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Packaging Mechanical Technician

Date Posted: 10/14/2020

Job #1577632
Old Fort, Ohio

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. *  

Maintains, times and repairs high speed packaging equipment while maximizing production requirements that meets/exceeds manufacturing specifications.

What you’ll do:

  • Multi-skilled with strong mechanical aptitude and abilities and a solid electrical background.  Must have a basic proficiency in welding and machining (lathe, mill, drill press, band saw).
  • Must be able to read mechanical and electrical blueprints.
  • Troubleshoots, adjusts, times and makes all repairs to packaging department equipment – Pack lines, palletizer, stretch wrappers, and all raw materials conveying equipment – with minimal downtime.
  • Preventive maintenance on all packaging equipment.
  • Fabricates stock parts for the packaging equipment – Hi-speed rails, bushings, etc.
  • Repairs/rebuilds motors, brakes, pumps etc. when necessary.
  • Tracks electrical problems on all equipment including the PLC’s.
  • Performs machine change over’s and sets-up all packaging lines to ensure vertical startups for increased production
  • Assist in meeting high quality standards and production quotas in the Packaging Department.
  • Subject to overtime as needed to meet production demands
  • Familiar with the plant food safety program and basic HACCP principles
  • Work any shift during the week as well as weekends
  • Must be self starting/can work without direction.
  • Use safe operating procedures and judgment including Lock Out Tag Procedures specified by Old Fort Facility.
  • Operate forklift in a safe and timely manner.
  • Follow all facility rules to maintain quality and integrity of both raw materials and finished products
  • Lift 50 pounds consistently

What you’ll need:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma / GED is required
  • Minimum two years Mechanical Experience

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