Preventive Maintenance Mechanic

United States of America
11 November 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.

PM Mechanic Job Summary
Within the walls of a manufacturing facility, there are few roles more critical than those that support operational uptime. As a PM Mechanic at ROCKWOOL you will be responsible for PM of our state-of-the-art equipment and advanced troubleshooting in your assigned area. Overseeing the performance and upkeep of machinery from our stone wool production line, this is a fast-paced and exciting environment where efficiency and ensuring as little downtime as possible are the priority. Reporting to the Maintenance Planner, the PM Mechanic will be expected to provide service and support for all company equipment, from small to large, simple to complex, within budgeted costs, in the continuous pursuit of plant improvements.


What are the day-to-day responsibilities of a PM Mechanic?

  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections to ensure equipment remains clean and in good working order using mechanical skills to minimize production line downtime.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting, investigate and resolve mechanical issues on equipment in assigned area while documenting all work performed to establish trends for a more proactive maintenance approach.
  • Complete equipment and industrial machinery repairs and parts replacement when required while maintaining a stock of tools, parts and supplies needed to manage day-to-day maintenance.
  • Adhere to established ROCKWOOL high-quality and environmental standards to identify and mitigate/escalate quality or environmental risks/issues.
  • Successfully structure priorities through Daily Direction Setting working closely with operations teams and effective escalation of issues to the Maintenance Planner, performing maintenance work during off-peak hours when possible for production to continue efficiently.

What professional skills and qualifications do you need for the role of a PM Mechanic?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 5 years’ practical experience in a continuous flow manufacturing or industrial environment and working with automated equipment required.
  • Welding, hydraulic, pneumatic and conveying systems experience required.
  • Grow and develop the team by sharing knowledge / experience.
  • Act as a ROCKWOOL ambassador demonstrating our core values of Ambition, Integrity, Responsibility and Efficiency.
  • Demonstrated or proven:
    • Organizational and analytical skills;
    • Basic computer knowledge and skills;
    • Acute attention to detail;
    • Written and verbal communication skills;
    • Problem-solving and trouble shooting skills;
    • Accuracy and data integrity.

What are the physical demands for a PM Mechanic?

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The job is physically demanding at times and requires manual dexterity, eyesight, mobility and requires a high level of concentration.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to, stand/or sit, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to hear, walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 60 pounds and/or occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 120 pounds with another person, shovel heavy waste to shoulder height.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

What is the typical work environment at a ROCKWOOL manufacturing facility?

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, background check, physical fitness test, WorkKEYS and Hucama Big 5 assessment.

ROCKWOOL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants 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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