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Potsdam, NY

Plant Maintenance Mechanic

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Position Summary:

The successful candidate will have the ability to maintain, install, repair and trouble shoot process equipment and infrastructure to support reliable mill operations safely.  Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.   Complete reactive maintenance on production line to recover from equipment failures by repairing mechanical and structural components.  Perform or assist with facility related repairs and projects.  Execute plant prevention maintenance program according to PM schedule to minimize downtime.  Work with team members and operators to ensure the efficiency of the daily production schedule.

Minimum Requirements:

Possess a High School Degree or GED. New York State Journeyman card in applicable trade is preferred. In lieu of this certification, individuals who have partially completed the apprenticeship program or who have 3 years of industrial mechanical experience in a related field will be considered.  For those hired into the position without Journeyperson certification, enrollment in the Apprentice Program is required.   An AA degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance is a plus. Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.  Possess good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with exposure to noise and temperature fluctuations.  Must be willing to work some weekends, frequent overtime and respond to call-ins.

Salary and Benefits:

A competitive wage and benefits package is offered on day one, including medical/prescription, dental, life, vision, 401(k) plan. Paid leave and holidays.


Interested candidates possessing the requisite qualifications should send cover letter and resume by February 28, 2021 to:

Business Leader
Potsdam Specialty Paper, Inc.
547A Sissonville Road
Potsdam, NY  13676

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