Reference : USA00964

Maintenance Mechanic II

  • Technical Production
  • United States WILLIAMSPORT
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 05/24/2022

Position description

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, and using continuous improvement tools and principles, this position is responsible to repair, troubleshoot, and improve existing production equipment used in the production and fabrication of CertainTeed’s BuffTech Fence, Deck, and Railing products. 

Safety is critical to every position and person within CertainTeed and within the Buffalo Plant. There is no task or assignment performed without safety at the forefront of our thoughts and actions.  The business has an absolute commitment to safety above all else. The position will be expected to use continuous improvement tools and principles to improve safety, quality, service, and efficiency of our operations.


  • Safely troubleshoot, repair and replace parts on production equipment such as but not limited to saws, pullers, routers, pumps, blowers, motors, loading systems, etc.
  • Change grinder bed and rotary blades on the PVC grinder.
  • Troubleshoot and repair blending equipment such as but not limited to the heat mixer, cool mixer, receiving hoppers, scales, micro stations, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and repair screw cooling, barrel cooling, and heating systems on extruder barrels
  • Change wrapper rolls on the large shrink wrapper
  • Perform basic electrical functions such as but not limited to building extension cords up to 480v 3 phase; basic wiring of motors (A/C and D/C), pumps, lighting, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, track, record and update tasks in the maintenance management system on a computer database.
  • Administrative duties – processing SAP work orders, signing out parts using a scan gun, and ordering parts through purchase order systems.
  • Performing safety observations and entering data in Gensuite.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by the supervisor.



  • Accurate- Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly is essential.
  • Communication (Oral) - Ability to communicate with Supervisor, Leads, coworkers and managers effectively is essential.
  • Decision Making- Ability to make decisions while following all Company safety rules and procedures is essential especially, when working in and around moving high speed equipment.
  • Detail Orientated- Ability to note minute detail impacting quality of repair work is critical.
  • Honesty/Integrity- The trait of being truthful and credible within the workplace is essential.
  • Organized- Ability to follow a systematic method maintaining a clean, well-organized work area and insuring proper stock levels for stockroom is critical.
  • Problem Solving- Ability to proactively find solutions or manage work related problems is important.
  • Reliability- The trait of being dependable and trustworthy is essential.
  • Team Building- Ability to convince coworkers to participate in safety, quality and service initiatives in effort to promote Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and capture cost savings is essential.
  • Working Under Deadline- Ability to complete assigned tasks and maintain production output standards and improving yield under specified deadlines is critical.


Additional Requirements


  • Education: High school diploma
  • Basic computer knowledge or experience in Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred
  • Certifications: 2 year certification or degree in mechanical, electrical, welding, or machining preferred
  • Certified as Authorized User in Lockout/Tag out, Forklift and Scissor Lift.
  • Experience: 2 years as a CertainTeed Maintenance Mechanic I or 3 years related experience in mechanical/electrical field in a production environment preferred.
  • Ability to identify problems, determine causes, identify solutions, verify that the solution has eliminated the problem, and follow up.
  • Ability to use basic hand tools such as but not limited to electrical testing meters, grinders, drills, hand saws, and basic machine shop tools such as lathes, mills, drill presses, power band saws, sanders, brakes, etc.
  • Recognize recurring problems and work to eliminate them.
  • Use continuous improvement principles to improve our safety, quality, service, and efficiency.
  • Must be able to lift between 5-20 pounds individually, higher with partner.

Certificates/ Licenses

Non-bid position requires no certifications or licenses.


  • Satisfactory Attendance and performance record within past 12-month period
  • Satisfactory completion of associated training programs
  • Demonstrated ability of cooperation, leadership and willingness to assist fellow employees in a team-based work environment
  • Willingness to work overtime and at times on short notice
  • Willing, able and flexible to work alternating/rotating shift schedule
  • Ability to perform the responsibilities of the position including times when there is limited or no supervision
  • Thorough understanding of safety rules and the safe operation of production machinery
  • Previous Manufacturing experience and length of time with Saint-Gobain will be strongly considered

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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