Field Machinist

Date: Jul 16, 2024

Location: Rochester, NY, US, 14652

Company: Kodak

Role Overview


We are looking for Field Machinist to join our Advanced Materials & Chemicals division in Rochester, NY.


Kodak offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the resurgence of an iconic global company. We combine the strength of a brand that is recognized and beloved around the world with the excitement and enterprising spirit of a start-up. We are focused on the future and looking for professionals with energy, ideas and ambition to help us take next steps in our transformation. We’re building a culture which values creativity in all its forms, having a global perspective, a focus on sustainability, and the trust we’ve earned over decades of building strong relationships. Kodak has a rich heritage of leadership and innovation, but is also, in many ways, reinventing itself. Kodak is truly a place where you can have influence.


As a Field Machinist you will be responsible for the following duties:
• Machinists are required to repair, maintain, install, and make improvements to chemical processing equipment and machinery (including pumps, agitators, fans, centrifuges, etc.).
• Ability to fabricate to exact tolerances using lathes, drill presses, grinders, and other shop equipment.
• Execute preventive maintenance program.
• Calibrate, align, and adjust production equipment.
• Work hours are Mon. – Fri., 8-hour days (40 hours/week) with occasional overtime.
• Longer term could be 24/7 coverage (Fireman's rotation - two 12-hour days, two 12-hour nights, 4 days rest)
• Available for call in on off hours as needed to make equipment repairs.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and maintenance software tools.


Qualifications include:
• HS diploma
• Field machinist or millwright training and demonstrated experience.
• Mechanical equipment repair training and/or demonstrated experience: pumps, mechanical seals, agitators, gear boxes, fans (bearings, sheaves), alignment.
• Able to work in confined spaces.
• Able to work from heights from a ladder or man lift.
• Demonstrate effective analytical troubleshooting skills.
• Able to read and interpret mechanical/machine drawings.
• Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
• Excellent safety record – places safety and environment as top priority in all work
• Knowledge of Lock Out / Tag Out
• Effective communication skills – daily communications with maintenance planner, technical staff and operations as needed.
• Good collaborator – willing to be flexible, work in other areas and with other trades as needed.


Minimum Education Level and experience:
2-year schooling and/or 5 plus years of demonstrated experience.



EOE Policy Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Estimated Salary:  $25.00 - $31.00 

Experience Level:  0-5 Years 

Requisition ID: 570

Nearest Major Market: Rochester