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Newell Brands Mechanical Technician I - 3rd Shift - Yankee Candle in Whately, Massachusetts

Position Title: Mechanical Technician I

Location: YCP - Whately, MA

Shift: 3 rd Shift Sunday – Thursday 10:00PM – 6:00AM

Job Summary: Mechanical Technician 3 rd Shift

The Mechanical Technician is focused on maintenance, modifications and new installations of equipment and mechanical systems. The Mechanical Technician will service manufacturing equipment by performing general maintenance, inspections, necessary repairs, and troubleshooting tasks.


· Communicates and works directly with engineering on repairs/ diagnostics and equipment modifications. Can read and understand basic mechanical drawings and blueprints.

· Maintains all plant and production equipment by using analytical troubleshooting specifically of mechanical components and systems.

· Works with electrical technicians and assists with electronic and mechanical repairs or diagnostics of machinery and systems.

· Installs components, units and mechanical devices following specifications.

· Uses a basic understanding of mechanics, mechanical systems, and robotics to diagnose problems.

· Uses hand, power, and pneumatic tools as well as electronic testing equipment.

· With assistance f abricates or modifies mechanical components, jigs, and test fixtures under direction or from supplied sketches, drawings, or blueprints.


· Degree from a Technical HS mechanical technology or equivalent certification or Equivalent Experience

· Ability to read and write in the English language.

· Steel toed boots are required.

· Ability to stand for 8 plus hours and able to lift up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis.

· Must be able to read and follow complicated mechanical parts, diagrams, and blueprints.

· Knowledge and use of hand tools, machine tools and various other analytical devices for troubleshooting

mechanical systems

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience working in an industrial equipment repair and maintenance environment.

· Solid computer skills and be able to use Microsoft Windows, Excel, & Word.

· Previous working experience with CMMS

_Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Graco, Coleman, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Yankee Candle, Paper Mate, FoodSaver, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer’s, Oster, NUK, Spontex and Campingaz. We are focused on delighting consumers by lighting up everyday moments. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.