Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Job Type

Springfield Plastics, Inc. is growing again! We are currently seeking an additional experienced INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC to fill a full-time position. With our growing facility we are very excited to be able to add to this position. As a mechanic here you will help grow the company by keeping our extruder lines running and operational. We have a FIIX program for work orders and inventory to help guide our day-to-day workload. This position is one of our facilities backbones to keeping us all in great working order.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Installation, maintenance and care for all production related equipment.
  • Setup of all production lines.
  • Troubleshooting, setup, and resolving machine problems.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on machinery, equipment and material handling equipment to ensure its safe operation.
  • Perform additional maintenance functions on the building, electrical and plumbing.
  • Maintain all machinery, change parts, spare parts, and hand tools used in each of the departments.
  • Respond to work order requests in a timely fashion.
  • Reporting and repairing any safety violations or problems.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Skill requirements for this position:

  • 2-5 years of industrial maintenance experience preferred but will consider other maintenance experience.
  • Familiarity with industrial tools and equipment.
  • Able to perform routine repairs on existing equipment.
  • Proficiency in use of hand tools and portable power tools.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to handle physical workload.
  • Overhead Crane experience.
  • Forklift experience.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Reliable transportation to and from Auburn, Illinois.
  • Work afternoon or overnight shifts when required.
  • Work overtime when required.
  • Work on-call when required.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Stand, kneel, and bend for up to 12 consecutive hours.
  • Work in a team atmosphere while staying on task.
  • Complete repetitive motions with hands and arms for up to 12 consecutive hours.
  • Tolerate very high temperatures while working.
  • Keep up in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Highly organized to complete tasks under several deadlines.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Independent worker

Preferred Candidates - Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Welding Certification
  • Electric Certification
  • Fabrication Experience

Benefits include:

  • Starting pay range of $20 - $30 based upon skill set and experience.
  • No Layoffs
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Guaranteed 40-hour work week
  • Weekly pay
  • No premium cost employee health insurance
  • Medical expense reimbursement
  • Holiday pay
  • Life insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Vacation
  • Funeral Leave
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401K
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Advanced training
  • Performance based increases

Due to the nature of our business, we are a zero-tolerance work place. All potential candidates will be drug screened prior to hire. Springfield Plastics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal, State, and Local laws.

Salary Description
$20 - $30