VancouverWARecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Vancouver jobs

Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Novolex
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Why Choose Us?

Novolex is a leader in packaging innovation, choice and sustainability. We manufacture products in paper, plastic and sustainable materials for the food, retail, health and industrial markets.

  • Referral Bonas Program

  • Full benefits within 30 day

    Our Sustainability Commitment

    The Novolex sustainability vision is built upon three pillars: our products, our operations and our people. Each is critically important to our growth and future as a business. These pillars form the foundation of our company-wide commitment to sustainability, helping us achieve our ambitious goals through our wide-ranging initiatives.

    How You'll Perform the Role

    Under the general direction of the Maintenance Manager, this position is responsible for supporting various maintenance functions such as installing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing production, process and facility manufacturing equipment onsite, as well as performing modifications, repairs, and preventative/predictive maintenance tasks on existing equipment.

    The Maintenance Mechanic (MM) will work on various production systems including plastic extrusion, converting, pelletizing and vacuum resin handling. In addition to production equipment the MT will also work on facility equipment such as slitters, rewinders, sheeters, cutters, die cutters, drill presses, folder gluers, flexo printers, embossers, chillers, air compressors, pumps, blowers, air conditioners, etc. The MM will utilize a designated Computerized Maintenance Management System to schedule work, track parts, record hours worked and plan for future work. Essential to success is a focus on safety in all the actions taken by the MT and of those around them.

    Mechanical Aptitude:

    • General knowledge required in mechanics (gears, bearings, pulleys, belts, etc.), pneumatics and hydraulics in order to effectively troubleshoot high speed 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 cutoff saws, drill press, bench grinder, hydraulic press, vertical band saw, arc welders, acetylene torch and various other hand tools is essential.

      Electrical Aptitude:

      • Position requires basic electrical knowledge.

      • Candidate shall be capable of using a digital multimeter to detect the presence of voltage, identify faulty wiring, blown fuses, faulty switches, terminal ends, circuit boards, breakers and photoelectric controls.

      • Must be able to troubleshoot simple circuits, three-phase power systems, motor controls, AC/DC drives, PLC's and servo drive systems.

      • Must be able to perform installation of conduit runs, disconnects, fuse boxes, relays, motor controls, motors and brushes.

      • An Associate's Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology is preferred but not required.

        What We Need From You

        • Eligible to work in the United States.

        • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen.

        • Work overtime as required.

        • High School diploma or equivalent.

        • Attention to detail, cooperative attitude, and sound work ethics are essential.

        • 2 or more years manufacturing experience in Maintenance function preferred.

        • Fork lift experience helpful, but not required.

        • Must possess troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

        • Strong commitment to all aspects of safety.

        • Ability to work up to 12 hours a day on assigned shift.

        • May be required to complete training courses as determined by management.

        • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.

        • Candidates must provide their own tools and tool box. A general tool list can be provided.

          What You'll Get From Us


          With safety as our top priority and a commitment to employee well-being an important focus, we offer comprehensive and competitive benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance (including Telehealth options) as well as a variety of other well-being resources focused on mental, physical and financial health. Specific benefits and well-being programs may vary depending on where you work.

          Community Engagement

          At Novolex, giving back to the local communities that support us is important. Our Focused Giving Program prioritizes support for organizations whose missions promote sustainability initiatives or address food and hunger needs. We also encourage facility level support of activities in the communities where our employees live and work.

          Training and Development

          We offer constant opportunities for advancement. From skills development to advanced education programs, training and development programs and courses are available through Novolex University. Programs include company and industry training curricula, support for formal education through the Tuition Reimbursement Program, and a Learning Management System that supports and enhances employee skills at all levels of the organization.

Keywords: Novolex, Vancouver , Maintenance Mechanic, Professions , Vancouver, Washington

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Washington jobs by following @recnetWA on Twitter!

Vancouver RSS job feeds