Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic

Position Overview

The manufacturing maintenance mechanic role will be a member of the maintenance department responsible for preventative maintenance on industrial production equipment including ensuring operability, reliability and correct working order of related safety devices and systems.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years of mechanical experience with industrial equipment required
  • Mechanical or machining trade or vocational education training, and/or facilities/industrial maintenance work experience
  • Electrical experience within an Industrial setting
  • Able to read blueprints and schematics/wiring diagrams
  • Basic knowledge of large HP mechanical drive systems, including gear box reducers, belts, pulleys, chains and sprockets.
  • Working knowledge of pumps, valves and piping
  • Basic computer literacy

Highly Desired Skills:

  • Ability to run a Bridgeport, lathe and/or other machine shop equipment
  • Basic welding skills, cutting, tacking and joining
  • Carpentry skills fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, walls and other wooden structures

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment; repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, power transmission and related equipment
  • Ensure completion of Preventative Maintenance schedules for fire safety, e-lighting, eyewash stations, production and facility equipment.
  • Maintaining, repairing, and lubricating machinery and equipment
  • Physical structure repairs; pipe and simple electrical systems maintenance.
  • Working with engineering, this position will assist in installation of new equipment and processes.
  • Communicate issues and statuses to other departments as necessary and coordinate work that impacts production schedules to minimize negative impact to the schedule.
  • Perform repairs and PM tasks routinely; documenting tasks which are not documented for future reference
  • Research, recommend, and maintain spare parts inventory as directed
  • Document all departmental and contractor work in maintenance software including costs and explanation of issues
  • Assist in the installation of capital equipment
  • Coordinate outside vendors as directed to perform specified work including electrical, HVAC, roofing, cleaning, and specialized equipment repairs or overhauls
  • With instruction, set up and operate machine tools, such as lathe, surface grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate simple machine parts
  • Utilize or operate ladders and scissor lifts and work at higher elevations using appropriate safety equipment and practices.
  • Safely operate a forklift on the job floor.
  •  Will be required to demonstrate ability to obtain an internal safety certification.

Physical Requirements:

  • Stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor
  • Climb ladders and stairs.
  • Constantly exert up to 10 to 20 pounds of force to move object
  • Frequently exert 25 to 50 pounds of force
  • Occasionally exert 50 to 100 pounds of force
  • Visual Acuity: Near acuity with or without accommodation is required for reading machine dial gauges, and precision measuring instruments used in the inspection of equipment.
  • Hearing Ability: Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes

Working Environment:

  • Industrial setting machining/metal processing
  • Normal noise levels from operating machines
  • Exposure to oils and cutting fluids – rubber gloves provided as needed
  • Safety glasses and shoes required in some areas

Performance Criteria:

  • Must be flexible and able to reprioritize as business requires.
  •  Able to work overtime when needed
  • Prepares paperwork accurately; able to input data into a maintenance management software system (M-PET)
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions
  • Ability to work with other employees in maintenance and facilities department as well machine operators for troubleshooting, projects, and process improvement purposes.
  • Ability to follow direction and work in a safe and effective manner
  • Adheres to, and leads by, company policies, procedures, and core values
  • Desire to “put the team first”


We’re 21st century artisans – utilizing state-of-the-art technology and old-world craftsmanship to provide precision metal bars, pre-production blanks, and material preparation services to companies machining high precision components for a host of industries, such as medical device and automotive – helping them achieve success through streamlined operational excellence.

At Boston Centerless, we have built an enduring character and approach to business that we call the “BC Way”. The BC Way transcends the products we sell, the markets we serve, and any of our leaders and individuals. This practice is why we come to work every day (Core Purpose) and how we choose to conduct ourselves through guiding principles (Core Values).

We strive to set an example for the manufacturing industry and continually look to improve customer experience, as well as our work environment. Within our company, we celebrate upholding our Core Values with the Golden Bar Award which is given to associates to recognize their exemplary efforts.

Our Service Vision of Raising the Bar with every Interaction, with both internal and external customers, translates our ambition of excellence in customer service through exactitude, engagement, and extraordinary attitude and experience.


Core Purpose:

To be a role model for U.S. manufacturing.

Growth ● Opportunity ● Pride ● Significance ● Secret Service ● Community


be Trustworthy ● take Initiative ● put the Team First ● demonstrate Excellence

Service Vision:

Raise the bar with every interaction.

Service Pillars:

be Exact ● be Engaged ● be Extraordinary