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Packaging Mechanic

Lexington, KY

Job ID: 40039 Industry: Manufacturing, Other Pay Rate: $50 - $55k
Our client is looking for packaging mechanics who are responsible for maintenance, repair, and continuous improvement of all packaging machinery and systems. A Packaging Mechanic must have working knowledge of the production process, items produced, and equipment utilized in maintaining production within specific norms and standards. At all times, Packaging Mechanics must maintain a safe work environment, follow all safety procedures, and complete all physical demands using safe ergonomic techniques. A Packaging Mechanic must ensure that all work completed meets our quality standards and is completed in a safe manner aligned with our Quality and Safety Policies while adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices. Packaging Mechanics must make independent decisions daily, knowing when to involve others. They will lead TPM methodologies on their lines and must be willing to use data to drive improvement projects.

- Troubleshoot and repair all mechanical equipment as assigned
- Read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical diagrams
- Use and understand troubleshooting tools (Root Cause Analysis)
- Take action to repair equipment including modification of design, replacement of parts, adjustment of equipment settings, and so on
- Assessment of material requirements, requisition placement
- Maintain all mechanical equipment as assigned
- Implement improvements to equipment
- Return equipment to standard
- Preventative maintenance
- Assessment of material requirements, requisition placement
- Organize and maintain all technical documentation for assigned equipment
- Clearly communicate status of equipment/known issues/action plans with supervisors, mechanics, operators, and other employees on all shifts and in all departments, including strong shift change handoff of information, knowing when/how to elevate as appropriate
- Train others within job function and work to become Subject Matter Expert as required
- Execute and coach on sanitization
- Maintain open communication (verbal and written) with supervisors, mechanics, other employees, and complete paper and computer work (refer to specific department duties)
- Fully utilize all required systems (asset management, and so on)
- Lead, train, and coach TPM initiatives
- Participate in line improvement teams
- Propose and implement improvements to the line within the line improvement team as well as independently
- Effectively use data to develop action plans to address downtime
- Utilize PDCA cycle for communication and decision making
- Maintain machine standards and implement best practices, including safety, quality, equipment design, and nominal settings

Profit sharing, pension program, full benefits, 401k, dental, health and so on.
Unlimited upward mobility with one of the most well known companies in the world.

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