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Maintenance Mechanic

Location : Sparta, TN
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Start Date : 06/03/2021
End Date : 06/03/2022
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : High school graduate or equivalent
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Metro Services is currently seeking to hire several Maintenance Mechanics for a Lighting manufacturer in Sparta, Tennessee. Apply now!

Job Summary:

  • Involves set-up, repair, preventative maintenance, and required mechanical adjustments to molding equipment

  • Assigned duties and equipment within this assignment may vary depending upon customer requirements, procedures, and work instructions

  • Generally, this type of position involves some physical requirements involving lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, and use of hand tools and other mechanical equipment

  • Basic hand tools may be the responsibility of the employee

2nd Shift 
Monday through Friday  3p to 11:30 p 


Compensation (USD):


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Promote safety in their work area(s)

  • Observe mechanical devices on molding operation to diagnose potential or recurring problems based on visual or sound indicators

  • Disassemble or adjusts portion of equipment with hand tools or power tools to effect correction of problems due to equipment

  • Ensure that the product conforms to established production specifications by using TS16949 and ISO14001 disciplines

  • Perform required preventative maintenance and all other necessary repairs to assigned equipment to ensure continued effective and safe operation

  • Communicate observed opportunities to improve safety, quality, or production processes that can reduce injuries, scraps, or production losses

  • Maintain good housekeeping standards in all work areas

  • Work safely, adhering to the facility’s quality, environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures, and continually monitor the work environment to identify and communicate to team leader/supervisor/manager current or potential concerns

  • All other assignments deemed necessary while under the direction of the Team Leader, Area Operations Supervisor, Process Manager, or Plant Manager

As an employee you will receive:

  • Weekly pay

  • Direct deposit or pay cards

  • Medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance

  • Term-Life & Short Term Disability

  • Internal Referral Program

Required Qualifications :

Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Must pass a drug screen and a background check

  • Must have at least one year of experience in a similar position

  • Must have High school diploma or GED

  • Must have mechanical aptitude

  • Must be willing to work overtime with short notice

  • Must be able to multi-task and keep the presses running and supplied while producing quality products

  • Must be able to accurately take measurements and plot the measurements on a chart as needed

  • Must possess strong analytical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to read and comprehend written and oral instructions, correspondence, and memorandums

  • Ability to write simple clear correspondence

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to team members, customers, and other employees of the company

  • Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide in all units using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret SPC graphs and bar charts

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous training on molding equipment is preferred

Off-site training may be required.
Training will be identified based on specific assignments

Individuals already employed by January 2000 are grandfathered on this requirement.


Metro Services specializes in Automotive, Manufacturing, Warehousing, and Retail. We offer temporary work that is often a bridge to full-time employment with our client companies. We also have full-time positions directly available with our clients.

The fact that many of our temporary assignments lead to full-time positions is a testimony to our ability to accurately match people to the right job while meeting the needs of our client companies.

We understand that job seekers need a company that focuses on them individually and puts emphasis on the opportunities they have. Metro Services matches candidates to qualified jobs that best align with their past work experience. We also contribute to our employees' success by offering career counseling services such as coaching and resume building.

Metro Services does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color and religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disabilities, or any other characteristics protected by law.

While Metro Services enforces its own set of COVID-19 guidelines within its main office and branches, we also make sure that all of our employees respect the individual guidelines specific to the companies for which we hire.

Learn more about us by visiting our website at metroindustrialservices.com.

For more information, stop by or call TODAY!

163 Mose Drive
Sparta, TN 38583
Call: (931) 739-9675


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