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Posting date : 12/20/2022

Reference : USA04464

Maintenance Mechanic

  • United States , Massachusetts , NORWOOD
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Technical Production

Position description

Primary Functions:

The Maintenance Mechanic will support the Norwood, MA CertainTeed production line, manufacturer of asphalt roofing shingles. The mechanic will select and properly use all hand tools and stationary power tools including power saw, welders, etc., as well as diagnose and repair most plant equipment (pumps, gear boxes, rollers, bearings, motors, conveyors, etc.). Last year, our master mechanics averaged over $100,000 as a 7-day operation. You will be a member of the Teamsters Local 25 union and enjoy a world-class benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • Medical, dental, vision, pharmacy
  • Pension plan
  • Paid time off
  • Hearing care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Disability, life insurance, and much more!

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  • Monday-Friday, Saturday or Sunday depending on production needs
  • 2nd Shift (2:30PM-11PM) and 3rd shift (11:00pm-7:00am) 
  • Currently working 7:00am-7:00pm or 7:00pm-7:00am for training
  • Lots of overtime available!

Essential Job Functions:

  • Metal fabrication/welding
  • Change out worn motors, gear reducers, bearings, etc.
  • Lubricate and maintain conveyors
  • Troubleshooting production manufacturing equipment
  • Other plant maintenance responsibilities as needed


Qualifications and Skills:

  • 1+ year of maintenance mechanic experience
  • Prior metal fabrication experience
  • Prior lathe and milling machine operation is a plus
  • Prior experience in a heavy manufacturing environment is a plus

Additional Requirements

Safety & Health:

Follow the CertainTeed Health and Safety Rules, ensure safe operating conditions within the facility and provide key leadership to support the EHS initiatives. Proper use of PPE at all times. Maintain clean and safe working environment in line with the 5S philosophy. Facilitate and/or participate in safety training and safety committee meetings.


Ability to work a minimum of 45 hours per week, speak clearly so others understand, vision acuity to see details within a few feet of an observer, accepting of criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with potential stressful situations, sensitivity to other’s needs, and have a positive demeanor.


Actively participates in continuous improvement processes to better serve customers and improve the overall profitability of CertainTeed. Actively promote Saint-Gobain’s EHS and VMVO objectives. Make suggestions for improving product quality, processes, safety and company profitability.

Teamwork & Results:

Positive working attitude toward other employees; be a team player. Work with others constructively and abide by company policies and procedures. Working together as a team for continuous improvement is vital to ensure the future of CertainTeed and employees.

Work Environment:

Manufacturing plant is not temperature controlled; dust, fumes, and high noise areas >80db are present inside plant areas. This position may include outdoor tasks in a wide range of climate conditions (Heat/cold/rain…etc.). The Manufacturing processes involve granules, silica sand, fiberglass, asphalt coating, crushed rock, and polypropylene. Moving equipment such as fork lifts, genie booms and industrial sweepers travel throughout the facility.

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall, and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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