Maintenance Mechanic - New Milford, CT

Kimberly-Clark Corporation New Milford , CT 06776

Posted 6 days ago

Maintenance Mechanic - New Milford, CT

Job Description

The Maintenance Department is responsible for the upkeep, repair, and preventative maintenance of all equipment associated with the production, packaging, and distribution of Kimberly Clark products. Maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of production equipment, process pumps, etc. Should also have good general skills including lubrication, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, machining, piping, sheet metal, etc. Must be willing to work flexible hours. Candidates should also have a strong work ethic, possess a safe work history and function effectively in a self-directed team environment.


  • Ability to perform routine service, setup, adjustment and repairs of paper manufacturing and converting equipment (e.g. pumps, gear reducers, high speed winders, orbital saws, wrappers, packaging and conveying equipment)

  • Perform Predictive & Preventative tasks associated on heavy industrial manufacturing equipment

  • Identify and correct defects in equipment during preventative maintenance inspections

  • Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of typical ball & roller bearings

  • Perform horizontal laser equipment alignment tasks

  • Perform basic pipe fitting and welding

  • Proficient in rigging/lifting fundamentals required for large equipment replacements

  • Proficient at using hand tools, portable electric tools & maintenance shop equipment

  • Basic machinist tasks (e.g. cut and broach keyways on drive line components, minor parts modifications, etc.

  • Rebuild spare equipment and components

  • Precision measurements of bearing fits and mounting tolerances

  • Identify, plan, execute mechanical maintenance tasks

  • Work within an operations driven team environment to resolve issues and improve performance

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in an industrial or commercial setting

  • Must be able to work day shift with occasional overtime including nights, holidays, weekends

  • Basic computer skills; Excel, MS Word, email

  • Must understand preventive/predictive/proactive maintenance concepts

  • Ability to perform inspections, repairs and troubleshooting of mechanical drive systems, pumps, etc.

  • Basic Machinist Skills

  • Knowledgeable of lubrication best practices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two-year degree technical degree or apprenticeship or equivalent

  • Industrial experience with high speed equipment

  • Advanced machinist skills

  • Experience with predictive technologies (vibration analysis, ultrasonics, infrared)

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities

  • Problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Motivated self starter

  • Good communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with many different people daily

  • Work at heights, in pits and in confined spaces

  • Work with no supervision or in a team to complete work on time

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.

Primary Location

USA-CT-New Milford

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Maintenance Mechanic - New Milford, CT

Kimberly-Clark Corporation