Position Description

Maintenance Technician
Location GA - Macon
Employment Duration Full time
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First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.


Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician for our First Quality Baby Products located in Macon, GA.  This position will be responsible for :

  The primary responsibility of a Maintenance Mechanic is to maintain and repair production machinery and support equipment in a timely manner in order to support production.


  • Keeps all mechanical components of equipment in clean and good working order.  Repairs and reports all mechanical problems in CMMS database. Reports ongoing or unresolved issues to the appropriate personnel
  • Plans sequence of operations and methods to use when making repairs and replacements following acceptable trade practices.
  • Able to remove, rebuild and replace major modules such as knives, cutting dies, conveyor belts, drive belts, gear boxes, shafts and bearings
  • Determines by regular inspection the repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns. 
  • Assist in troubleshooting problem areas that impact quality, safety, waste, uptime, and production efficiency
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance on all equipment
  • Ensure that department equipment is maintained to meet applicable safety and housekeeping standards
  • Ability to locate parts in inventory and keep accurate records of required transactions. Keeps appropriate personnel informed in case of shortages. Reconditions defective parts removed from machinery as required.
  • Work in a safe manner, observing rules and regulations directed to protect personnel and property from harm or damage
  • Show leadership to fellow employees when and as expected to control the working effort for projects, repairs, etc.  Can be given charge of a work crew and can constructively use everyone’s time wisely.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • 3 or more years of Industrial or Manufacturing maintenance experience


Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment!


First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations.  As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.


First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.

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