This position performs facility related duties, maintains facility related equipment, maintains production related support equipment, and maintains company vehicles; will fill in for Setup Mechanic and Production Technician.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function/duty satisfactorily. Other duties/functions may be added or assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Completes all tasks utilizing the lockout/tagout system in a safe and efficient manner.
Coordinates equipment down time with Manufacturing Manager.
Provides after hours/holiday support for equipment maintenance and repair.
Correctly operates/maintains auxiliary equipment (i.e. case tapers, grinders, stackers, air compressors).
Is proficient with equipment troubleshooting and is able to identify equipment issues that must be resolved to minimize downtime.
Will install/repair electrical, pneumatic, mechanical and water system equipment.
Will perform carpentry, plumbing, janitorial and grounds keeping duties.
Orders replacement parts as needed for all systems and equipment.
Must be able to perform occasional work from ladders at heights above 10'.
Must be able to perform occasional work safely using the cherry picker at heights of about 30.
Works independently from blueprints, work orders and schematics.
Is qualified to operate various lift trucks used in Production.
Can perform all the required duties for the positions they can fill in for.
Follow procedures for daily, weekly, monthly, and annual machine inspection, preventive maintenance, cleaning, and brings to the attention of supervision any items that may need to be corrected.
Ensures that Lockout/Tagout procedures are followed any time the equipment is being cleaned or maintained.
Ability to correctly troubleshoot equipment.
Correctly and timely identify the root cause and makes the necessary corrections for problems such as air leaks, water leaks, strange equipment noises, etc.
Properly completes paperwork, maintains accurate log books and other administrative documentation and duties.
Maintains expertise in the Production Machine Data Transducer (MDT).
Accurately communicates shift change information.
Product Safety and Quality
Follows Product Safety and Quality standards
Follows FDA GMPs in regards to food contact packaging as it pertains to the employee
Practices safe work habits and follows general safety procedures such as proper lifting and bending, ergonomics, proper use of equipment and use of personal protection equipment (PPE)
Practices good housekeeping including clutter-free work area and general cleaning; follows FDA product safety standards, follows IPC product defense standards and complies with all SQF requirements
Ensures lockout procedures are followed any time the equipment is being cleaned or maintained
Ability to work independently and responsibly. Good people skills required interacting with other personnel and management. Must have patience and a methodical approach to work. Must be able to determine root causes of failure.
To service and troubleshoot various building support equipment; be able to use the following machines and equipment: Drill press, grinders, torques, stick welder, table saw, hi-lift ladders, basic power tools and common hand tools.
Forklift operation certified. Maintain current forklift operation certification.
Maintains a good attendance record.
Generally willing to work overtime and holidays.
Assists in facility shut-down and start-up as necessary.