Motor Shop Lead

Position: Motor Shop Lead
Location: Lee's Summit, MO


Brand: JCI

Segment: Pumps & Motor Technology



JCI Industries is the leading regional provider of electrical and mechanical solutions for industrial and municipal water and wastewater markets. With eight sales, pump & motor repair and field service locations, JCI Industries provides pumps, motors, controls, field service and remanufacturing to commercial, industrial and environmental customers throughout the Midwest.

The Pump Motor Technology group is currently comprised of 14 companies spread throughout the United States and still growing! Our aim is to be the primary source for rotating equipment and process equipment solutions in the industrial and municipal markets. The PMT group prides itself on providing a complete solution for the ever-expanding pump and motor industry.

The PMT group represents some of the most reputable brand names in the fluid handling, pump distribution, water/wastewater treatment and fabrication industry. Our unparalleled service capabilities, whether in-house or field service, provide each customer with the problem solving and product knowledge to stand by our claim : we service what we sell.

Just as there are multiple components for an effectively running pump, it takes a team working together to be a success. A diverse range of talent resides in the Pump Motor Technology group, including engineers, inside and outside sales personnel, machinists, winders, pump and motor repair technicians, field service technicians, electricians, welders, millwrights, and more. Do you want to be part of a team in an industry that keeps America running? Join us today!

JCI Industries is looking for a Motor Shop Lead to join our team in Lee's Summit, MO. As an Motor Shop Lead, you will be responsible for the repair and rebuild of electric motors and submersible pumps, as well as lead a team of 8-10 mechanics.

What You'll Do:
  • Train and develop associate skill levels to include but not limited to: on-the-job training, cross-training coverage, safe work habits, and good housekeeping in the motor shop.
  • Support ongoing development of associates by providing clear performance expectations, specific feedback on behaviors, effective coaching, mentoring, identifying, and providing developmental opportunities.
  • Identify, develop, and implement process improvements and changes in equipment, tooling, and manufacturing processes supporting cost and quality efficiencies.
  • Approve time/absence reporting, attendance control, vacation planning, overtime, etc.
  • Work closely with management and Human Resources on annual reviews, pay raises, attendance, rewards, disciplinary and any other personnel issues that may arise.
  • Conduct thorough diagnostics to identify electric motors and related components issues.
  • Perform repairs, overhauls, and routine maintenance on various electric motors, including but not limited to AC and DC motors.
  • Verify the functionality and efficiency of repaired motors by conducting tests and quality control checks.
  • Maintain detailed records of work performed, parts used, and other relevant information.
  • Identify and source replacement parts as needed, ensuring timely availability.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and industry standards to guarantee a safe working environment.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to explain repair processes, provide estimates, and address any questions or concerns.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


What You'll Need:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 8+ years of experience in repair/service of electrical motors.
  • 2+ years of experience in a supervisory or leadership position.
  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with medium voltage, high horsepower motors preferred.


At OTC Industrial Technologies, we believe that our employees are our greatest strength. Through investment in our people and growth from within, we believe in providing you with a wide variety of opportunities to accelerate your career potential as you help us drive change to move our business forward.

For over 60 years, employing and developing the best-in-class talent has been at the forefront of our success. By coupling our teams' hands-on experience with a wide range of products from top vendors, we provide customers with the best quality products and technical application expertise and services at the lowest possible costs.

Working with OTC Industrial Technologies is perfect for purpose driven individuals who are motivated to be part of an exciting transformational company.

Perks of Working with OTC Industrial Technologies:
As part of the OTC family, you'll enjoy competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan - Additionally, we offer paid time off, short-and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, tuition assistance, and Employee Assistance Program. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.