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LifeMade - Engineering Technician/Machine Builder

Jadex Inc
Belcamp, MD
  • Expired: March 26, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
LifeMade - Engineering Technician/Machine Builder
Belcamp, MD, USA Req #642
Monday, December 26, 2022

LifeMade Products LLC, a Jadex Inc operating company, is a global provider of disposable tableware and temperature control packaging solutions supporting a variety of sectors including healthcare and food preservation. We are the industry leader in U.S temperature-control packaging and single-use consumer goods manufacturing. Our brands include LifeMade Consumer Products, Lifoam, Diamond, FreezPak, Envirocooler and ProPak. LifeMade Products LLC has 8 manufacturing locations in the domestic United States . Our mission is to create superior products that push industries forward, LifeMade strives to make life - better.

Primary Purpose of Position:
Responsible for applying the principles of engineering and industrial processes to solve technical problems in plastics processing development, manufacturing, construction, inspection, and maintenance. Provide input and support to technical team through experience and expertise in machinery and equipment field, to include: maintenance, automation, machining, tooling, rigging and plant utilities. Duties includes assisting Process Engineers to develop more robust processing systems, application of practical technical solutions, development and execution of DOEs, as well as leading equipment installations, upgrades and troubleshooting.

Essential Responsibilities:
* Participates in technical team to establish and execute goals and achieve critical milestones.
* Works comfortably within a team and independently to execute planned tasks.
* Plan, execute and lead focused design and build efforts, both participating in and directing the work of internal resources and coordinating assistance from professional contractors.
* Assists in development of PM programs, maintenance procedures, and operational procedures.
* Responsible for reporting any problems or concerns to direct Supervisor. Must maintain good working relations with all other employees, promoting a conflict free environment.
* Encouraged to bring any ideas to light for possible usage in factory functions.
* Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
* Supports and leads all safety directives, posing no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, others, or to property. Observes plant safety rules.

High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Higher Education or technical school is preferred but not required


* Extensive knowledge of Industrial Maintenance, mechanical systems, tooling systems, and troubleshooting
* Working or practical knowledge of administrative and management functions, to include: planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, equipment applications, process flow techniques, and state and federal health, environmental and safety rules and regulations.
* At least 3 years of experience, education, and or training in this field or in a closely related area.
* Working knowledge in use of computerized systems, robot systems, PLCs, and HMIs.
* Thorough understanding of electrical and mechanical workings of a variety of production machinery applications and interaction.
* Read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics.

Proficiency in Microsoft office required. AutoCAD and or SolidWorks are beneficial

* 3 Years or more experience within the plastics industry.
* Project management, development initiatives, and support experience
* Must be proficient in understanding of manuals, work instructions and mechanical drawings / blueprints, P&IDs, electrical schematics, and flow charts.
* Must have capable working knowledge of tools, dies, molds, their materials of construction, as well as fits interference and clearance, tolerances and stack-up tolerances.
* Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting/diagnosing of machine-driven problems during new equipment builds, startups, repairs, and trials.
* Ability to analyze problems make independent judgments and to make recommendations for corrective action or resolution.
* Ability to utilize various computer types within a LAN environment, including spreadsheet, word processing, database, graphics software, and cad systems.
* Ability to perform minor machining, mills, lathes, etc., as well as have working knowledge of all types of machining.
* This is a hands-on position requiring a demonstrated ability to collaborate, display diplomacy in daily interactions, communicating necessary direction and commitment to tasks at hand with recognition of urgency and supporting resource capabilities.
* Ability to prioritize projects with flexibility to manage interruptions and reprioritize as necessary.

At Jadex, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Jadex is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Other details
  • Job Family Engineering/Mfg
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $38.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $45.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
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  • Belcamp, MD, USA
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