Maintenance Mechanic

Grand Haven, MI

POSITION: Maintenance Mechanic

CLASSIFICATION: Hourly / Non-Exempt

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor

Effective Date:  July 1, 2018



The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for performing daily routine maintenance and repair of the facility and equipment.




Minimum of a high school diploma or GED, some college a plus.

Minimum of Boiler Operator License (or equivalent).

3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing plant maintenance environment.

Experience within the food or pharmaceutical industry a plus.

Experience operating and maintaining a steam boiler.




  • Average to above average mathematical skills (decimals, metric system, rounding, basic arithmetic)
  • General knowledge of steam and condensate systems
  • Possess decision-making and judgment ability with regard to safety to self and others
  • O.T.O.T (Lockout Tagout & Test)
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Fall Protection
  • Forklift Safety (as a pedestrian and as a driver)
  • Possess decision-making ability with regard to quality
  • Ability to maintain attention around rotating, pinching, crushing equipment
  • Ability to maintain attention around high temperature and compressed air and liquid
  • Ability to work independently for extended periods
  • Ability to communicate via conversation, radio, and visually in emergency situations
  • Ability to use computer systems and technology
  • State driver’s license
  • Must be able to be a licensed fork truck operator.




  1. Have regular attendance;
  2. Work and follow all safety procedures at all times and report any potential safety hazards to on-site safety staff and to maintenance supervisor;
  3. Attend any occasional mandated Company meetings related to site operations;
  4. Aptitude to do the following.
    1. Replace motors and starters;
    2. Reset overloads and replace fuses;
    3. General electrical troubleshooting/repairs; cords, minor wiring, and other minor items;
    4. Repair machine structure;
    5. Modify equipment as necessary;
    6. Rebuild pumps, motors, and other complex devices when feasible;
    7. Welding and cutting;
    8. Basic machining;
    9. Seal replacement;
    10. Bearing replacement;
    11. Minor fabrication;
    12. Pump replacement;
    13. Instrument Calibrations
    14. Basic electrical knowledge and to safely troubleshoot electrical control systems.
  5. Ability to design and complete minor fabrication projects;
  6. Work on facilities and maintenance projects as needed;
  7. Follow cGMP and change control policies;
  8. Perform preventive maintenance and document accordingly;
  9. Specify and order parts for repair;
  10. Understand in-house utility systems (steam, compressed air, purified water, etc);
  11. Assist Production with any equipment problems;
  12. Clear snow and ice as necessary;
  13. Other duties as assigned.

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