Maintenance Mechanic

United Displaycraft Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 2 months ago

Employees are Our Greatest Asset

Privately held, Great Northern is one of the nation's largest independent producers of corrugated packaging. For more than five decades, customers have turned to Great Northern Corporation for integrated, comprehensive packaging solutions in industrial, commercial and retail markets.

Great Northern exists to live out the core values established by our founders - integrity, personal growth, entrepreneurial spirit, and a shared future.

Our vision, "We help our employees win through personal growth and a shared future" is a call to action to deliver on building a people-centric culture, developing leaders from within, and sending people home fulfilled about their role and contributions. The "win" for everyone is a trusting and collaborative culture that helps us be at our best every day.

Our mission statement, "We help our customers win by doing what others can't or won't" gives us a clear purpose and raises the bar for performance. Doing what others "can't or won't" for our customers is demonstrated by a willingness to serve customers, value-added partnerships and proactively developing innovative solutions to our customer's challenges.

We are excited that you are looking to join our great culture. Here are some details about the position.


In addition to excellent wages, Great Northern has a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision; life insurance; paid vacation; paid holidays; 401(k) annual company contribution and 401(k) with company match. We also offer our employees a safe, clean, friendly environment and room for growth!


Starting wage is $18.00- $20.00 based on experience and/or education.


Operations Manager


Responsible for mechanical repairs, maintenance and preventative maintenance to all production and facility equipment in addition to installation of said equipment in the plant, warehouse, and office areas by performing the following duties. Basic electrical experience is required.


  • Performs predictive and preventative repairs of all equipment to ensure continuous production operations.

  • Keeps all documentation up to date of lock out/tag out and works with Safety Director to maintain safe practices.

  • Assists Operations Manager, supervisors and maintenance staff with the operation of the predictive and preventative maintenance program.

  • Inspects and insures that all operating machines and equipment conform to electrical and mechanical operational quality standards.

  • Assists with the implementation of new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs and effect greater utilization of equipment, labor and materials.

  • Confers with plant manager, production manager, production supervisor and other appropriate personnel to resolve maintenance problems. Recommends measures to improve operations and conditions of machines, equipment and processes.

  • Records and files complete machine histories relating to maintenance problems and cures, troubleshooting methods, services required, spare parts and parts vendors.

  • Monitors building and exterior grounds to keep all areas clean and neat.

  • Other duties as required.


  • Knows, understands and follows all plant safety rules, general rules and procedures.

  • Remains current on changes in policies, procedures and product information, attending authorized training programs and seminars.

  • Keeps maintenance area neat, clean and orderly; cleans up after completing maintenance work throughout the plant.

  • Be available for monthly safety meetings, on-call and overtime work.


  • Hand tools

  • Computer.

  • Maintenance equipment.

  • Electrical test equipment.


Reports directly to Operations Manager. Works closely with production supervisors, machine operators, outside contractors and parts suppliers.


Fulfillment of all job responsibilities. Regular, reliable attendance and punctuality. Meeting all customer and Laminations specifications for quality, accuracy and efficiency. Compliance with all plant safety rules, general rules and procedures. Effectiveness of communication and development of good working relationships with other employees. Accurate and timely reports. Soundness of decisions made regarding personnel, machinery and equipment, work methods and safety. Integrity of confidential employment and business information. Ability to analyze and solve problems. Honesty, fairness, flexibility and tact. Possession of the trust and respect of employees, co-workers and management.


Individual must possess a high school diploma or equivalency plus 3-5 years of experience in a maintenance related field in a manufacturing environment. Individual must have regular & reliable attendance; an excellent safety record; ability to operate computer and a wide range of hand tools, test instruments, machining equipment and maintenance equipment; ability to perform mathematical calculations involving adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions, decimals and percentages; ability to follow written, verbal or diagrammatic instructions or blueprints, and reading of schematic diagrams; excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; legible handwriting to record information and fill out forms; ability to delegate responsibility when appropriate; ability to: plan, prioritize and organize work effectively; work effectively under pressure and time deadlines; analyze problems (not just symptoms), propose reasonable solutions, make logical decisions, carry out decisions made and follow up with feedback where appropriate.

Great Northern is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Job Start Date Monday, September 7, 2020

  • Jacksonville, FL, USA

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