Maintenance MechanicDayton, OHWhen you are a Maintenance Mechanic at Primient in our Dayton, Ohio Plant, you will be responsible for the safe operation, mechanical maintenance, and troubleshooting of a system that produces distinctive, high-quality ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage, and other industries.Compensation for our Maintenance Mechanic role is based on a Skill Block pay-for-knowledge system with starting pay @ $31.77 per hour increasing to $33.11 per hour following successful completion of a skills evaluation. Additionally, we provide an excellent benefits package including health insurance and a 401K savings plan.Who we are:Established yet entrepreneurial: Primient is an industry leader with proven products, six manufacturing plants, 1500+ employees and deep roots in corn wet milling. Yet we’re also a brand-new company that is ready to drive change and create impact.Investing in the future of Dayton:We are making an unprecedent investment in our plant and people to create a state-of-the-art facility. It will be a rewarding place for people to work now and for generations to come.Poised for new era of success: our goal is to unlock the full potential ofDayton and our other US locations. The market is strong for our plant-based ingredients, which go into everything from sodas to hand cream and cardboard to clothing. As our business grows, our people will grow.What you’ll be doing:Perform all duties following Primient’s safety procedures.Install machinery and equipment using equipment and tools such as hoists, lifting equipment, hand tools, and power tools. Dismantles machines, moves machinery, and equipment using the above-mentioned items.Precision alignment of machines and equipment using equipment and tools such as hoists, jacks, hand tools, scales, rules, micrometers, precision levels, plumb bobs, dial indicators and laser alignment tools.Repair, perform preventative maintenance and inspection on industrial equipment such as pumps, gear boxes, fans, conveyors, and packaging equipment.Perform building and grounds maintenance.Fabricate, install, maintain, and repair utility, process and sanitary piping and plumbing systems. Uses hand and power tools and equipment to cut, solder, braze, weld, bend and thread materials used to work, and install piping and plumbing systems.Perform lubrication activities on industrial equipment such as oil and filter change, oil sampling.Work with materials necessary to fabricate, install, erect and repair metal parts and equipment.Use electric and gas welding equipment to weld, braze, heat, form, cut, and fuse items associated with this craft.Operate forklift, boom lift, and industrial moving equipment needed to perform duties.Keep tools, equipment, and work area clean and orderly.What you’ll need to have:Minimum of a high school diploma or the equivalent3+ years of chemical or industrial manufacturing experience preferred.Demonstrate basic math, reading, and problem-solving skillsExperience working on hydraulic and pneumatic systems and troubleshooting issues.Knowledge of pumps, compressors, distillation systems, reactors, centrifuges, filtration, and evaporation systems preferred.Passionate about safety not only for yourself, but for your co-workers as wellWhat we’d like you to have:Experience working a rotating shift schedule.Willingness to work a rotating schedule of either 2nd shift or “tour” shift. Tour shift is defined as: including 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts in a week’s time. 8-hour days, 5 days in given week. An example work week could be 2nd Shift Monday and Tuesday, 3rd shift Wednesday and Thursday, off Friday, 1st Saturday. Days off during the week and some weekends and shifts will rotate on a monthly schedule.This is a 365/24/7 Operating Plant – requiring weekends and holidaysWhat we offer you:A starting salary of $31.77 per hour with the potential to earn up to $33.11 per hour.Benefits from Day 1 – medical, dental, vision, and 401K with company matchWorking with a dedicated, highly engaged, and dynamic teamLocation/EnvironmentWe are in Dayton, Ohio. You must be able to work in hot and cold temperatures. This is also a physical job. You must be able climb stairs and ladders, lift and carry 55 lbs., and perform other physical duties. Successful candidates must also pass drug screen and background check.Working with us in DaytonSpecializing in citric acid production, our plant in Dayton is a 24/7, unionized site with a longstanding relationship to the local community. Our team of 100+ colleagues put its focus on safety, quality, and excellence. There is also an increasing emphasis on cross-communication, training, and employee engagement to give everyone a part to play in shaping our culture and driving improvement on site.Relocating to Dayton (or our region)Dayton is family-friendly city just east of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and less than two hours from Cincinnati, Columbus, and Indianapolis. The greater Dayton area is made up of over 11 smaller communities adding to the choice of places to live. The region is renowned as one of outdoor adventure capitals of the Midwest and has a thriving arts and cultural scene.Primient is committed to a workplace that is all in – ensuring everyone has the opportunity to develop and shape a career that matters in an open culture which embraces equity, diversity, and belonging; challenges old ways of thinking; and encourages our voices to be a guiding force for ongoing learning.#LI-JB1California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.Primient is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.