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Maintenance Technician, Nights

Wiscasset, ME, US

Ref. number:  3632

$1,000 sign-on bonus and up to $30/hr starting pay!



We are urgently seeking a Nightshift Maintenance Technician to support our medical device manufacturing site in Wiscasset, Maine. The Maintenance Technician is an integral member of a high-performing team dedicated to developing and sustaining our facility where creativity, teamwork and shared learning are highly valued.


What we offer

  • $1,000 sign-on bonus ($250 paid after one week; $750 paid after 90 days)
  • Starting pay up to $30/hr, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Excellent benefits package including health, dental, short and long-term disability and life insurance; medical and dependent care reimbursement accounts; education assistance; wellness incentives; discretionary annual bonus
  • Paid breaks
  • Weekly paychecks
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • 3 weeks paid time off per year
  • 4.8% employer contribution to your 401k, even if you don’t contribute!
  • Plus 100% employer 401k match on first 3% of employee contribution and 50% employer match on the next 2%


Your role

  • Perform preventative maintenance on process equipment and facility utilizing preventative maintenance system.
  • Perform reactive troubleshooting and maintenance on process equipment and facility. Flexibility of working hours required to do maintenance during production downtime.
  • Work with machine designers to help fabricate custom machines and fixtures.
  • Work with outside vendors/service providers for work that cannot be performed internally.
  • Provide support to R&D Department to help setup/alter equipment to evaluate/validate new products/procedures.
  • Provide support to manufacturing and equipment engineering to improve OEE/uptime/safety.
  • Works in collaboration with other Maintenance Technicians to set-up, troubleshoot and improve existing production equipment.
  • Helps maintain the tools and spare parts inventories. Develop spare parts requirements through familiarization of equipment use and research with vendors to determine on-hand spare parts levels.
  • Supports efforts to implement best practices within job scope; expected to participate in activities designed to improve production, quality, and safety.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.
  • Appropriately prioritizes assigned maintenance activities planned and unplanned.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance schedules assigned are met.


Work hours

  • 5:30pm – 5:30am, 3 to 4 nights per week
  • Rotating shifts every 4 weeks: Mon/Tue /Wed/ and Thu/Fri/Sat and some Sundays
  • Workdays and hours may vary depending upon operational needs.
  • Occasional overtime may be required.
  • Will periodically be “on-call” during off hours to support production if needed. This will be on a rotation shared with other maintenance personnel.



  • 2-year trade school or equivalent with study in electro-mechanical equipment preferred.
  • Hold a valid Boiler Operator license or the ability to obtain one in the first year of employment (4th Class SSE preferred).
  • Hands-on, flexible attitude, and good communication skills.
  • Understanding and practical experience with instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of, or interest in learning to work within, GMP and ISO 9000/ISO 13485 quality assurance systems preferred.
  • Previous maintenance/mechanical-electrical experience preferred.
  • Basic welding and machining (lathe, mill, saw, etc.) skills required, more advanced knowledge preferred.
  • MS Office
  • Plumbing and HVAC knowledge  
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge
  • Basic wiring, AC/DC circuits
  • Understand NEC, NFPA, LOTO, Arc-Flash
  • Understand and repair process machines and equipment
  • Basic familiarity with chemical process equipment and chemical processes is preferred
  • Basic familiarity of PLCs and VFDs is preferred
  • Professional licenses e.g. boiler operator/engineer, electronics technician, electrical, and/or plumbing are preferred
  • Ability to wear a respirator


About Mölnlycke

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We specialize in:

  • Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®
  • Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients
  • Surgical solutions: including Mölnlycke trays, HiBi® antiseptics and Biogel® surgical gloves

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Maine