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Packaging Mechanic
Ref No.: 18-42470
Location: Ridgefield, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 25.00 - 27.00 /Hour
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
Repairs and maintains machinery on all equipment on the production floor and manufacturing areas. This includes but is not limited to mechanical, fluid power, electrical and electronic up to but not including discrete electronic components. Repairs and maintains facility equipment. Must keep abreast of new and changing technologies in the equipment and maintenance fields which relate to cosmetics and personal care products. Will assist the engineering group in equipment improvement.
 Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Maintenance
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Primary responsibilities are:
  • Observes all mechanical, fluid, and electrical equipment in operation and uses audio, visual and instrumental inspection to trouble shoot, repair, and maintain all equipment.
  • Dismantles production and manufacturing equipment and devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, install new or repaired parts, and reassemble the equipment and ensure production standard rates.
  • Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Inspects used parts to determine status and control instruments for proper operation.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  • Follows required Preventative Maintenance schedule by repairing defective parts, installing special functional and structural parts in equipment or devices, and lubricating and cleaning of parts and or equipment.
  • Starts equipment and devices to test their performance.
  • Repairs electrical equipment.
  • Assists the production and manufacturing personnel in the training for correct set up an operation of equipment.
  • Works on all work centers within the production and compounding areas and/or where needed as directed by supervisor.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Assists in the training of other mechanics/maintenance personnel.
  • Assists in assessing and maintaining a safe work environment in the production areas by performing routine self audits and reporting the results to the supervisor.
  • Performs routine maintenance on other facility equipment located in production or manufacturing
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for his position.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.  One-year certificate from college of technical school with a concentration in electronics or industrial mechanics, preferred.
  • 6+ years of combined mechanical, fluid power and electrical experience or education equivalent.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as SOP/GMP, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Norden 700 and Norden 702 filling machines experience a plus. 
  • Above average trouble-shooting skills and leadership ability
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. .
  • Ability to utilize diagnostic equipment and tools.
  • Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude and having served as a mechanic class B for a minimum of 12 months with above average performance
  • Bi- lingual preferred (English & Spanish)
  • Ability to speak and communicate effectively with employees.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Use independent judgment and recognize when it is necessary to partner with supervisor to deal with difficult problems.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to add, subtracts multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers common fractions and decimal.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.
Hand tools, light machining and production equipment, and other manufacturing tools and fixtures.  Computer & Personal Protection Equipment.
  • Job requires standing, use of hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and to talk and hear.
  • Job requires frequent walking, as well as sitting, reaching with hands and arms, and stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.
  • Job requires frequent lifting and/or moving of up to but not limited to 50 pounds.
  • Vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.