Maintenance Mechanic

Conroe, TX

Post Date: 06/16/2017 Job ID: 7564 Industry: Machine Operator Pay Rate: $17.34 - $24.48/hr.


Maintenance Mechanics are responsible for performing preventative maintenance on all facility machines as well as repairing any machines to minimize downtime. Mechanics are also challenged with performing efficient changeovers as our production facilities shift to various customer orders and SKUs.


  • Analyzes mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans for and takes corrective action.

  • Makes necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.

  • Reviews production schedule and when equipment is not scheduled for manufacturing, changes over equipment to new sizes or performs scheduled maintenance.

  • Tests equipment to check operation clears jams and sets aside product for inspection and rework; tries out equipment after repairs, changeovers or extended downtime.

  • Examines, tests and measures product from assigned equipment for quality specifications, using gauges and instruments, and records data on appropriate forms; checks product for visual defects.

  • Makes preventive maintenance check and inspection of assigned equipment, reports findings to supervisor and takes appropriate action.

  • Examines defects and analyzes spoilage causes and, where possible, takes corrective action; analyzes and records cause of production delays on daily production report.

  • Notifies maintenance department or supervisors of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken, and of quality problems or supplies needed.


  • Experience in a production / manufacturing environment

  • The ability to read blueprints is preferred

  • Experience with blow molding or metal stamping is desirable

  • Experience with hydraulics is essential

  • PLC and light electrical experience is a plus

  • Willingness to work overtime, off-shifts

  • Prior experience in welding, machining and fabricating preferred

  • Must own basic hand tools

  • Must be able to work on-call as needed

  • Ability to work in a safe manner

  • Strong technical proficiency

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