Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Blum, Inc.

General Information
$23.00 - $27.00 /Hour
High School
Not Specified
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Job Description We are seeking a motivated and hard-working Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic to join our growing team at Blum USA.  If you are interested in the challenge of working at a company that produces innovative products, then we would like to hear from you. We are a family owned business that offers a culturally diverse work environment, competitive benefits package and an opportunity to challenge your abilities. This is a great opportunity to link your career with an established international company. 


Job Responsibilities


As a Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic, you will be responsible for performing repairs, preventative maintenance and installation of production machines, systems and supporting equipment including stamping presses, powder coating lines, waste-water/pre-treatment systems, machine tools and automated logistics equipment.


Additional responsibilities for this position include:


  • Performs various tasks for other manufacturing departments that lack personnel with specialist skills

  • Reads/analyzes information from process reports, shift logs and computerized maintenance management system data to monitor process efficiencies

  • Supports setup of new equipment and optimization of current processes as needed

  • Keeps management and other stakeholders informed on team activities as directed

  • Support training and developing of technical specialists & apprentices as needed

  • Must be willing to work a 3 shift rotation schedule including possible weekend overtime

  • Must interact effectively as a member of the Manufacturing Maintenance team

  • Job RequirementsTo be successful in this type of position, we need team players who bring a positive attitude to the work place and enjoy being around and working with others. The ideal candidate will have maintenance and troubleshooting experience in an industrial manufacturing environment.


    Additional requirements for this position include:


    • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED degree from an accredited institution is required

    • A 2-year technical degree is preferred

    • Completion of a Technical Apprenticeship program with an emphasis on automated assembly machinery is preferred

    • Prior experience in an international company or a subsidiary of an international company is preferred

    • Prior experience working with European machinery is helpful

    • Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices and their uses to produce and control the motion of functional hardware integrated with programmable logic control systems

    • Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, safety, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture of goods and services

    • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, basic statistics and their applications

    • Effective communication skills (writing, speaking and listening)

    • Ability to gather information through the process of interviews and other probing methods

    • Can manage one’s time to achieve daily goals

    • Skilled in Precision Measuring, Blueprint Reading, English/Metric conversion, Hand Tools, Power Tools, Machine Shop Equipment, Metal working including arc, mig and tig welding and the safe use of Oxy/Acetylene torch

    • Previous experience with basic fabrication including drill press, band saw, milling, turning, surface grinding and bending

    • Experience working with control technology, power transmission, pneumatic/hydraulic systems, mechanical stamping presses and their support equipment, waste water and pre-treatment systems, powder coating systems and support equipment and automated logistics equipment including the conveyor system and storage/retrieval machines.

    • Must be able to perform routine maintenance and repairs on equipment

    • Must be able to monitor equipment processes and determine root causes of operating errors using a logical diagnostic thought process

    • Ability to use computers, programs and applications as needed Ability to teach others complex information in an efficient and effective way

    • Finds it easy to adjust one’s behavior in order to deal effectively with other people

    • Can modify one’s approach in response to changing priorities

    • Able to adapt to an international company culture


      NOTE: Preference will be given to local applicants.




    • Hourly position with overtime

    • Base rate range is $23.00 to $27.00 per hour depending on experience

    • Additional $2.00 per hour 2nd shift differential and $4.00 per hour 3rd shift differential added to the base rate

    • Health (Medical and Dental)

    • 401(k) with employee matching

    • Flexible spending account to cover eligible out of pocket health, dental and vision expenses

    • Three weeks of vacation starting your second year on the job

    • Term life insurance equal to annual salary at no cost to employee

    • Possible bonus opportunities

    • And more!