General Maintenance Mechanic

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/13/2024 12:03 PM)
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What You Will Do:


Vitro has maintenance openings at the Tipton, PA facility.  This position includes working in a glass plant performing various jobs to support the production of glass products.

Responsible for supporting Production by performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and preventive maintenance.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Scheduled and unscheduled repairs and modifications of existing or new parts or equipment
  • Read and interpret mechanical, electrical, PLC, and pneumatic drawings and schematics to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Work with PCs/PLCs, motion control, AC/DC and servo drive systems, instrumentation, control logic, motor control, ladder logic.
  • Effectively communicate, written and/or verbally, all problems and solutions as necessary.
  • Operate a wide variety of hand and power tools, gauges, and meters,
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on equipment, machines, and the facility.
  • Comply with all safety regulations.

What We Offer:

  • Hourly Rate: $25.57/hour
  • Competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, STD, life insurance, and 401k with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Regular performance reviews with opportunities for growth and movement within company.
  • Seven consecutive days off per month according to rotation
  • Paid lunch breaks
  • Annual Maintenance Tool Allowance


What We Need From You:


Education / Experience:

  • High School degree required. Two (2) year Technical Degree in Electronics, Electro-Mechanical or related preferred.
  • Two (2) years of previous full-time General Maintenance experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment required; Three to five (3-5) years of experience preferred.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Must be able to safely operate a fork truck and maintain the required license.
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal and self-management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Must be computer proficient and able to navigate efficiently through various software programs and MS Office, including Microsoft Outlook


  • Must be able to wear a respirator and work in confined spaces.
  • Perform duties within normal industrial environmental conditions and outside and may encounter extreme heat, cold, wet, or dangerous weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Must be able to push/pull, grip to use hand tools, reach, see, hear, and speak.
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Associate must follow posted security procedures at all times while in the building.
  • Must follow all PPE requirements.

Vitro provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  


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