both internal and external customers, including personal appearance along with friendly, courteous treatment of peers, subordinates and customers.
  • A strong knowledge of the product.
  • Is able to operate industry specific PC and main frame programs with a basic understanding of MS Word, Excel and data base systems such as DBSI.
  • The ability to work over time and weekends.

The duties and responsibilities described here are not a comprehensive list, and the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.


MacAllister Machinery Co Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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