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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: O-I
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Who we are:

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard days work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the worlds best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers expectations and fuel consumers desire for glass.


Installs, repairs, erects, dismantles, assembles and maintains all types of plant machinery, equipment, structures, and electrical or electronic equipment and component parts.

Includes such skills as: mechanical maintenance, carpenter work, plumbing, welding, electrical, small machine tool operation, sheet metal work, masonry work, etc.


Various Trade tools, power and hand tools, measuring and testing instruments, etc.


1. Works from complex blue prints, wiring diagrams, shop hand books, layouts and other specifications (written or verbal) to determine materials and working procedures needed in the maintenance of plant machinery, equipment and structures.

2. Installs, maintains, repairs, dismantles, overhauls reassembles, adjusts and test various types of plant machinery, equipment structures and electrical or electronic equipment and component parts.

3. Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical or electronic principles, wiring specification codes, properties of various materials, principles of operation and application of electrical or electronic equipment such as motors, switches, control boards, generators, circuit breakers, electronic inspection units, etc.

4. Welds, brazes, scrapes, solders, cuts, etc. various types of metals necessary for maintenance repairs and fabrication of new componenets and equipment.

5. Performs a variety of trade functions such as a plumber, mason, carpenter and sheet metal worker, etc. in performance duties which require the necessary skills and working ability.

6. Constructs rigging and scaffolding; moves heavy machinery and equipment; lubricates greases, oils, etc., plant machinery and equipment.

Position Requirements:

Journeyman cardholder preferred OR 4 years of relevant/related work experience with a 2 year technical degree.
Must pass a pre-employment aptitude test
Must have qualified Electrical/Electronic training skills.
Experience in 480v motors and controls.
Experience reading blue prints, wiring diagrams, shop hand books and layouts.
Experience installing, maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting various types of plant machinery.
Experience welding, brazing, soldering various types of metals to repair and fabricate new components and equipment.
Must be able to lift 40 lbs. on a regular basis
Must be able to work a rotating schedule, with weekend and holiday requirements

What We Offer:
Opportunity for future growth and advancement
Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match
Comprehensive benefits package
and much more

If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, wed like to hear from you.

O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

Keywords: O-I, Newark , Maintenance Mechanic, Professions , Newark, Ohio

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