Maintenance Mechanic 1st Shift Job


Louisville, KY, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  261210
Posting Date:  Sep 4, 2023

Bostik is now hiring experienced Maintenance Mechanic for our Louisville (Riverport) site! Come join a team that provides a great work environment, opportunities to learn new skills, and stability!   **$5,000 sign-on bonus!**


As a Maintenance Mechanic, you will report to both Production Supervisor and Maintenance Manager. Responsibilities include repairing, installing, and enhancing equipment within our facility to operate in a safe and efficent manner.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Repairs manufacturing, packaging, material handling, and process equipment with minimal supervision.

  • Uses EAM System to maintain maintenance records, parts inventory, and other pertinent information.

  • Performs various plant maintenance functions to maintain the general operation of the facility. 

  • Follows all plant policies and practices to ensure safety, quality, service, and cost objectives are met. Practice continuous quality improvement in all processes. Fully supports Bostik's goal of zero workplace safety incidents and supports and participates in Bostik's EHS Programs.

  • Practice safe work habits in accordance with OSHA and EPA guidelines.

  • Repair and maintain equipment and assets in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Work with production/operations and have knowledge of Bostik products and equipment. Understanding maintenance processes, applications, and terminology related to manufacturing. Daily use of hand and power tools. Must safely repair electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, plumbing, mechanical, and carpentry systems. Basic welding, millwrighting, and blueprint and schematic reading. 

  • Electrical and motor controls knowledge and experience needed. 12V, 24V, 120V, 208V, 277V, 480V 3 phase systems. 

  • Work cooperatively with all employees, vendors, and contractors.

  • Assists in maintaining an acceptable level of housekeeping.

  • Completes all required paperwork accurately.

  • Performs various troubleshooting and preventative maintenance duties to equipment as needed

  • Work in other areas as needed. 

  • Work in a fast-paced production environment where safety, accuracy and speed are essential. Simultaneous competing priorities require effective and efficient multi-tasking to succeed.

  • Must be able to be self-motivated and supervised.

  • Work with minimal supervision.

  • Use of hand and power tools as well as forklifts, scissor lifts, and slings / lifting equipment.

  • Use of computer for data management and training. 

  • Maintain equipment and report issues to management as needed.

  • Completion of assigned tasks.

  • Understanding of production and process equipment

  • Adherence to Bostik, OSHA, and local regulations / policies. 




Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated computer skills (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, CMMS)

  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical system


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Continuing education/related certifications and/or a degree in industrial maintenance

  • PLC knowledge/experience (Allen Bradley)





A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries.  The diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications

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