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Maintenance Mechanic

Kentucky, 1101 Isaac Shelby Drive, Shelbyville, Kentucky, United States of America Req #286
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Department: Operations

Reporting to: Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Shelbyville, KY


Greenfield is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our growing team.

This is a diverse function that includes maintenance of equipment, facilities, and all supporting components: pumps, meters, conveyors, rails, couplings, filters, hoses, electrical switches, air compressors, dock equipment, and facility.


Who We Are:

Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower-carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet.


Why Join Greenfield?

We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team.


Who You Are:

  • Ability to work independently, as well as with multiple departments
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Proven attention to detail and multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be organized
  • Must have a great attitude and be a team player


Your Experience Should Include:

  • Previous manufacturing maintenance experience required
  • Electrical and PLC fundamental knowledge preferred
  • Previous ISO, cGMP and Lean experience a plus
  • Must have experience using computer and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Some repairs are going to be done on weekends or off shift so must be flexible.
  • Required to maintain tool inventory
  • Supervisory skills needed.
  • Sign off for contractor work done in buildings, installations and equipment.
  • Physical requirements are consistent with the function, able to perform the job lifting, bending, twisting, and working at floor level.
  • Must be able to use tools, lift equipment, ladders, work in tight spaces
  • Required to lift 40 to 50 pounds
  • H.S. Degree or equivalent required


Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, fix, and improve equipment used in Production, Warehouse and Bulk      Operations.
  • Ensure gates, fences, parking lots, loading docks, doors, rail tracks, tank farm and   installations are functioning properly and well lit
  • Repair or work with contractors to maintain mechanical, electrical, and structural    components
  • Work on PLC, manual switches, and electric motors
  • Plan, organize and lead preventive maintenance (PM) on all equipment.
  • Planning of PM of all the moving pieces and project work
  • Proactive maintenance to minimize equipment downtime
  • Reactive maintenance on production lines to recover from component failure
  • Monitor equipment and locate sources of problems by observing and listening
  • Observe the process and initiate/own activities to improve processes
  • Creative problem solving to perform equipment improvements
  • Train, support and participate in any Lean or process improvement initiatives.
  • Utilize Maintenance tracking software to log and track PMs and WOs
  • Maintain ISO and cGMP documentation as required.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, spare parts and consumables by working directly with vendors
  • Good communication skills with team members and all other business areas
  • Create and maintain a process to communicate with off shifts, Board, Emails, etc.
  • Work with the team of production supervisors to meet the daily schedule requirements.
  • Assist management in supervising any projects related to retrofitting equipment, adding equipment, installations, commissioning of new equipment, etc.
  • Assist the supervisor in improving the productivity and efficiency of the operation
  • Assist and supervise contractors ensuring their compliance with company safety and regulatory SOPs
  • Operate a forklift as needed to complete duties
  • Light fabrication, machine and pump tear down/repair and assembly
  • Work with Project Manager on Capital Projects
  • Support general facilities maintenance


Total Compensation & Care:

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance
  • Formal and informal training opportunities
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid      personal sick time
  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards
  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution opportunities
  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and   communication


About Us

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction.

Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Openness to Change
  • Core Principles
  • Innovation

We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers.


We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements.


Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals.


Our team is not only fast, we has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions.


At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards.


Greenfield Global USA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or domestic partner status, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Kentucky, 1101 Isaac Shelby Drive, Shelbyville, Kentucky, United States of America