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Packaging Mechanic (1st)

Job Title
Packaging Mechanic (1st)
Job ID
27728953
Location
Mainland,  PA 19451
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Description
Packaging Mechanic, Full-Time (1st Shift)

Accupac is hiring for a full-time Packaging Mechanic to join our 1st shift team at our Mainland PA. location.

Packaging Mechanic Basic Job Functions:
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The Packaging Mechanic performs mechanical set ups and maintenance tasks on assigned production lines to ensure smooth operation.  Is knowledgeable on each individual component of a production line and the correct set up for interaction and connection between them for maximum efficiency.   Performs preventative maintenance and participates in training programs, as required.  The Packaging Mechanic will also supervise subordinate Mechanical personnel and interact with Management to assist in new project generation.  

Essential Functions of the Job:
  • Packaging Mechanic level and compensation will be determined by successful completion and verification of levels in the Packaging Mechanic Skill Level Chart.
  • Set up full line configurations of multiple pieces of equipment, independently
  • Supervise subordinate mechanical personnel and assist in trouble shooting and training
  • Generate Purchase Requisitions for materials and parts needed
  • Interact with Management to assist in new project quotation generation by providing input on equipment choices, potential capital purchases or improvements and estimated output.
  • Other Duties:
    • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
    • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
    • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 
       
Minimum Requirements of the Job:
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Substantial experience working with packaging equipment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers
  • Ability to provide clear instructions
  • Ability to understand Standard Operating Procedures and communicate their requirements to others
  • Ability to judge when equipment has been sanitized and correctly set up
  • Complete knowledge of tools and basic machinery operation
  • Ability to work around solvents and chemicals needed for sanitization tasks
  • Ability to work with hot water (+/- 180 degrees F) safely
  • Ability to originate Equipment Set Up Sheets

Physical Requirements:
  • Strength sufficient to lift up to 60 lbs
  • Ability to push a 55 gallon drum full of bulk product up to six feet
  • Ability to stand on concrete floors for full shift period
  • Ability to hear speech and/or alarms through plant noise
  • Possess peripheral vision
  • Eyesight with or without corrective lenses, able to discern different characters of small type for coder set ups
  • Must be able to recognize colors and shades of color
  • Physical mobility to reach overhead, at shoulder and waist level and below waist
  • Must have manual dexterity to unfasten and fasten large and small parts together using hand tools
  • Must not be allergic to chemicals and solvents used for sanitizations
  • Ability to work overtime or extended shifts as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are dependent on designated shift.

Travel:  None to Minimal

Education and/or Experience: A high school diploma or GED required plus previous two or more years’ experience working in a high-speed packaging environment.  
 
Required Skills

Minimum Requirements of the Job:
Fluency in written and spoken English
Substantial experience working with packaging equipment
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers
Ability to provide clear instructions
Ability to understand Standard Operating Procedures and communicate their requirements to others
Ability to judge when equipment has been sanitized and correctly set up
Complete knowledge of tools and basic machinery operation
Ability to work around solvents and chemicals needed for sanitization tasks
Ability to work with hot water (+/- 180 degrees F) safely
Ability to originate Equipment Set Up Sheets

Physical Requirements:
Strength sufficient to lift up to 60 lbs
Ability to push a 55 gallon drum full of bulk product up to six feet
Ability to stand on concrete floors for full shift period
Ability to hear speech and/or alarms through plant noise
Possess peripheral vision
Eyesight with or without corrective lenses, able to discern different characters of small type for coder set ups
Must be able to recognize colors and shades of color
Physical mobility to reach overhead, at shoulder and waist level and below waist
Must have manual dexterity to unfasten and fasten large and small parts together using hand tools
Must not be allergic to chemicals and solvents used for sanitizations
Ability to work overtime or extended shifts as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are dependent on designated shift.

Travel:  None to Minimal

Education and/or Experience: A high school diploma or GED required plus previous two or more years’ experience working in a high-speed packaging environment.

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