Teknor Apex

  • Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Locations US-TN-Brownsville
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Celebrating over 90 years…


    Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China and Belgium.


    In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.




    Join our team as Maintenance Mechanic - Machinist supporting our manufacturing operation in Brownsville, TN.

     You will be responsible for performing the following duties:

    • Setup, Operate & Maintain Machine Shop Lathes, Drills, Mills & Grinders (Manual)
    • Order Materials and Tooling for Machine Shop
    • Make Spare Parts for Production Equipment (Drawings/Sample Part)
    • Sharpen Blades and Bed Knives
    • Support Emergency Repairs of Equipment (Fab Parts, Remove Broken Studs, Drilling Holes, Tapping Threads, etc.)
    • Measure and Record Extruder Screw/Barrel Dimensions
    • Support Fabrication of Custom Machines/Components
    • Make Field Drawings/Sketches of Parts for Fabrication Purposes
    • Investigate and Recommend Replacement Equipment for Machine Shop
    • Recommend and Facilitate the Outsourcing of Precision work by other Machine Shops.
    • Mechanical Repairs to Equipment and Instruments
    • Troubleshooting of Mechanical, Pneumatics, and/or Hydraulic Systems
    • Must have and maintain proper hand tools.
    • Carry out job assignment as directed by Leadman/Crew-leader/Supervisor.
    • Maintain good housekeeping on all jobs and shop.
    • Understand and follow all safety procedures.


    Qualifications & Competencies

    Qualifications and Competencies

    • High school diploma/GED
    • Experience as a Machinist
    • At least 3 years practical experience in related fields.
    • Must be able to operate a forklift
    • Be able to lift thirty pounds over their head at least 4 times in 8 hours.
    • Be able to climb and work from Ladder.  

    Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

    • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
    • Dental and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k w/company match 
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Service Recognition
    • On-Site Medical Clinic


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