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Maintenance Mechanic

At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.



Job Title:

Maintenance Mechanic


Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Maintenance Manager, this position is responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing production and process manufacturing equipment onsite, as well as performing modifications, repairs, and preventative/predictive maintenance tasks on existing equipment.  This position is for 2nd and 3rd shifts.  Hours are 3 pm. - 11 pm. and 11pm -7a.m. Overtime is mandatory as required to a maximum of 12 hour shifts as production needs arise.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in assigned plant safety related initiatives.
  • Participates in and maintains departmental shop 5S standards.
  • Assist with scheduling and coordination of all preventative maintenance
  • Prioritization and completion of assigned maintenance service requests.
  • Demonstrates ability in the use of a systematic approach in solving problems through analysis.
  • Responsible for reading, understanding and interpretation of blueprints, sketches and drawings.
  • Assist in the management of spare parts inventory.
  • Provide proper documentation of daily maintenance activities utilizing internal tracking systems.
  • Mechanical Aptitude:
    ·General knowledge required in mechanics (gears, bearings, pulleys, belts, etc.), pneumatics and hydraulics in order to effectively troubleshoot equipment problems in a timely manner with minimal supervision.
    ·Practical knowledge in the use of precision measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, etc.
    ·Ability to safely operate shop tools such as milling machines, lathes, cutoff saws, drill press, bench grinder, hydraulic press, vertical band saw, arc welders, acetylene torch and various other hand tools is essential.
  • Electrical Aptitude:
    ·Electrical knowledge needed: Use of multi-meter to test fuses and controls for voltage and amps.
  • Ability to replace electric motors, sensors, electronic air solenoids, steam control valves, process flow dispensing valves, fans, lights etc. with like component’s or as directed by supervisors and team members.


Candidate Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Millwright Ramsey Test required.
  • Strong commitment to all aspects of safety.
  • Must be team oriented and focused on quality.
  • Attention to detail, cooperative attitude, and sound work ethics are essential.
  • Ability to work 12 hour day and night rotating shift.
    Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
  • Successful experience in assuring safety standards that are in compliance with all Company, Local, State and Federal guidelines.
  • Direct experience in a 5s environment.
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical theory, principles, and statuary codes.
  • Basic computer skills with MS Excel, Word and Outlook Email.


Physical Demands:

Requirements include, but are not limited to (all times are approximate):

  • Sitting (3-5 hours)
  • Standing (5 hours or more)
  • Walking (5 hours or more)
  • Lifting (Regularly/Constantly): 
    • 0-10 lbs. (1-3 hours)
    • 10-20 lbs. (3-5 hours)
    • 20-50 lbs. (3-5 hours) 
    • 50-100 lbs. (1-3 hours)  
    • 100 lbs. or more (Never)
  • Carrying:  
    • 10-20 lbs. (5 hours or more) 
    • 20-50 lbs. (3-5 hours)
    • 50-100 lbs. (1-3 hours) 
    • 100 lbs. (Never)
  • Pushing (1-3 hours)      
  • Pulling, Twisting, Climbing (1-3 hours) 
  • Balancing (5 hours or more) 
  • Stooping, Kneeling (1-3 hours)
  • Crawling (Never)
  • Reaching, Grasping, Repetitive Motions (1-3 hours)

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at


Salary Range
$30,000.00 - 45,000.00
per Year
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Norcross, GA 30071, US