Maintenance Mechanic

at Grede
Location Milwaukee
Date Posted August 5, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Full Time


Are you passionate about starting your career with an organization that values integrity, dedication, and hard work every day? If you re ready to join a reputable independent company with a 100-year history of success, Grede is the place for you, and we value all our employees and their roles as an important part of our united team.

At Grede our mission is to drive industry-leading design and manufacturing solutions in key markets that lead to increase partner value. As the premier ductile, gray and specialty iron casting provider, we have broad capabilities across multiple product lines that can deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for its customers. We deliver world-class value to our customers and associates through teamwork, communication, innovation, operational excellence, safety and continuous improvement!

The Maintenance Mechanic will perform various housekeeping and clean up tasks to ensure ongoing maintenance of production areas of the foundry. Performs duties in a safe, efficient, and quality manner at all times. This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor of the shift.

This position has a $1,500 sign-on bonus. The starting pay is negotiable.

What You'll Do:
Should be familiar with all tools associated with the repair and maintenance of all company equipment. This includes calipers, depth micrometers, dial indicators, and other measurement tools.
Perform all tasks associated with mechanical P.M.s without assistance.
Ability to repair or replace all pneumatic or hydraulic fittings, hoses, valves, regulators, gauges, filters, etc.
Ability to repair or replace all PVC coolant plumbing and components.
Ability to operate manual drill presses, lathes and mills to perform simple repair tasks to repair machinery.
Knowledge of a welder for light repairs and fabrication.
Assist other mechanics in more difficult repairs with supervision to increase job knowledge and understanding.
Has the basic hand tools necessary to perform job assignments and agrees to improve their tool selection as their job responsibility increases.
Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
Must maintain a good attendance record.
What We Need From You:
High school diploma or GED preferred.
One to two years manufacturing experience preferred.
Must be able to stand, bend, twist, knell, walk for 10+ hours.
Must be able to push, pull, or lift up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to work in an extreme hot environment.
Must be able to pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check.
Must be able to pass respirator fit test and comply with requirements when working in regulated areas.
Why You'll Love Working For Us:
$1,500 sign-on bonus
Opportunity for $1,000 Retention Bonus
Competitive Wages and Benefits
Comprehensive Benefit Package including Medical, Dental, Vision coverages.
Insurance: Life, Short and Long-Term Disability.
401(K) Match
Paid Vacation and Holidays
To learn more about Grede, please visit our website at .

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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