Vanguard Soap
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Full Time

• Bonus Program • Eight (10) Paid Holidays • Vacation Days • Flex Days (Sick Days) • Jury Duty Pay • Medical Insurance Plan • Dental Insurance Plan • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance • Voluntary Supplementary Life Insurance • Short -Term Disability • Long -Term Disability Direct Deposit

Would you like to be a part of a growing company that is blazing trails manufacturing specialty brand consumer products? Do you want to see the results of your efforts on the shelves of retailers everywhere and know you were a huge part of how they got there? You can be a part of the team and share in the reward for a job well done.

Valley Products is a dynamic manufacturer right here in Memphis, Tennessee, where we have been making soap since the 1940s. We focus on higher end natural and specialty bar soaps and liquid personal care products, developing our own unique formulas for different purposes, making hundreds of items sold through major retailers throughout the US.

We are looking for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our team in receiving and storing raw materials, picking raw materials for production orders, receiving finished goods from production, coordinating with freight carriers, and shipping goods. We are typically shipping full pallets outbound. Inventory accuracy and making sure we follow processes are very important. The team includes warehouse staff and clerical staff.

We are a growing company with plenty of opportunities for development, increased responsibility, and promotion. We have paid time off and an attractive bonus system based on exceptional company performance. Health insurance and 401K with matching opportunity is also part of our current benefits package.


  1. Observes all safety rules and precautions while performing duties.
  2. Always maintains a clean work area.
  3. Maintains equipment on a regular preventive maintenance schedule.
  4. Dismantles machinery to gain access and removes defective or worn parts and makes necessary repairs, replacements or adjustments.
  5. Lubricates and cleans parts as necessary.
  6. Troubleshoots mechanical problems as they occur.
  7. Fabricates and installs new equipment according to drawings, blueprints or verbal instruction.
  8. Fills out records and logs as needed for preventive maintenance program.
  9. May set up and operate machinery to ensure proper working order.
  10. Advises appropriate personnel regarded required equipment spares and subsequent low inventory levels.
  11. Maintains all boilers, furnaces and cooling towers in plant as scheduled.
  12. Maintains all buildings and grounds throughout plant.
  13. Notifies maintenance supervisor of problems and recommends method changes or machinery changes.
  14. Performs other work/related duties as assigned.


Forklift Backhoe

Pumps Drill press

Welding machine Cutting torch

Boilers Furnace

Cooling tower Assorted mechanical and Electrical shop equipment


High School diploma or any combination of education and experience providing the required knowledge and skill for successful job performance.


Three (3) to five (5) years mechanical/electrical maintenance experience preferred. Valley Products maintenance mechanic (OJT) 3‑6 months. Experience with preventative maintenance programs is preferred.

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