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Processing Mechanic

Florence, KY

Industry: Manufacturing, Other Job Number: 47099 Pay Rate: $55 - $60k
In this position you 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.
In this role you can expect to work as a mechanic for 2-3 years before opportunity for promotion.


- 3-5 years' experience in electrical and mechanical troubleshooting (education plus experience, including military technical training.)
- Knowledge of sanitary processing equipment.
- Knowledge of preventative maintenance programs.
- Experience using Microsoft office applications.
- Able to read and understand P&IDs.
- Ability to rebuild valves, mills, pumps and mechanical seals.
- Ability to work on and troubleshoot controls, systems, transmitters, indicators, relays, starters, drives.
- Experience and knowledge with electronics, including single and three phase, AC and DC.
- Willing to perform confined space entry inside tanks as needed for seal repair.
- Good communication skills.
- Able to handle multiple projects and prioritize work efficiently.
- Experience and involvement with the TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) process.
- Must be willing to work overtime.

Essential physical requirements:

- Occasional lifting, up to 40lbs.
- Working in tightly confined areas, such as inside tanks and on pipe chases.
- Occasional bending.
- Long periods of standing.
- Continuous movement around the plant.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

- Perform preventive maintenance to prevent breakdowns.
- Troubleshoot equipment failures and implement corrective maintenance to repair equipment.
- Identify and implement proactive maintenance ideas on equipment to protect safety and quality, while improving productivity and delivery.
- Monitor and maintain all processing equipment.
- Provide clear descriptions of equipment issues to team members in a training manner to eliminate future occurrences.
- Interact with Operators, Engineers, and Mechanics in a team environment.
- Manage and negotiate work with contractors.

This client has hired many candidates from the military with great success, one of the hiring managers is a BMI alumni.
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