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Elect/Mech Maintenance


Knoxville, TN, US

Req ID:  3863
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Want to work our full-time schedule of 15 days per month?

Want every other weekend off – make that a three-day weekend off!

Enjoy a great work culture with competitive pay, benefits, and vacation?

We would love for you to join our team!

Purpose of Position

Perform a wide range of electrical and mechanical operations associated with the maintenance, repair, set-up and adjustment of all types of department machines, equipment, support equipment, and environmental waste handling.


Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Procedures

Maintain thorough working, set-up and operating knowledge of machines, equipment and processes.  Remove, replace, align and adjust all mechanical parts and units.


Diagnose machine or equipment trouble and determine type and extent of repairs necessary. 


Tear down unit, repair or replace worn, broken or defective parts, reassemble set-up and try-out; make necessary adjustments to insure proper operation and quality production.

Follow an established preventive maintenance schedule and perform a complete check out on each machine, as required Perform other duties as required.

Required Skills and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent

Must be able to work overtime as requested

Minimum five years hands-on experience in Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance.

Must be able to correctly read and interpret instruments and gages.

Mathematical skills with knowledge to apply mathematical calculations to analyze basic circuit loads.


Knowledge of National Electric Code.


Knowledge of discrete inputs and outputs in relation to a PLC.  Knowledge of analog (4-20ma, 0-5V, 0-10V) inputs and outputs in relation to a PLC.  Difference between sourcing and sinking inputs and outputs in relation to a PLC.

Good Interpersonal Skills

Strong Communication Skills, both Verbal and Written.

Demonstrates problem solving and troubleshooting skills.


Preferred Skills and Experience

Trade School desired, but not required.

 Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb stairs, stoop, twist, use hands and fingers, handle or feel certain object or controls, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands or arms, kneel or crouch. Employee may also be required to perform repetitive motion with hands and arms. The employee must lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville