Maintenance Mechanic - $25+/hr (premium eligible)

RB | St Peters, MO

Posted Date 11/17/2022

RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company. We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Lysol, Spray’n Wash, Finish, Resolve, and Old English, just to name a few. 


A fantastic opportunity is available for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our St. Peters, MO Manufacturing team.

The starting rate for this position is up to $25+/hr (premium eligible for working alternate shifts). RB also offers outstanding benefits, including shift differential, 401(k), stock ownership, Medical/Dental choices, 12 paid holidays and 4 weeks’ vacation per calendar year.

The role of the Maintenance Mechanic is to maintain and repair building and plant equipment.

The Maintenance Mechanic is a potential development step for more senior maintenance or operations roles. A typical career progression may look like the following:

Maintenance Mechanic → Maintenance Team Leader → Maintenance TRM 

  • Lead and/or assist in the layout, installation, maintenance and repair of various automated high-speed packaging equipment and/or liquids/solids mixing equipment and associated piping and utility systems.
  • Set up, adjust, maintain, and overhaul various types of intricate machines and equipment, including the ability to diagnose/troubleshoot and train others to do the same.
  • Must perform proactive inspections of assigned areas of responsibility and recommend work orders for the completion of tasks which are needed in order to optimize equipment performance.
  • Have general familiarity with electrical systems, and have the ability to differentiate electrical and mechanical malfunctions in equipment.
  • Makes recommendations to the Maintenance Team Resource Manager for modification to existing procedures or equipment to improve overall reliability.
  • Maintain good safety practices
  • Able to read and understand complicated drawings and blue prints
  • Ability to weld various structures is preferred
  • Responsible for cleanliness and housekeeping of work area
  • Maintain required paperwork associated with applicable regulations and equipment maintenance history
  • Act as an emergency brigade for fires, searches, and/or evacuations as required as well as first aid responder
  • Small hand tools, powered hand tools, wood and metal working equipment, gas and electric welding equipment.

The duties and responsibilities identified in this position description are considered essential but are not limited to only those outlined.  The incumbent may perform other functions that may be assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of this position at any time.

  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum two (2) years-prior manufacturing related experience in fast paced environment.
  • Experience operating, troubleshooting and maintaining Press, Packaging Lines and related equipment including startup, clearing jams, manual operations and shut downs
  • Technical, mechanical, and/or electrical experience operating and maintaining operating line equipment is desired including experience with small hand or power tools
  • Experience assisting in changeovers, washouts and preventative maintenance
  • Experience with troubleshooting and adjustments to maximize run time
  • Performs and practices good housekeeping
  • Follows all applicable waste, scrap reduction and recycling guidelines
  • Must have the ability to work any shift and function in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must have strong communication skills and command of English, both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead safety improvements through personal commitment and procedures is required.  
  • Knowledge of industrial safety procedures and regulations is a requirement.   
  • Experience using computers for data entry and reporting purposes
  • Ability to stand for extended periods, reach overhead, bend or stoop, walk occasionally, grasp items with hands and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Vacation. We offer 4 weeks’ vacation, 9 core Holidays and 4 floating days.
  • Maternity Leave. 16 weeks paid Maternity leave. 
  • Pay. Competitive base salaries and bonuses. 
  • Tuition reimbursement. RB offers tuition reimbursement for relevant coursework; including certifications!
  • Fast paced. Tired of having to jump through endless hoops to get things done? Not here. We move fast and deliver.
  • Growth. Frustrated by the lack of growth opportunities in your current company? Not here! RB takes pride in the development and continued growth of our employees through steady rotations and promotions. 
  • Autonomy. RB empowers you to OWN what you do.  
  • Iconic Global Brands
  • Feel good about the company you work for! RB is committed to making the world a better place.
  • Work with smart people. We have a talented workforce that believes in sharing ideas to help each other, and the company succeed. 

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career!

Don’t delay your next move & apply today!

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