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Mechanics - FOODS Packaging -Days/Nites

Manufacturing Company, Inc. Lodi, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description

Position: Maintenance Mechanic reports to Maintenance Manager
Shift/days: 1st shift Tuesday – Saturday / 6:30am to 3:30pm & Nites

Position Summary: The primary responsibility of this position is to perform maintenance (PM) and machine adherence to keep the production floor operating.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Preventative maintenance (PM) according to PM schedule to minimize equipment downtime.

· Must have a sense of urgency to production lines break downs.

· Understand/follow production schedule to ensure effective changeovers on packaging equipment.

· Supports all changeovers on all packaging equipment are completed in an efficient manner.

· Conduct creative problem solving to identify and perform equipment improvements.

· Experience in food manufacturing/processing.

· GMP, SQF, HACCP experience

· Good understanding of repairing conveyors, chains, motors, light electrical repairs.

· Knowledge of general building repairs.

· Coach/train operators on equipment settings.

· Work with team members and operators to ensure the daily production schedule is followed


· Wexxar Box erectors, 3M Case sealers

· Video jet, Webber Labelers

· Avatar 3200 pouching/Bagging ( VFFS)

· Ohlson Multi-head weighers/scaling systems

· Hobart mixers, Urschel grinders

· Bosh flow wrappers, Hydrauflake flakers and slicers, FCS multiformers

· Hydraulic systems


Oversees and supervises safety initiatives, including but not limited:

· This position will require a very safety oriented person to perform maintenance duties in a team environment

· Participates in safety meetings

· Takes ownership of safety processes; performs maintenance safety program audits (Lockout/Tag out, Fall Protection, PPE).

· Ensure machinery in area is safe and working optimally; maintain constant alert for hazardous conditions and practices.


· Minimum 5+ year’s mechanical and electrical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

· Strong electrical experience with processing and packaging equipment, required

· Experience in food manufacturing is strongly preferred

· Working knowledge of PLC’s frequency drives, motor controls, instrumentation

· Must be able to read and comprehend ladder logic, electrical schematics, procedures and manuals

· Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.

· Willingness to work off shift, weekends, and holidays

· Perform other duties as assigned.


· High School diploma and/or GED, required

· Technical school experience, preferred

Manufacturing Company, Inc.


Lodi, NJ