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Date: Jul 5, 2021

Location: Summerville, SC, US

Company: James Hardie

Position Summary

As a Maintenance Mechanic in the Maintenance Department reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for providing support for the daily execution of the maintenance department's operating plan. Working with the Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Technicians, Operations, and Safety, Mechanics support department productivity and quality of workmanship for the purpose of increasing overall availability and reliability of equipment.


Position Responsibilities
Implement strategic vision for maintenance and reliability to correct, coordinate, and support plant maintenance functions by:

  • Supporting plans to reduce breakdowns, improve planned maintenance, optimize scheduled maintenance, and effectively execute down-day events;
  • Maintaining the facility in a safe manner and to a standard level of equipment availability;
  • Participating in the wash up day planning, half-time, and follow-up meetings;
  • Incorporating plant delay items into weekly wash ups;
  • Maintaining close contact with Maintenance Supervisor to ensure maintenance activities occur with minimal disruption to production operations;
  • Recommending improvement in maintenance and operational procedures; and
  • Capturing and recording necessary equipment and material history;
  • Working with storeroom personnel to order replacement parts.

The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


Position Requirements


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:



  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail and continual diligence about follow-up.
  • Strong desire to learn.
  • Well organized, with the ability to multi-task.
  • Knowledgeable of root cause and fault tree analysis techniques.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sound judgment, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to manage the flow of all required information and documentation.
  • Ability to deliver sustainable and superior results.



  • 3 or more years maintenance experience in a continuous operating (24/7) manufacturing environment.
  • Strong electrical and mechanical technical knowledge.
  • Experience working with a CMMS

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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