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Green Veneer Lathe Mechanic

We are seeking a safety-oriented individual to join our team as a Green End Lathe Mechanic in CAMDEN, TX. The person for this role will need to understand the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the Green End Lathe Line.  You will also be responsible for driving excellence to ensure that department goals are met in Safety, Environmental, Quality, Operational Metric Performance and Talent Development.

What You Will Do In Your Role

Job Complexity and Essential Functions of the Job

  • Ensure that risks are identified and mitigated as a priority.
  • Be responsible for reinforcement of all safe work practices.
  • Ensure that JSA are developed for all routine tasks and develop JHA’s for non-routine tasks
  • Raise housekeeping awareness standards and find improvement opportunities
  • Be a key player in the Human Organizational Performance (HOP) within the facility
  • Be a leader. Have the ability to lead others and advance the MBM® Culture for Camden.
  • Ensure that lathe techs have a complete understanding of their Role (RRE) and the training to be successful
  • Lead the efforts to ensure lathe maintenance is performed. This would include developing Gantt charts of work to be performed and ensuring completion of scheduled PM’s.
  • Perform on site diagnosis, analysis, and resolution of completed problems. Train other team members to identify, troubleshoot and make corrections as they come up.
  • Identify and correct production issues impacting veneer quality

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Two years of maintenance experience working in a manufacturing, industrial or military environment
  • Ability to repair or replace defective equipment or parts using hand/equipment
  • Basic understanding of Servo motors
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic and pneumatics systems
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Have an acceptable work record relative to performance, attendance and EH&S compliance
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Available for any shift, holidays and weekends
  • Working knowledge and experience using CMMS System (Computerized Maintenance Management System

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com

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