Facilities & Shop Mechanic

at Coastal Pet Products
Location Alliance, OH
Date Posted July 8, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


About us:  Coastal Pet Products, Inc. is the world’s largest pet collar and leash manufacturer. Fifty years strong, our Ohio-based, family-owned company is a leader in the pet industry with an unwavering commitment to innovation, safety and quality. We design and deliver quality products that people trust for the pets they love. We are committed to being a great place to work and encourage associates to excel and grow professionally.

About the position:  Facilities & Shop Mechanic

Department:  Machine Shop
Non-Exempt, Full-time position on Day Shift

Description of Position:

Responsible for maintaining all Manufacturing and Distribution equipment and report any issues concerning safety and operation of equipment.  The Mechanic will be responsible for some Preventative Maintenance work such as routine maintenance schedules, greasing, oiling and belt changes.  Must comply with all safety rules and standards.  Must have a mechanical aptitude.  Some light electrical and welding abilities are helpful, but not necessary.

Job Summary:

The Associate must be punctual and meet or exceed Coastal Pet Products minimum production standards while producing high-quality products.

Major Responsibilities:

Safety: Follow all safety policies and procedures as they are described in the employee handbook and periodic updates that are printed as necessary. Report any safety hazards or violations when seen.

Quality: Operate within Coastal’s quality guidelines. Check all work. Maintain a high standard of workmanship.

Systems: Follow all systems consistently and correctly. Know how to properly operate any machines you are assigned to. Maintain workflow.

Communications: Responsible for communicating all necessary information to the Trainer or Supervisor.

Leadership: Set a good example for the people working around you.

Training: Accept cross-training whenever available in order to maximize your skills and efficiencies. Be willing to rotate jobs as needed to maintain productivity levels and reduce potential fatigue.

Productivity: Must strive to exceed Coastal’s minimum productivity standards.


Requires overall knowledge of equipment, systems, procedures and processes involved in the area of job responsibility to maintain maximum efficiency in the area.

Ability to read and interpret all necessary paperwork to accomplish maximum efficiencies and have basic math skills.

Good verbal skills, able to interact well with subordinates, peers, and superiors in a combined effort to maximize daily goals.

Must be able to walk and/or stand up to ten (10) hours a day and lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

The Associate must show the ability to follow both written and verbal instructions with suitable dexterity skills.


This description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions for the job identified for the purpose of job evaluations.  It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job nor shall it be construed as giving an exclusive title to every function described.

This is a non-exempt position. General requirements of this position include, but are not limited to, regular attendance and the willingness and ability to work more than the regularly scheduled 40-hour work week when requested by management.

At Coastal Pet, we value people as the source of our strength, and we appreciate your interest in our company. If you want to join a team that works each day to live out our passion for pets, people, and progress, then please apply for this great opportunity.  Coastal Pet Products, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply for this position at our company website