Maintenance Mechanic 1st Shift – Dayton, NV

RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minn., is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Singapore and China. RTP Company’s engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

Key areas of responsibility
The Maintenance Mechanic assists with maintaining parts inventory, organizing and maintaining the maintenance shop, as well as inspecting, diagnosing, and repairing malfunctions and breakdowns. This individual must be able to take a proactive approach to preventative maintenance in order to improve equipment reliability and life.

The ideal candidate will exhibit knowledge and possess the skills required to routinely perform preventative maintenance on all equipment and components in order to ensure the continued safe, efficient, and effective operations of equipment used in the facility.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Effectively communicates with other departments within the facility
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations
  • Participates in training, retraining, and continual improvement processes


  • Minimum two years of experience as a maintenance mechanic with plastic extrusion preferred
  • Two-year technical degree in maintenance preferred
  • Mechanical skills and experience preferred
  • Forklift and scissor lift experience preferred
  • Basic electrical knowledge a plus, general computer skills helpful
  • Must be able to read and interpret schematics and blueprints and be capable of accurately distinguishing colors
  • Strong verbal communication skills, along with excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrate dependability and have excellent attendance
  • Must be available to work overtime; with little, to no notice
  • Must be able to work within established safety procedures
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For immediate consideration please apply online or submit resume to:

RTP Company
Attn: Human Resources/Maintenance Mechanic – Dayton, NV
580 East Front Street
Winona, MN 55987

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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