Primary responsibilities are:
- Observes all mechanical, fluid, and electrical equipment in operation and uses audio, visual and instrumental inspection to trouble shoot, repair, and maintain all equipment.
- Dismantles production and manufacturing equipment and devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, install new or repaired parts, and reassemble the equipment and ensure production standard rates.
- Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
- Inspects used parts to determine status and control instruments for proper operation.
- Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
- Follows required Preventative Maintenance schedule by repairing defective parts, installing special functional and structural parts in equipment or devices, and lubricating and cleaning of parts and or equipment.
- Starts equipment and devices to test their performance.
- Repairs electrical equipment.
- Assists the production and manufacturing personnel in the training for correct set up an operation of equipment.
- Works on all work centers within the production and compounding areas and/or where needed as directed by supervisor.
- Maintains a clean and safe work area.
- Assists in the training of other mechanics/maintenance personnel.
- Assists in assessing and maintaining a safe work environment in the production areas by performing routine self audits and reporting the results to the supervisor.
- Performs routine maintenance on other facility equipment located in production or manufacturing
- High School diploma or GED equivalent required. One-year certificate from college of technical school with a concentration in electronics or industrial mechanics, preferred.
- 6+ years of combined mechanical, fluid power and electrical experience or education equivalent.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as SOP/GMP, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
- Norden 700 and Norden 702 filling machines experience a plus.
- Above average trouble-shooting skills and leadership ability
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. .
- Ability to utilize diagnostic equipment and tools.
- Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude and having served as a mechanic class B for a minimum of 12 months with above average performance
- Bi- lingual preferred (English & Spanish)
- Ability to speak and communicate effectively with employees.
- Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
- Use independent judgment and recognize when it is necessary to partner with supervisor to deal with difficult problems.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
- Ability to add, subtracts multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers common fractions and decimal.
- Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.
- Job requires standing, use of hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and to talk and hear.
- Job requires frequent walking, as well as sitting, reaching with hands and arms, and stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.
- Job requires frequent lifting and/or moving of up to but not limited to 50 pounds.
- Vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.