LEX Team Leader Mechanical - Rawboard (f,m,d)

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Working within the Maintenance department at EGGER Lexington, NC, you will supervise teams while coordinating with Operations, Engineering, Safety and Purchasing departments to ensure safe and efficient production. You will be responsible for developing and managing the maintenance and reliability of systems. As well as supporting the objectives of the facility to achieve business goals. Doing so, while developing, administering and maintaining plant mechanical systems providing efficient, effective projects, and maintenance services throughout the plant.


City: Lexington, NC, 27299   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 4284   Department: Maintenance  


Your Tasks

  • Supervise and maintain records of all Mechanical work carried out within their area of responsibility.
  • Create and implement strategic directions for reliability and maintenance of plant.
  • Train and oversee employees, inspect work, assign tasks, drive vehicles, and take disciplinary actions when needed and Supervisor is unavailable.
  • Create, implement and monitor work processes to achieve business objectives in terms of Operating Asset Utilization.
  • Maintain Critical Spare parts list and designated inventory.
  • Determine the need for outside resources.
  • Provide out-of-hours support as required.
  • On-call duty within the Mechanical on-call plan.
  • Respond to mill breakdowns in a timely and effective manner and work closely with different area operators to resolve maintenance related issues.
  • Investigate root causes of equipment failures and make recommendations for long term fixes.
  • Help develop preventative maintenance plans.
  • Reporting to the Mechanical Supervisor on site in Lexington, NC, USA

Our Requirements

  • Master mechanical qualification or time-served mechanical apprenticeship and equivalent experience.
  • 5+ year’s experience in an industrial environment e.g. wood processing facility, rawboard production (e.g. continuous particleboard/MDF lines).
  • 8+ year’s maintenance/reliability experience in an industrial environment.
  • Experience implementing best maintenance practices & excellent operations.
  • Proven ability to read blueprints, CAD drawings, sketches, written instructions and interpret data.
  • Metric System proficiency.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • International experience (preferrably in the USA).
  • Strong english language skills.
  • Willingness to relocate to the USA.


Your Contact

Jessica Ostroska, Sr. Recruiting Specialist


We create more from wood. With more than 11,000 employees worldwide who work with passion, upholding our family values and innovative spirit. This is how we create products for furniture, interior design, construction as well as laminate flooring. We keep moving and are always developing – manufacturing new products, tapping into emerging markets and generating exciting prospects for everyone that works with us.