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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Pratt Industries

Job Description:

Pratt Industries (Grand Rapids, MI) is currently seeking an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic to join their team!

Job duties will include, but are not limited to: ​

Safely maintain machinery & equipment to ensure continuous running and exceptional quality in a timely manner.
Ensure the safety of the Equipment: Check and repair safety guards, Installed correctly, Check for obstruction, Check and repair hydraulics: Leaks, Cracks, breaks, etc. Check operating vehicles, Brakes are functional, Fluids are within specified range, Safety equipment is functional and in place, Check propane tanks for rust, corrosion, damages and repair
Maintain Inventory and Supply of Replacement parts: Keep written records; send report on a monthly basis, Order parts, as approved by Facility Manager, Work with vendors concerning replacement parts and quality
Keep All Equipment in Operating Condition: Preventative Maintenance for all machinery and vehicles. Follow prescribed schedules, Assist/train operators to do own maintenance, mechanical repairs for all machinery and vehicles
Forklift: Make sure all safety features are working, Know and be able to repair Hydraulic System, Know basic engine trouble-shooting and repair, Change all filters and fluids, Know and repair brake system, Know and repair fuel system, Certification to Operate
Baler: Chain link, Needle head (replace and repair) *straighten if necessary, Needle arms, (align) (leveling cage), Twister fingers ,Wire guides, Cutter blades, Change hydraulic fluids and filters, Repair oil leaks and hydraulic lines, Wear plates and “platen”, Leak tests on rams, Replace ram tub and cylinder, Replace computer controls cards, Repair and replace all safety features, Repair P.M. (steam clean, filters, and grease),(Welding) structural work
All Conveyors: Replace belt – track belt, Replace cleats, Repair or replace clutch drive, Repair or replace baffles/guide wheels, Bearings, Regular P.M. (steam clean), (Welding) structural work
Densifier: Make sure all guards are on after repair, Repair and replace limit switches, Wiring on limit switches, Replace hydraulic hoses, Replace valves, o-rings, Replace battery on computer, Replace RAM and o-rings, Wear plates (monitor and replace), Pre-crusher Wheel (replace), Replace bearings and belt of conveyor and tracking, Any structural repairs, Replace hydraulic motor
Safety: Make sure all machinery is locked out before repair, Keep management informed of wear factors and possible breakdowns, Keep logs of all repairs, Keep all repair areas clean, Schedule/Prioritize All Repairs and Preventative Maintenance, Baler, Densifier, Forklift, Loader, Plastic Line, Glass Line
Comply with company policies and procedures.
Additional duties as assigned by management.

Education and/or Experience:

Pass background check, drug screen, physical, & aptitude testing
General knowledge of electrical prints, pneumatic pumps and hydraulic systems.
Able to read prints and troubleshoot with prints.
Be able to weld- stick and wire feed welder.
Must have own tools and be able to bring and use on the job.

High school diploma or GED.
Related college degree and/or appropriate technical courses or Associate’s (A.A.) degree
Minimum 3 years’ experience in related field
Candidates are PREFERRED who offer prior work experience in the corrugated, paper or packaging industry

To apply to this position, please visit and click on careers. Apply to position number 07041500002817.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

Company Description:

Pratt Industries is America’s 5th largest paper and packaging company with more than 5,000 highly skilled green collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. Pratt Industries is one of the largest corrugated packaging companies in America, with sophisticated manufacturing facilities in more than twenty states. The company operates four of the most modern, cost effective paper mills in the country, as well as a series of sheet and box plants strategically placed throughout the United States offering a wide range of creative packaging solutions. Pratt Industries is committed to recycling and the environment by harvesting the urban forest.

Pratt Industries offers competitive compensation plans with incentive opportunities, full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA, All State, Pre-Paid Legal, and 401(k) with company match, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Declaration: The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/
Affirmative Action Employer/Veterans/Disabled (EEO/AA/Vets/Disabled) Employer,
it is the Company’s policy to hire and promote the most qualified applicants and
to comply with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws.

Declaration: The Company is a federal contractor which complies fully with Executive Order 11246,
as amended, and the applicable regulations contained in 41 C.F.R. Parts 60-1 through 60-60; 29 U.S.C.
Section 793 and the applicable regulations contained in 41 C.F.R. Part 60-741;
[38 U.S.C. Section 4212 and the applicable regulations contained in 41 C.F.R. Part 60-250 and/or 60-300;
and 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A.]

Interested candidates must apply at Go to the Careers button on the top right hand side and click. Pull up the state of Ohio and select the position you are interested in applying for. We will be in contact with all qualified candidates. Thank you.

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