Maintenance Mechanic

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Description/Job Summary

Description/Job Summary
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will enable safety, production and quality by ensuring reliable operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive, corrective and emergency maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines, following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications.  In this role you will also troubleshoot malfunctions, by locating sources of problems, observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems, using precision measuring and testing instruments.  You will dismantle, adjust, repair, rebuild and assemble equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, rough sketches or drawing/schematics.

The ideal candidate is a technically sound, goal oriented and effective problem solver who plans and works safely, complying with procedures, rules, regulations and applicable laws, with the following experience:
  • Three (3) years’ work experience in mechanical equipment in a manufacturing environment required (plastic films manufacturing preferred).  Broad knowledge and troubleshooting capability.
  • Education or experience with PLC’s, AC/DC components or equivalent discipline, equivalent technical certification.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with operators, management, and technical support services.
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company environmental, health, safety and security requirements.
  • Must be able to use basic and special purpose hand tools, leveling and monitoring instruments, and test/calibration equipment.
  • Train employees in operation or maintenance of equipment.
  • Must be able to independently troubleshoot all failures that are detectable at the IO level.
  • Understanding of component value markings.
  • Experience with preventative maintenance software and maintenance tracking programs, a plus.
  • Will be required to work overtime and be on-call, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, climb stairs and work at heights to access and maintain the equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Valid MA Drivers’ License.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Personal computer operation in a Windows environment (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and email).
This is an opportunity to have a real impact on the business: to control downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques and monitoring compliance; to conserve maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results; to provide mechanical maintenance information by communicating with team and others about actions taken, irregularities and continuing needs.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance, documenting as per program designation.
  • Assist in the development of work procedures.
  • Calibrate equipment using general and special purpose improvement initiatives.
  • Make recommendations regarding new or replacement equipment. 
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Inspecting, cleaning and recording of maintenance done on equipment and related parts;
  • Dismantling devices to gain access and removing defective parts,
  • Using hoists, cranes and material handling equipment and
  • Making corrections;
  • Planning, checking and laying out work, as well as recommending parts, supplies and equipment to be ordered or securing them from inventory.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
          Must have own basic hand tools.

  • Climbing, ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.
  • Balancing, maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Stooping, bending body downward and forward by bending spine and waist.  Example:  Changing paper in printer, copier machine.
  • Kneeling, bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching, bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling, moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching, extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.  Example:  Giving signals, reaching for material or handle on item.
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.  Example:  Making copies, giving presentations, directing traffic.
  • Walking, moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
  • Pushing, using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling, using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting, raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.   DEGREE OF LIFTING:  26-50 lbs
  • Fingering, picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping, applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm.
  • Feeling, perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; via face to face or telephone.
  • Hearing, perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than a 40 db loss @ 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz and 2,000 Hz with or without correction.  Ability to receive verbal communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
  • Repetitive motions, substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.  Example:  Filing, sorting mail, starting ignition of machinery.
  • Machine operation, inspection, close assembly, clerical and administrative duties.  Example:  Preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, data entry, CRT exposure, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, using measurement devices or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • Machine operation and skilled trades; use of lathes, drills, presses, power tools to see where a job is at, or within, arms reach.
  • Mobile equipment operations; operate cars, trucks, buses, fork lifts, cranes and high lift equipment.
  • Other criteria based on accuracy and neatness of work.  Example:  Cleaning personnel, sweepers, janitors, cooks.
  • Position requires individual to differentiate colors, depth and perception.

  • Inside environmental conditions protected from weather conditions, not necessarily temperature conditions.
  • Inside and outside environments apply.
  • Subject to extreme heat; temperatures above 100 degrees for more than one hour.
  • Subject to noise, causing reason to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.
  • Subject to vibration, exposure, fluctuating movement of the body.
  • Subject to hazards such as moving machinery, electrical currents, falling debris, exposure to chemicals, gases, high heat or explosives.
  • Subject to oils and other cutting fluids via touch or air.
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