Maintenance Mechanic

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Date: Jul 16, 2022

Location: San Diego, CA, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: CP Kelco 

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary

The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the troubleshooting and repair of the mechanical equipment throughout the site to insure minimal disruption to the production process. Mechanics report to the Maintenance Supervisor. This group is providing services to the production and research areas 7 days a week. Employees perform a wide variety of maintenance activities on 8/ 10-hour shifts, with occasional overtime work extended to 12-hour shifts. A Mechanic may be required to work in one or more plant areas, doing one or multiple assignments during any given work-shift. In order to support the production activities. Implements and supports the environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) management system and the J.M. Huber Corporation Quality & EH&S Policy.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

• Performing all duties under strict adherence to cGMP.
• Broad knowledge of a wide variety of production and maintenance equipment and processes
• Records time entry and repair activities in SAP, verbally communicates with operators and the production shift supervisor.
• Demonstrates effective teamwork behavior, promotion of process efficiency, and effectively communicate safety and procedural issues with coworkers and supervisor.
• Demonstrates an ability to perform under conditions of continuous physical activity in the performance of their assigned duties.
• Able to physically access equipment for servicing and maintenance below the ground, at ground level and at multiple elevations.
• Able to perform basic machining operations
• Punctual, good attendance and the ability to adjust to a variety of assignments.
• Performs job duties with supplied work instructions and/or follows CPK work order instructions with minimal direct supervision.
• Follows Company, state, and federal guidelines concerning safety and environmental protection. Proper use of Mandatory Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) conforming to cGMP standards is required.
• The employee must be capable of operating forklifts, trucks, scissor-lifts, lifting equipment, welding equipment, and various hand tools. Physical requirements are provided in more detail on pages 2-3.

Specialized/Technical Knowledge or Required Skills

Possesses basic mathematics and English language reading skills.
Aligning capabilities with a laser tool necessary.
Experience with Drive systems, Valves, Pipe Fitting and Rigging
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Suite and SAP
Machinist experience desirable.


Requires high school diploma or equivalent required,
Post-secondary education/certification in some mechanical field and an AA degree highly desirable.
Prior employment experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment of at least 5 years required.

Our employees are our strongest asset, and their safety, health, and well-being is our highest priority. We respect the individual by providing opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Principles drive us to create an inclusive workplace where employees share core values, show dignity and respect toward others, and work hard to achieve their best performance.  

J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required


Nearest Major Market: San Diego