Lead maintenance mechanic

Backer Hotwatt, Inc. is a manufacturer of custom heating elements for OEMs in high reliability applications. Some of the most important companies in the Medical Device, Test & Measurement, Military/Aerospace industries (among others) value Backer Hotwatt’s quality, service and dependability. We succeed by solving our customers temperature problems with innovative and robust solutions that are unique in our industry.

At Backer Hotwatt, customer and employee satisfaction are paramount. As a member of our team your voice will be heard, your hard work will be rewarded, and your ideas will be valued. If you are looking for a challenging position where every day will be different and you will be able make your mark on the success of a company then you need to apply.

We are looking for an experienced maintenance mechanic for our plant in Danvers, MA to perform a wide variety of tasks in a production environment.

• Minimum 5 years’ experience
• Ability to multitask to support factory production is a must
• Able to troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic & electrical aspects of production machinery
• Ability to operate power tools and basic machine shop equipment such as drill presses, vertical mills, lathes, surface grinders and bench grinders to make minor repairs and modify tooling
• Assist with the building and reconditioning of production machines
• Work with process engineers to implement new processes and production layouts
• Responsible for supporting the safe operation of machinery in the plant
• Ability to troubleshoot computer driven equipment is a plus
• Ability to perform small plumbing and carpentry tasks if needed

We offer:

  • New manufacturing facility
  • Cafeteria with outside dining
  • Fun culture
  • Nice people
  • Opportunities to learn new skills
  • Company events
  • A place where your opinion matters


Backer Hotwatt values their employees and offers the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 9 Company Observed Holidays
  • Birthday paid day off
  • Bereavement Leave