Industrial Maintenance Technician II, 3rd Shift

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Position Summary

Supports and sustains production equipment to continuously improve operations of production lines and complete Preventative Maintenance requests. Is accountable for machine down time and involved in the OEE metric for each department and maintaining the entire plant’s physical property.

Position Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots and completes repairs of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical PLC related systems and equipment without supervision; completes complex repairs with minimal supervisory support.
  • Works in a team environment and assumes a team role while being engaged in departmental problem-solving operations.
  • Processes and completes assigned Preventative Maintenance requests in a timely manner per established standards.
  • Installs equipment and various components such as motors, pumps, compressors, etc.
  • Answers calls for production support.  Provides maintenance oversight and assistance in changeovers and setups.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, wrenches, precision measuring instruments and any other shop tools and equipment.
  • Supports and practices Lean Manufacturing goals, including 6S processes and good communication to the production teams and management.
  • Develops a customer/supplier relationship with the production teams.
  • Follows all safety guidelines and promotes safety in the work areas; is always respirator-fit ready.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of production maintenance experience required.
  • Has successfully completed the 24-hour Haz Mat training refresher course provided by the company and adheres to appropriate procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various equipment (drills, saws, hand tools, electronics, welder torch).
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to take initiative in the problem-solving process.
  • Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.
  • Understands, and complies with the Lock Out Tag Out procedures for all equipment, including fire extinguisher training and Hot Work sheets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical systems, and able to trouble shoot and apply  basic principles to PLC,  digital electronic and electrical devises and read AC and DC circuits.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and supportive to meet changing work demands.
  • Strong communication and customer skills to maintain updates/status of department’s equipment.


Education and Certification

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • PLC classes and/or relevant technical certifications a plus.
At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for our hourly associates
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability income protection coverage at no cost to associates
  • Paid Maternity and Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,880 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and robust EAP offering
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Oatey family of companies are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We recruit, employ, promote, and offer competitive pay for all jobs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.