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Maintenance Mechanic

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.





  • Perform daily walkthrough of Production Area to identify issues requiring immediate attention.
  • Troubleshoot and address issues that occur during the shift in a timely fashion.
  • Perform regular daily, weekly, monthly, annual PMs on all equipment.
  • Work closely with Production Scheduling for requesting access to equipment for PM purposes.
  • Prepare tooling for Production that will ensure minimal downtime during changeovers.
  • Maintains standard work that details activities during the shift.
  • Support any continuous improvement activities as required.
  • Perform any other tasks/duties as needed.




  • High school education or equivalent.
  • 5 years minimum experience as a maintenance mechanic or the like.
  • Familiar with Cam-operated machinery including disassembling, repairing/replacing worn components such as cams, bearings, seals, O-rings, etc., reassembling and timing mechanism.
  • Versed in reading hydraulic and electrical schematics for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Familiar with OSHA standards concerning machine guarding and safety interlocks.
  • Familiar with various maintenance shop tools and equipment.
  • Work knowledge of MiG/TiG welding.
  • Knowledge of PLCs a plus.
  • Versed in the concept of 5S/Lean manufacturing.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.




  • Must be able to adapt to the changing priorities and schedules as business needs require.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in individual and/or group settings adjusting language accordingly to meet the needs of the audience. 
  • Secures relevant information from associates pertaining to maintenance needs and develops proper course of action.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to maintain positive relationship with associates.
  • Develops creative solutions to address maintenance needs - thinks “outside of the box”.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision.



  • Frequent use of ladders, personal lifts at heights of up to 35 feet.
  • Lifting demands up to 40 lb.


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Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, military service, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, gender identity or expression, parental status, political or any other non-merit based factors protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Sales

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