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General Mechanic-Mechanical

Company: Pixelle Specialty Solutions
Location: Chillicothe
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionPixelle Specialty Solutions is the largest specialty paper company in North America, with fully integrated pulp and paper operations in Chillicothe, Ohio, Jay, Maine, Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, Stevens Point, Wisconsin and a coating operation in Fremont, Ohio. Supported by an experienced product development team, Pixelle excels in designing customized solutions that help customers bring new products to market. With a long history of leadership in the paper industry, Pixelle delivers the most comprehensive portfolio of specialty papers to help you meet today's challenging demands.Job DescriptionRoleThis role will support our pulp and paper manufacturing equipment. The position is a key resource to ensuring our manufacturing operations run efficiently. Additionally, the position requires experience with maintenance type repairs & troubleshooting of equipment such as pumps, motors, bearings, agitators & mechanical drives. Experience with pipefitting, welding, rigging, equipment alignment, hydraulics and a background working within preventive maintenance systems and improving machine reliability is also desired. This role is a vital resource for the manufacturing machinery preventative and predictive maintenance programs. Technicians are required to strictly adhere to all safety and compliance guidelines the company sets forth.Duties & Accountabilities Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions; Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments including laser alignment, ultrasonic belt tensioning devices, torque wrenches, etc.; Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts; Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments; Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges; Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance; Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment; Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results; Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests; Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; Help drive Pixelle' s safety culture to a higher level.QualificationsRequirements High School Diploma or GED. Completion of a State certified Apprenticeship program in Mechanical (Millwright, Welder, Machinist, Mechanic), 2 year Mechanical technical degree & 2 years verifiable experience employed in the mechanical field or Mechanical Vocational school certificate (Millwright, Welder, Machinist, Mechanic) & 3 years verifiable experience employed in the field; Work Keys(Reading, Locating information & Math) Assessment; Ability to successfully pass written, interactive hands-on testing; Must be computer literate and possess professional communication skills; Self-motivated, able to work with minimal supervision; Ability to lift up to 100lbs., climb ladders and stairs, and stand for continuous periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation; Must be able and willing to work any shift, overtime, weekends and holidays when required; Must be able to read maintenance schematics / blueprints; Must be able and willing to work in a high volume manufacturing plant environment, in greasy, noisy, non-air conditioned areas (hot, humid, wet, dusty); Must be able and willing to work safely, including wearing and using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Preferred Qualifications Welding experience in Arc, TIG, and wire feed preferred, either OJT or schooling. Certification preferred; Must possess or be willing and capable of learning and utilizing secondary maintenance skills such as pipefitting and machinist; Experience with equipment associated with a pulp and paperboard operations such as pumps, gearboxes, bearings, motors, etc.; Mechanical experience in an industrial environment required; Willing and able to use all skills in a teamwork environment in order to safely accomplish work with minimal supervision; Proficient with computer operating systems, networks and electronic information handling, Microsoft Office.

Keywords: Pixelle Specialty Solutions, Columbus , General Mechanic-Mechanical, Engineering , Chillicothe, Ohio

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