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Newell Brands Maintenance Tech in Lumberton, North Carolina

Job title

Maintenance Tech

Reports to

Production Supervisor

FLSA

Non Exempt (FH)

Location

Lumberton, NC

Band/Grade

Job Purpose

The Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing the maintenance and repairs needed and/or assigned to ensure safe, continuous, and efficient operation of the facility and its machines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in troubleshooting and expediting repairs of essential machines and production equipment as needed.

  • Performs changeovers on equipment as dictated by production schedules.

  • Performs minor electrical work: replacing wall bulbs, light sockets and switches.

  • Performs minor plumbing work: repair of leaks in water supplies, drains, faucets and laboratory fixtures. Clears obstructions from drain lines.

  • Performs minor carpentry projects: repairs walls and furnishings, patches or replaces plaster/plaster board, paints walls and woodwork.

  • Performs periodic standard inspections and preventive maintenance on tools and equipment, including cleaning and lubrication.

  • Plan, organize work, and meet all deadlines.

  • Ensure all flammable materials are stored in OSHA and EPA-approved container devices.

  • May provide assistance to more skilled workers performing installation, adjustment, maintenance, parts, replacement, and repairs.

  • Report any serious maintenance problems or safety hazards to the facilities supervisor and safety.

  • Drive and pick up/transport parts.

  • Proficient in all safety and housekeeping requirement.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma/GED preferred. Minimum 2 years related experience or training.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, squat/kneel, reach with hands and arms, grasp, push/pull, and twist/bend, talk, hear, and see.

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb ladders; drive.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Must wear and use proper PPE at all times.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to work overtime and weekends as well as some irregular hours.

  • The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; dust, fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat.

  • The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.

  • The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

  • The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock; and vibration.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud.

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.

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