Maintenance Technician - Mechanic

PPG Industries, Inc. Barberton , OH 44203

Posted 2 months ago

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers' biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

Key Responsibilities

The Barberton, Ohio facility has been a local business leader in the community for over 118 years.

The Barberton, Ohio facility is looking for mechanical journeyman. The successful must be able to work safely using good judgment in all work situations, effectively resolve and troubleshoot problems, demonstrate willingness and an ability to adjust to change.

  • Must perform all job task in a safe manner, by following all of the mandatory safety requirements and guidelines.

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements and repair of pumps, motors, gearboxes, agitators, dies, extruders, feeders, slitters, cutters, rolls, drive chains, classifiers, mills, etc. following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.

  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.

  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rulers, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.

  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies.

  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

To perform their job, the Maintenance Mechanics regularly operate facility equipment which may include:

  • Lathe, Bridgeport milling machine, drill press, radial arm drill press, band saws, cut off saw, friction saw, arbor presses, hydraulic press, sandblasting cabinet, tow motor, scissor lifts, articulating man lifts, Gallion crane, overhead cranes, jib cranes, battery operated drills and saws, etc.

Successful candidate must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shifts.

Mechanics' work is sometimes strenuous. They may stand for long periods and frequently work on ladders and scaffolds. Their working environment varies, depending on the type of job including working outdoors in the elements. Some may work in dusty, dirty, hot, or wet conditions, or in confined areas, ditches, or other uncomfortable places. Mechanics risk injury from falls, cuts, etc., to avoid injuries, they must follow strict safety procedures.

The wage employees at the Barberton facility are represented by the International Chemical Workers Union Council of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, And Its Local 1049-C.

Experience and Education

Have completed certified maintenance apprentice program or mechanical technical certificate and have at least five (5) years' experience performing maintenance work in a manufacturing facility, preferably in a chemical facility.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing

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