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Carhartt, Inc. MECHANIC II-IS in United States

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Position Location: Irvine, KY Department: Manufacturing Reports To: Mechanic SupervisorFLSA Status: Non-exempt Job Band: Business Support


The Mechanic II installs, maintains, services and repairs sewing/production equipment. Ensures optimum functioning of production equipment through preventative maintenance. Supports the facility’s safety program; and adheres to OSHA guidelines.

We are All Leaders at Carhartt

In our words and by our actions, we strive to emulate the hardworking example set forth by our founder, Hamilton Carhartt. We Lead Business by creating value, delivering on results, and making changes along the way. We Lead Self by being dependable, because hardworking people count on us to have their back every day. We Lead Others by communicating and clearly defining the path as we walk bravely into the future. Working at Carhartt, we are all given a seat at the table and the honor of continuing the legacy.


  • Installs and maintains sewing/production equipment by referencing equipment blueprint, diagrams or other resource materials to ensure proper installation and maintenance.

  • Ensures optimum functioning of equipment by performing weekly, monthly and yearly preventative maintenance activities.

  • Troubleshoots malfunctioning of equipment by observing, listening and testing the equipment.

  • Repairs sewing/production equipment. Identifies parts needed for replacement and places orders as necessary.

  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.

  • Reports timely serious or repetitive equipment problems to Supervisor/Manager. Assists in tracking production equipment defect trends; and assists in identifying opportunities to resolve.

  • Assists in establishing, maintaining and communicating safety and preventative guidelines in the facility.

  • Completes all work in accordance with established safety procedures and OSHA regulations

  • Assist in establishing and maintaining safety, housekeeping and preventive guidelines in assigned areas

  • Acts as an informal resource for Mechanic I.

  • Provides back-up to building/facilities maintenance when needed.


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

  • Associate's Degree Preferred in Industrial Maintenance Technology

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of mechanic, machine maintenance or related experience. Preferably in a production environment.

  • Electrical, hydraulic and./or pneumatic experience required

  • PLC and/or robotics experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations; and preventative maintenance programs.

  • Good problem solving, decision making and planning skills.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact with all levels of associates within the facility.

  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations.

  • Knowledge of Vision Technology software would be a plus

  • Experience in a Lean environment is preferred

Working Conditions

  • Tobacco Free

  • Union and Non Union Environment

  • Heavy Lifting (50-70 lbs.)

  • Manufacturing Environment