Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Washington Mills | Grafton, MA

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Posted Date 4/05/2024
Description Industrial Maintenance Mechanic -First Shift

Position type: Full-Time, Hourly

Pay Range: $25.00 - $28.00 per hour, based on experience
Overtime: Occasionally required

Location: North Grafton, MA

Ask Yourself This...

Do you enjoy working with your hands in a team-centric environment? Do you fix everything yourself? Are you driven to solve unique problems on process-integral equipment quickly and safely? Are you cool under pressure and excited by work that's different every day? Then join us in North Grafton, MA !

What You'll Do

The Maintenance Mechanic will work directly with, and report to, the Maintenance Foreman and the Maintenance Manager. The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, servicing, and repairing industrial machinery in an abrasive manufacturing plant to ensure a safe and effective production environment. Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm, Monday - Friday; with occasional hours required on Fridays

  • Inspect, diagnose, and perform necessary repairs of defective or worn components of crushers, graders, mills, kilns, cranes, and other industrial machinery
  • Perform preventative maintenance and routine repairs of all equipment contained on site
  • Responsible for the overall performance of equipment and vehicles
  • Operate machine tools, including drills, saws, welders, hand tools, and cutting tools
  • Be available for on-call duty required
What You'll Need

To be successful in this position, you must:

  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent, Trade School a plus
  • Have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., walk, stand, bend, and climb for most of the day
  • Be able to operate various shop tools, i.e.: cutters, drill press, band saw, welding tools, etc.
  • Have access to a basic tool kit or be able to build one during the first few weeks of employment
Who We Are

Washington Mills is built on values that matter. Founded more than 150 years ago, we have earned our reputation as one of the world's most trusted and reliable producers of abrasive, ceramic and refractory grains and powders. Serving thousands of customers and offering the broadest selection of abrasive grain and specialty electro-fused minerals in the market today, we constantly pursue growth in our products, our approach, and our people. Our founding principles of honesty, integrity and reliability still guide our business today, and we are a proud community of hands-on problem solvers, committed to shaping the materials applications of the future. With global distribution and sites located throughout North American and Europe, Washington Mills opens the door to a world of opportunity, creativity, and challenge.


We proudly offer robust compensation and benefits packages, including:

  • Competitive pay, with opportunities to advance
  • World-class medical and dental plans
  • Employer-sponsored retirement plan
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Paid vacation and generous holiday time
  • Family-friendly personal leave policies
Interested? We want to hear from you! Visit and tell us why you're the candidate we're looking for.

Washington Mills is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, religion, creed, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition as defined by applicable law, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

I certify that the information on this application and its supporting documents is accurate and complete. I understand and agree that failure to fully complete the form, or misrepresentation or omission of facts, represents grounds for elimination from consideration for employment, or termination after employment if discovered at a later date.

I authorize Washington Mills to investigate, without liability, all statements contained in this application and supporting materials.

I authorize references and former employers, without liability, to make full response to any inquiries in connection with this application for employment.

If requested, I agree to submit to a physical exam, criminal and credit background investigation, and/or screening for illegal substances upon conditional offer of employment.

I understand that this document is NOT an offer of employment, and that an offer of employment, if tendered, does NOT constitute a contract for continued guaranteed employment. I understand that employees of Washington Mills who work at union facilities and are obligated to join the union as a result of the position they are applying for, serve pursuant to the terms of the applicable contract and the employment relationship may be terminated at any time by you, for any or no reason, and the Company may terminate you pursuant to the applicable contract but in no event for a reason prohibited by law.

If employed, I will be required to furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States, and any other information required to be provided to employer by law or for benefit eligibility, and to comply with Company and departmental policies, practices, rules, and regulations.

I understand that if employed on a temporary basis, I would be paid for hours worked only, and would be ineligible for benefits including paid time off. I understand that any benefits I receive outside any applicable contract may be subject to change or discontinuation at any time without prior notice.

I understand that if offered employment, I will be required to complete a Form I-9 and that the Company reserves the right to terminate my employment if said information is processed through E-Verify and I am unable to resolve any discrepancies in my information with the Social Security Administration, the Department of Homeland Security, or any other applicable government agency.

Other details
  • Job Family NMA Hourly
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Salary26.50 Hour
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