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Apprentice Industrial Mechanic

Cincinnati, OH 45244

Posted: 04/15/2024 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Job Type: Mechanical Maintenance Tech Pay Rate: $21+

Job Description

We are currently seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to join our team as an Apprentice Industrial Mechanic. Under the supervision of the department manager and our experienced Master Mechanics, you will play a critical role in setting up machines to work with extremely close tolerances. This position requires a willingness to learn quickly and the ability to communicate effectively in a team environment. The successful candidate will have advanced mechanical skills and a strong desire to continuously improve their knowledge and expertise.

Available Shifts: Monday - Thursday, 6:00AM - 4:00PM or Monday - Thursday, 4:00PM - 2:00AM

Primary Responsibilities for Apprentice Industrial Mechanic:

  • Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, mechanical drawings, and machine manuals.
  • Gain on-the-job experience by working with experienced Master Mechanics to learn how to maintain and repair production equipment properly.
  • Perform troubleshooting diagnostics on assigned areas machines and auto-pack units.
  • Minimize downtime and assist in controlling production rates, scrap rates, and product quality.
  • Serve as a mentor/teacher to other machine mechanics and provide technical knowledge and guidance.
  • Train new machine mechanics while keeping up with assigned duties.
  • Develop expertise in multiple machines to become an "area expert."
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager.

Qualifications for Apprentice Industrial Mechanic::

  • High School Diploma/GED preferred.
  • Advanced mechanical skills with the ability to troubleshoot machines effectively.
  • Above-average knowledge of machines and processes.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Willingness to follow the direction of Master Mechanics and Team Leads.


  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as bending, carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and standing for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift +/- 75 lbs
  • Flexibility to work off shifts and/or overtime when assigned, sometimes on short notice.
  • Adherence to Lockout/Tagout practices and safety policies.
  • Proficiency in reading and writing.
  • Willingness to obtain a material handling (forklift) certification as required.
  • Must provide own set of standard hand tools.
  • Comfortable working with various machines, hand tools, and equipment.
  • Ability to work in an environment with possible exposure to accidents, noise, dirt, and fumes within OSHA allowances.

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