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Maintenance Technician Associate

Cortland, 2395 State Route 5, Cortland, Ohio, United States of America Req #324
Thursday, March 28, 2024


From our roots providing sand to local foundries in the 1880's, Opta has grown to an international group of companies committed to delivering optimal results for our customers. Opta's purpose is to be the leading supplier of performance solutions for metallurgical, value-added glass, and specialty chemical applications. We strive to be the leading provider of innovative steelmaking reagents, slag conditioners, and metal remediation materials consumed in the North American and European markets. We aim to be the market leader in steelmaking products through an unwavering focus on supporting our customers’ needs. We measure our success by our presence in a majority of steel mills throughout the world. Our vision is to expand our geographic reach and broaden into adjacent industries such as aluminum, copper, concrete, and glass. 


Accountability and Integrity in everything we do
  • PEOPLE: We will invest in our people with promoting Diversity and Inclusion for the success of our organization
  • CUSTOMERS: Committed to our customers to deliver Consistent Quality products, Solutions and Service
  • SAFETY: Providing employees a Safe environment in which to thrive
  • INNOVATION: Deliver outstanding performance through Continuous Improvement and Creativity
  • SUSTAINABILITY: Enhancing Sustainability by respecting and protecting the Environment in the communication where we live and work

Position Summary


The Maintenance Technician will report directly to the Plant Manager or their designate and is responsible for inspecting and repairing machinery and to keep written logs on repair, inventory, and preventative maintenance.



  • Troubleshoots maintenance problems involving electrical, structural, plumbing, and equipment repair or replacement;
  • Performs preventive building maintenance duties and repairs, such as: doorknobs or locks, patch holes in walls, replacing light bulbs;
  • Performs routine plumbing repairs such as unstopping toilets, sinks or urinals, fixing water leaks;
  • Paint interior and exterior walls;
  • Mechanical repair;
  • Keep daily maintenance log and maintenance records of equipment;
  • Inputting digital logs;
  • Operate a forklift and yard truck;
  • Order parts as needed;
  • Work in compliance with company safety and operating procedures;
  • Performs other related duties as required



  • Mechanical knowledge
  • Previous forklift experience
  • Ability to lift to 50lbs.
  • Previous experience in a production/manufacturing setting
  • Capable of working with a team and independently efficiently
  • Capable of following a production report while working independently
Opta offers a diverse compensation and benefit package that includes the following: 
  • Extended Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life, AD&D, and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional Development
  • Paid Time Off 
  • 401(k) Match
  • Competitive Compensation Program
  • On Demand Pay (Dayforce Wallet)
We thank everyone for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

he above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Opta USA, an Opta Group Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers employment opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age (40-70), national origin, sexual orientation, or physical disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement).

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $22.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $24.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Cortland, 2395 State Route 5, Cortland, Ohio, United States of America