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Production Line Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Metairie, LA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 25, 2021
Category: General Maintenance
Job ID: 72042

Job Description


The Opportunity

Our Safety Kleen location in Metairie, LA is hiring. We are currently seeking a Production Line Maintenance Mechanic for our manufacturing/bottling facility to maintain, fix, and improve equipment used in bottling and packaging operations

Why work for Safety-Kleen?

  • Health  and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages (Insert important compensation details);
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment;
  • Group 401K/with company matching component;
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement;
  • Positive and safe work environments;
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career!

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Plan, lead and execute preventative maintenance (PM) according to PM schedule to minimize equipment downtime;
  • Complete reactive maintenance on production lines to recover from equipment failures by repairing mechanical, electrical, and structural component;
  • Create retrofits and fabrication, complete machine tear down/repair and assembly.
  • Conduct creative problem solving to identify and perform equipment improvements;
  • Coach operators and peers on basic maintenance and equipment settings;
  • Participate in special project work on equipment upgrades or installations;
  • Work with team members and operators to ensure the daily production schedule is met;
  • Maintain partnerships with team members and vendors using effective communication;
  • Provide break relief to production operators or team members as needed;
  • Operate a forklift as needed to complete duties.

What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen?

  • High school diploma or GED; additional technical training or certifications desired;
  • 3 +years of previous maintenance experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency in completing tasks and comfort working in a high speed  production environment;
  • Strong  mechanical and electrical skills;
  • Solid computer skills, including the use of Word, Excel, Outlook;
  • Experience with CMMS or ERP systems desired;
  • Able to lift 100 lbs and pull 120 lbs as needed while performing work. 


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