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Title:  Maintenance Lead (Mechanical)

Job ID:  24520
Country:  USA
City:  Danville
Professional area:  Leaf Processing
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Maintenance Lead (Mechanical)

Position: Maintenance Lead (Mechanical)


JTI Leaf Services (US) LLC was created in 2009 in Danville, VA to procure U.S. leaf tobacco on behalf of the JT Group. JTI Leaf Services is part of JT International, the world’s third largest international tobacco company, with two of the world’s top three cigarette brands and sales activities in over 120 countries. For more information about JTI, please visit www.jti.com.


JTI Leaf Services (US) LLC is opening a permanent position of a Maintenance Lead (Mechanical) based in Danville, VA.


The incumbent of this position supports JTI Leaf Services operations by providing basic mechanical work throughout the plant under the guidance of direct supervisor or Maintenance Manager.


Main responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive maintenance duties as required of existing equipment.
  • Perform general repairs, installations, and maintenance on plant equipment, building, and utility systems as required.
  • Perfom troubleshoot equipment and help solve mechanical problems,
  • Basic arc and basic oxyacetylene welding.
  • Operate test instruments and other tools such as drill presses, saws, grinders, etc.
  • Supervise and maintain a clean and safe work place in accordance with 5S3R standards.
  • Perform duties in accordance to all applicable EHS (health, safety, and environmental) requirements, procedures and standards.



  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Professional experience: Minimum 3 years experience as general mechanic in a manufacturing environment
  • Fluency in English, with excellent written and oral skills.  
  • Basic knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)                                                                                                                                                                                
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, communication, detail and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work independently and self-directed
  • Strong troubleshooting, root cause analysis and problem solving skills
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs


Additional Information

  • Working flexible hours and travel for short period of time may be required
  • Work in factory dusty environment

Nearest Major Market: Danville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

Job Segment: Maintenance, Welding, Environmental Health & Safety, Manufacturing, Healthcare

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