Packaging Machine Maintenance Technician

Full time; hourly | Mon – Fri: 6AM – 2:30PM and weekends when needed | Bilingual Requirement: English/Spanish | $35/hour

Position Details

  • Responsible for all Specialty packaging machines in all production plants. (Roll stock, skin pack, bag sealers, inkjet coders, graders, heat & L-bar sealers, double chamber vac sealers)
  • To make sure that all PM on machines and equipment is followed and up to date
  • To make sure a maintenance request is filled out before repairs or work is done on equipment or machines
  • Serves as machine specialist in “value added areas”
  • Ensure all production machinery is running at maximum efficiency
  • Manage inventory of spare parts for the all machines
  • Confirm that quality standards meet or exceed requirements
  • Expertise and experience in the assembly, modification, and fabrication of industrial equipment
  • Meet daily deadlines for production planning purposes
  • Minimize downtime of machines
  • Ensure Food safety standards are met
  • Calling vendors to schedule service work or order parts
  • Knowledge of basic tools
  • Ability to work with others or alone and take direction
  • Awareness of sanitation and hygiene procedures and practices
  • Concern for the safety of self and co-workers and a responsible attitude
  • General safety, sanitation and hygiene procedures
  • Product/production processes
  • The use of gloves, hair net and frock are required.
  • Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses and work boots. Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.

Working conditions are normal for a food manufacturing environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach; climb and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to work in tight and/or dim places, and be comfortable with heights. The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 30 pounds, frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

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