Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Job Opportunity at SMV Recruiting

Posted on Nov 19

Location: Syracuse, NY
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4167988


Overnight Shift

3 days on- 3 days off (12 hour shifts)


SMV Recruiting is currently working with a well-known, family-owned company in Syracuse, NY who is looking for an industrial Maintenance Mechanic. As a maintenance mechanic, you will provide on-site maintenance for production equipment at their manufacturing facilities in East Syracuse and be tasked with diagnosing, repairing and replacing industrial equipment. If you are open to working in a fast-paced production environment requiring physical labor and not afraid of hard work this is the job for you. 


Our client prides themselves on their team of hard-working members of the community and support them with great benefits and incentives. So, if you are looking to be a member of a quality-driven team that is family-based, and encourages great ideas and quality workmanship, please apply. 



  • Carry out maintenance tasks: install, maintain, and repair automated machinery
  • Work in a team or autonomously to complete work orders and provide maintenance support in a high-speed manufacturing environment
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair equipment, disassembling and reassembling of machinery, overhaul gearboxes, and replace bearings, bushings, etc.
  • Read blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to determine the method and sequence of assembly of a part, machine, or piece of equipment
  • Expedites the reentry of down equipment within a manufacturing environment to working condition
  • Repair and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies
  • Test the performance of electro-mechanical assemblies using test instruments such as multi-meters, volt and amp meters
  • Installs electronic parts and hardware, using soldering equipment and hand tools
  • Operate, test, program or maintain robotic equipment
  • Communicate with both maintenance and production staff on equipment issues
  • Adhere to plant safety and sanitation requirements



  • Mechanical Engineering degree (strongly preferred)
  • Technical trade education, military training or technical college strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience required
  • Experience with VFD’s, welding, blow molding, conveyors and pumps, as well as pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Knowledge of safety policies and procedures is required
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts, holidays, weekends, and overtime as necessary
  • Knowledge of dairy processing, filling and packaging equipment is a plus
  • OEM training on dairy equipment such as Evergreen, Sidel, Tetra, Liqui-box, Gen- Pac, Alfa Delaval a plus
  • Comprehensive trouble shooting ability and mechanical repair of automation equipment is required
  • Guide efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of plant equipment
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