COVID-19 Policy Statement

Explore your employment opportunities with Snelling Louisville.


Maintenance Mechanic


Position: Maintenance Mechanic

Industry: Plastic Manufacturing

Job Type: Direct Hire

Location: Louisville, KY 40299

Pay Rate: $31.00/ Hr. with quick advancement opportunities

Available Shifts:

1st Shift: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Mon – Fri

Job Description:

Snelling has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Mechanic in Louisville, KY. This position will be responsible for providing support and repairs to the various machinery found in the production areas and the equipment that is found within the buildings and systems. The Maintenance Mechanic should be able to work independently and demonstrate a proactive, problem-solving attitude. Job duties include:

  • Oversees maintenance on all machinery during shift;
  • Responsible for troubleshooting all plant maintenance issues during shift, as requested;
  • Provides timely repairs, upkeep and preventive maintenance;
  • Ensures that adequate repair parts are stocked;
  • Uses MRO system for removing and returning parts from inventory
  • Makes recommendations for equipment improvements;
  • Assists with set-ups, start-ups, and qualifications:
  • Strives for continuous improvement of equipment;
  • Serves as an example for housekeeping and safety standards;
  • Ensures that daily PMs are performed and recorded
  • Responsible for accurate recordkeeping and reporting of Work Order Request information;

Job Title Requirements:

  • Experience in industrial maintenance with skills in mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and PLC;
  • Must have plastic manufacturing experience
  • Capable of fabrication and design
  • Proficient in the use of computers, especially in a work order tracking system and an MRO system;
  • Able to use automated scanning equipment;
  • Can troubleshoot and correct complex mechanical machine issues problems;
  • Can verify air pressures by gage, water temp by gage, and water pressure by gage
  • Can detect a water leak at the molds and nozzle and react correctly
  • Can detect an oil leak within a processing machine (shut-off nozzle, hydraulic line, rotary seal) and prevent product contamination
  • Can detect an air leak and identify general location (airline, blow mold obstruction, etc.)
  • Successfully pass Level 2 of Electrical Skills Training within 30 days of hire
  • Working knowledge of material load system and troubleshooting problems with the load system;
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a high-speed assembly production environment as a maintenance mechanic.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible, and qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.


About Snelling: Since 1951, Snelling has helped match exceptional people with exceptional opportunities, and we continue to set the standard of excellence in our field. By combining our award-winning history with industry-leading technology, our team has what it takes to connect you with the job opportunity you seek quickly and efficiently.

Keywords: Maintenance Mechanic, Plastic Manufacturing, PLC, Pneumatic


Louisville, Kentucky 40299


$64480 Yearly


Job Search

Snelling offers exciting employment opportunities in many fields – including medical, financial, engineering, information technology, manufacturing, and light industrial, administrative and clerical, and more. If you don’t see a particular job that interests you, please feel free to call the office to discuss your qualifications!


Snelling is supporting Employers deemed as Essential by continuing our operation and placing employees in these essential jobs across the country. Please call or email your local office for opportunity details.