Maintenance Mechanic Job


Middleton, MA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Maintenance
Posting Date:  May 20, 2024

Maintenance Mechanic

Maintenance Department - Middleton


Situation in organisation (enclose a copy of your organisation chart)

Reports to Maintenance Manager

Job dimensions
  • Performs various plant maintenance functions to maintain the general operation of the facility.
  • Responsible for safely inspecting, monitoring, and maintaining our plant systems and equipment. This includes pumps, motors, gearboxes, chillers, reactor tanks, process heaters, and all associated instrumentation.
  • Troubleshoot issues in partnership with our production operators and take corrective actions needed to deliver a reliable operation


  • Follow all HSEQ policies and practices. This includes compliance with environmental regulations and permits, quality systems, and safe work practices (RTM, LOTOTO, CSE, Hot Work, Etc.)
  • Demonstrate commitment to all HSEQ matters through individual actions that include CARE (behavior based safety) observations, hazard reduction opportunities, hazard recognition and safe work permit execution.
  • Complete preventative maintenance inspections and generate work orders for repair as needed.
  • Track PM and work order execution in CMMS system (EAM) as required.
  • Repair/rebuild valves, pumps, vacuum pumps, condensers, chillers, refrigeration, and other process equipment
  • Troubleshoot process and equipment issues using a methodical approach
  • Install new equipment and support capital project activities
  • Participate in 5S, root cause problem solving, and other continuous improvement activities
  • Follows written instructions and standard operating procedures with minimal supervision
  • Supports all manufacturing operations as appropriate on assigned shifts
  • Follows proper procedures for the handling, storage and transfer of hazardous and universal waste
  • Use of hand and power tools as well as slings/rigging equipment
  • Operates fork truck, scissor lift, boom lift, and other material handling equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs all manufacturing/facilities equipment on a timely basis to minimize equipment downtime
Context and environment 
  • Bostik is an OSHA Process Safety Management facility and our process involves highly hazardous chemicals. All PPE requirements must be followed at all times.
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Works collaboratively with all department employees to solve problems and to insure a quality product is produced.
  • Work in a fast paced production environment where safety, accuracy, and attention to detail is required
  • Use of computer for work order processing and training
  • High performing teams and excellent communications are standard for the facility.









  • Practice safe work habits in accordance with OSHA and EPA guidelines.
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices.
  • Complete all mandatory company safety training requirement
  • Complete all work following all Bostik safety procedures and requirements
  • Maintain equipment and report issues to management as needed
  • Document all activities in work order system and communicate progress
  • Understand equipment failures and put actions in place to improve and prevent repeat issues
  • Responsiveness to production and other customers along with problem solving and learning


  • Willingness to learn complex electro-mechanical systems
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic systems
  • Familiarity with industrial control systems (single loop controllers, PLCs)
  • Reduce repeat failures to lower costs and improve productivity

Qualifications / experience required

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency required
  • Some technical training or college preferred
  • Industrial process maintenance experience highly valued
  • Minimum of 5 years experience preferred


  • Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Frequent work from ladders and elevations
  • Must be able to sit (10%), walk (25%), stand (65%) daily
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs infrequently, and up to 10 lbs frequently



Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €9.5 billion, of which 2.9% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 17 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Changing the world requires the right formula. The right formula consists of our innovative and sustainable materials, and you. Join us to develop the materials of tomorrow and make a difference together. What are you made of?

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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