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Job Title:

Maintenance Mechanic


Position Summary:

We are seeking a 2nd & 3rd shift Maintenance Mechanics who can troubleshoot and provides repair and preventive maintenance for the injection molding machines and all support equipment.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform mold changes
  • Troubleshoot electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems and provide their repair.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on injection molding machinery and support equipment.
  • Overhaul injection machines and support equipment
  • Provide a clean  and safe work area during and after repairs
  • Attend training as required.
  • Clean up work area before leaving for the day
  • Have a working knowledge of all support systems, chiller, compressors
  • Report any mold or machine deficiencies to management
  • To maintain and update daily all required documentation
  • Start and stop injection molding and support equipment
  • Overtime is required when scheduled
  • Conserve Maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.


Marginal duties:

  • Paint and clean machinery and maintain facilities as needed.
  • Assist molder and/or Tool Room personnel.
  • Provide weekend work coverage as needed.
  • Assist in training of maintenance mechanic trainees.
  • Perform any duty as deemed necessary by management.
  • Assist Maintenance, Tool Room and Stacker departments.
  • Control downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Perform any duty deemed necessary by supervisor.
  • Locate sources of problems by observing electrical/ mechanical hydraulic devices in operational; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Determine changing in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments.



Candidate Requirements:                        

  • Technical understanding, zeal and ability to deal with uncertainty
  • High School Diploma or equal with technical training.
  • Qualified candidates must have three to five years mechanical experience preferably in injection molding and on Husky machinery. Forklift, hand tools, torches and bench grinder experience. Basic English reading and writing to perform necessary documentation functions.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to perform physical task for extended periods including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces.

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at  800-845-6051.

City:  Chelmsford
State:  MA

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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