Reference : 584738

Maintenance Mechanic (2nd SHIFT)

  • Technical Production
  • United States GARDEN GROVE
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 01/21/2021

Position description

Accountability Objective

  • Ensures reliable operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance activities on production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using maintenance shop equipment.
  • Performs needed facility related troubleshooting and repairs to electrical, plumbing and safety systems.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with company procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as directed by lead or manager.


Background Skills:

  • Mechanical aptitude and advanced skills with a minimum of 3 years experience in one or more of the following areas: repair and maintenance of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, CNC repair and/or PLC programming.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
  • Operation of electrical testing equipment
  • Arc flash hazard training
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet scheduled deadlines
  • Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills required (high school diploma or equivalent)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Forklift certification



  • The Maintenance Mechanic provides the hand tools and electrical meter used in daily tasks.
  • Manual dexterity required to operate machinery and repair equipment.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

Additional Requirements

Nature of Scope

Repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as motors, pneumatic tools, and production machines and equipment (CNC machines, lathes, presses…), using hand tools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments. Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools. Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments. Repairs or replaces defective parts, using hand tools and power tools. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Starts devices to test their performance. Lubricates and cleans parts. May set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. Repairs electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. Installs electrical services from sub panels or junction boxes to equipment. Performs facility related repairs and maintenance to building electrical, plumbing and safety systems.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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