Greensboro, North Carolina

WELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS

Here, we believe there's not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there's a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We'll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show!

Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

Maintains and repairs manufacturing and infrastructure equipment, machinery, and plant systems. Actively supports Reliability Excellence and site continuous improvement initiatives. Uses hand tools, shop tools, and test equipment to troubleshoot, repair and prevent failure of a variety of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical components, machines and systems. This position is accountable for the efficient operation of all of the equipment and instrumentation throughout the facility, both inside and outside the building. The position is also responsible for the successful utilization of the Electronic Asset Management (eAM) System. The position accomplishes the organizational objectives by insuring that all equipment and instrumentation is operating at optimal levels.

Major Tasks:

  • Observe safety and security rules/regulations and avoid equipment hazards as defined in operating instructions.
  • Perform continuous safety inspections on all operating equipment in assigned area.
  • Participate in housekeeping activities that are indicative of a safe and clutter-free work environment.
  • Acquire necessary skills and knowledge of all plant machines and equipment to assist Maintenance staff in timely and quality repairs.
  • Utilize eAM for accessing maintenance operating procedures, preventative maintenance tasks, management of the Mechanical Storeroom and operating the Work Order system.
  • Have the ability to work with all members of production and maintenance staff.
  • Be able to reliably work alone, complete work satisfactorily, and in a timely manner.
  • Effectively communicate issues, accomplishments and challenges at shift pass-downs.
  • Participate in the development of Standard Operating Procedures for equipment and maintenance tasks; regularly use these documents to ensure safe and efficient maintenance work.
  • Participate in and utilize continuous improvement tools and teams where applicable: i.e. Lean, PM program, 5 S's, etc.
  • Participate in the initial installation and upkeep of equipment and piping labels as required by plant policy.
  • Develop personal skills through ongoing training both at the plant and through outside training classes.
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of an effective preventative maintenance program.
  • Perform required Preventative Maintenance tasks, including data logging, calibrations, inspections, fluid testing and changes, replacement of wear parts, equipment rebuilds, etc. Use equipment manuals and documentation to identify and order parts needed for PMs and repair.
  • Follow the daily work schedule and project schedule as developed by the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager.
  • Make timely reporting and documentation of equipment breakdowns or mis-operation; provide troubleshooting to minimize downtime of equipment. Use manuals and available documentation to troubleshoot problems.
  • Record information required for Work Order closure time-spent on task, details on the work performed, additional work required and parts that were used.
  • Assist in the cleanliness, labeling and upkeep in the mechanical storeroom to provide high spare parts availability and accurate inventory counts.
  • Maintain equipment and assist in the development of operating procedures that comply with OSHA, EPA, and State and local agencies to insure worker safety and limit company liabilities.
  • Be active in the Emergency Response Team; be a leader in safety, quality and environmental activities.
  • Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment, as required and follow all Safe Work Practice elements (Lock-out/Tag-out, Hot Work, Confined Space, Line Break, Controlled Access, etc.).


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the country for which you are applying for employment without now or in the future needing sponsorship for employment visa status
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to work overtime with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must have experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Must have at least 3 years of industrial maintenance experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industrial, electrical, welding certification and/or a post-secondary/technical degree
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic theory


Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

Greensboro, North Carolina

Who We Are Looking For 

We are looking for passionate and innovative transitioning military service members, veterans and spouses to join our growing team. We look for candidates who can align with our core values of Integrity, Service, People, Quality, Growth, Innovation and Performance to ensure we stay true to our mission.

Who We Are

With stores, distribution centers and facilities spanning the globe, we are able to deliver the best in paints, coatings and related products to customers around the world. From our headquarters to our 130 distribution centers and more than 4,000 retail locations, we continue to grow in new and exciting ways.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of all protected statuses, including disability and Veteran. 

Should I Apply?

At Sherwin-Williams, we believe there are many paths to success. We provide you with the opportunity to utilize the skills you gained from serving and drive us forward. We will give you the space to share your strengths and show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show!

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click “Apply Now” on a Sherwin-Williams job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on the career page. To be considered for next steps, please complete the application on the Sherwin-Williams career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile. Once Sherwin-Williams reviews your resume and profile, a team member may contact you with more information and to schedule an interview.

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