Maintenance Helper

Operations Minneapolis, Minnesota


Mativ is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The company offers a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions to solve our customers' most complex challenges. With over 7,500 employees worldwide, we manufacture on four continents and generate sales in more than 100 countries. We offer a wide range of premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers' products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.

We currently have exciting and rare opportunities available for Maintenance Helpers on the day shift at our Minneapolis, MN plant location. 

Job Responsibilities:

1. Safety:
 Communicate to leadership any issues that arise through the functions of maintenance technician using the lock out tag out process as needed
 Make use of all PPE, and insures compliance with all safety rules and
 Attend safety meetings
 Responsible for maintaining a clean production area and workshop.
 Familiarity with OSHA regulations and be able to recognize and correct any weaknesses

2. Diagnoses and repairs equipment:
 Responds with a sense of urgency to problems within the plant
 Communicates needs or concerns of equipment breakdowns in a timely manner
 Rebuild equipment and assemblies as needed
 Modifies existing equipment as needed

3. Performs Preventive Maintenance tasks:
 Complete required preventive maintenance in a timely manner
 Communicate any problems or concerns that arise within the scope of
completing PM’s of equipment to the appropriate individual for further action.

4. Installation and removable of equipment:
 Complete tasks involved in the installation and/or removal of equipment in an effective and timely manner

5. Performs other assigned duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

 High School diploma or equivalent
 3 to 5 years electrical and mechanical equipment maintenance
 Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
 Ability to stand for extended periods of time
 Ability to bend, squat, twist, reach, push, pull and reach above shoulder height                                             All applicants must pass a pre-employment physical, background check and drug screen

Required Competencies:

 Basic math and communication skills
 Read and comprehend English
 Ability to coordinate the activities of the maintenance technician
 Knowledge of basic electricity and machine mechanics
 Ability to work independently and on a team when needed
 Familiar with OSHA regulations and have the ability to recognize and correct any system weaknesses.
 Regular dependable attendance

Desired Competencies:

 Electrical certification

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive pay starting at $25.21/hour. Yearly raises per the Union CBA
  • Company paid schooling to obtain technical certifications and increase hourly pay rate
  • Work schedule Monday-Friday/7am-3pm
  • Regular opportunities for overtime and double time pay
  • Effective date of hire - outstanding Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Benefits
  • 401K Retirement Plan, immediate 6% company match
  • 100% Company paid life insurance, short-term disability and long term disability 
  • Wellness incentive program
  • Holiday Pay
  • Competitive Vacation and Minneapolis Sick & Safe Time Benefits

Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or other protected status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Mativ is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce, and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Mativ, please email our Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected].