Maintenance Mechanic

United States of America
24 September 2020
Turning stone into remarkable products

Transforming natural resources into high-quality stone wool products puts you at the center of what makes ROCKWOOL successful in its industry. In our technologically-advanced production environment, you work closely with skilled colleagues who all strive to improve and optimize our manufacturing processes. You are offered the opportunity to work in an organization which cares about its employees and has a people-driven culture.


ROCKWOOL is a market-leading global company with a proud 80-year history of creating well-paying jobs and being recognized as a top employer. At ROCKWOOL, we believe our success is built on a foundation of teamwork and that all employees excel when we create an atmosphere of trust, respect, communication, and support. Our main business area is building insulation, providing thermal comfort along with fire safety and acoustical comfort for all types of buildings.

This is the role:

The Maintenance Mechanic reports directly to the Maintenance Manager. The objective of the Mechanical Maintenance Department is to provide a service for all company equipment and buildings within budgeted costs, to pursue plant improvements and to improve cost effectiveness. This position will be based out of our Byhalia, Mississippi location.

What you offer:

  • Be a licensed Industrial Electrician
  • Have a minimum of 5 years industrial experience
  • Have a good command of the English language at a technical level
  • Be capable to work with minimal supervision
  • Be willing and able to work overtime on short notice
  • Work closely with shift Maintenance Mechanic (and contractors as needed)
  • Own quality tools capable of performing routine tasks
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills in electrical  
  • Experience working in a team environment

Main Tasks

  • To provide mechanical support to production to ensure production can produce a high quality finished product at the highest production rate
  • Check and make repairs according to preventative maintenance program
  • Preventive and predictive maintenance
  • Respond to requests from production staff
  • Complete all necessary paperwork, computer entry and reports
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Investigate and resolve mechanical problems
  • Provide mechanical expertise to the operations department on processes, projects or where required
  • Other duties as assigned or necessary

What ROCKWOOL offers:

In addition to a competitive salary, we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, and vision coverage, disability and life insurance, with options to elect coverage for spouse and dependents.  Employees also receive paid vacation and a 401K match of up to six percent by ROCKWOOL.

At ROCKWOOL, safety is priority number one!  We continuously strive to create safe and healthy work places and conditions for all employees.  We provide employees with personal protective equipment to include high visibility safety vests, safety glasses, shoes, gloves and head protection. 

ROCKWOOL also provides multiple programs as part of our commitment to long-term security of our employees, including: 

  • A hybrid/electric vehicle incentive program.
  • Fitness Reimbursement.
  • Education reimbursement for job-related courses.
  • Employee product purchase program.
  • Uniform and laundry program.

ROCKWOOL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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