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Maintenance Mechanic

Maintenance Millwright


Summary of Job Content:  

Perform daily maintenance activities as assigned by supervision/manager/planner-scheduler. Troubleshoot mechanical issues and repair according to plant/vendor standards. Read and comprehend mechanical drawings, blue prints and diagrams. Install and maintain mechanical systems and equipment. Complete pertinent documentation as required for recording of calibrations, daily work performance and PMs. Understand mechanical components and systems with the ability to utilize this knowledge to maintain, analysis malfunctions and assimilate proper plan and repairs as required throughout the facility. 

Perform any other duties, as required by the department supervisor or manager, to support department, plant and company objectives and/or goals. 

Core Dimensions: 

Read, understand and follow work order instructions. 
Communicate with management and supervision to understand scope and desired outcome of repairs, projects and assigned tasks. 
Perform repairs in a professional, efficient manner, bringing the equipment back into manufacturer and plant specific operational standards while observing all safety procedures to include LOTO, fall protection standards, confined space requirements, as well as appropriate PPE for atmosphere and area of work being performed. 
Utilize task specific mechanical equipment 
Perform math functions including, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and trigonometry; convert fractions to decimals, as required to execute assigned tasks. 
Perform preventive maintenance in accordance with technical manuals and/or SAP work order task lists. 
Assist with inventory and cost control through proper utilization of parts and materials. 
Complete all required paperwork accurately to include work orders, time cards, material sign out cards, etc. 
Familiarize new millwrights on plant equipment, sharing knowledge and developing best practices throughout the job classification. 
Proficiency in plant specific millwright tasks to include fabrication procedures, bearing installation and applications, monitoring and troubleshooting mechanical components of overhead cranes and production equipment, proper lubrication techniques, equipment installation procedures, and proper utilization and sizing, installation of mechanical fasteners. 

Attend, contribute to and pass required training as related to the general maintenance at this facility in accordance with OSHA regulations.
1.      Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
Troubleshoot and repair facility mechanical systems and equipment. 
Replace defective parts or repair as needed. Analyze recurring failures to the root cause and make necessary replacement or repairs to ensure issue is permanently eliminated


High School Diploma or GED 
3-5 yrs. Industrial millwright experience 
Ability to prioritize and multi-task 
Team oriented but can work independently 
Proven troubleshooting skills 
Commitment to safety (i.e., high level of situational awareness) 
Electrical aptitude is a plus 
Proficiency at reading blue prints, mechanical diagrams,  manufacturer's specifications and guidelines 
Commitment to quality (i.e., SGL Excellence) 
Self Motivated 
Quick learner 
Industrial welding experience  

Welding certificate required  

Preferred Experience: 
Industrial welding experience of 3 or more years 
Current certified welder a plus 
Overhead crane experience 
Pipe welding, threading and installation experience 
Heavy load rigging experience 
Stainless and mild steel welding 
Proficiency at reading mechanical drawings, blue prints and specifications 
Mechanical mathematics 
Fabrication experience 
Confined space maintenance work experience 
Hydraulic system troubleshooting and repairs 
Machining experience is a plus 
Supervisory/Team Leader Responsibility: 
Routine Travel Requirement:   


Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,800 employees worldwide and 31 production sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Date:  Jan 9, 2022

Morganton, NC, US, 28655

Business Unit:  Graphite Solutions
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON, LLC
Functional Area:  Other Service Function
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Hickory

Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Mechanic, Maintenance, Hydraulics, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering