Brightmark is looking for an experienced Maintenance Mechanic to join our team in Ashley, Indiana. The Maintenance Mechanic performs maintenance on machines, follows work order assignments and performs the job effectively and efficientlyDaily walk throughs of plant machinery are required, to record any defects in work order system or repairing on the spot. The Maintenance Mechanic will assist in developing and performing (PM) preventive maintenance routines. Generate and assist in punch list items to improve machine reliability. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on pumps, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines. 
  • Locate source of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments. 
  • Interact with use of the CMMS to open, perform and complete work orders issued by the Maintenance Manager or Maintenance Clerk. 
  • Willing to be on-call for emergency repairs. 
  • Determine changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. 
  • Control downtime by informing team members of routine preventive maintenance techniques’ monitoring compliance. 
  • Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine level. 
  • Provide mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests. 
  • Prepare mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. 
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks. 
  • Maintain continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. 
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations. 
  • Candidate must be willing to take additional training to keep up to date with current technology.  
  • Have understanding of the process to perform better assortment of the troubleshooting process.  
  • Observe and listen to the equipment to detect malfunctioning of it. 

Technical Requirements

  • Technical certification in mechanical maintenance preferred five years of experience in industrial maintenance 
  • Knowledge/experience with 5-S, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles in a continuous flow environment 
  • Must pass drug test and background check 


  • 401k 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Overtime 


  • 8hr shift


  • This is an hourly role. $22.50/hr to start 

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About Brightmark
Our planet is in need of environmental solutions, and we don’t have time to waste. Today, there are brilliant people creating solutions at Brightmark that can change our course and renew our world. 

We started in 2016 as a group of engineers who decided to turn our attention from other corporate ventures to being part of some of the most transformative innovations in our fight for the environment. 

Through science-first approaches and powerful partnerships, Brightmark is transforming organic waste into renewable natural gas and creating innovative approaches to plastics renewal. And there’s more to come.  

All Brightmark associates are responsible and accountable for:

  • Compliance with workplace policies and procedures for risk identification, risk assessment and risk control. 
  • Active participation in activities associated with the management of workplace health and safety. 
  • Identification and reporting of health and safety risks, accidents, incidents, injuries and property damage at the workplace. 
  • Correct utilization of appropriate personal protective equipment. 


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role. Brightmark Ashley Indiana Plant is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Brightmark is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. 

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