Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic (6pm-6am)

We are seeking a qualified candidate for a Maintenance Mechanic position for the southern Atlanta area. The facility operates 24/7.

A successful candidate must have the skill and desire to work hands-on with tools, parts, and materials to maintain automated packaging equipment and industrial processes. The plant has a variety of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment that must be proactively maintained and repaired. A successful candidate should possess the ability, aptitude, and drive to troubleshoot these systems with team members under minimum supervision.


Candidates for the position will be evaluated in five areas – technical aptitude, education, work experience, performance, and leadership skills. There will be an onsite interview to evaluate these areas via aptitude tests, face to face interviews, and hands-on skills assessment.

  • Use hand tools, power tools, rigging equipment, and various man-lifts. Experience with shop equipment (mills, lathes, band saws, presses, etc.) is advantageous.
  • Utilize fabrication and assembly skills to repair/rebuild defective machinery using drawings, manuals, and/or sample parts to determine dimensions, set up requirements, etc., of the finished workpiece.
  • Identify and install bearings, seals, belts, chains, and other parts/components of automated packaging equipment.
  • Read and update technical manuals and drawings.
  • Understand and use shaft alignment techniques/tools.
  • Understand and maintain mechanical drive systems, conveyors, and various pump types.
  • Lubricate Machinery
  • Learn and utilize computer software (SAP, Microsoft Suite, Internet, Process Book, FactoryTalk, etc.) to perform several tasks. Examples: [Create/Edit Work Orders, Look Up Parts, Researching Equipment, Email, Tracking Time, Troubleshoot Equipment, etc.]
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills to respond appropriately to stakeholders of all levels.
  • Demonstrate a self-motivated work behavior requiring limited to no supervision.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the plant non-negotiables.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Industrial maintenance experience with fillers, cappers, labelers, conveyors, case packers, palletizers, blow molders, and/or other automated packaging equipment are not required but are considered highly desirable.
  • Ideal candidates will have hands-on work experience with all or some of the following: hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, rigging equipment, various man-lifts, machine shop equipment (mills, lathes, band saws, presses, etc.).
  • OR successful completion of a two (2) year college curriculum in technical areas
  • OR vocational school certificates of completion of training in mechanical/electrical technical areas. Other vendor courses in machining, electricity, welding, or air conditioning – refrigeration is highly desirable and may be considered as experience. Wide exposure to various technical areas during past work experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Experience, Education, and/or Skills related to troubleshooting PLCs, HMIs, Automation Devices/Sensors, Robotics, Communication Networks, and AC/DC Drives are not required but are considered highly desirable.

People Skills:

  • Candidate must display safe work practices and demonstrate those behaviors on a consistent basis.
  • Candidates must be able to work well with others. Demonstrate enthusiasm and pride in their work.
  • Demonstrate initiative and ownership in addressing problems as they arise without supervision. Work with others to develop and implement creative and effective solutions.


  • Proactively maintain, troubleshoot, analyze, and repair equipment to prevent, resolve, and eliminate various process failures and equipment breakdowns (mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, power transmission, etc.).
  • Provide support to plant operations through preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, and improving equipment.
  • Drive the execution of maintenance activities by performing preventative maintenance inspections, planned work orders, emergency work orders, and housekeeping.
  • Support the planning of maintenance activities by providing feedback to maintenance planners and leading/supporting root cause analysis activities.
  • Track time, document work completed, and communicate effectively to team members, peers, management, and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with project teams, vendors, and other stakeholders to commission, validate, and sustain new equipment assets (and existing equipment overhauls).


Hourly Compensation: $31.95 per hour plus $2 shift differential

Generous 401(k) program in the US and similar programs in international

Health benefits and programs that support both your physical and mental well-being

Flexible work environment, depending on your role

Meaningful opportunities to keep learning and growing

Half-day Fridays, depending on location

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Forest Park GA
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