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We are now accepting orders
Although many items are out of stock currently, we are working around the clock to get all your favorite Apple Barrel, Bucilla, Delta, FolkArt, and Mod Podge items back in stock as soon as we can! 

Our goal is to ship orders as quickly as possible; however, we are experiencing some delays in processing and shipping orders at this time. All orders will be shipped ground by FedEx SmartPost only, and a tracking number will be provided when your order ships.

We appreciate your understanding and continued support of Plaid products. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Maintenance Mechanic

Department: Plant Engineering
Location: Decatur, GA

The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for operating and maintaining specific equipment, conducting surveys and inventories, performing preventive maintenance activities, responding to customer complaints and repairing equipment. maintains the safe operation and maintenance of building facilities, electrical and mechanical systems and plumbing. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience working in a maintenance role in a manufacturing operation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintains the safe operation and maintenance of building facilities, electrical and mechanical systems and plumbing.
  • Completes assigned Preventative Maintenance (PM) work on assigned machines.
  • Promotes safety in the work area by understanding and complying with safety procedures and reporting all accidents in a timely manner.
  • Is responsible for operating and maintaining specific equipment, conducting surveys and inventories, performing preventive maintenance activities, responding to customer complaints and repairing equipment.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, drawings, schematics and written technical machinery documents to troubleshoot areas and make repairs accurately.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience working in a maintenance role in a manufacturing operation.
  • A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience working in a Six Sigma environment.
  • A solid understanding of industrial mechanics, electrical, electronics, pneumatics.
  • 4-year college degree in a similar field or the equivalent years of experience.
  • Provide technically adept guidance that displays an understanding of industrial mechanics, electrical, electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, PLC’s, AC/DC theory, motors, etc. to craftsmen.
  • Manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Communicate clearly and authoritatively both verbally and in written format.

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