Position:  Industrial Mechanical Technician
Location:  Haines City, FL
Job Id:  100
# of Openings:  1

Industrial Mechanical Technician
Full Time
Blue Collar

The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 13 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania, Turkey and the USA - with more than 6,000 employees.

The North American Headquarters for Sofidel is in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania with plants operating in 7 states (Florida, Wisconsin, Nevada, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Mississippi) as a tissue paper manufacturer for Consumer and Away-from-Home products.

We are currently looking for Industrial Maintenance Mechanics for our Haines City facility.


Perform duties to maintain equipment and machinery, prevent mechanical failure, adjust, replace and repair components and parts as needed to keep plant in safe and efficient operating condition where only general methods are available in the making of broad decisions requiring considerable initiative and ingenuity. Continuously supports Sofidel’s Employee Personal Practice Policy.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work from written and verbal instructions as well as work orders.
  • Perform skilled maintenance and repair of a wide variety of mechanical and physical structures. May work from drawings, sketches, and blueprints. Uses hand and power tools to complete work.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on a scheduled basis; inspect hoses, belts, fluids, and wiring. Clean and lubricate parts. Repairs or replace, adjusts and maintains a variety of tools, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as motors, pumps, conveyors, belts, fans, and plumbing fixtures. Requisition new parts and equipment.
  • Examine mechanical equipment; utilize visual, auditory, and olfactory senses to identify potential problems. Collaborate with other mechanics and supervision as necessary to resolve problems. May work with outside contractors on special projects, machining work or repairs.
  • Use designated computer system to input work orders, track work that is required, and track parts in inventory.
  • Participate in process improvement efforts, identify inefficiencies and design flaws. Recommend improvements.
  • Operate forklift to move and relocate a wide variety of products or materials.



High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in related tasks.


  • Industrial experience
  • High level of basic math skills and communication skills.
  • Exhibits dependability through work history and references


  • Some experience with VFD and PLC


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO & Vacation
  • 401K
  • Career Advancement

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

Sofidel is an equal opportunity employer.

Sofidel is committed to the spirit and letter of all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, employment decision at the company will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. This policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, as well as the use of all Sofidel facilities.

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