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Novolex Maintenance Mechanic in Yakima, Washington

Why Choose Us?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. We're currently looking for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our team!Our Sustainability CommitmentThe 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 RoleThe Maintenance Mechanic plans and performs work that requires thorough knowledge of mechanical and electrical or electronic principles, wiring specification codes, properties of various materials, principles of operation and the application of electrical or electronic equipment such as motors, switches, control boards, generators, circuit breakers, electronic inspection units, etc. Troubleshoot & Perform repairs on bag machinery and support equipment as directed by maintenance supervisor. Comply with all safe work procedures when performing tasks, such as but not limited to Lock Out / Tag Out, & Confined Space. Repair machine defects found other than scheduled when discovered. Report any machine defects identified during repairs that cannot be corrected to Maintenance Manager. Maintain proper housekeeping on the job site. Improve skill level either by training or on the job experience. Be a team player, assisting fellow mechanics or other employees requiring help. Work required overtime to complete repairs of down equipment. Strive to perform work in a timely manner, reducing machine down time to a minimum. Maintain a "zero defect" attitude and perform repairs once. Ask questions if not familiar with the repair or procedure. * List of expected skill areas to be held or obtained, (not all are required): Machinist Pipefitter Electro-pneumatic troubleshooting Mechanical troubleshooting Machine assembly and installation Welding, brazing, burning Part rebuilding Building repair, general maintenance Machine overhaul Air compressor maintenance What We Need From YouHigh school diploma or G.E.D. 2-5 years' Experience in Equipment Maintenance / Preventative Maintenance Procedures Technical understanding, zeal and ability to deal with uncertaintyUnderstanding of Safety proceduresExperience with Power Tools Critical decision making ability Flexibility and adaptability and ability to focus and pay attention to detail Experience in Industrial Manufacturing a plusAbility to work 12 hour shifts, rotating days and nights monthly. 2-2-3 ScheduleWhat You'll Get From UsBenefitsWith 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 EngagementAt Novolex, giving back to the local communities that support us is important. Our Focused Giving Program prioritizes support for organizations whose missions pro

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